Fly To Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Situated along the Bonny River, Port Harcourt is the capital city of Rivers State, Nigeria. Port Harcourt is an industrial hub and the main oil refinery city in Nigeria. Over the years it has also become a popular tourist attraction and offers visitors some wonderful traditional experiences.
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Visa Requirements & SA Embassy Details
- South African passport holders do need a Visa to visit Nigeria. Leave plenty of time for Visa processing, and make sure your passport is valid for 6 months after your return date, and that you have 2 blank pages available for entry stamps.
- The South African High Comission in Nigeria is at 24 Molade Okoya Thomas Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234 1461 2067, +234 1461 2050, +234 1461 2065, +234 1461 2052, +234 1461 2054, +234 1262 4041, +234 1461 2981. Email: email@example.com.
See and do
The Port Harcourt Tourist Beach is not a beach by the sea, but rather along the banks of Kolabi Creek. This “beach” offers bars, restaurants, a museum and other entertainment.
Live music, events and markets take place at the Isaac Boro Garden Park and the Rivers State Museum will give every visitor an opportunity to learn about Rivers State’s heritage with a number of artefacts and crafts on display. The Cultural Centre is a large auditorium with a stage for when plays are being showcased. The shops found at this centre are perfect for a bit of souvenir shopping.
There are a variety of eating spots in Port Harcourt, which range from fast food and small eateries to Chinese, Italian and traditional restaurants. There are also a number of large and small hotels which offer quality service and accommodation in Port Harcourt.
Port International Harcourt Airport – PHC
Port Harcourt’s single terminal airport is located in Omagwa – a suburb of the city and it is currently Nigeria’s third busiest airport.
Travel Editor's note: Port Harcourt International Airport is notorious for corrupt officials trying to extort money from passengers.
Lost Luggage: Lost hold luggage should be handled by your individual airline’s help desk. Items lost or left at the airport itself can be reported to the lost property offices at the relevant terminals. If you lost an item in the terminal, contact the airport on +234 (0)84 231 909.
Car Hire: Avis, Airport Car Rentals.
Airport Hub: Port Harcourt Airport (code PHC) is a hub for Chanchangi Airlines.