Explore Mombasa’s Old Town and the surrounding nature on a full-day guided tour that includes entrance fees, all activities, and roundtrip hotel transport. Located on the Eastern coastline of Kenya bordering the Indian Ocean which has made it a popular destination for its beaches. Mombasa offers diverse marine life, world-class hotels and a friendly atmosphere. There is a tropical climate all year; it is a great destination filled with activities for all ages. Mombasa is a regional cultural and economic hub; oldest (circa 900 AD) and second-largest city(after the capital Nairobi) in Kenya with an extra-large port and an international airport, and is an important regional tourism center, steeped in history, yet at the same time fascinating commercial and cosmopolitan port town.
Mombasa City Discovery: With beachfront hotels that appeal to travelers in search of sun, sand and surf, while its Arab, Indian and colonial European heritage makes for a wide variety of sights to see.
For ou Mombasa City Discovery tour we will visit historical and cultural places: the Fort Jesus, the Mwembe Tayari open-air market, the local bazaars, handicraft carvers, walk through the famous curvy alley-roads, the business district. North of the island stops at Mamba Village Visit (Crocodile Farm Tour) situated in Nyali, is East Africa’s largest crocodile farm. The Crocodile Farm Displays the age, weight and length of crocodiles. You will also see hatchlings to 5 meter long “big daddy” – the man eating monster, sun basking along the tropical garden trail. At five pm. daily, the crocodiles are fed and you can see them jump high in the air to snap the meat. To spice up the Mombasa Discovery Day Tour we go further North Nature Trail Park (Haller park) – for a variety of game animals and birds, which are not so easy to see, inhabit the fenced area and wind up at Ngomongo Cultural Center – get a glimpse of the lifestyle and cultures that existed for centuries before “civilization” came to Africa, view different traditional tribal huts are set up in this themed village, with peoples from the different tribes portraying their ancestors.
- Visit Fort Jesus – Constructed by the Portuguese in 1593-1596 and designed by Italian architect Cairati, Fort Jesus is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
- Take A Walk Around The Old Town – Historians will be in awe at the uniqueness of this port once ruled by the Portuguese. Most of the current residents are of Asian, Arab and European origin, and the architectural style reflects their different cultures.
- A Trip To Haller Park – a hit with bird enthusiasts and animal lovers. Take your family over and explore wildlife exhibitions of giraffes, Cape buffaloes, zebras, waterbucks and hippos.
- Scuba Diving And Snorkeling – One of the joys of Mombasa are the endless marine activities that are held on the beach every day. For those who prefer a more adventurous maritime experience from the ordinary kayaking and swimming, there is the opportunity to go scuba diving and snorkeling.
- Go-Karting – If you have children or you’re a kid at heart, then go-karting is always an epic activity. Located on Malindi Road, Mombasa Go-Kart is a company that offers thrilling go-kart rides.
- Visit Mamba Village Center – East Africa’s largest crocodile farm at Mamba Village Center. Not only will you acquire superior knowledge of these fascinating reptiles, but you can also ride on horseback and admire the beautiful botanical garden and its aquarium.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Private transport
- Entrance to Fort Jesus
- Walk to the Old Town and spices shop
- Visit to the Mombasa landmark
- Visit to the Hindu Temple
- Visit to the craft market
- Visit to Haller Park
- Tips & Gratuities.
- All items of personal nature e.g. drinks, tips, laundry, etc
- Costs of personal nature.
- Old town of Mombasa with Swahili and Arabic culture
- Fort Jesus Museum – synonymous with the history of the East African Coast
- Food and spice market – a glimpse into the lives of the local people
- Trademark Elephant tusks – the gateway to Mombasa
- Likoni Channel – Port entry into Kenya
- Akamba wood carving factory – local talents in arts
- Shopping, people and local culture
- The tour can only be canceld due to extreemly bad weather for a full refund
- Minimum age is 7 years old
- At least 2 people are required in each booking for this activity to take place.
- A single person may book this tour, but must select and pay the price for 2 travelers to cover operational costs.
- If you wish to scuba dive, you must provide appropriate certification.
- You do not need previous snorkeling experience.