Africa’s Warmest Welcome

Cross River State is an exquisite coastal region strategically situated in south eastern Nigeria, bordering Cameroon, named after the Cross River which meanders through it.

This diversely rich and eco-friendly state is famous for the warmth and hospitality of its people, and its unique cuisine, cultural heritage and tourism destinations. It truly is the pearl in Nigeria’s crown.

Cross River is known for being a safe and secure environment for visitors, where they are able to freely explore its many attractions. The state also prides itself on being the cleanest and greenest state in Nigeria and the ideal destination for a leisure or business visit.

Many international conservation organisations are based in Cross River and the rich, natural assets combine to offer the visitor a unique and enjoyable opportunity to experience rare animal, bird and plant species in their natural habitat.

Calabar is a picturesque city nestled on the magnificent Calabar River, which offers the tourist and business visitor an overwhelming array of leisure and relaxation activities. The famous annual Calabar Festival tops the list of international entertainment and cultural events, which draw tens of thousands of visitors to the city.