More often than none, we have always kept some seasons close to our heart. One of them is Easter. Despite celebrating this every year, a lot of people usually take out time out of their busy schedule to do something fun with the family.
When your car is in good shape, you could decide to do some quick tour or even embark on a road trip to somewhere far from home. The ultimate reason for this is to create memories that bring the family together and last for a very long time.
Taking a long trip isn't a bad idea during Easter holiday!
There are many special ways you can enjoy this forthcoming Easter holiday. While we understand that it could be fun as well staying indoor with family, we would recommend you try out at least one of these Easter’s family activities. Here on Naijauto are some of the best family activities to try this Easter period.
Have a fun-filled Easter season on the road
P.S: We understand it is much more comfortable taking families out in private cars, you can also make use of rental cars or even board a commercial bus as long as it's all about fun this Easter period. While you are at it, you can check out our recommended 07 cars to buy for a family vacation during the Easter period.
II. 08 family activities to try this Easter
1. Go-Karting at GET Arena in Lagos
One of the best outdoor ways to enjoy this Easter season is Go-karting. You can go with your family to visit the place during the weekend. The GET Arena is located at Oniru Estate, Off Ozumba Road in Lagos State. The place is fun-packed with lots of games and other activities that appeal to every age range, from arcade games to visiting lounges where you will be treated to cocktails and delicious meals.
Visit Go-Karting arena for massive fun this holiday
2. Cable car riding at Obudu Cattle Ranch
If you are in Nigeria during this Easter period, one of the exciting places you would want to check out is the Obudu Cattle Ranch, located in Calabar, Cross River State. It offers visitors lots of activities to engage in as an individual or as a group of people. You can indulge yourself and other family members in riding cable cars or other fun activities like hiking, swimming, cycling and walking on air with a canopy walkway.
Explore cable car riding at the Obudu Cattle Ranch
3. Drive to Ikeja City Mall
While you will enjoy yourselves visiting Ikeja City Mall in Lagos, you can also take your family on a trip to any shopping mall close to your location. Thankfully, there are many shopping malls across the regions in Nigeria. What makes Ikeja City Mall special is that it is packed full of different people during the festive period. It is a good place to enjoy Easter holidays like watching movies at the cinema, shopping and exploring the game center for kids where they can relish their time with a racing simulator and other games.
Ikeja Shopping Mall is a place for all this festive season
4. Visit Ibom Le Meridien and Golf Resort
If you are a big fan of golf or you just want a quiet outdoor location to enjoy Easter break with family, the Ibom Le Meridien and Golf Resort is an ideal place to visit. It offers a relaxing and serene environment, where you can enjoy the beauty of nature.
A good spot to enjoy the quietness of nature with loved ones
5. Drive to Easter events
Many at times, festive periods in Nigeria are filled with many entertaining shows, from comedy shows to musical concerts. You can give your family a quality getaway time by driving them to any of the concerts of their choice. Many of these concerts are held at Eko Atlantic Hotel in Lagos and other popular event centres in Nigeria.
Attend Easter event with family
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6. Drive to the beach
One of the Easter getaways we recommend for families this Easter is driving to one of the many beaches in the country. There are varieties of public and private beaches in Lagos. The beach is mostly filled with fun programs during any festive period. You can engage family members with beach sports and games, or even taking them on a long walk to appreciate the wonder of nature. A family picnic at the beach is one way of giving them long-lasting memories this coming season.
Embrace full glare of nature with loved ones at the beach
7. Boat tour and water sport
One way to kill your phobia of water this Easter season is to go on a boat cruise or engage in watersports. One of the places in Nigeria where you can enjoy this type of water fun is Jabi lake in Abuja. You can also visit water parks like Park Vega Waterpark in Agbor, Whispering Palms Resort, Badagry and other leisure beaches in the country. Another way to let off steam is taking the family on fishing expeditions like driving to Ilaje Fishing Village Gberefu in Badagry.
Park Vega Waterpark in Agbor is where you can easily cool off and bond more with loved ones
8. Explore Magicland Amusement Park and Resort in Abuja
This place offers premium fun for every family member. The Magicland Amusement Park and Resort in Abuja is one place to be in this festive season. It is often regarded as Nigerian ‘Disneyland’ where families and other guests can enjoy thrilling games like Water Splash ride, Pirate Ship, Bumper cars, Roller Coaster and other arcade games for kids.
People can visit the Magicland Amusement Park and Resort in the FCT for fun-filled holiday
One way of enjoying this Eastern period is to engage in any of the best family activities to try this Easter we mentioned above. The season is meant to be special and it should be enjoyed to the fullest with family members and loved ones.
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