Lekki Conservation Centre Visiting Guide 2020 (Cost, activities, contact)
The Lekki Conservation Centre was built by Chevron Corporation in 1990 but currently under the management of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation.
The main aim of this center is the preserve the beautiful Nigerian Ecosystem. This 79-hectare conservation center is filled with wildlife, wetlands, and loss of palm trees. Lekki conservation center is an ideal relaxation, and multipurpose spot that can yow will find interesting for several outdoor activities.
Directions & Travel Guide to Lekki Conservation centre
The Lekki Conservation Centre is located at Kilometer 19 Lekki – Epe Expressway, Lekki, Lagos State. You can get to LCC by land if you are in Lagos, you have to board a taxi or use your private car (using Google map would make it easier).
You can alternatively take the bus that is going to Obalende or CMS Park, from there board another bus going to Lekki/Ajah and alight at Chevron Bus stop. The Lekki Conservation Centre is just adjacent to the bus stop.
What’s the best time to visit Lekki Conservation centre?
Like all outdoor resorts and parks, the best time to visit Lekki Conservation Centre is during the dry season because it is the best time to fully enjoy the beauty of this relaxation center.
During the rainy season, the ground would get muddy, making it difficult to walk on and the alternative Canopy walk would be slippery due to the rain, so Canopy walks are permanently shut down during the rainy season.
The dry season in Nigeria is between November to March so this are the best time to visit the Lekki Conservation Center.
Lekki conservation Visitation Fee & time of Entrance
This is one of the most affordable places to visit in Lagos state, it is pocket-friendly and is accessible to all tourists irrespective of your financial status.
The Lekki Conservation Center has an entry fee that all tourists are required to pay before gaining full entry to the center. Adults from 18-years and above are to pay N1,000, Teenagers from 11 – 17-years are to pay N300, while
Children are to pay N200. This gives you access to the center but for access to extra features like the Canopy Walk or the Walkway Trek you will be expected to pay N1,000 for each.
Fun things you can do at Lekki Conservation Center
The Lekki Conservation Center is buzzling with lots of fun activities that would make it almost impossible to list them all. We have made a list of the top things to do in the Lekki Conservation center;
Play Giant Board Games
There are 3 giant board games (Chess, Snake & Ladder, and Ludo) that have been painted on the cement ground.
These games have been made with large pieces to give the player a real feel like they are inside the game. These games are more fun when played in groups.
This holds the records as Africa’s longest canopy walkway thanks to its 401-meter canopy walk that is suspended 22.5 feet above the ground. If you are scared of height, this is a good time to face your fears, the walk is protected with durable net so safety is guaranteed.
Wildlife: see the giant 99-year old turtle
This conservation center has a lot of any species, the most outstanding being the Giant turtle that is older than almost everyone visiting the park.
The turtles aren’t fast movers, so you get to have a good view of them and also take photos. Other animals you can see are peacock, snakes, crocodile, and monkeys.
There are other fun activities like visiting the fish pond that houses the Tilapia and elegant Koi fishes, using the elevated trail boardwalk, and visiting the conference center and the NCF library.
The LLC contacts & address
Address: Km 19 Lekki – Epe Expressway, Lekki Peninsula II, Lekki
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0812 755 6291, 0909 546 0479
Hours: 8:30am – 5pm
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