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Watamu Marine National Park

Watamu Marine National Park – located 90 miles north of Mombasa (along the Kenya’s north coast), this park is part of a complex of marine and tidal habitats with rich and diverse bird life, fish, turtles and dugongs. With a species list almost as big as the Great Barrier Reef, Watamu National Park is home […]

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Tsavo National Park

Tsavo National Park – located in the country’s Coast province (between Nairobi and Mombasa, Tsavo is actually made up of two separate parks: Tsavo East National Park and Tsavo West National Park. Tsavo East’s features: generally flat terrain, with dry plains across which the Galana River flows. Other features include the Yatta Plateau and Lugard […]

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Sawa Sawa Dhow Excursions

Sawa Sawa Dhow Excursions (Malindi) — the beautiful resort of Che Shale, located just 20 minutes north from Malindi in Kenya, offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy one of the top activities in the area; a ride on their traditional Swahili dhow called “Sawa Sawa”. Sawa Sawa was hand built from teak in Mozambique and […]

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Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forest

Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forest – located 7 hours (470 km) southeast of Nairobi, this area consist of 11 separate forest sites. It is yet another 16th century phenomenon with remains of several fortified villages locally known as Kayas (formed by the Mijikenda people). The land occupies 200 km and is famed for bearing a living […]

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Royal Nairobi Golf Club

Royal Nairobi Golf Club (off Ngong Road, along Mucai Road, Nairobi) – this is Kenya’s oldest golf club (starting out as a 9-hole golf course and club house). This club is located in very close proximity to Nairobi city along one of Nairobi’s longest roads: Ngong Road. As one tees off hole number 1 and […]

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Olorgesailie Prehistoric Site

Olorgesailie Prehistoric Site (near Lake Magadi) – located 70 km outside of Nairobi, this is one of Kenya’s major archaeological sites — an area of intensive habitation and activity by a population of Homo erectus, around 500,000 years ago. The digs here have uncovered plenty of fossils, tools and early artifacts. The site is open […]

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Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park (Langata) – located 10 km, outside of downtown Nairobi, this 117 sq. km. park has a diversity of environments with characteristics of fauna & flora, stretches of bush country, and deep rocky valleys and gorges with long grass. The animals seen here are black and white rhinoceroses, diverse birdlife, lions, leopards, hyenas, […]

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Mount Kenya National Park & Forest

Mount Kenya National Park & Forest (Kirinyaga)– located in the heart of the country, this is an extinct volcano with a very impressive landscape with four secondary peaks and 12 remnant glaciers. The four secondary peaks sit at the head of the u-shaped glacial valleys. It is the second highest mountain in Africa (at 5,199 […]

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Mombasa Marine Park

Mombasa Marine Park – located off the coast of Mombasa Beach, this offshore marine park lies between the Mtwapa and Tudor Creeks and its blue waters are ideal for wind surfing, water skiing, snorkeling and diving. They also provide a home to a colorful variety of marine species including crabs, starfish, stone fish, cucumbers sea […]

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Malindi

Malindi – a two-hour drive from Mombasa, this is perhaps the country’s most popular beach, attracting deep pocketed travelers. The beach strips north of Malindi are open to the ocean (attracting surfers), while the coastal areas to its south include Malindi Marin National Park (a haven for divers). Trendy seaside resorts like Che Shale are […]