Pulse List 12 bucket list worthy trips in Lagos

Go surfing in Tarkwa Bay, try Kayaking at Ikoyi and dare a Zipline in lekki.

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Don't just reside in Lagos! Live Lagos.

Try out the rarest experiences, the toughest, the dearest and ones that you won’t forget for life.

play Kayaking brings you peace (Instagram/Thatgaltolani)

These are the real do-before-you-die adventures in Lagos:

1. Kayaking

Why? To see Lekki and Ikoyi from a completely different and rare angle.

Imagine slowly slicing through the ocean from a comfortable and vantage point. Rowing a Kayak in Lagos seems impossible but not to worry you get to have a guide and can row as far as the eye can see.

Go Kayaking in Ikoyi play Go Kayaking in Ikoyi (Instagram/KayakLagos)


Seeing the bridges from water level is the best way to appreciate it. The experience also offers a far more intimate encounter than peering in from the top, as well as a close up of all the architecture.

2. Catch a movie at the beach

play Watch a movie at the beach in Lagos. (Instagram/Picnicbythebeachlagos)

Not every time cinemas, watching a great movie in the company of friends and loved ones is a great experience. Imagine being under the stars, eating whatever junks you brought, reclining on a soft blanket.... Life

3. Tour Lagos at night

Nothing like driving at night. Lagos already has that booming and extravagant nightlife. Hop into your car visit as many places you can find and you would be surprised by the treasure Lagos has to offer. Having a moon door in your car would be a plus.

4. Take a train ride to the ends of Lagos

play Taking a train across Lagos can be fascinating (Instagram/Thatgaltolani)

It's almost impossible to make a bucket list without including a train ride. Hop on a train and get fascinated by what you see on board.

5. Go fishing in Badagry

While you are at it visit the slave trade routes and point of no return.

6. Go on a zipline or bungee jump

play Go on a zipline (Instagram/Thatgaltolani)

Experience that exhilirating thrill of adrenaline rush when you go on a zipline at Lekki. See the ocean as you wheel past and grab onto trees.

play Bungee Jump at Lekki! (Instagram/Thatgaltolani)

7. Cruise the ocean waves on a jet ski or speed boat

Exciting things to do at the beach play Cruise the ocean on a jet ski (Instagram/AdrenalineLagos)

There's more to life than cars, airplanes and trains.

8. Go surfing at Tarkwa Bay

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Can't surf? Worry no more you can take lessons at Tarkwa Bay for as little as N5,000!

9. Go swimming in the ocean at 2 am

Ensure you go with professionals. Also adviceable to swim in a controlled environment.

10. Take photos from the Lekki Conservation Centre

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Visit the Lekki Conservation Centre and take photos of wildlife on top the canopy.

11. Sail to the remote parts of Lagos

play Get a sailing boat and journey across the ocean (Instagram/lagossailingclub)

Join a sailing club and sail to the remotest pars of Lagos, Snake Island perhaps?

12. Sleep under the stars

play Sleep under the stars with your significant other (Instagram/picnicbythebeachlagos)


Nothing like the stars staring down at you while you sleep. Gaze at the stars with your loved ones in Lagos. Escape from the noise of the city and watch the stars at night.

Have more bucket worthy adventures not listed here? Drop yours in the comment section below.

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