PARK ENTRY GATE

The Park Entry Gate located at Iguowan is the main entry point to the Park. This is where visitors make their registration and have first hand information on the Park. The Entry gate provides bar and catering services, museum of natural history and souvenir shop.

ACCOMMODATION AND CATERING SERVICES

Front view of Chalet at Okomu National Park

Front view of Chalet at Okomu National Park

An environmental friendly accommodation catering services, swimming pool is located at the A.P. Leventis Conservation Centre at Arakhuan. This amenity is provided through public private partnership with private investors. The modern tourist facilities have 12 chalets and 3 family apartments cosy restaurant and a mini conference centre. The catering services are both continental and African cuisines. Other facilities include potable pipe borne water, electricity and satellite television.

CHARGES

Charges for all facilities and services are moderate. Visitors are required to pay for their entry, vehicles, use of cameras and hire of guides and interpreters.

RESERVATION

Because accommodation and four wheel drive vehicle are limited, visitors are advised to confirm their booking for these facilities quite in advance. Reservations may be made at the Head office at Udo or through the Liaison office in Benin City or any of the other National Parks and the National Park Service Head quarters, Abuja.

Recreation

A visit to the Park can be thrilling if only to primarily explore the wonders of nature while at the same time enjoying the serene disposition and suiting bam of the rain forest system. It is natural tranquillity along with community of animal, birds, insect, e.t.c combine to make Okomu National Park niche destination.

Park Viewing Track

Visitor can only enjoy the richness of the Park through participatory recreation in different forms ranging from wildlife; bird watching, primate- viewing, site – seeing along motor- able tracks; nature study along a network of well-maintained nature trails; canopy work at over 40m; boating and sport fishing on rivers Okomu and Osse , wilderness hiking, and outdoor camping in personal or hired tent. What’s more? These are complemented by experienced Park guides and interpreters that accompany visitors on each trip or tour.

OKOMU NATIONAL PARK TARIFFS AND CHARGES

PARK ENTRY FEE NIGERIANS RESIDENT FOREIGNERS NON RESIDENT FOREIGNERS REMARK
ADULTS N 200.00 N 300.00 N 500.00 Per head
ORGANISED
PRIMARY/SECONDARY
STUDENTS GROUP
 N 50.00 N 200.00 N 250.00 -do-
ORGANISED UNIVERSITY GROUP N 100
CHILDREN/PUPILS N 100.00 N 150.00 N 250.00 -do-
VEHICLE ENTRY FEE  (per entry)
S/N Nigerians Foreigners Remark
1. CAR AND SMALL PICK-UP VAN N 300.00 N 500.00 Per Vehicle
2. MEDIUM BUSES AND VAN N 350.00 -do- -do-
3. LARGE BUSES AND TRUCKS N 400.00 -do- -do-
4 TRAILER TRUCKS,AGRICULTURAL/EARTH MOVING VEHICLES N 1,000.00 N 1,500.00 -do-
PARK TOURS
PARK VIEWING (OWN VEHICLES) NIGERIANS RESIDENT FOREIGNERS NON RESIDENT FOREIGNERS REMARK
ADULTS N 150.00 N 300.00 N 500.00 Per Person
CHILDREN N 50.00 N 150.00 N 200.00 -do-
STUDENTS N 50.00 N 200.00 N 250.00 -do-
NATURE TRAILS
ADULTS N 200.00 N 300.00 N 500.00 -do-
CHILDREN N 50.00 N 150.00 N 200.00 -do-
STUDENTS N 50.00 N 200.00 N 250.00 -do-
HIKING/ JUNGLE EXPERIENCE
ADULTS N 200.00 N 400.00 N 600.00 Per person
USE OF FACILITIES
CAMP/ PICNIC SITE NIGERIANS RESIDENT FOREIGNERS NON RESIDENT FOREIGNERS REMARK
ADULTS N 500.00 N 600.00 N 1,000.00 Per day
CHILDREN N 200.00 N 400.00 N 600.00 -do-
STUDENT GROUP N 300.00 N 500.00 N 800.00 -do-

 

WATCH TOWER AND VIEWING HIDES
ADULTS STUDENTS PER CLIMB
Nigerians N 200.00 N100.00 -do-
Resident Foreigners N 300.00 N150.00 -do-
Non-Resident Foreigner N 400.00 N 200.00 -do-

 

PHOTOGRAPHY/FILMING
STILL CAMERA MOTION CAMERA HANDSET CAMERA REMARK
Nigerians N 250.00 N 500.00 N 100 Per day
Resident Foreigners N 400.00 N 1,100.00 N 100 -do-
Non-Resident Foreigners N 700.00 N 2,200.00 N 100 -do-

 

ACCOMODATION (RATES PER NIGHT)
TYPE NIGERIAN FOREIGNERS REMARK
Chalet Room N 3,500.00 N 5,000.00
Student Hostel Bed space N 200.00
Self catering Guest house N 5,000.00 N 7,000.00 2 Bedroom flat
HIRE OF VEHICLE
NIGERIANS FOREIGNERS REMARK
Bus  To and From Arakhuan N 3,000.00 N 4,000.00 Excluding Fuelling
4WD  To and From Arakhuan N 4,000.00 N 5,000.00 -do-
Car  To and From Arakhuan N 3,000.00 N 5,000.00 -do-
Bus and Car usage outside Udo not exceeding  Benin N 5,000.00 N 6,000.00 -do-
4WD outside Udo usage not exceeding  Benin N 6,000.00 N 8,500.00 -do-

Note:

– The Tariffs is subject to review without prior notice.

– No explosive, chemical or firearms are allowed into the Park.