MOMBASA CITY TOUR – MONDAYS, HALF DAY
A tour of the Island including visits to Fort Jesus, the Old Town and the Old Port. Call at the Akamba Handicraft the biggest wood carving industry in Kenya, markets and there is a good opportunity for souvenirs shopping.
MOMBASA & NATURE TRAIL – MONDAY, FULLDAY
A morning tour of Mombasa including visits to Fort Jesus, the Old Town, the Old Harbour, call at the Akamba Handicraft biggest wood carving industry in Kenya – you still have a good opportunity for souvenir shopping. Your lunch stop will be on your way to Haller Park formally the Bamburi Quarry Nature Trail where different types of animals are seen e.g. Crocodiles, Hippos, Large Tortoise, Giraffes, Snakes and many more. Catch up with the feeding time before driving back to the resort.
MALINDI AND GEDI RUINS – TUESDAY, FULL DAY
A morning drive from resort to Malindi a historic town. On arrival a cruise in a glassbottom boat visiting one of the very best Marine Parks in Kenya (Malindi Marine Park) an area that fishing is prohibited watch the beautiful corals and the lovely coloured fish you can feed while snorkeling or by viewing through the glass. After lunch there are visits to the Falconry, Snake Park and shopping opportunity – enroute home. Visit the ancient ruins of Gedi found in the lost city of Gedi. Return to resort in the early evening.
TAMARIND DHOW DINNER CRUISE – EVERYDAY
The dhow’s Nawalikher and Babulher are the ultimate magical dining experience. They are authentic ocean going dhows that have been completely refurbished as floating restaurants. The cruise departs from the Tamarind Restaurant Jetty sails smoothly towards the Fort Jesus then gently up the Tudor Creek, for a quiet spot where they moor for a delicious four course Tamarind meal, accompanied by the lively rythyms of the on board dhow.
THE DHOW ADVENTURE (LA MARINA)–DAILY, FULL DAY
Experience sailing on a large coastal dhow 1000 years of tradition awaits you. Wet or Dry morning options available Coral Reef snorkelling or ………. Visit the 600 years old Portuguese ruins, Enjoy our exotic game meat BBQ lunch then sailing again, explore the calm waterways of Mtwapa Creek let the crew entertain you with their cow hide drums, kitenge fashion show, henna art, hair braiding, rope tricks and onboard acrobatic show. A fun filled and exciting day on the coast.
SUNSET CRUISE – SATURDAY ONLY, EVENING
Arab Dhow sailing into the calm waters of Mtwapa Creek Sunset over the African wilderness, Baobabs, Mangroves birdlife & hilltop villages. Traditional entertainment onboard. Maasai Warriors welcomes you at The Aquamarine Seaside Restaurant. A Seafood Mezee spectacular awaits, 15 exotic Seafood dishes served at your table…. at your leisure, from Sushimi to Lobster. A tropical evening to always remember.
WASINI ISLAND AND KISITE – DAILY, FULL DAY
A mornings goggling in Kisite Mpunguti Marine Reserve. All equipment is supplied but you should carry your swimsuit and good shoes. Soft drinks and refreshments are served on board a fresh sea food lunch in a traditionally styled Arab restaurant on Wasini Island (a typical Coast Muslim Village, so swimwear should be covered to avoid embarrassment). In the evening you transfer back to your hotel.
THE DOLPHIN DHOW
Experience the natural joys of watching kenya’s wild Dolphins in and around the Shimoni area. Our experience allows us to have a 96% success rate in finding these beautiful mammals and we have plenty of time to snorkel and enjoy our Al Fresco breakfast and lunch on board.
NGOMONGO VILLAGES – Daily, Half Day
Is a collection of 9 diverse RURAL KENYA TRIBAL HOMESTEADS, each complete with huts, cultivated crops, domestic and wild animals (like crocodiles for the El molo man) wild animal traps, charms and fetishes, tinsmiths and even a village witch doctor! Each village has tribe – specific activities for you to engage in, including archery, boating, rafting, tasting tribal foods and liquor, trekking, hook fishing, grinding and pounding maize. After the trek through the village households, you get the “déjà vu” feeling that you have literally walked throughout rural Kenya only 1 1/2 hours.
DEEP SEA FISHING – Daily, 4 Hours OR 6 Hours OR 8 Hours
John and Ken Rodwell have been fishing these waters for many years very successfully and have been very well recommended by their clients.
September and October are the months for good catches of Tuna and Wahoo whilst December to March is recognized as the best season for Sailfish and Marlin although Billfish is caught throughout the year.
NB: Prices are per boat maximum 6 persons
Our diving through Padi Dive Center with the Peponi Divers who offer daily trips to various dive sites. They provide holiday and fun dives with diving courses (International Certificate – PADI).