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Agbokim Waterfalls
Agbokim Waterfalls

Agbokim Waterfalls

Waterfall

Cross River

83

Swim, Sightseeing, Relaxation, Meet friends, Explore nature

About Agbokim Waterfalls Agbokim waterfall is a seven faced wonder consisting of seven streams cascading over steep cliffs, with its lush vegetation and picturesque scenery, it is ideal for picnics, bird watching and meditation. Agbokim Waterfalls is surrounded by lush greenery, valleys and steep hills which are enveloped in a rainbow-like aura. Its freshness is captivating and has an alluring serenity. It is the ideal location for a vacation to get back into nature and regain your creative productivity and general well being. Security/Safety of Agbokim Waterfalls This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Agbokim Waterfalls, here are some helpful things to take along with you: shorts Camera Things to do while at Agbokim Waterfalls Before heading to Agbokim Waterfalls, here are some helpful things to take along with you: picnic bird watching observe nature

Owu Waterfalls
Owu Waterfalls

Owu Waterfalls

Waterfall

Kwara

0

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About Owu Waterfalls Owu Waterfalls was discovered in 1976 in Isin Local Government. Owu waterfall is the highest and most spectacular natural waterfall in West Africa. With its Ambience, cool environs and lush tributes to nature, everyone is invited for a dip. The waterfall is 120 metres above water level and falls 330 feet down. Security/Safety of Owu Waterfalls This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Owu Waterfalls, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Camera Swimming gear Things to do while at Owu Waterfalls Here are some things to do at Owu Waterfalls: Take a dip in the water. Take pictures of the surroundings. Most common visitors Fun seekers, nature lovers

Ngwo Cave and Waterfall
Ngwo Cave and Waterfall

Ngwo Cave and Waterfall

Waterfall

Enugu

24

Sightseeing, See wildlife, Relaxation, Meet friends, Explore nature

About Ngwo Cave and Waterfall Ngwo Cave and Waterfall. Ngwo Cave and Waterfall is located at the Nkwo Pine forest in Enugu state. It is a natural attraction sculpted in limestone rocks and has its waterfall flowing from an opening in its roof. The fall forms a shallow pool at the cave floor and flows out as a small stream. The sound of splashing water is what welcomes you to the Ngwo cave, the caves built of solid limestone has a small pool flowing out as a stream ideal for splashing and fishing. Everyone is welcome for a swim. Security/Safety of Ngwo Cave and Waterfall This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Ngwo Cave and Waterfall, here are some helpful things to take along with you: shorts slippers climbing gear camera Things to do while at Ngwo Cave and Waterfall Going to the Ngwo Cave and Waterfall? Here are some things you can do: go in for a dip Watch the waterfall Look around the cave Take pictures

Enemabia warm spring
Enemabia warm spring

Enemabia warm spring

Waterfall

Benue

0

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About Enemabia warm spring Enemabia warm spring with its lush scenery is an exotic location for people who enjoy swimming, nature and adventure. It is the only warm natural spring in Benue state, which contributes to the attraction it gets from tourists.    Security/Safety of Enemabia warm spring This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Enemabia warm spring, here are some helpful things to take along with you: swimming gear camera Things to do while at Enemabia warm spring Here are some things you can do at Enemabia warm spring: swim in the lake take pictures of the surroundings

Gurara Waterfalls
Gurara Waterfalls

Gurara Waterfalls

Waterfall

Niger

0

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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.

Farin Ruwa Falls
Farin Ruwa Falls

Farin Ruwa Falls

Waterfall

Nassarawa

0

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History of Farin Ruwa Falls Farin Ruwa falls was discovered in 1950. It is notable as a top tourist destination ideal for picnics and bird watching. Built by Colonial masters. Not many falls in Africa drop more than the popular Victoria Falls, and one of the few that does is the glorious Farin Ruwa falls which is a popular site for picnics and bird watching. Security/Safety of Farin Ruwa falls This is a very safe location. Don't swim in the water without supervision What To Bring Before heading to Farin Ruwa falls, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Shorts Swimming gear Climbing shoes Things to do while at Farin Ruwa falls Climb to the source of the falls Bird watching Take photos of the fall, scenery and your friends! Best Features It is the perfect getaway for family trips, picnics and meditation. Writer's Review It is a good place to relax away from the stress of Urban life. Most common visitors Adventurers, Fun seekers, Nature lovers, Writers. Farin Ruwa falls is just as spectacular as Canada's Niagra Falls or Zambia's Victoria Falls- Come to Nigeria guide, 2011.

Osuuru water spring
Osuuru water spring

Osuuru water spring

Waterfall

Ogun

0

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History of Osuuru water spring Osuuru water spring is a spring with healing prowess. The Osuuru spring is said to have no apparent source and flows even in dry seasons. Adventurous visitors are welcome to find the source. That is, if they can. Security/Safety of Osuuru water spring This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to the Osuuru water spring, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Swimming gear. Hiking gear. Mosquito repellant. Things to do while at Osuuru water spring Drink the spring water. Take a dip in the spring pool. Get a landscape picture. Best Features It is a beautiful tourist spot. Writer's Review To go and experience nature like never before. Most common visitors Tourists, Adventurers are the type of people that come here. The spring water is cool, refreshing and clean!- Ope, a lifestyle blogger.

