Mombasa Tourism

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.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Mombasa

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

    • Air Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 81.25 (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 93.75 (Very High)
  • How safe is Mombasa for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mombasa.

    • Burglary and Theft 73.13 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 70.92 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 73 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 88.64 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 61.3 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 59.8 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 69.43 (High)
    • Drug offense 81.25 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 42.64 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 24.8 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 62.5 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 67.31 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 76.57 (High)
    • Safety Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Climate Index 74.35 (High)
    • Pollution Index 82.76 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 60 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 37.44 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 76.85 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 28.31 (Very Low)
    • 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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.93 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 19.78 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 24.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 14.84 USD

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

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