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1 City, 5 Ideas: Fun places to visit in Port-Harcourt

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1 City, 5 Ideas: Fun places to visit in Port-Harcourt

September 30, 2022

Awaken to a different world. Don’t listen to what they say, Go see. Happiness is traveling. In today’s post, I’ll show you fun places to visit in Port-Harcourt. 

Let’s dive in.

1. Port-Harcourt Golf club

Port Harcourt Golf
Port-Harcourt Golf club

The Port-Harcourt Golf Club is an 18-hole golf club that was set up in 1928. It is located in Old GRA and is open to members of the public. It is definitely the best place to visit for golfers that are visiting Port Harcourt for the first time. Also, you do not have to be a golfer to visit this golf club as there are some other facilities in the club that will be of interest to non-golfers. Some of these facilities include a swimming pool, a table tennis hall, a restaurant, etc.

2. Take a trip to Bonny Island

Bonny Island
Bonny Island

Bonny Island is arranged at the southern edge of Rivers State in the Niger Delta of Nigeria close to Port Harcourt. Ships are the primary type of transport to and from the island. Bonny Island was the melting point of economic activities right from the 15th century and was also home to many illustrious sons and daughters of Nigeria. With a thriving traditional system and robust cultural heritage, it stands out as one of the foremost local communities in Nigeria.

3. River State Museum

River State Museum
River State Museum

Indulge your curiosity with artworks and ancient treasures that can only be imagined at Rivers state Museum located at the Rumuosi in the Obio-Akpor council area on the outskirt of Port Harcourt, near the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The gallery contains antiques identified with different ethnic gatherings indigenous to the state including covers, earthenware, and cutting. It is one of the best historical places in this city. Tourists come here from all over the world with their family members and friends.

4. Port Harcourt Tourist Beach

Port Harcourt Tourist Beach
Port Harcourt Tourist Beach

Port Harcourt Tourist beach is perhaps the oldest tourist attraction in Port Harcourt city. It is located at Kolabi creek east of the old township. It has been a center of relaxation for both residents of Port Harcourt as well as tourists since 1988. Apart from the fact that you get to enjoy a nice view of the water, You can also take sunbathe and relish a dip in the cool water. Many activities are available for guests looking to sport. Some of these activities include horseback riding, volleyball, and football among other famous beach sports. There are bush bar bistros that serve bush meat, palm wine, and native dishes including seafood.

5.Pleasure Park

Pleasure Park
Pleasure Park

Pleasure Park, is a public recreation park in Rumuola, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. It is located along Aba Road, near the 2nd Amphibious Brigade Barracks also known as Bori Camp, Rumuola town. The purpose of the park is to serve as both a tourist destination and a revenue generator for the state. The park is also filled with various exercise machines ranging from simple walkers and massage machines to elliptical trainers. There is a parking lot, a jogging track, restaurants, and a climbing tower.