5 Best Places to Kayak in Lagos This Weekend

Living in a bustling city like Lagos, kayaking might seem like a far off, fairytale dream but there are actually nice places to go kayaking. Kayaking doesn’t require a lot of technical know-how to get started, you just need to learn some skills and you are good to go.

Lagos is set on the beautiful Atlantic Ocean and kayaking is one of the best water sport to explore in the city. Here are four best resorts to go kayaking in Lagos:

1. La Campagne Tropicana

This is a cracking spot for beginner kayakers. The water is cool and calm, making it very easy for anyone to paddle through it. La Campagne Tropicana provides a truly authentic experience, great views and a fun outdoor activity. It is a great place to change the usual weekend activity. You are bound to create lifetime memories here!

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Lacampagne Tropicana (source: naija.com)

2. Omu Resort

Take in huge adrenaline rush as you paddle through the lagoon in Omu resort. Situated at Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Way, the resort offers an unrivalled Africa safari experience. Not only is kayaking one of the best sport you can enjoy here, but you can also explore the zoo to see one of the Africa “Big Five” or go-karting, archery, golfing and much more. It is fun and thrilling way to spend the weekend!

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3. Inagbe Resort

Throw on a t-shirt, shorts and a pair of sunglasses – it’s time to get the ultimate rush on the warm Atlantic sea of Inagbe resort. This is a great spot for anyone that would love to try out their kayaking skill. It’s easy to reach and gets you outside the hustle and bustle of the city, giving you a much-needed break from all that stress.

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Inagbe Grand Resorts (source: Dealdey)

4. Lil Zanzibar

Word of warning: once you are here you might not want to go home. Lil Zanzibar is one of the newest cool spots in Lagos. It is situated in Eleko, just one-hour drive from Victoria Island. Experience a beach retreat like no other as you spent some me time playing in this beautiful spot. It has the perfect setting for fun day outing in Lagos. All you have to do is rent your own propel board before coming to the resort, and start paddling through the sea. Don’t be left out of the fun this weekend!

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Don’t know how to go about it?

Simple! Just contact Nothing To Do In Lagos on their Instagram page and they will definitely be ready to make your Kayaking dream come to pass. The fee is N6,000 per Kayak for 4 Hours; N2,500 per hour for 2-3 hours and N3,000 For 1 hour.

Did we forget to mention another kayaking spot? Please share your suggestion in the comment box below… We’d love to hear from you

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10 thoughts on “5 Best Places to Kayak in Lagos This Weekend

  1. Kayaking in Nigeria?? I am off to check these places

  2. Thank you for listing these spots. I was not aware that we have places that I can Kayak in Nigeria. How much is it?

  3. I think you should add whispering palms to the list. You can rent your own boat there.

  4. I am planning a weekend getaway with my husband on valentine day. Please where are the best place to visit in lagos?Thank you.

  5. I love all this places you just mentioned except LIl zanzibar that I have never heard of…

  6. I tried to kayak in Omu resorts with my friends last year… it was really fun. But we had so much water to throw out because our boat tumbled. I guess my friend weight was too much. She is 195klb…lol. Kayaking is a fun sport.

  7. Hey… i came into nigeria last week and I wondering if those kind of sport exist here. I am planning some out with my peeps next week. I will check these places out. Thanks. ;
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  8. With the whole issue goibg on in Naija…na to go kayak una know. Come out and register for vote. That is the thing. One love naija

  9. Since you are here, you must be looking for the best kayaking jackets on the market. There are tons of kayaking jackets available on the market, but not all of them is worth your time. It is highly suggested that the kayakers who are kayaking in choppy water should always use kayaking life jacket. Just like you, we also love kayaking, but some of us don”t know swimming. If you are one of them, you should always wear a kayaking jacket.

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