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“Refreshing Walk around the forest”

Lekki Conservation Centre
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Private Guided Tour of the Lekki Conservation Centre
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Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Refreshing Walk around the forest”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

It is an amazing place.
The walk around the forest is refreshing.
The flora and fauna just keeps you engrosed.
Though we could spot monkey,horn bill ,lizard and tortoise.
Crocodiles though mentioned we could not locate.
View from tree house was beautiful and refreshing.
A very good place to unwind with natural surroundings.
One can sit and relax for few hours.
The place needs better house keeping and maintenace.
Providing a guide will be more helpful for the serious tourist.
Overall a nice place for weekend gateway.

Visited September 2013
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Nice little hideaway in the lekki corridor”
Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

The conservation center is a great place to go and spot a few animals, or have a picnic. The staff are all quite friendly and knowledgeable. As soon as you arrive you are welcomed by a few animals, peacocks,the giant turtle, and a few others. As you walk the boardwalk you might be fortunate enough to to see a few monitor lizards, a crocodile, a few snakes, tons of different birds, and monkeys like I was. However I have heard from many people that they didn't see anything except the monkeys. Since the animals are free to roam as they please it's a hit or miss whether you will see anything or not.

The tree house is a lot of fun, it's high but not too difficult a climb. The view from the top is nice.

I would definitely recommend this place to anyone I know. There are lots of beautiful pictures to be taken there

Visited October 2012
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Lagos, Nigeria
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Staff Training Required”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

My purpose of this trip was specifically for a review. When we arrived we were greeted by a very abrupt security guard which was frustrating but we choose to forget it. There seemed to be a function that was setting up so there was quite a lot of people around and no clear sign of where we should go to pay. We were then greeted by a member of staff named Joseph who asked if we were there to sight-see and told us that the girl who collects the payment had not arrived yet (we got there at 1:00pm on a Saturday) and that we can go round and pay on our way back.

We then had the same security guard come chase us down demanding that we need to pay him the entrance fee. We explained to him that we were told to pay when we come back , he then became very aggressive and started raising his voice at us, to the point my daughter started getting scared and we got very annoyed. Joseph then came up and had to cool down the situation and sent the guard on his way.

We went round the conservation centre, there is a wooden walkway all the way around, you need to be careful about your step as some bits are old. There was a sign at the entrance which tells you of the animals you can spot (monkey's, crocodiles, crab's etc) it's a nice walk and because of the trees there is good cover from the sun. In the middle there is a small play park from children and picnic benches. The only animal we could see was the monkey's which seems to be quite a lot of them. There is a tree house up a very large tree which my daughter wanted to climb.

With the rude staff member aside it was a good day out, we got back to the entrance and tried to find out where to pay again other security members offered to "take" the payment from us but we only wanted to speak with Joseph at this point as he seemed to be the only one who had any kind of customer service training. We appreciated that he profusely apologised on behalf of the other member of staff.

We would go back again and would recommend it to anyone wanting a change to the hectic lifestyle which can sometimes be Lagos.

Visited August 2013
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Lagos, Nigeria
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Quiet and Peaceful!”
Reviewed September 8, 2013

This is a place to avoid Lagos traffic and stress!if you know what i mean!had to go there early cause of my residence and saw the place.it was quiet and peaceful which i love.though if you are looking for animals hmmm!not the place to be cause i could count the numbers of animals there.The tree house is amazing.Entrance to the park is affordable-500 naira. i will definitely go there again.
Once Again i will say it again-QUIET AND PEACEFUL.

Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Surprise find!”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

I really enjoyed coming here. For some reason I hadn't expected to find such a place in lagos. The lushness of the vegetation and the sightings of monkeys and other animals had a calming impact after the hectic surrounds of Lagos.

Visited August 2013
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