Parks and Recreation
Wonderland Amusement Park & Resort is an ultra modern world class recreation centre, the first and the biggest most equipped amusement park in the whole of Nigeria . It is situated in the heart of Abuja , a few minutes’ drive from the city centre, and opposite the National Stadium, and close to the City Gate.It has an area of approximately 330,000 square metres. It was commissioned with a flamboyant opening ceremony by the then president of Nigeria , Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on the 1 st of March, 2007.
The park has leisure gardens for relaxation, games and rides for all ages, a restaurant called the Fulani Ranch, which provides continental Mediterranean and African cuisines; there are cafeterias and shops all over the place for visitors’ satisfaction. Some of cafes include the Forest Cafe and theShisha Hut , each offering foods with unique and delicious tastes. Some of the shops include the Fountain Shop, Wonder Shop, Nina’s Candy, Zain Shop and many others. One of the many relaxation spots in Wonderland is the Fountain square , with a beautiful view. Wonderland also has an elaborate arcade building called the Fun city Arcade . The park has convenience facilities (Toilets), a clinic centre for emergencies in case of minor injuries from accidents, and an administrative block for complaints and enquiries. A hotel resort is also in the plans to be executed shortly. Wonderland Amusement park is the place to be, because it is a family oriented park.