Information about flights to Port Harcourt
Situated in the far south of Nigeria, close to the Gulf of Guinea, the city of Port Harcourt is a major industrial centre and the country's hub for the oil industry. A number of cultural and recreational sites are dotted throughout the area, and Port Harcourt has become particularly well known for its entertainment venues and lively nightlife scene.
Getting there and away
While the Nigerian Air Force base at Port Harcourt is used for some domestic commercial flights, Port Harcourt International Airport to the north of the city is where you'll find the area's primary domestic terminal. Book your flights to Port Harcourt online now at lastminute.com and arrange hotel accommodation in the city at the same time. For the best deals be sure to find out about our multi-airline return fares. Remember, you can get more information on Port Harcourt and the surrounding Rivers State region by speaking to a member of our experienced travel team on 0800 083 4000.
If rest and relaxation is on the agenda during your stay in Port Harcourt then consider stretching out on the sand at the Tourist Beach, a man-made site on the edge of the city. Isaac Boro Park is a popular venue for outdoor events, while the cultural centre on Bonny Street is a great place to catch live music and theatre. If you're spending a few days in Port Harcourt then you'll quickly become aware of the city's vibrant nightlife scene. Clubs, bars, pubs and restaurants can be found throughout the city, although the New Government Reserved Area is home to a large number of entertainment venues.
Mile One Market is one of the largest open-air markets in the city. Traders who frequent the site sell a huge variety of goods ranging from clothing and fresh fruit to local craft items and household goods. Park 'n' Shop is a popular department store chain, which also sells a wide variety of products.
You'll find plenty of dining options in the city, with something to suit all tastes. Fast food restaurants, fine dining and relaxed cafés can all be found here. Try Bakers Palace for traditional Nigerian cuisine, or make for Stella's Bar to find a choice of British and international dishes. Kilimanjaro Restaurants is a popular chain of eateries that has successfully put a fast food spin on traditional Nigerian specialities.