Family Travel Ideas in Port Harcourt

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Port Harcourt family travel will ensure that the whole family enjoys themselves during their holiday.

Hotel Novotel

This hotel is the ideal place to stay while in Port Harcourt. Your family will be provided with all the amenities required during your stay. Free bed and breakfast for your 2 children aged below 16 years is one of the offers available. Some of the facilities and services offered are: family rooms, balanced diet, child safe playing areas, welcome gift and outdoor amusement park.

Zoological Garden

Port Harcourt family travel should include visiting this vast natural wildlife habitat. Here you will find different species of apes, elephants, giraffes and many other exotic birds and animals. This is the ideal place to take those memorable family and nature pictures.

Port Harcourt Tourist Beach

This beach offers your family the chance to have an enjoyable day. Take a swim in the ocean or indulge in the various water sports available at this beach. You can also opt to get a suntan or take a walk along the beach. Various establishments located nearby offer cold drinks, food and snacks.

Isaac Boro Park

The park is located in the heart of Port Harcourt city. Here you can enjoy a picnic with your family in these quiet and beautiful surroundings. It is also considered a consecrated area by the locals. Make sure you carry some binoculars for some bird viewing.

Bonny Island

A visit to this island which is among the places with the most oil in Nigeria, is a worthwhile experience. Here you will find most of the multinational oil companies have set up their refineries. The expatriates who work at these companies also have favorite beaches that are ideal places to take your family. The island's small town also has restaurants, fast food joints and supermarkets. 

National Museum

Port Harcourt family travel to this museum will allow you to view numerous artifacts dating back to the 1800s. You will find local ancient African art and various metal statues on display. The history of Port Harcourt and Nigeria can be learned here during your tour.

Open Air Markets

Another Port Harcourt family travel idea is visiting the open air markets. Your family will get the chance to buy traditional Nigerian attire and sandals. Mile 1 Market, located on IKwere Road, is one such place to visit. You will also get to buy some souvenirs to take back home. Also visit the vegetable and fruit markets to sample the various fresh produce available.

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April 12, 2010 new by joekabuya

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