Enjoy a day tour to the Arabuko Sokoke National Reserve and Mida Creek mud flats from Malindi, and discover the largest stretch of coastal reserve on the eastern coast of Kenya. Look out for endemic bird and mammal species.
What to Expect
Explore the largest stretch of coastal forest remaining in Eastern Africa on this 7-hour tour from Malindi and Watamu. Located 66 miles (110 kilometers) north of Mombasa, the Arabuko-Sokoke National Reserve offers a stunning vista, comprising of three forest types and dozens of bird and mammal species.
The treasure chest of wildlife is a cool and shady retreat where you can spot more than 230 species of bird. Look out too for Waterbuck and Common Duiker, as well as endangered Aders’ Duiker and Golden-Rumped Elephant Shrew.
For bird lovers, the Clarke's Weaver is completely endemic to the forest, while the Sokoke Scops Owl, Sokoke Pipit, Amani Sunbird, and Spotted Ground Thrush are only found in Arabuko-Sokoke and a few parks in Tanzania.
See tangles of mangrove and dense cynometra forest, where seasonal pools can burst into life following a tropical downpour. And keep your eyes open for Green Mamba and Rock Python.
What's Not Included
- Reserve entrance fees and conservation fees (USD 200 per adult and USD 120 per child, to be paid to driver/guide on the morning of the tour)
Know Before You Go
• This tour can be combined with other tours