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Best places for picnic in calabar

Best places for picnic in calabar
Marina Resort, calabar

Calabar is an ancient city of Nigeria and also the first capital of Nigeria, you can't possibly talk about Tourism in Nigeria without including calabar as Cross River State remains one of the states with the best tourist attractions in the country, world class tourist attractions like Obudu cattle Ranch, Agbokim water falls, Monoliths, Africa's Premier resort Tinapa and also Africa's Biggest Street party the calabar carnival are all found in calabar.

Not all these top tourist attractions listed are suitable places for holding a picnic we are are going to go deep in to the best places for picnic in calabar, also for relaxation and to have fun.

Best places for picnic in calabar

1. Millennium Park
Best places for picnic in calabar

The Millennium park remains one of the top tourist destinations in calabar as it carries the tallest flag in Africa, the park is known for its beautiful walkways with well trimmed flowers by the side, the grasses are always cut short and green, it's such an exciting experience and is an ideal place for a picnic in calabar.

2. Finger park
Best places for picnic in calabar
The Finger park is located just about 200 meters away from the great calabar river so one can enjoy a cool seabreeze while holding a picnic here, it is one of the most popular relaxation centres in calabar and it adds to the beauty of calabar.

3. Tinapa water park
Best places for picnic in calabar
If you visit Calabar without visiting the Tinapa business and leisure resort, it means you have really missed a lot, Tinapa is such a beautiful and exciting place with the world class landscaping, the water park is one of the most exciting fun centres in the resort as people come in from far and near.
The water park has a very large swimming pool called lazy river, a sports pool and also the slider which are of different shapes and kinds, You can also go on a horse ride inside his same park and there is a large field where one can easily relax and enjoy the atmosphere.

4. Brigadier Dan p. Archibong park
Best places for picnic in calabar
Just opposite the millennium Park is the memorial Park named after Brigadier Dan Patrick Archibong a former military governor of the state. The park is small and may not host a lot of people but a wedding reception has been held at this park and it was an exciting experience, the park has beautiful walkways with flowers by the side and a moulded statue of a machine standing on a pillar, it's best for a picnic hangout with family or friends.

5. Marina Resort
Best places for picnic in calabar
One of calabar's finest resort located close to the river, this project was initiated and completed by Governor Donald Duke, the resort has lot of attractions like the world class slave history museum with historical structures you can't find anywhere in Nigeria, the resort also has a Cinema, a playground for kids and you can also take a boat ride from here to the twin island, it's a very exciting place to be.

6. Airport Field
Best places for picnic in calabar
Just before the magaret Ekpo international airport there is a large field usually maintained by the government, different people come here for sports, picnic  and other outdoor activities, the vegetation is always green and the environment is serene it is one of the best places for picnic in calabar.

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