What to Expect
Wasini Island and Shimoni Caves
Wasini Island and shimoni caves is a once in a lifetime trip to experience. Shimoni caves is a rare treat down memory lane to where slaves were kept during the slave trade Era.
After the historical Tour one is sure to enjoy a Dhow tour and if you are lucky enough you may get to spot dolphins as you get into the Kisite Marine Park. While you maybe lucky to spot dolphins you may get a treat to swim with them as they are friendly and even enjoy the abundance of the marine world while snorkeling.
Snorkeling gear is included and package also ideal for those who cannot swim as our skilled guides provide you with floaters and help you navigate with ease.
After an awesome experience and 2 hours of swimming,
we head to Wasini Island where local Swahili food will be served. Lunch includes a soft drink and beer lovers can get a chance to try out the local brands at an extra cost.
Take an afternoon walk on Wasini Island and learn the culture of the local community and their way of life from farming, fishing and trade. Sail back to the mainland for your transfer back to Hotel.
Old Town Experience
Explore Mombasa’s colonial history, old town, and nature on a full-day tour that includes entrance fees, all activities, and round-trip hotel transport. Get the perfect introduction to the city and get acquainted with the Mombasa culture and heritage, and introduce you to local cuisine in the old town market.
Travel to Fort Jesus, a UNESCO-listed, 16th-century Portuguese fort. Explore exhibits inside the fort, which is also Mombasa’s oldest museum, following the history of local people, the Swahili language, and the sultans.
Continue into Mombasa’s old town, where diverse historical architecture tells the story of the Africans, Arabs, Asians, Portuguese, and British who have shared the city for hundreds of years. Take in the elephant trunk monument, a poignant reminder of the now-illegal ivory trade that flourished in Mombasa. Pass the atmospheric fish market, where local fishermen display each day’s catch, and take time to sample local dishes in the market (own expense).
Spend the afternoon in Haller Park, a wildlife sanctuary with a fish farm and reptile zoo. The park was constructed in a disused cement quarry, and has been transformed with hundreds of indigenous plants, casuarina trees, and other vegetation, which now support a thriving animal population. Try to spot some of the bushpigs, giraffes, elands, and oryx that live within the park. After visiting the park, return to your Hotel.
- Arrival in Diani
- Transfer to the hotel – welcome package
- Relax and enjoy ambiance and outlook of the hotel
- Have Dinner
- Transfer to Wasini Island for activities of boat ride exploration of the Island
- Park fee and lunch included
- Transfer back to the hotel
- A day on the beach (optional)
enjoy a walk on the beach as well as boat rides (include payment options) and other marine activities
- A trip to the old Town (optional) (include payment options)
- Transfer back to the hotel
- Transfers back to Nairobi
- Round-trip shared transfer
- Local guide
- Lunch (include which days lunch is available)
- All activities
- Bottled water
- Entry/Admission – Wasini Island and Old Town
- Drinks not included in the package