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  • Mombasa Airport Private Transfer to Nyali, Bamburi & Shanzu

    1. Mombasa Airport Private Transfer to Nyali, Bamburi & Shanzu

    Skip the stress of finding a taxi or sharing a shuttle when you arrive at one of the busiest airports in Africa. Meet your professional driver at the airport Mombasa and enjoy the convenience of a private transfer directly to the doorstep of your hotel or private residence in Nyali, Bamburi, Shanzu, or Mtwapa. Travel in a comfortable, spacious Sedan for 3 passengers or a minivan for 5 passengers. Sit back and enjoy the ride to your destination without worrying about taxi meters or traffic.

  • Mombasa: Tsavo East National Park Day Tour

    2. Mombasa: Tsavo East National Park Day Tour

    Your day will start will a 5:00AM pick-up from your hotel, before your driver takes you on the approximately 2-hour journey to Tsavo East National Park. Take the opportunity to relax and enjoy the scenery after your early start. Upon arrival at Tsavo East, you’ll enter through the Bachuma Gate and begin your game drive. Your experienced driver and guide will take you to the best places for spotting lions, elephants, giraffes and all manner of bird species.  For lunch you will be taken to the lodge or camp of your choice. Your guide can offer tips on the camps closest to watering holes, where Africa’s most majestic animals stop to drink water. Afterwards you’ll embark on your second game drive to other sections of the park, before being driven back and dropped off at your hotel in the evening.

    thank you harry from orange safari everything was perfect. the guide was amazing found all the animals i was intrested in seeing. the lodge we went for lunch had an amazing view of park.

  • Tsavo East & Salt Lick Lodge Safari 2-Day Tour

    3. Tsavo East & Salt Lick Lodge Safari 2-Day Tour

    Experience a game drive through Kenya’s largest park with a chance to spot herds of Red Elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, gazelles, buffaloes, waterbucks, and impalas. There are also about 500 species of birds, including the ostrich, and migratory birds like kestrels and buzzards. Afterwards, proceed to Zomeni Lion Hill lodge for lunch. After lunch, depart for Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge and relax until the afternoon game drive. At this sanctuary you can spot elephants, buffalo, lions, cheetahs, zebras, gazelles and other kinds of wildlife. Dinner and overnight at Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge. After breakfast, proceed with the game drive until lunchtime before departing.

  • Mombasa: Malindi Marine Park & Sardegna 2 Island Excursion

    4. Mombasa: Malindi Marine Park & Sardegna 2 Island Excursion

    After being collected from your hotel or desired pick up location in Mombasa between 7-7:30 AM, head north towards Malindi for approximately 2.5 hours. When you arrive at Malindi Marine Park, take a short sailing trip over to the marine park to learn more about the coral reef and its marine species. Find out how this area provides critical nesting sites for sea turtles, including loggerhead, green, olive ridley, and hawksbill species. Take the opportunity to dive and snorkel amongst the fringing reefs, coral gardens in the lagoons, seagrass beds, mangroves, and mudflats. Keep your eyes peeled for marine mammals, turtles, and various species of shorebirds. The park is home to more than 600 species of fish, 145 types of hard coral, 12 species of echinoids, 135 types of gastropods and 200 species of benthic cover algae. After this amazing experience, climb back on board the boat and set sa...

  • Private Transfer: Mombasa SGR Train Station to Nyali/Bamburi

    5. Private Transfer: Mombasa SGR Train Station to Nyali/Bamburi

    Avoid the stress of finding a taxi or the hassle of a shared shuttle service when you arrive at Mombasa's busy Miritini SGR Train station terminus. Enjoy the convenience of a private transfer directly to or from your accommodation in Nyali or Bamburi Beach Area. A professional driver will pick you up and drop you off either at the train station or at the doorstep of your hotel or private residence. Travel in a comfortable, spacious sedan for 3 passengers or minivan for up to 6 passengers. Sit back and enjoy the ride to your destination without worrying about taxi meters or traffic. This transfer service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Tsavo East National Park Day Trip From Mombasa

    6. Tsavo East National Park Day Trip From Mombasa

    This exciting tour begins with a complimentary hotel pickup either from the north or south coast hotels. After a brief introduction, you depart from your hotel to the Tsavo East National Park. You will drive for 3 hours and start your game drive as soon as you enter the main gate. You will enjoy a hot lunch in any of the lodges in the camp. Later, go on an afternoon game drive before leaving the park at around 3.pm and heading back to your coastal hotel with a lot of memories. The sight of dust-red elephants wallowing, rolling, and spraying each other with the midnight blue waters of palm-shaded Galana River is one of the most evocative images in Africa. This, along with the 300 kilomtere long Yatta Plateau, the longest lava flow in the world, make for an adventure unlike any other in the Tsavo East. The park forms the largest protected area in Kenya and is home to most of the larger m...

