"It lies 45km West of Benin City, South of Udo town, it can be linked from Lagos and Warri. Endowed with forest elephants Loxodants Africana, buffaloes, red river hogs, Chimpanzees, leopards, white throated guenos."
ildlife from their own balconies.
Okhomu contains an abundance of endangered plants, animals and birds. The National Park in which the Ecoresort is situated, consists of more than 100 square kilometres of mahoganies and other trees, and is the largest and least disturbed remaining example of rain-forest in South-Western Nigeria.
Okhomu National Park
The Okhomu National Park is part of the the 1,082 square kilometer Okomu Forest Reserve, about 60km north-west of Benin City, capital of Edo State, midwest Nigeria. The area is in the Guinea-Congo lowland rainforest zone with heavy rain fall, about 2,100 mm per annum.
Over 200 bird species,700 species of butterflies and 33 species of mammals, including forest elephants and rare monkeys and chimps (as well as crocodile and elephant), its a nature-lovers treasure trove.
Okhomu Eco Resort, part of the National Park, is a favorite place for picnickers and tourists. It has comfortable air-conditioned accommodation for visitors. The resort also has conference and entertainment facilities.
Okhomu National Park is the largest of the remaining undisturbed rain-forests in Nigeria.