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Five Places To Visit In Lagos Today

As we celebrate Children’s Day, we have compiled a list of places in Lagos where you and your kids can have a thrilling time.

Upbeat. Photo: Upbeat


Amusement parks

Visiting an amusement park is a good one if you have adventurous kids or you are adventurous. You get to go on so many fun and amazing rides that give you that adrenalin rush. Most amusement parks will offer a Children’s Day package you can hop on.

Apapa Amusement Park has been recently renovated and has a lot of indoor and outdoor games and food courts. It’s on the cheaper end compared to Hi-Impact Planet. Hi-Impact Planet is a theme park on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Like Disneyland, it is the first of its kind in Nigeria.

Hi-Impact Planet. Photo: Hi-Impact Planet Amusement Park.

Hi-Impact Planet. Photo: Hi-Impact Planet Amusement Park


This is for water lovers. Living in a place like Lagos is perfect for this experience and we all know visiting the beach is always a good idea. Go horse riding and take beautiful pictures with your family.

Atican Beach is one beach that is very safe and family friendly. There is a private playground made for kids and you can lodge at the Atican Hotel.

Atican. Photo: Bookings

Atican Beach. Photo: Spot Finder.

Omu Resort

This is a fun spot for families. It is a combination of adventure, nature and history. It has an amusement park, quad bikes, zoo, go-kart course, wax museum, mini nature golf, horse-riding, archery, water park, sea world, fun rides and much more.

Go Karting. Photo: Omu Resort


Rufus and Bee

This is a family-friendly spot at Twin Waters in Lekki. It is an arcade that has over 20 games with bowling alleys and a restaurant. All you need to do is buy a Buzz card and then add points to it. There is a game for everyone here!

Rufus and Bee. Photo: Twin Waters.

Rufus and Bee. Photo: Twin Waters

Lekki Conservation Centre

This nature reserve covers 78 hectares of land area. For an entrance fee of N200 for children and N1000 for adults, you can play lifesized board games, explore the park to see wild animals, relax and enjoy a picnic with your family or dare to cross the famous canopy walkway.

Canopy walkway at Lekki Conservation Centre. Photo: Hotels Ng

Get Arena

Get Arena has been around for a long time. If the family is ready to have an ideal adventure time, then visit this space. Located opposite Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island it offers a go-kart track and an arcade centre where the whole family can have fun.

Chidirim Ndeche go-karting at Get Arena. Photo: Instagram

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