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Top 10 Fun Places to be in Lagos Island (UPDATED)

Considering the number of local and international companies in Lagos Island, it is definitely a business hub in its own right. But also, its houses some of the finest fun, and entertainment spot in the city. 

Every December, Lagos Island faces an increase in traffic as more numbers of people flock the city for concert, house parties etc. Things do get out of hand, you may want to plan ahead. 

The Lagos Island half of Lagos comprises of areas like Victoria Island, Lekki, Ajah, Ikoyi, Lagos Island, Obalende among others. 

The fun places in Lagos Island might be a bit classy even pricey, but you definitely get a treat, so why not try out one of the Top 10 places to be in Lagos Island.

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Tarkwa Bay


According to Wikipedia, Tarkwa Bay is an artificially sheltered beach located near the Lagos harbour. Due to its island status, it i s only accessible by boat or water taxis. The beach, popular with swimmers and water sports enthusiasts, also has a welcoming resident community.

Researching further, Tarkwa Bay is one of the gems of Lagos Island. And, not lots of people know about that.

Tarkwa bay has been existing since around the 1960s. It has since then been one of the go-to places for fun seekers. The idea of it being an island, away from the land, makes it more thrilling. The whole fun and adventure start right from the boat ride. In fact, it is not unusual to see people make videos right from the jetty. So if you want to chill and have fun in a hideout that feels like a different world, go to Tarkwa Bay.

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Lekki conservation Centre

The Lekki conservation centre is a 78 hectare Natural reserve spot and relaxation centre for most millenials in the city. This refreshing escape sees numerous hangouts regularly on the weekends, fit for reunions.

The conservation centre in accordance with its name is located in Lekki, Lagos State, Nigeria. in the Lekki conservation centre, there are lots of fascinating and interesting things to do and view which are as follows;

  • Bird hide
  • A 96 Seater Gazebos
  • A four hundred and one (401) canopy walkway
  • Treehouses
  • Tilapia ponds
  • Rotunda
  • Beach volleyball courts
  • Swamp lookout station, and lots more.

Elegusi beach

The Elegusi beach is located at the Lekki-Epe Expressway, Ikate, Lagos state, Nigeria. This beach is privately owned and also the most popular in the city. Its uniqueness is derived from the fact that it is a family entertainment centre, also filled with fun, great for birthday parties, picnics, social gatherings and lots more.

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Lekki Leisure Lake

For top tier fun on the Island, the Lekki leisure lake is highly rated amongst 10 places to visit in Lagos for supreme fun. The lake is only opened from the hours of 12 Noon till 10 at night on weekends and public holidays.

The best time to visit this lake is the dry season period, more also, there is always an entry fee to be paid and also fees for some of the outdoor activities carried out at the lake.

Terra Kulture

Terra kulture is an internationally acclaimed house of art which is popularly called TK and among the two auction houses for art in Nigeria. The TK houses over 1,000 collection of art piece across Nigeria. The building possesses an art gallery which is the central feature, a library, a craft shop, a theatre, a restaurant, and a language school.

Terra Kulture host book reading events and has been known for hosting lots of books readings by renowned authors such as Chimamanda Adichie, Wole Soyinka, Sefi Atta in the past. This place is definitely a place you would not want to miss.

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Freedom Park

This park serves as a leisure and iconic memorial park, where her Majesty’s Broad street prison was situated. Freedom park was opened in 2010 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Nigeria gaining independence. The freedom park’s monument explains and shows the history of the colonial heritage and the Broad streets prisons. The freedom park is one of the most beautiful spots to behold and relax on a good afternoon.

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If you planning on catching some fun soon, best have these places on your radar, and make sure to you enjoy every moment. 


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