The Black Heritage - Badagry Tour

Lagos, Nigeria
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Great ancestors have been taken away who later gave birth to children and grand children in far away unknown lands. This tour affords you the opportunity to know, first hand what really happened and how these things happened.

Many have traced their roots to Africa to see and write their own narratives. Why not you?


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Badagry Slave Museum and Black History Museum, Badagry Town, Badagry 103101 Nigeria

Our guide will welcome you as you arrive the slave museum. You will be given a brief overview of your itinerary and what to expect during your tour.

You will be taken on a tour of the slave barracoon detailing some of the relics of the slave era, as well as the resting place of the Williams Seriki Abass - a prominent figure during the slave era.

9nce you are done with the barracoon, you will proceed to the Heritage museum detailing the lives of the missionaries and the various roles they played at the time. You will also be shown relics and wreckage of some items used at the time.

From the heritage museum, you will be taken to see the first storey building in Nigeria built by the missionaries in 1845. This was where the bible was first translated from English to Yoruba by the late Samuel Ajayi Crowther.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Gberefu Island (Point of No Return), Gberefu, Badagry 103101 Nigeria

After the tour from the museums, it will be time to proceed to Gberefu Island. As you head to the island, you will be shown the attenuation Wells, where it is believed that the memory of the slaves were wiped out when they drank from the well.

After the brief stop at the attenuation Wells, you will proceed to see the historical monument being but to house other relics from the slave era.

Spend a good time at the shores of the Atlantic ocean upon which the slaves were being transported on a journey to the unknown destination.

Duration: 3 hours


  • Boat Ride
  • Motley Goody Bag
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Badagry Slave Museum and Black History Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Gberefu Island (Point of No Return)

Additional information

  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Service animals allowed
  • Stroller accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

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