The Obudu Cattle Ranch now known as the Obudu Mountain Resort is found in the Obaniku Local Government area of the northern part of Cross River State.It is an area where the wonderful work of nature can be appreciated with its awesome and almost indescribable views.
It is about 30 minutes drive from Obudu town and is about 332km;an equivalent of about five hours drive from Calabar,the state capital. The Obudu ranch also has provision for access by air with its small airstrip and presidential helipad.The airstrip now attracts flights from Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt via Calabar to the strip during peak periods.The flights are run by Aerocontractors.
Available is a cable car system which brings guests from the resort entrance at the bottom of the mountain to the ranch at the hill top.It is claimed to be one of the longest cable car facilities in the world.
At the ranch is located a breathtaking water park with facilities for swimming and water slides for all tourists.Other attractions include cattle on the ranch which are bred on the Ranch for their fresh milk, butter, meat and cheese.Horses,waterfall,golf course,canopy walk,organized bonfires and beautiful views of mountains and the country-side. There is also a honey and yoghurt factory, and the ancient Anape village. The Tinapa Resort can also be a part of the package for any interested tourists.
The ranch equally boasts of conference centers, as well as bungalows and chalets of varying sizes and styles to accommodate your budget. The presence of well rated restaurants also ensures that you get quality meals while at the Ranch.
The ranch community further offers a medical facility,night club, school, police post and staff quarters.
If you are looking for the place to go to with that special person,a business-oriented retreat,family holiday or you just need to take time off your busy schedule,Obudu Cattle Ranch is the perfect place(see videos).Grab your gear and get ready to have an experience of a lifetime!