This article is about the current price list of the Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC) in Lagos State this 2023. The Lekki Conservation Centre is a large expanse that sits on 78 hectares of land and it is located in Lekki, one of the mega cities on the Island of the State. It is one of the major zoos in Nigeria, and it has other side attractions that differentiates it from just about any other zoo you can find in the country currently.
The Lekki Conservation Centre ranks as one the most famous wildlife conservation centres in the country, and it was founded in the year 1990. The Centre was built and developed by Chevron Corporation, one of the major oil companies in Nigeria that still funds it to this day. The Centre which is currently managed by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), is one of the best tourist destinations in Lagos State, and Nigeria in general, was built for the purposes of education and research.
Apart from being a zoo that preserves wildlife, the Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC) was also established to preserve forest species that are threatened by extinction as a result of urbanisation in Lagos State. This expansive marshland that is blessed with savannah grassland being the major vegetation in this part of the country has an aquatic view that is breathtaking. At LCC, there is a children’s playground, amusement park, modern view where various bird species, crocodiles, squirrels, ducks, and other reptiles can be seen, as well as picnic centres.
MAJOR CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LEKKI CONSERVATION CENTRE (LCC)
These are the major features or characteristics that define the Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC) when you visit:
The boardwalk at the Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC), is a pretty long walkway that consists of a string of boards. The entire walk spans about 2 kilometres, and it is a beautiful walkway that was created in 1992 to give visitors a nice view to admire at the Centre. Along the boardwalk, you can take in beautiful views of some of the reptiles and birds at the Centre from a safe distance.
The canopy walk at the Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC), is considered the centre of attraction for majority of the people that visit the Centre. This canopy is a 401-metre long walkway that is suspended with a network of strong ropes and pillars making it the longest suspended canopy walkway on the African Continent. The canopy walk at LCC is not for the faint hearted as walking on it gives you the feeling of being suspended in mid-air with a bird’s eye view of the beautiful green vegetation that surrounds the entire place.
There is also a tree house at the Lekki Conservation Centre which sits atop the spectacular African Locust Bean Tree, also known as the Dawadawa tree. The tree house serves as a place of solitude and privacy whenever you are at the LCC, with the birds keeping you company with their beautiful melody.
Of course there is a family park at the Lekki Conservation Centre and this is another centre of attraction in the premises. Family time is never complete without visiting the family park which has a very serene atmosphere. The park features different recreational activities as well as barbecue stands and outdoor sheds that make family time at the LCC a memorable one.
Other attraction points include:
- The Tilapia and koi fish pond,
- The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) Library, etc.
If you are in Lagos State and you are looking for a great place to relax and have a beautiful time admiring nature, the Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC) should be at the very top of your list of places to visit that matches this description.
CURRENT PRICE LIST OF THE LEKKI CONSERVATION CENTRE (LCC) 2023
Visiting the Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC) is not as expensive as many people think it is; that it is situated in Lekki, one of the most expensive places to live in Lagos State, doesn’t mean that the LCC will automatically be expensive. In fact, it is quite affordable as the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), the Federal Government body that manages the place has ensured that anyone visiting should be allowed into the premises at a fair price.
So what is the cost of visiting the Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC) today?
- Adults: ₦1,500
- Children and teenagers: ₦500
- Walkway trek: ₦1,000
- Canopy walk: ₦1,500 per person (additional to entrance fee).
- Group visits: ₦5,000 for 30 people (the price may change on public holidays and discount is not applicable currently).