Tourism is not as big as it should be in Nigeria despite the wide array of tourist attractions the country is blessed with.

As opposed to 2016, many stakeholders and pundits expect that the industry would fare a lot better in 2017.

So if you’re planning to have a feel of Nigeria’s tourism delights in 2017, consider these locations.

Port Harcourt tourist beach
Port Harcourt tourist beach

One of the fascinating facts about the Port Harcourt tourist beach is that it’s all artificial, including the sand.

The tourist beach has a standby jetty, restaurants offering local dishes, wildlife, museum, games room and cultural entertainers.

Created in 1988, the beach is located right on the edge of the city.

Abraka Turf and Country Club
Abraka Turf and Country Club

At Abraka Turf and Country Club, in Delta state, tourists will get to enjoy the best of luxury, nature, and a rich tropical rainforest.

The tranquillity and natural beauty of the equestrian leisure club makes it even more endearing.

Abraka Turf and Country Club usually hosts an annual international polo tournament, which takes place during Easter weekend.

Tarkwa bay
Tarkwa bay

A visit to Tarkwa Bay will avail tourists the opportunity to go on an interesting back and forth boat cruise while enjoying the amazing view of the architectural landscape of Lagos Island.

Tarkwa Bay has an awesome beach and beautiful sights of nature, which makes it an ideal place to relax and let loose.

Lighthouse beach, which is 30 minutes away from Takwa Bay, is home to the iconic 110-year old Lagos harbour lighthouse.

Tinapa resort
Tinapa resort

Tinapa is the first integrated business and leisure resort in Nigeria.

The resort has a casino, digital cinema, children’s arcade, restaurants, a mini amphitheatre, fisherman’s wharf, night club and pubs.

There is also an artificial tidal lake, a water park, three-star hotel and leisure land within Tinapa.

Jos wildlife park
Jos wildlife park

It is one of the largest man-made zoological gardens in the country.

The Jos wildlife park harbours animals like monkeys, elephants, and lions.

With so much to offer, the park has a children’s playground, picnic pine forest, wildlife museum, and a video viewing centre.



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