Amusement parks are public recreation centres which have different kinds of attractions which include games, rides, and events that are entertaining. Amusement parks contain themed areas, theme parks located in a place, usually for a long-lasting purpose. In some developed countries, amusement parks offer a range, from large, worldwide type theme parks such as Walt Disney World, SeaWorld Orlando and Universal Studios Hollywood to smaller and medium-sized theme parks such as the Six Flags parks and Cedar Fair parks.
There are amusement parks in some major cities in Nigeria. These are some Amusement Parks and Recreation Centres in Port Harcourt.
Delight Zone Amusement Park
Delight Zone Amusement Park has lots of exciting activities to offer, from ride-on to a padded ball play area. There are indoor games, outdoor playground and amusement arcade screen games for older kids that come visiting. They also provide facilities for conferencing and carnivals. Delight Zone Amusement Park is located off Sani Abacha Rd, GRA, Phase 3, Port Harcourt, the Delight Zone Park is a place worth visiting.
Garden City Amusement Park
Garden City Amusement Park is a safe place for kids, providing them with lots of exciting and fun facilities. As a parent, you need not worry about finding interesting and engaging activities for your kids because the Garden City Amusement Park is a great destination to have fun. They are located at Plot 41A Birabi Street, GRA Phase 1, Rumuadaolu.
Port Harcourt Pleasure Park
The Port Harcourt Pleasure Park has lots of great facilities like playgrounds, relaxation centre and one can enjoy boat cruising. This hub of activities is located at Old Aba-Port Harcourt Express Road.
Spring Garden is a great place to go, not only because they offer relaxation services, but they also accommodate lots of events from weddings to children’s parties and more. Situated at 10 Peter Odili Road, Spring Gardens has activities lined up to ensure time spent is worthwhile.
Port Harcourt Zoo
Port Harcourt Zoo is a place to visit if you wish to see wildlife animals. Located at Trans Amadi, the zoo attracts visitors from different parts of Nigeria.
Port Harcourt Golf Club
The Port Harcourt Golf Club is one of oldest golf clubs and it’s open to the public. Established in 1928, the club has been well maintained to continually meet the needs and standard of its visitors. It has a cool and refreshing atmosphere, and golf lovers are always found there.
Finima Nature Park (FNP)
Finima Nature Park was established by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLG) Limited on Bonny Island, Rivers State. The aim is to conserve nature and biodiversity. It covers 1,000 hectares of freshwater swamp forest. The Finima Nature Park is the natural habitat of salt water Hippopotamus (which is now rare in Nigeria) and other interesting flora and fauna prevalent on Bonny Island.
Port Harcourt Tourist Beach
Port Harcourt Tourist Beach is a place you definitely should visit if you are in Port Harcourt. It is one of the oldest attraction sites, along with the Kolabi Creek line. A visitor can enjoy walking on the white sands and watching the waves. After spending hours there, they may go to the restaurants around to dance to cool music and meet new people. The Port Harcourt Tourist Beach plays host to visitors all over the country.
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Port Harcourt City Mall
This is another place where you can hang out with friends, and have a great time. Like most malls, the Port Harcourt City Mall has shopping centers, cinema, restaurants, escalators, electric lightings. There are many places to have fun at malls and Port Harcourt City Mall is no exception. It is located Azikiwe road beside the Government House.