Obudu Mountain Resort, Cross River State

Jan 24, 2011
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Obudu Mountain Resort Water Park

Obudu Mountain Resort is one of the Africa’s finest and most magnificent tourist destinations. It is a tourist heaven with its inviting natural endowment to be explored.

Obudu Mountain Resort is located in the highlands of Cross River State, only 45 miles from the border with Cameroon, and it possesses a temperate climate due to its high altitude.

Obudu is one of the finest and most magnificent tourist destinations in the world today. Deep in the tropical rain forest of Cross River State, presents an area of idyllic tranquillity and an enchanting scenery.

Obudu has increasingly become popular amongst tourists, adventurers and event planners from all around Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

When to visit

Although Obudu welcomes visitors all year round; the much best time to visit is October to February, when the flowers are in bloom, the sky is clear and the air is cool. This is ideal weather for trekking over the high ground and enjoy the extensive views that stretch out across the plateau.

This may be tropical Nigeria, but remember you are at the top of a mountain!

 

Accommodation @ Obudu Mountain
Accommodation is in form of chalets at Obudu Mountain Resort. With over 160 accommodation categories, made up of standard rooms, executive rooms, huts and chalets to a presidential apartment, amidst its extreme eco-tourism potentials, there’s more than enough space for other activities.

All the rooms include complimentary toiletries, tea and coffee making facilities and a kitchenette. Other amenities featured in the rooms include a TV and a hair dryer. An internet connection is also provided.

Guest facilities

Obudu Mountain Resort features a poolside snack bar, water slides and outdoor tennis courts. Guests can enjoy a dip in the outdoor pool or work out in the on-site gym.

The resort also provides 24 hour room service, a kids pool and free parking. A concierge, babysitting / child services and meeting rooms are also available to guests.

Guests can indulge in a beverage at the hotel’s on-site bar, before savouring a meal in the restaurant.

Driving to the resort can be quite exhilarating, especially the last ten kilometres of winding road with its 22 bends, including the famous Devil’s Elbow halfway along.

Obudu Mountain Resort Cable Car

The Cable Car

Obudu Mountain Resort has a cable which brings guests from the base camp or ‘bottom hill’ to the summit of the ranch, offering inspiring and dramatic vistas of green rolling hills. The hilltop is about 11km of winding road from the base and can be accessed by either the cable car or the road.

The ranch has numerous pleasant mountain area and countryside views. For some people, It is a tourism hotspot in Africa; to others, it is heaven on earth, God’s Promised Land!


Obudu Mountain water park

The Helipad & Water Park

The resort has a helipad for access by air. At the base of the hills on which the ranch is located lies a newly built world-class water park with state-of-art swimming facilities and water slides for children, teens and adults.

Visitors can also take the advantage of the fully equipped gym and floodlit tennis courts (there is also a squash court and 9-hole golf course), before relaxing at the terrace restaurant complete with blazing log fire.


Obudu Mountain Race

Obudu Mountain Race

Obudu holds its annual mountain race in November for more energetic people with a cash prize attracting competitors from across Nigeria and internationally.
 
 


Obudu Mountain water park

Becheve Nature & African Huts

This nature reserve is home to 250 different species of migratory birds that have been observed at the ranch at different times throughout the year.

Tourists can trek on the 60KM canopy walkway built in the form of a ladder tree house unhindered, for breathtaking view. Tourists be amazed at the extraordinary diversity of canopy life and breathtaking view from such height.

Also, there are 10 each with two apartments which gives the ranch the look and feel of being in the Safari.

Other facilities at Obudu Mountain Resort include: Golf Course, Hotel, Waterfall, Cattle Ranch etc

Obudu Mountain Resort
P.m.b 1037, Obanliku Local Government Area
Obudu 1037
Cross River State
Tel: +234 (0)803 550 6257



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