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Family trip to Abuja with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

When visiting Abuja with children, don’t forget to take them to Wonderland Amusement Park (also known as Magicland Park). This is one of the largest and most modern amusement parks in Nigeria. Magicland is located in the heart of the city. It opened in 2007. The amusement park occupies an area of roughly 330,000 square meters that is divided into several thematic zones. One zone is dedicated to various rides, there are 30 of them in total. Parents can find suitable amusements for children of different ages. That being said, adults in search of extreme rides will be not disappointed too.
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Babies and small children will find it very interesting to explore and try various colorful slides, rides, and merry-go-rounds. For older children, there are sports amusements and playgrounds. A dolphinarium is one of the most popular parts of the park. Every day, visitors are welcome to attend performances of these cute marine animals. Besides that, visitors can swim with dolphins in the same pool and take many memorable photographs.
Visitors in search of peace and serenity will find what they need in the large landscaped garden that is also available in the park. The garden features a large collection of exotic plants. Comfortable recreation areas with benches and fountains make it particularly pleasant to relax here. The park hosts interesting entertainment programs every day. If you don’t want to explore Magicland on foot, you can always enjoy a horse or pony ride. It is easy to spend an entire day in the amusement park. Moreover, numerous restaurants and cafes won’t let you stay hungry. Finally, take a look at the original souvenirs made by local craftsmen and available in numerous tents installed in the park. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Abuja Zoological Park is another fantastic destination that is worth visiting for family tourists. The zoo was established in 2001. Abuja Zoological Park looks more like a large open-air entertainment complex. Its territory is conventionally divided into two zones. The zoo occupies one zone, and the other zone is a colorful amusement park. There is even a water park in Abuja Zoological Park, so prepare to spend an entire day here. The zoo has become home to indigenous animals of the local savannah. There are spacious cages with lions, rhinos, giraffes, zebras, and other representatives of African fauna.
Some species in the zoo are quite rare, and so local specialists try to protect and increase the population of these endangered animals. Visitors are allowed to feed certain animals that are friendly and safe to approach. An excursion to the zoo is an exciting way to learn more about African nature and its unique features. Having explored the zoo, head to the water park and relax near the pool, or try signature dishes in a local café. If you are a fan of trouble-free recreation and like to be close to nature, don’t forget to reach the lake that is located close to the zoo. The lakeshore is perfect for picnicking.
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Nature reserves in different parts of Nigeria are great for family activities. For example, Yankari National Park offers various entertaining excursions for its guests. Visitors are welcome to attend safaris and see wild animals in their natural habitat. The national park is home to hippos, bulls, lions, and various species of monkeys and crocodiles. Moreover, one of the largest populations of elephants in Africa lives in Yankari – there are more than 550 elephants here.
As a rule, tourists with children consider Wiki Warm Springs one of the most interesting parts of the national park. The springs attract elephants and baboons that often come down and delightedly swim in the crystal clear and warm water. There are several hotels in this part of the national park. This means that visitors can stay in the picturesque area for several days.
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The Millennium Park, the largest park in Abuja, is also suitable for outdoor activities of parents with children. This park opened in 2003. Today, it occupies a large area of more than 30 hectares. This is an incredibly beautiful oasis, a place where people can relax in the shade of big trees, admire exotic plants, and see dozens of fountains of different shapes and sizes. The Millennium Park has a separate picnic area where kids can play on the green lawn.
A pavilion with tropical birds and butterflies is the main attraction of the central city park. Here visitors can feel like they are in a real tropical forest. Gorgeous exotic plants make the area even more beautiful. Birds and insects are not afraid of people, and so it is possible to hand feed them. Thanks to a large number of plants in the park, it is comfortable to relax here even in the midst of a hot day. Abuja’s shopping centers also have some interesting amusements for visitors with children. There are playgrounds for kids of different ages.
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Amusement parks near Abuja
♥   Amusement park 'Wonderland Themepark' Abuja FCT, 6.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Abuja
♥   Zoo 'Abuja Children s Zoo' Abuja, 14 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Abuja - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Abuja, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Abuja for families with children.
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