Senior Travel in Port HarcourtEdit This
Your Port Harcourt Senior Travel agenda will consist of
several activities that will suit your budget as well as your pace. Port
Harcourt, located in Nigeria, is a spectacular tourist destination.
This destination is good for the senior traveler and has a whole range
of activities for them. Read on to find out more.
What better way to enjoy the landscape and the beautiful views of Port Harcourt than spending an afternoon golfing. The city boasts of an 18-hole course that hosts several competitions all year. Visitors can use the facility as well as rent the golfing gear at the reception. The course offers a challenging game as well as caters to the skill levels of a beginner. After the game you can relax in the club house and have a few drinks.
You can take a 50-minute boat ride to the nearby Bonny Island and enjoy a day on the beach side. Finima is one of the beach destinations that offers the visitors a relaxed environment. You can have a quiet picnic on the beach and enjoy the crystal clear water. Unlike other beach fronts in Port Harcourt, Finima does not get overcrowded. There are several shaded picnic spots available on the beach. There also is a public beach in Port Harcourt but it is more crowded and attracts a lot of surfers due to the wild waves.
Museums, give the visitors a glimpse into the history and the culture of the locals. If you wish to embark on such a journey then take a boat ride to the National Museum in Port Harcourt. This museum houses art work from the 19th century. It also exhibits jewelry from those times. Understand the pre-colonial Nigerian history at this museum by taking a look at the various sculptures made out of terra-cotta and figures in cast iron and bronze.
Enjoy the natural surroundings in Port Harcourt by visiting any of the parks here. The parks act as a major recreational area for the tourists as well as locals. The Isaac Boro is a park located very close to the city center and has a relaxing effect on the visitors. This park is considered sacred by the ethnic community in Port Harcourt and you will witness several traditional rituals being performed here. The walking trails here are designed keeping every age group in mind; therefore, walk the trail according to your pace.
Visit the zoological garden in Port Harcourt and come face to face with the wildlife in Nigeria. You will find a diverse range of animals here. Giraffe, elephants and gorillas are few of the animals that you can see up close. Observe and be entertained by chimpanzees in their natural habitat. You can also obtain a senior citizen discount at this zoo.