Shimba Hills Lodge 1 Day Wildlife Viewing Tour: 2020 - 2022 Season
Full Day Shimba Hills Reserve Tour Kenya Game Viewing Safaris from Mombasa
Full Day Shimba Hills Lodge Tour from Mombasa
This Shimba Hills Lodge Safari Tour brings you to the only wildlife park along the Kenya coast, which is 300 square kilometres in size: Shimba Hills National Reserve.
Over the years, it has become a very popular destination for out of Mombasa day trips.
Highly Recommended: Good, comfortable shoes for the walk down to the water fall.
Overview of Shimba Hills National Reserve, Kwale County
The Shimba Hills National Reserve is a small National Reserve at the Kenya Coast, about 37 km from Mombasa town and 15 km from the coastline in Diani.
The coastal ecosystem comprise of a heterogeneous habitat including forestlands, exotic plantations, scrub lands and grasslands. This ecosystem holds one of the largest coastal forests in East Africa after Arabuko-Sokoke forest in Kilifi County.
Wildlife found at the Shimba Hills National Reserve include Endangered Sable Antelope, Elephants, Giraffes, Leopard, Genet, Civet cat, Hyenas, Waterbuck, Bush pig, Buffalo, African Bush Baby, and Bushbuck.
Other game present in this park include Coastal Black and white Colobus, Blue Duiker, Bush Duiker, Red Duiker, Greater Galago,Black-faced Vervet Monkey, Sykes Monkey, Serval cat, Black and Red Shrew, and Knob-bristled Suni Shrew.
Bird Watching. Over 100 bird species have been recorded, of which 22 are coastal endemic among them are: Ostrich Eagle, African Hawk; Falcon, Cuckoo; Guinea-fowl, Kenya Crested; Honey guide, Greater; Hornbill, Crowned; Quail, Blue; Sunbird, Uluguru
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Detailed Itinerary: Full Day Shimba Hills Lodge 2020 - 2022 Season Tour
You will be picked at approximately 0530 hrs from your hotel or residence in Mombasa north or south coast and depart for your 1 day tour of Shimba Hills National Reserve.
If coming from the Mombasa North Coast, we will drive along the Mombasa - Lunga-Lunga Road on tarmac for about 90 minutes, passing over the Likoni channel by ferry.
Start game viewing and photography immediately upon entry into the Shimba Hills National Reserve.
We will then drive towards the David Sheldrick Falls and disembark from the vehicle and descend the hill for a 45 minutes gentle walk which will bring you to the spectacular and breathtaking water fall.
After Sheldricks Fall, we will drive on to Shimba Hills Lodge (still within the reserve) for a sumptuous lunch followed by a short siesta.
After the short siesta, we will take another game drive within the park to conclude this exciting full day Shimba Hills Kwale County tour. It is amongst our most requested 1 day tours from Mombasa.
A game drive as you head out of the park will bring the curtains down on a day you will remember for a long time!
You will be dropped at your hotel or other accommodation location in Mombasa the end of this full day Shimba Hills Game Lodge safari.
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