  • From Mombasa: Watamu Marine Park & Sudi Island Excursion

    7. From Mombasa: Watamu Marine Park & Sudi Island Excursion

    Get picked up from your desired pick-up location along the Mombasa coast. Drive North towards Watamu and arrive at the Marine Park at around 9:30 AM. Board a glass-bottomed boat and begin an incredible tour over the coral reefs with the opportunity to see incredible marine life. Relax in the sun on the top deck and try to spot dolphins as you captain takes you to hot spots for seeing these incredible mammals. Once the dolphins stop moving around, put on your snorkeling equipment and jump into the water so you can get up close to these gentle creatures and perhaps even swim with them. Climb back onto the boat, and continue towards the Marine Park - one of the best-kept secrets in the world. Only the Great Barrier Reef itself has a bigger range of species list and the marine protected area in Watamu is also recognized internationally as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Stop to snorkel and shal...

  • Dhow Sailing Tour of Kisite Marine Park & Wasini Island

    8. Dhow Sailing Tour of Kisite Marine Park & Wasini Island

    Get ready to board an Arabic dhow traditional sailing vessel and sail for about one hour searching for dolphins, before snorkeling and swimming in the Kisite marine national park. Kisite Marine national park is the second most famous marine park in the world, after the Australian Marine Park. Explore 30 kilometers of turtles, marine tortoise, bearreeffs, coral reefs and different types of marine fishes. Next, sail to Wasisni Island where your lunch of sea food and Swahili dishes will be served. After lunch, you’ll have the option to stroll around the island and experience the local Swahili culture, visiting the beautiful coral garden, mangrove forest and fishing village to learn more about the Swahili people and their history. Your local guide will give you an in-depth explanation and background throughout the tour. Alternatively, you can relax at the restaurant, enjoying the sea view ...

    We spent our second-to-last day in Kenya on this excursion. Unlike our other excursions, this one had other groups on our dhow ride to Kisite. It’s about a 45 minute journey to Kisite. If you’re prone to seasickness, take your meds beforehand. Once there, some of us went snorkeling while others simply swam in the Indian Ocean. It was a relaxing 30 minutes. Afterwards, they took us to Wasini for a local lunch of fish, crab and rice. It was tasty. Note beverages are extra so bring shillings. If you’re looking for some r&r in the sea, I would recommend this excursion.

  • Mombasa: City Tour with Fort Jesus & Haller Park Entrance

    9. Mombasa: City Tour with Fort Jesus & Haller Park Entrance

    Begin the day trip with pick-up from your hotel or desired location in Mombasa at around 8 AM. Drive through the city center towards the historical old town of Kibokoni where you will find the famous Fort Jesus Museum. Find out how this building was designed by the Italian architect Giovanni Battista and was built between 1593 and 1596 by the order of King Philip of Portugal to guard the old port of Mombasa. Learn everything there is to be learned about Mombasa and how it evolved. After that, pass the Mombasa Club, Africa Hotel, Mandhry Mosque, Government Square, entering the Old Port and continuing towards the Old Spice Market. Walk past the old colonial houses and mosques as you discover the culture and origins of the city. Stop for lunch at one of the best restaurants in town, where you can enjoy 1 dish of seafood or biryani - a Swahili delicacy. After lunch, take a drive along Mama...

  • Malindi: City Tour & Che Shale Beach Day Trip with Transfer

    10. Malindi: City Tour & Che Shale Beach Day Trip with Transfer

    Start your tour of the northern Coast of Kenya with pick up from your hotel or another desired pick up point early in the morning. Meet your driver and head north for 2.5-hours towards Malindi via the Mombasa-Malindi highway. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of plantations and different landscapes along the coastline on the way. Once you arrive in Malindi town, visit the famous Vasco da Gama Pillar which is believed to be one the oldest European monuments in Africa having been built in 1498. Discover how Malindi is among the oldest towns in Kenya and was strategically placed as a sea route to traders to and from the East Coast of Africa. Learn about how Vasco da Gama arrived in Kenya in his endeavor to find a sea route to India; the cross on top of the pillar faces the ocean and was an emblem signifying the route to India. After the short tour here, continue on to the quaint Portuguese chap...

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Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 32 reviews

it was a wonderful day and everything was perfectly organized. the guids on the ship were so friendly and warm that they made my day easier with their presence. the snorkeling was breathtakingly beautiful !!! the food on the island was also very tasty and on the way back the guides sang for us. made my day i can only say with your zest for life and your singing you made an already perfect day even more perfect !!! i can recommend this excursion to everyone! it was definitely worth every cheap one i paid for! well done and thanks for a wonderful day!

In spite of some problems related to the beginning of the tour, which had to be delayed one day, I had a very positive experience. I was given more than what I was expecting and Mackenzie, the driver, was always very helpful. Joining history and nature, this tour was very rich and well planned.

This day tour was AMAZING!!! The beach was soooo beautiful, also, snorkeling(or you can do free diving) was such a incredible experience. It totally deserves spending 100USD for this tour.

thank you harry from orange safari everything was perfect. the guide was amazing found all the animals i was intrested in seeing. the lodge we went for lunch had an amazing view of park.

Great adventure!

It was an amazing day. The driver Mackenzy is also great. Everything was taking care off. Sudi Island is also beautifull. I recommend this to anyone!