Gurara Waterfalls, Niger.

Gawu-Kafin-Adunu-Beni Road

Gurara Waterfalls Description

History of Gurara Waterfalls

Gurara Waterfalls was discovered in 1745 by Buba, a Gwari hunter. It was named after two gods that the Gwari people worship; Gura and Rara. The falls was the spiritual refuge of the Gwari people that they turned to when faced with problems. In 1925, it was turned into a recreational center by Europeans.

Now, Gurara waterfalls is one of the biggest natural tourist attractions Nigeria has to offer. Foreign and local tourists can enjoy their time at Gurara falls at periods when the fall is at its peak (April to November) or even at its lowest (January to March).    

Security/Safety of Gurara Waterfalls

This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Gurara Waterfalls, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • shorts
  • swimming gear

Things to do while at Gurara Waterfalls

At Gurara, you can try these things:

  • hiking
  • fishing
  • picnic

Best Features

In times past, natives of Gurara waterfall used to worship the waterfall and offer sacrifices to it. Fast forward to the present time where the only sacrifice made is climbing a hill to see the waterfall. The Gurara waterfall is a prime tourist destination ideal for picnics, bird watching and appreciating nature.

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Gawu-Kafin-Adunu-Beni Road

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