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Independence Day Adventure

Gberefu Island

Tour Type: Fun Adventure
N25,999 Per Person

Independence Day Getaway

"Be ready to get wet"
Join amazing tourists as you take a drive through the buzzing city of Lagos and feel the drift as you are welcomed by the gentle breeze of calmness and peace as you approach the Badagry town. A town that borders Benin Republic has a mixed occupancy of both nationals co-habiting peacefully. As you gaze into the Atlantic ocean, you definitely will travel in time, in deep reflection.

You will be glad you took this trip to further enrich your knowledge of the history of slavery in the Badagry region.

Package Included/Excluded
  • Access Fees
  • Return Transportation (From Lagos)
  • Beach Bikini Parade(Optional)
  • Lunch and Snacks
  • Boat Cruise to Gberefu Island
  • Heritage Museum & Slave Barracoon
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa Not Included
  • Shacks & Drinks
Destination Map Location
Day 1
Pick up from departure point
Departure points are set at the Victoria Island and Maryland. We head out through the bustling city of Lagos into the breezy town of Badagry. While on this fun ride, you will be filled with imaginations of what to expect. Feel free to engage with some transit entertainment, games and placing faces to the names you would have interacted with on the group chat specifically created for this trip.
Slave Barracoon
Upon arrival in Badagry, you will be received by the locales who are always excited to tell their stories to visitors. Your first point of call would be the Slave Baraccoon. Its quite a touchy experience here, we recommend concentration in other to follow through the historic recall of the slave era. Feel free to take as much pictures as you wish on this trip.
First Storey Building in Nigeria
As you finish from the Baraccoon, you will be guided to the first Storey building in Nigeria. This building holds so much especially as regards the popular Samuel Ajayi Crowther, who translated the bible into Yoruba. You will get to see the exact bible so translated by Samuel Ajayi Crowther.
Heritage Museum
The Heritage museum gives a vivid account of the lives of the missionaries that worked in the region during the time. It also hold a lot of information about the transatlantic movement at the time. You also get to see some relics displayed to capture the essence of your visit.
Point of no Return
This is where the fun part of your getaway begins. The walk to the point of no return starts with a boat ride across the lagoon. Get captivated by the special lilies floating on the lagoon, welcoming you to Gberefu Island.

Attractions as you commence a 2km walk after the boat ride includes, the attenuation wells, a mini market where souvenirs are on display for sale. You may as well share a calabash of palm wine with some of the locals.

Upon arrival at the Atlantic, there is a high degree of temptation to dive into the waters, but we always warn you to be careful as the currents are high. Tourists are advised to have fun at the beach front. Make new friends, play games and spend some quality time together.

You may want to engage in some bikini parade on the beach while you get entertained with some jamz to make your experience memorable.
After so much fun at the beach side with friends, its time to go. Your guide will lead you on a return walk back to the waiting boat as you prepare to continue the journey back to base. 

This would be a great time to share experience and browse through the many pictures you may have taken while on tour.

Remember to send in your reviews to us as a way to share your experience with others who may be willing to visit badagry.
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South West, NIgeria
Summer Vacation
7th - 15th August, 2021
Enjoy a great time with family and friends on our summer vacation package tailored to meet your holiday need.

Installment Payment Plan Available

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