8 Budget Tourist Destinations In Nigeria

Ever been on a budget but still wanted to have fun? Do you know you can still have a good time with your friends or family without breaking the bank? All you need to do is just look through these affordable tourist sites in Nigeria and go to the one closest to you. Here are a few of them:

List Of Some Tourist Destinations In Nigeria.

Olumo Rock

Olomo Rock

Olumo Rock is a popular tourist attraction located in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State. It is a historic site as it was used as a fortress during a war in the early 19th century. The top of the rock is reached by steps built into the wall or through an elevator, and at the head of the rock is a beautiful view of the city of Abeokuta. There is also a restaurant at the site to buy food and drinks.

Olumirin Waterfalls, Erin Ijesha

Olumirin Waterfalls

Olumirin Waterfalls popularly called Erin Ijesha is a seven-step waterfall located in Osun state. The pool (formed from the fall at each step) and the terrain make it a hit for individuals of all ages. It is a beautiful place to have fun, and there are available spaces for parties and relaxation.

Ikogosi Warm Spring, Ekiti

Ikogosi water spring

This is a beautiful natural spring which is attractive as a result of the confluence where the cold spring and the warm spring meet.  The resort has accommodation facilities, a restaurant, a swimming pool and relaxation spots. The Ikogosi warm spring is located in Ekiti State.

National Children’s Park and Zoo, Abuja

National Park and Zoo Abuja


The National Children’s Park and Zoo are located in Asokoro district, behind the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The Zoo has a lot of animals like Zebra, Tortoise, Ostrich, Crocodile, Monkeys, Donkeys, etc. There are a few playgrounds for children and a cafe which overlooks a pond.

Agodi Gardens, Ibadan

Agodi gardens

Agodi garden is a recently upgraded tourist attraction in the capital of Oyo state, Ibadan. The Agodi garden houses a water park, picnic lawns, swimming pools, animal enclosures, etc. This is a fun place to take children as there are a lot of kids games and entertainment available. It is also an exquisite place to have a picnic or a party.

Idanre hills, Ondo State

Idanre Hills

Idanre hills located in Ondo state is a 20-minute drive from the state capital, Akure.  The tourist attraction is also called the hill of 9 wonders, and it is one of the most beautiful landscapes in Nigeria.

University of Ibadan Zoological Garden

Ibadan Museum

The UI Zoo located in the University of Ibadan campus is arguably one of the best zoos in the country. It is home to a variety of animals such as Ostrich, Eagle, Snake, Giraffe, Monkeys and so on. It is a fun place to take your children not only will they have fun they will also learn.

Bar Beach, Lagos

bar beach lagos

The Bar Beach is probably the most famous beach in Lagos and it is situated at Victoria Island. There are a lot of fun activities available such as horseback riding, football, etc.