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

  • Save 4% 2Days Tsavo East National Park Safari From Mombasa
    2Days Tsavo East National Park Safari From MombasaNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Days

    This 2days safari gives you a taste of Kenyas wildlife park experience.See herds of dust-red elephant wallowing, rolling or s...

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  • Save 4% 3days Best of Tsavo East & Tsavo West  Wildlife Safari From Mombasa
    3days Best of Tsavo East & Tsavo West Wildlife Safari From MombasaNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 3 Days

    Explore 3 days Tsavo safari tour originating from the Kenya beach and exploring the red soil plains of the Tsavo East and sce...

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  • Save 4% Day Trip to Malindi and Watamu
    Day Trip to Malindi and WatamuNew on TripHobo

    Duration: Flexible

    Visit Malindi and Watamu on this day tour to experience the hidden towns near Mombasa. Visit the Palace, shops, mosque and mu...

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  • Save 4% Half Day Scenic Bike Tour
    Half Day Scenic Bike Tour1 Reviews

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Discover Africa with Bike the CoastDiscover Africa by cycling off the beaten track.See local people in their settlements and ...

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  • 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 61.67 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 57.69 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 60.71 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 72.92 (High)
    • Car Stealing 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 67.31 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 33.33 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 55.36 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 64.29 (High)
    • Safety Index 39.94 (Low)
    • Climate Index 74.35 (High)
    • Pollution Index 82.76 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 60 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 72.22 (High)
    • 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 5.4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 49.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 17.19 USD

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

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