Ondo state has so many fun places you can take your kids to. Perhaps, you’ve been wanting to take your kids out to have some fun time away from school and you don’t know anywhere for that, then this article is for you.
Top 13 Fun Places To Take Your Kids In Ondo State
In no particular order, I will list a couple of amazing places in Ondo state that you and your kids should visit.
1. Deji Of Akure’s Palace:
Deji of Akure’s palace is located in the state’s capital; Akure. It is one of the famous spots to visit in Ondo state. This place holds cultural heritage that perfectly explains the people’s story.
2. Idanre Hills:
Idanre Hills is also known as Oke Idanre. This place is a cultural, economic and lifestyle to its community. This hill has up to 667 steps and 5 resting points which are set about 100 meters apart from each other.
This is the ideal place for your kids to go rock climbing in Ondo state. Make sure to take your first aid box along too, just in case. There are also 9 wonders of Idanre Hills you might want to find out.
3. One Of The Fun Places You Can Take Your Kids To In Ondo State Is The Cave Of Ashes:
The Cave of Ashes was discovered during a hunting expedition in 1922. This cave played a huge part in the documentation of the archaeological history of West Africa with the discovery of bones of prehistoric man.
This place is one of the tourist attraction sites in Ondo. It is a safe location, but I don’t recommend entering the cave without a guide.
4. Igbokoda Waterfront:
The Igbokoda Waterfront is located in Ilaje, Akure in Ondo state. This waterfront is one of the longest territorial waters in Nigeria. This waterfront is used for various activities like boating, fishing, swimming, diving and so much more.
5. Igbo Olodumare:
Igbo Olodumare means ‘Forest of the Almighty. This place is famous to be the home of demons, spirits and other supernatural human beings. Igbo Olodumare is a cultural heritage site and a tourist attraction site.
Don’t worry, it’s a very safe location. Go there and enjoy the ambience of nature and see the wildlife with your kids. I don’t recommend going at night though.
6. The Ebomi Lake In Ondo Is Also A Fun Place For Your Kids:
Ebomi Lake is a notable tourist and relaxation center. The Ebomi Lake is also known as the bottomless lake. This is an ideal spot for photographers and nature lovers because of its beautiful atmosphere and wildlife.
Take your kids to Ebomi Lake and don’t forget to go with your swimming outfit.
7. Owo Museum Of Antiques:
This museum was built to accommodate the antiques which were formerly in the Olowo palace. Owo museum of antiques is located in the palace of the Olowo monarch. The museum is filled with beautiful artefacts and is also a sanctuary of Yoruba history.
8. Araromi Beach:
This beach is one of the most popular beaches in Ondo state. It is also one of the best and the most unique beach. Araromi beach is a good beach for swimming, boating, jet skiing, snorkelling and windsurfing.
You and your kids can also engage in other activities at Araromi beach.
9. What Better Fun Place For Your Kids In Ondo State Than Games Reserve Amusement Park:
Games reserve amusement park is the ideal spot for you to take your kids to have fun. It is a fun-filled park for five aside turf football pitches, a badminton court, an air fighter, a giant rolling ball and loads of other fun outdoor games.
10. Green Square Recreation Centre:
This recreational centre offers both indoor and outdoor games. They also offer services like children’s birthday parties. Just in case you’re planning on throwing your child a birthday party, I recommend them.
11. M.D Park World Entertainment & Recreation Centre:
M.D Park World Entertainment & Recreation Centre is one of the popularly known recreational centres in Ondo state. It is famous for its indoor and outdoor games.
12. One Place Your Kids Are Sure To Have Fun At Filmhouse Cinema, Akure In Ondo State:
Filmhouse Cinema has branches all over the country including Ondo state. The Filmhouse Cinema, Ondo state is located in Akure; the capital of Ondo. What better place to take your kids to than the movies?
13. Akure Township Stadium:
Lastly is the Akure Township stadium. This is the home to Sunshine Stars F.C of the Nigerian Premier League (NPL). This stadium has a seating capacity of 10,000 spectators. It also has an Olympic-sized swimming pool and other sports facilities.
I’m sure by now, you’ve already decided on two or more of these places you’re definitely going to visit. I’m also sure that the list above has you convinced that Ondo; the sunshine state is a beautiful state with equally beautiful places to visit.
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