Apapa Tourism

Apapa is a Local Government Area in Lagos, located to the west of Lagos Island. Apapa contains a number of ports and terminals operated by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), including the major port of Lagos State and Lagos Port Complex (LPC). In its legislation, the NPA itself does not refer to any port called "Port of Apapa", rather it refers to the "Port of Lagos", "Port of Port Harcourt" and "Port of Calabar".


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Apapa, Nigeria. Explore Apapa travel guide before you plan your trip here. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Apapa.

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  • Know the pollution level of Apapa before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 74.47 (High)
    • Water Pollution 79.07 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 69.77 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 76.19 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 65.56 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 72.56 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 68.02 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 65.85 (High)
  • How safe is Apapa for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Apapa.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.59 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 68.23 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 72.81 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 87.13 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 59.44 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 65.26 (High)
    • Attacks 61.41 (High)
    • Drug offense 63.7 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 47.24 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 28.62 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 57.46 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 49.44 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 70.3 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Apapa is 54.4 (Low)

    • Safety Index 34.69 (Low)
    • Climate Index 60.75 (High)
    • Pollution Index 84.89 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 69.9 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 35.75 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 50.65 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.29 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 14.88 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Apapa

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.87 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 22.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 54.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 18.77 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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