Mombasa Tourism

Visit Mombasa - Best of Mombasa

Apart from being Kenya’s major and popular tourist destination, Mombasa is also the second largest city in the country. It is located on the Eastern coastline of Kenya, with Indian Ocean as a coast line.

Mombasa is a popular destination because of its beaches, forest safaris and jungle trails. The city offers a diverse marine life, world-class hotels and a friendly atmosphere. From kids to adults, from honeymooners to family vacations, Mombasa has a lot to cater to everybody’s needs.

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Facts and Stats for Mombasa*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mombasa

    Know the pollution level of Mombasa before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 87.5 (Very High)
  • Mombasa: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mombasa for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mombasa.

    • Burglary and Theft 71.15 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 68.18 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 70.83 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 56.82 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55.77 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 66.67 (High)
    • Drug offense 79.55 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 23.08 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 64.58 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Mombasa - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 30.11 (Low)
    • Climate Index 73.79 (High)
    • Pollution Index 75.86 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 60 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.43 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mombasa

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mombasa

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.55 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 43.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 32.18 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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