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Address: Tinapa Free Zone, Calabar 540213, Nigeria

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On the day my group and I went to Tinapa, two things went wrong. First, we got stuck on the boat ride from the Marina as the tide went out and our propeller started spinning in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Subomi P
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Gwagwalada, Nigeria
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6 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Horrible place run down by the management and state government. The whole place looks like a haunted city. Was really disappointed because i really looked foward to seeing the famous Tinapa...Guess i got the memo late!

Thank KAY_0900
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the day my group and I went to Tinapa, two things went wrong. First, we got stuck on the boat ride from the Marina as the tide went out and our propeller started spinning in sand. We waited for a bit and thankfully continued till we got to the jetty. Next time, I'll go by car. Then, we got... More 

Thank Subomi P
Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had fun with the family at the Water Park, the mall and also in the Monorail train that gives you an excellent view of the whole area encompassing Tinapa. The facilities for Business meets are also very nice and though out of town it is not very far from whatever you might need within calabar town. Note: if you... More 

Thank Jeffrey O
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We got to Tinapa after our retreat and it was like a ghost town. Tinapa is full of potential and needs the right attention from the government.

Thank Gbemi A
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

It has a lovely view and beauty all over it. It's just so shallow cos you 'll be the only one there if you ever visit.

Thank kolykoldy
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the water park with friends and our children as part of our holidays and had a good time. The kids did have a swell time using the facilities to swim, from the lazy river, to the slides and wave pool. Refreshments were a bit pricy. Fun place to unwind and relax in Calabar

Thank peter e
Calabar, Nigeria
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Tinapa is one of the most beautiful thing that has happened to Calabar in the last 10 years! Lovely African textile shops at affordable prices.

Thank Adelola M
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36 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Relaxing city with so much to see in the old city. And history museum and slave routes. Good food and very friendly people. Also price is reasonable

Thank Ed O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Tinapa definitely has potential and needs to be managed better. It's a nice place regardless!! We had an amazing tour guide!! Call him if you're in Calabar 0703 222 5150 Daniel

1 Thank Funmi A
Sibiu, Romania
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

The only places that are still in fiction is the hotel and the pool. There's nothing that you can really see. It's good if you like quiet places.

Thank Bya S

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