Matsirga Waterfalls
Matsirga Waterfalls

Matsirga Waterfalls

Waterfall

Kaduna

0

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About Matsirga Waterfalls Matsirga Waterfalls is notable as a prime tourist destination. The ear-splitting sound as one approaches the fall, the sparkling bubbles of water flowing from atop hard rocks and striking severe at its base to form a pool which flows down the slope to create a rainbow-like mist which appears and disappears and the coolness of the falls are some of the things that add to the scenic beauty that has made the fall a popular tourist destination. Security/Safety of Matsirga Waterfalls This is a very safe location. What To Bring Hiking gear. Swimming gear. A bottle of water in your backpack will go a long way. Things to do while at Matsirga Waterfalls Take a landscape picture. Enjoy the view. Best Features It is a good place to get in touch with nature. Writer's Review To go and enjoy a day with nature away from the hustle and bustle of Urbanization. Most common visitors Photographers, Tourists, Locals are the common visitors here. Matsirga waterfall is a beautiful place- Tony, a photographer.

Kwa falls
Kwa falls

Kwa falls

Waterfall

Cross River

1

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History of Kwa falls Kwa falls is as a beautiful fall located close to the Kwa river. Kwa falls is a spectacular waterfall characterized by a narrow steep gorge from top to bottom. The sparkling waters plunge down to form a pool ideal for a variety of water sports. Everyone Is welcome for a dip. Security/Safety of Kwa falls This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Kwa falls, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Swimming gear. Camping gear. Sunscreen. Mosquito repellant. Things to do while at Kwa falls Before heading to Kwa falls, you can plan to try these out: Take a landscape shot. Go in for a dip. Enjoy the view. Best Features The scenery is beautiful! Writer's Review To go sightseeing and take really cool pictures. Most common visitors Photographers, Tourists, Nature lovers and people looking to meditate. The sound of falling water is ear-splitting- Tolani, a nature photographer.

Awhum waterfall
Awhum waterfall

Awhum waterfall

Waterfall

Enugu

198

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About Awhum waterfall Awhum waterfall is notable as a pilgrim and tourist destination. Famed to have curative powers and to be able to dispel satanic forces, this is a popular pilgrim site. So, whether for adventure or religion, come and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Awhum fall. Security/Safety of Awhum waterfall This is a very safe location. What To Bring Walking shoes. Mosquito repellant. Climbing gear Things to do while at Awhum waterfall Say a prayer. Enjoy the ambience. Best Features It has a relaxing ambience suitable for meditation or prayers. Most common visitors Pilgrims, Adventurers are the type of people to find here. Awhum waterfall is an exciting place to be- Tunde, a pilgrim.

Farin Ruwa Waterfalls
Farin Ruwa Waterfalls

Farin Ruwa Waterfalls

Waterfall

Nassarawa

0

Swim, Sightseeing, Learn, Explore nature

About Farin Ruwa Falls Farin Ruwa waterfalls is one of the waterfalls in Nigeria, it is located in Nasarawa state. It is one of the highest falls in Nigeria and also one of the more significant waterfalls in Africa. The origin of the falls is found in Nasarawa state. The water falls at a height of about 150 metres when descending from the Jos Plateau and this is higher than the well-known Victoria Falls (180 metres during its descent). History of Farin Ruwa Waterfalls In 1950, the Farin Ruwa waterfalls was found out by the British colonial rulers of Nigeria. The fall was published by the colonial rulers to preserve its heritage from those who exploited it commercially. Despite this, Farin Ruwa was kept in the shadows till the finding of Nasarawa State in 1996. Farin ruwa means white water in Hausa language. Safety This is a very safe location, there is no threat to security here. Things to Do Explore the serenading environment, explore nature. What to Bring Before heading to La Manga Resort, Ilashe, here are some helpful things to take along with you; a good camera, flips flops, head gear, swim wear. Best Features White water from the falls is a must-see. Most Common Visitors Families, honeymooners, friends, class groups, photographers, fun lovers. Weather at Farun Ruwa Waterfalls Farun Ruwa Waterfalls is located in the North-Central part of Nigeria. This region has just two season which is the dry and rainy season.The rainy season comes from the month of May till early August while the dry season comes from the month of October till April. Usually, between the month of December and February Harmattan come along and it's usually very cold especially at night so it's advisable to go with warm clothings.

Usman Dam
Usman Dam

Usman Dam

Waterfall

Abuja

1

Travel, Sightseeing, Explore nature

History of Usman Dam Usman Dam. This is a man-made dam and an integral part of the day to day activities of the people of in the neighboring communities as it is the source of water for irrigation, fishery and other daily essentials. Security/Safety of Usman Dam This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Usman Dam, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Sun protectors Camera to capture the adventures of the day and lovely sights Picnic food Best Features Removed from the city vicinity, it is an oasis of peace and serenity that draws honeymooners and tourists for a splendid time with nature. One can hike along the dam itself or over its really unique rocky terrain and surroundings. You can have a picnic and watch as the fishermen set out for work. A tourist attraction at its finest, Usman Dam is a recommended place to visit at least once on a trip to Abuja.