Things To Do

Events in Nigeria

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Nigeria


Login to your account below, if you do not have an account, select Register.

Or Login with your preferred Social Media Account

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google

Register your account below, if you already have an account, select Login.

Yankari National Park
  • Yankari National Park

  • Gombe, Bauchi-State
Add to list

Yankari National Park - Nigeria

Directions to Yankari National Park

Are you a business owner in Nigeria?

Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Nigeria.

Find Out More

The Yankari National Park is located in the north-eastern region of Nigeria and is revered to as the Best Park in Nigeria for spotting wildlife. The park is home to a variety of creatures including herds of buffaloes, waterbucks and bushbacks as well as baboons, hippos, lions and a strong community of elephants. The park is also a fantastic location for birdwatching.

Park visitors are permitted to use their own vehicles on the condition that they take a guide; alternatively, the park runs safaris twice daily. The safaris last for two hours and depart at 7:30 am and 3:30 pm. We recommend visiting between December and April for the best animal spotting. This is during the dry season when the animals gather around the Gaji River.

Another popular attraction in Yankari is the Wikki Warm Spring. It is located close to the park campsite and has crystal clear waters with a consistant temperature of 31°C. The spring flows into a lake which is a popular swimming spot.

For those who want to extend their stay accommodations are also available in the park.

Main image credit: Flickr Benh Lieu Song

Address: Gombe , Nigeria View Larger Map

My Lists

Create New List


Personal Lists

Login to create your personalised lists for Nigeria.

Add to List

Create New List



Create & Share Your Guides to Nigeria

Use for Business, Friends or Family. Create your own Personalised Guides to Nigeria and Publish them on your website or simply Share with family, colleagues and friends visiting Nigeria!

Our Featured Lists are created by Nigeria local experts who have compiled lists showcasing the very best of what Nigeria has to offer.

My Guide is smart too, the more lists you create, the more it learns the sort of places you like to visit allowing us to make recommendations personalised for you across the My Guide Network.

Login or register to create your Personalised Lists for Nigeria or explore our Featured Lists below for inspiration.