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A deepwater port on the Bonny River in the Niger delta, Port Harcourt is an important industrial and commercial centre and the operational headquarters of the Nigerian oil industry. Known as The Garden City because of its beautiful parks, trees and gardens, Port Harcourt is the capital of Rivers State. The city itself has no historical significance however the ports of Bonny and Brass are nearby and are historically connected with the slave trade. These ports now serve as oil ports and terminals.
Port Harcourt was founded by British settlers in 1912 and named after the Secretary of State for the Colonies (1910 - 1915) Lewis, Viscount Harcourt. The port's main purpose initially was to export coal after it was discovered in Enugu. Still an important merchant port, Port Harcourt's exports now include petroleum (Nigeria's oil reserves are among the largest in the world), coal, tin, palm products, cocoa and groundnuts. In a space... Show more
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Guests truly make their accommodation and integral part of their holiday when they opt to stay in a houseboat. There is a wide variety of options when it comes to Houseboating. For guests with seafaring experience, and a skippers licence, there is the opportunity to commandeer your own boathouse, and enjoy the flexibility and freedom it offers. These smaller boathouses can sleep up-to five people and offer basic amenities for self-catering. For guests wanting or willing to let someone else do the boating there are both economy and luxury houseboating options to choose from. Economy is ideal for larger groups, and guest who want a more hands-on approach to their holiday. Guests preferring smaller groups, or wanting to simply take in the experience, luxury is the way to go. Extra’s on a luxury houseboat include full ensuite cabins, all meals made by the boats chef, and full deluxe amenities.