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  1. Kenya
  2. Coast Province
  3. Malindi
  4. Day Trips

Arabuko Sokoke Forest & Mida Creek Tour from Malindi

Product ID: 12393
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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.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Italian

Pick-up included

Pick-up from all Malindi and Watamu hotels
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Tour the largest coastal reserve on the eastern coast of Kenya at Arabuko Sokoke Forest
  • Look out for more than 230 species of bird, including endemic Amani Sunbird and Spotted Ground Thrush
  • See the mangroves and mud flats of Mida Creek
  • Spot Waterbuck and Common Duiker
Full description
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.
  • Transportation
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)
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• This tour can be combined with other tours
Organized by

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya

Product ID: 12393