Things to do in Malindi

Our most recommended things to do in Malindi

Malindi: Full-Day City Highlights Tour with Gede Ruins

1. Malindi: Full-Day City Highlights Tour with Gede Ruins

Start your tour from your hotel with a visit to the Gede Ruins lying in the southern part of Malindi nestled in a thick forest. The Gede Ruins remain as a hidden secret. While at Gede ruins you will be able to come across old ruin houses, palaces, courtrooms, wells, mosque which were built with plaster, sand and coral dated back to 15th Century. Have a visit to the National Museum which has displays of excavated glass, persian and porcelain. Thereafter, proceed to Malindi Swahili Town. You will come across the stone known as Vasco da Gama Pillar placed by Vasco da Gama back in 1499. Here you will also have a chance to see the Portuguese church next to the pillar. Visit the Snake Farm which houses the largest collection of reptiles such as snakes in East Africa. On this day, you won't miss out on this beautiful destination known as Falconry Farm which is home to collection of birds such as eagles, falcons, owls, peckers and many other birds. This tour will give you the best experience of Malindi culture and history.

Arabuko Sokoke Forest & Mida Creek Tour from Malindi

2. Arabuko Sokoke Forest & Mida Creek Tour from Malindi

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.

Private Transfer: Mombasa Train Station to Malindi

3. Private Transfer: Mombasa Train Station to Malindi

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 your accommodation in the Malindi 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.

Private One-Way Mombasa Airport Transfer

4. Private One-Way Mombasa Airport Transfer

Whether you have just arrived from a long overnight flight or a short hop between cities, you can take the stress out of your airport arrival with this private, one-way transfer from Moi International Airport to Mombasa and its surroundings. Save yourself the hassle and uncertainty of finding a reliable local taxi and transfer in comfort. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, this airport transfer service is the ideal way to get moving. Transfers are available to all Mombasa city hotels, North Coast hotels (from Kongowea Market to Kilifi Town) and South Coast hotels (from Likoni Flats to Pinewood Village). Avoid long queues for taxis and simply sit back and relax as you are taken to your chosen destination. Your professional and courteous driver will meet you at the airport with a personalized sign upon your arrival. Vehicles are available to accommodate 3 or 7 passengers with luggage. Drivers are punctual, polite and professional, and will safely deliver you to your accommodation. Available year-round and 24-hours a day, there couldn’t be an easier way to begin your visit to Mombasa.

Mombasa Airport Private Transfer to Malindi

5. Mombasa Airport Private Transfer to Malindi

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 Malindi. 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 Airport Private Transfer to Vipingo and Kilifi

6. Mombasa Airport Private Transfer to Vipingo and Kilifi

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 Vipingo and Kilifi. 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.

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