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3 Dec

Fort Jesus

Vasco da Gama was the first European to come to Mombasa in 1498 but he only stayed a week. However, the natural harbour attracted attention and in 1589 a Turkish expedition built a fort there. This made the Portuguese fear for their safety so they attacked and took Mombasa in 1593 and built a large fort to guard the entrance to the harbour.   Fort Jesus is open daily from 8.30 am to 6.00 pm For Non-Kenyans prices were 200;00 SHs for adults and 100k Shs for children.        
3 Dec

Mombasa Tusks

A famous landmark in the city, the Mombasa Tusks were built to commemorate Queen Elizabeth’s visit to Mombasa in 1952. Constructed of aluminum, the tusks mark the entrance to the heart of town where visitors will find most of the banks, shops, and markets. The intersecting tusks also form the letter “M” for Mombasa.
3 Dec

Haller Park

Haller Park is a hit with animal lovers. Formerly called Bamburi Nature Trail, this inspirational project began in 1971 when Dr René Haller transformed the abandoned limestone quarries here into a thriving nature reserve. Dr Haller increased the mineral content of the soil, planted trees, added a fish farm, and created a wildlife park where each animal has a function within the flourishing ecosystem. Wildlife found here includes giraffes, Cape buffalo, zebras, waterbucks, and hippos. Birds are also abundant in the park. More than 160 species have been introduced to the area including weaver birds, cranes, pelicans, and storks. Walking...
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3 Dec

Pirates Public Beach

Pirathes Beach is part of Bamburi Beach Resort which is several kilometres long. It is favourite beach for the locals and so many school excursions which coming here daily, from all of Kenya. While at the other parts water is pretty much very shallow and almost useless for the bathing, water at Pirathes enabling at least some basic swimmings. I bet you didnt know that only small number of Kenyans know how to swimm, even those who was born and live in Bamburi or its close surroundings    
12 Nov

Shimba Hills National Reserve

Shimba Hills National Reserve, about 33 km south of Mombasa, offers a peaceful getaway from the hubbub of the busy beach resorts. Woodlands, waterfalls, lily-topped ponds, savanna, and rainforest provide a home for a rich diversity of plants and animals. Among the rare plants are endangered species of cycads and orchids. The park also protects one of the highest concentrations of elephants in Kenya, along with leopards, sable antelope, and abundant birdlife. Guided forest walks are available, and visitors can cool off in the swimming hole and picnic area at the scenicSheldrick Falls on the Machenmwana River. Shimba Rainforest Lodge...
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5 Oct

Mombasa Mamba Village

Mamba Village Centre in Nyali is East Africa’s largest crocodile farm. Visitors can learn about the life cycle and behavior of these fascinating amphibians, and the center also offers horseback riding and a botanical garden with an aquarium. Orchids and aquatic plants are the specialties, but the gardens also display carnivorous species. A highlight for many visitors is watching the crocodiles fight for tasty morsels during feeding time. Carnivores will love the restaurant, which specializes in game meat such as crocodile, ostrich, and zebra.