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“Fantasy fair!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tinapa

Tinapa
Tinapa Free Zone, Calabar 540213, Nigeria
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Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Calabar
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Abuja
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“Fantasy fair!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

Take a trip to Tinapa, Enjoy the serenity of Nature! Come away to real luxury!

Visited January 2012
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Calabar, Nigeria
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Best waterpark in Nigeria”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

The atmosphere at Tinapa waterpark is vibrant and even though it is usually quite busy, everyone is clearly having fun and this makes for a really good day out. Join in a game of beach volley ball, have diving competitions with complete strangers or just glide along in the lazy river. Some issues with indiscipline on the slides as this could do with some staff making sure people do not climb up the slides. Also, the food on offer is quite poor however most people pack a huge picnic anyway.

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Calabar
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“The prefered locations.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

I will rather say, this is the best Leisure and tourism location in Nigeria. It’s about 15 minutes from the City of Calabar, which makes it the best for a meeting and preferred event destination. It is also the best and most peaceful destination in the Country of Nigeria. One can walk on the streets without fear of attack. The staff and people of this Resort are very friendly and nice.
If you want a quite location where you could reconnect with your family and love ones, then Tinapa is where to go. You have everything you need in one location. I was surprised, throughout my stay, there was not power blink. I use to hear there is power issues in the resort, but i discovered there run their own power supply different from the major greed.
The internet hotspot in almost every location was very helpful. It is my preferred location in all of Nigeria for events, meetings and leisure.

Visited February 2012
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Nairobi, Kenya
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
40 attraction reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
“empty mall”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

This is a so called mall, well built, but in the middle of the bush, without electricity most of the time ( except X-mas) and a few shops and banks ( many, this is Nigeria!) not worthwile the ride.
It seems to be a real White Elephant

Visited December 2011
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London
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“You've got to visit the Waterparks at Tinapa!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

Great pool. lots of space to change, really quiet on weekdays, so worth it if you are learning to swim...everything is there, good changing rooms, a lazy river, slides, rides, helpful staff....it was great fun and well worth the entry fee of N1,000 (about 7.5 dollars)!

Visited November 2011
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