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Malindi

Real natural underwater marine life.
Malindi & Watamu

The small town of Malindi is at the centre of a strip of idyllic tropical beaches offering the visitor a range of world class resorts and quiet relaxing hideaways. Further south, the sleepy village of Watamu is fronted by wide white beaches. This tranquil haven is home to several well established resorts, and many private guesthouses scattered through the forest along the deserted shore.
At Watamu a Marine National Park has been established, an ideal day trip for divers and snorkellers alike.

Arabuko
Sokoke Reserve

The thick jungles of the Arabuko Sokoke Forest reserve hide a world of wonders. In the cool of the forest winding paths will take you in search of rare endemic birds and mammals, and visiting herds of Elephant.

The forest holds another secret, the lost town of Gedi, a deserted trading Swahili town hidden deep in the forests, whose winding passages and crumbling walls tell of a long and mysterious past.

Walk through the Forest, explore the mangroves by boat, dive on the reef or try your hand at big game fishing. At the North coast you have all these choices and more, with the space and freedom to relax, unwind, and soak up the atmosphere.

The CORAL Bliss

From swimming with zebra fish to windsurfing, this beautiful slice of Kenya’s Indian Ocean coastline is provides the perfect getaway. The park is endowed with magnificent resources such as fringing reefs, coral gardens in the lagoons, sea grass beds, mangroves, mudflats, marine mammals, turtles and various species of shorebirds. Visitors can also enjoy glass bottom boat rides, snorkelling, camping and beach walks in this veritable paradise.

Getting There
The gateway to the North Coast is Mombasa, although some visitors fly directly to Malindi. The Coastal highway runs north of Mombasa all the way to Kenya’s northern frontier. Driving your own car or hired car as far as Malindi is very easy.

There are regular buses and matatus along the North coast. Turkenya can organize shuttle, bus or vehicle transfer/hire to your resort of choice.

Private taxis from Mombasa will also take you to the North Coast beaches for an agreed fare. Malindi airport has daily scheduled flights to Mombasa, Nairobi and Lamu.

The airport also serves Private Charters. There are scheduled flights to Malindi.

WHAT TO DO AT MALINDI

Here are some of the activities that you can do in Malindi.

  • CAMPING ADVENTURE
    Set up camping tents and enjoy sleeping outside.

    Our emphasis is on the experience of cooking dinner around the campfire, enjoying the sounds of the night, and sleeping in a lightweight tent out under the stars.

  • GAME VIEWING
    Enjoy the spectacular view of wild animals.

    Most camps at the Masai Mara ecosystem will offer the option of one full-day game drive, or two shorter game drives during the day.

  • Bird Watching
    Spectacular view of the birds

    Watch as the birds fly around the natural habitat of the forest around malindi.

  • Diving/Snorkeling
    Dive into the Indian Ocean

    This is the home of Snorkeling. Enjoy the coral and underwater marine life.

  • Sun Bathing
    Relax in the white sandy beach

    Experience the cool ocean breeze as you enjoy the natural sun.

  • Water Skiing
    Enjoy the waves of the ocean.

    Enjoy as you surf and ski on the ocean waves. One of the best experiences in Malindi.

  • Boat Ride
    Enjoy the Malindi scenery

    Start enjoying the boat ride as you view the beautiful scenery.

WATAMU.

WATAMU is a town located approximately 105 km north of Mombasa and about 15 km south of Malindi on the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya. It lies on a small headland, between the Blue Lagoon and Watamu Bay with various tourist attractions including:

Gedi ruins, snorkeling, Exploring the coral, Big game fishing, Mida Creek Boat Trip, Arabuko Sokoko Forest Nature Reserve and many more.

Turkenya Tours & Safaris Ltd gives you this chance to experience one of Kenya`s greatest Safari Tour

Visit the Maasai Mara game reserve

Turkenya offers quite a variety of vehicles and buses for your safari tours. We are delighted to take you to the Mara.