Welcome to Lagos
The economic and cultural powerhouse of the country thanks to an influx of oil money, Lagos has an exploding arts and music scene that will keep your yansh engaged far past dawn. If you're headed to Nigeria, you'll have no choice but to jump right in.As well as brilliantly buoyant culture, Lagos has bumper-to-bumper cars, noise and pollution beyond belief, a high crime rate, and maxed-out public utilities. Elevated... Read More
Top experiences in Lagos
Kayak and Snorkel Trip in Lagos
Your sea kayak tour begins at Praia de Batata in Lagos, where you'll meet your guide and be outfitted with your kayak and paddle. All levels are welcome, from beginners to advanced kayakers; your experienced guide, who is up to date on local wind, current, and tide conditions, leads the tour and is glad to keep an eye on you and answer any questions you may have. Once you're on the water, paddle through fascinating rock formations, observing their details in a way that would be impossible if you were traveling on a boat.Stop to snorkel and swim at a deserted beach next to Praia Dona Ana (equipment provided), and enjoy an off-the-beaten-path location that you don't have to share with crowds of people—you’ll practically have it all to yourself. Spend at least half an hour at the beach swimming, snorkeling, and relaxing. A motorized support boat follows your group to make sure that everyone is safe and sound. Note: Children who are at least 5 years old are welcome to take part, provided that they know how to swim.
Lagos and Sagres Tour from the Algarve
Start your half-day trip with a hotel pickup, and then travel west to Lagos, your first stop of the day. Eternally popular, Lagos boats seductive scenery, and its pristine beaches, modern and historical architecture and atmospheric bars are the embodiment of a picture-perfect Algarve town. Learn of Lagos’ links to the Age of Discoveries — the Middle Age era of European exploration — and see its sights on a walking tour around the center.Pay a visit to Antonine Museum, an exhibition space enclosed within an 18th-century church, to see a range of artifacts found in the local area, some of which date to Roman times. After exploring the exhibits, continue to the site of the first European black slave trade back in the 15th century, when Lagos went on to become an insipid hub for slave trading. Stop for photos by the Statue of Prince Henry the Navigator, and hear how it was erected in honor of the town’s intrepid explorer who left Lagos in 1415 for the Moroccan city of Ceuta — an event that kick-started the Age of Discoveries.Travel west and then stretch your legs on a walking tour around the laid-back little village. Admire its pretty fishing harbor and village center, and then travel to Cape St Vincent, the vantage point that marks Europe’s southwesternmost point. Then, start your journey back to the Algarve region, and finish your half-day trip with a drop-off at your hotel.
Half-Day Algarve Convertible or Scooter Tour from Portimão
Start your tour from the meeting point in Alvor and spend the day exploring the Algarve. See clear, turquoise waters interspersed by rocky outcrops at Praia da Marinha. Then, head to the historic town of Lagos, Praia da Dona Ana, the charming cliffs at Ponta da Piedade and back to the small fishing village of Alvor, which faces a natural lagoon opening onto the sea, a perfect hot spot for kite-surfing. You can include other activities like swimming in the sea and snorkeling. Go from long, wide stretches of sand to secluded bays, passing through fishing villages, a natural tidal lagoon and historical sites. From an ancient lighthouse, admire a stunning section of coastline consisting of caves, grottoes and sea arches.The tours are suitable for convertible cars, scooters or a mixture of both. A true adventure, as you venture out to discover the real Algarve.
Lekki Conservation Centre Private Tour from Lagos
Your tour begins with a complimentary pick-up from your centrally located hotel in Lagos. Enjoy your ride to the Lekki Conservation Centre.On arrival, you will begin with a scenic walk through the nature reserve. Spot monkeys and birds in the towering trees as you make your way through the woods on a rustic wooden walkway to the 401 meter Canopy Walkway. Walk on the wild side as you climb across six suspended canopy bridges on the longest canopy walkway in Africa. Gosh as the park ranger displays acrobatics on the bridge and soak up the amazing panoramic views from above the tree tops at 22.5 feet above ground level. Wind down after the adventure with a tour of the rest of the conservation centre. Visit the fish ponds and play human size chess if you please. Your tour ends with light refreshments at a picnic in the grassland area of the park after which you will be given a complimentary ride back to your hotel.
Olumo Rock Day Trip from Lagos
Your tour begins with a pick up from your Lagos hotel for a 90mins drive to Olumo Rock, Abeokuta, Ogun State. You will visit the mini museum at Olumo Rock to get an appreciation for the local art and craft of Abeokuta after which your guided tour of the rocks will be begin. Meander through the large rocks on this fun hike to the top while learning the history and mysteries of the rocks. You are sure to get a good work out from it. A sea of red roofs with a backdrop of green vegetation is the amazing view of Abeokuta from the top. Soak in the beauty and the capture an Instagram moment while you're up there. After the tour of the rocks you will be taken to visit Cathedral Church of St. Peter (which you can spot from the top of the rocks), the first church in Nigeria, before heading back to Lagos. You may pack a light lunch or try your palate on local delicacy from the restaurant at Olumo Rock (not included).
Grotto Sightseeing Cruise to Ponta De Piedade from Lagos
Meet at Marina De Lagos 15 minutes prior to your chosen time from 9:45am to 5:15pm. Board your low profile vessel, designed and built in Portugal, to visit the amazing grottoes, caves, sandstone cliffs and secluded beaches at Ponta Da Piedade. This is a must do trip, and enjoyable for the whole family while visiting Lagos. These special grotto boats are designed to get you into the smallest grotto while maintaining fabulous seagoing abilities. Guided tours are approximately one hour and fifteen minute in duration.Every adventure is different depending upon tide height and sea conditions, that governs which caves and areas you can visit on every trip. Your safety and protection come first.