Makoko Floating Community Tour

Makoko Floating Community Tour

Explore the Makoko community in Lagos, the world’s largest floating village which lives principally on stilt houses on water. Discover Lagos’s own Venice on this guided canoe ride through the watery fishing neighborhood, built on stilts overtop canals.

The area is home to at least 850,000 people, although some estimates indicate closer to 1,000,000 floating city dwellers. Our local tour guide will educate you about the history of the community and why they decided to settle on water. This trip gives you an opportunity to experience the day today lives of the people, how they cope with the raining season, their occupation and many more.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Makoko, Lagos 101245, Lagos, Nigeria

Explore the Makoko community in Lagos, the world’s largest floatingYour tour begins with a visit to the Baale's (Head of the community) house and the primary school, pointing out the way of life of the community. You will then hop on your private canoe to wade through the fishing village on stilts. There is a lot to learn from this unique community and the eventual experience is different from your everyday way of life.. village which lives principally on stilt houses on water.
You will be returned to your hotel after the tour.

Duration: 3 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duración: 2 To 4 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Travellers who require hotel accommodation and pick up at the airport should signify.


  • Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos Nigeria

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Bottled water - water and soft drink
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Guided Tour

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