Best Things To Do in Mombasa

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Mombasa, Kenya

Must see places in Mombasa ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Mombasa and point of interests to visit.

  1. Haller Park

    #1 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Haller Park

    Tags: Park, Wildlife Park, Nature

    Address: Off Mombasa- Malindi Road, Bamburi

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Haller Park also called as Bamburi Nature Trail is a nature park in Bamburi, Mombasa. Previously an abandoned quarry, the place was converted into an ecological heaven. The work of restoring the ...Read more

  2. Fort Jesus Museum

    #2 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Fort Jesus Museum

    Tags: Museum, Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Nkrumah Road, near old port, Mombasa.

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Built by the Portuguese in the year 1593 and designed by Italian architect JoaoBatista Cairato, the fort has stood the test of time. It was built to secure the safety of the Portuguese living in on th...Read more

  3. Diani Beach

    #3 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Diani Beach

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area, Play, Water Sport

    Address: Off Likoni- Ukunda road, Mombasa

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    One of the most happening beaches in Mombasa, the Diani beach is full of water sport activities and nice beach side shacks. A spread of pristine white sand and soothing blue waters, the Diani Beach is...Read more

  4. Old Town

    #4 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Old Town

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Restaurant, Street Market

    Address: Abdel Nasser Road, next to Fort Jesus, Mombasa

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Located around Fort Jesus, this historic district has mostly been converted into souvenir shops and restaurants. From good antique shops to street bargaining, you will find a lot of interesting items ...Read more

  5. Mamba Village Centre

    #5 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Mamba Village Centre

    Tags: Village, Safari, Wildlife Safari, Botanical Garden

    Address: Beach Road Round About, Off Links Road, Nyali, Mombasa, Kenya

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Mamba Village Centre is Africa's Largest Crocodile Farm. Along with this, it also houses a botanical garden and a horse and camel riding area. The Crocodile farm features an all-inclusive tour as ...Read more

  6. Bombululu Workshops And Cultural Centre

    #6 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Bombululu Workshops And Cultural Centre

    Tags: Art And Culture, Off Beaten Path, Workshop

    Address: Near Rise & Shine School, Workshop Road, Bombolulu, Mombasa

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Bombolulu Workshops and Cultural Centre is a programme of The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK). The APDK operates several workshops and a cultural centre through which it offers...Read more

  7. Mombasa Marine National Park And Reserve

    #7 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Mombasa Marine National Park And Reserve

    Tags: National Park, Water Sport, Scuba, Snorkeling

    Address: Off Malindi road, near Pirates Public beach, Nyali, Mombasa

    Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    A popular diving, snorkelling, water skiing and wind surfing destination, Mombasa’s Marine National Park and Reserve is the home of a variety of marine life, namely sea urchins, crabs, starfishe...Read more

  8. Shimba Hills National Reserve

    #8 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Shimba Hills National Reserve

    Tags: Outdoors, Forest, Wildlife Park, Hill

    Address: Kwale town, C106 road, Kwale District, Kenya

    Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Situated around 33 kms from Mombasa, the Shimba Hills National Reserve is a small coastal reserve. The habitat mainly comprises of rainforests, scrublands and grasslands. The reserve is rich in flora ...Read more

  9. Nguuni Nature Sanctuary

    #9 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Nguuni Nature Sanctuary

    Tags: Outdoors, Wildlife Sanctuary , Hill, Bird Watching

    Address: Off Kiembeni Road, Kiembeni, Mombasa, Kenya

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    Situated along the Nguu Tatu Hills, the Nguuni Nature Sanctuary is home to Giraffes, elands, Ostrich, antelope and Oryx. Located at a distance of 4km from Lafarge Bamburi Cement on the Nguu Tatu Hills...Read more

  10. Jumba La Mtwana

    #10 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Jumba La Mtwana

    Tags: Mosque, Historical Site, Nature, Tomb

    Address: Coast, Kilifi district, Kenya

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    'Jumba la Mtwana' in local language Swahili means ‘large house of the slaves’. Built in the 14th century and supposedly abandoned in the 15th, the ruins now hold mosques, a tomb and houses...Read more

  11. Tana River Primate Reserve

    #11 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Tana River Primate Reserve

    Tags: Outdoors, Forest, River, Water Sport

    Address: Malindi-Garissa road, Kenya

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    2 hours drive from Mombasa brings you to the Tana River Primate Reserve. A fantastic spot for adrenalin junkies and bird watchers alike, the Tana River is an excellent water sports spot. The riverine ...Read more

  12. Mombasa Butterfly House

    #12 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Mombasa Butterfly House

    Tags: Outdoors, Picnic Spot, Exhibition , Bird Watching

    Address: In the premises of Fort Jesus, Mombasa

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Recently opened to the public, the Mombasa Butterfly House is a Live Butterfly Exhibit which has a huge collection of tropical butterflies. You can visit this place for seminars, picnics as well as re...Read more

  13. Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary

    #13 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary

    Tags: Forest, National Park, Wildlife Sanctuary , Hill

    Address: Kwale town, C106 road, Kwale District, Kenya

    Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Just adjacent to the Shimba Hills National Reserve lies the Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary. Elephants are a major attraction and there are as many as 150 elephants currently residing in the sanctuary. ...Read more

  14. Tiwi Beach

    #14 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Tiwi Beach

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area

    Address: Next to Diani beach, off Likoni- Ukunda road, Mombasa

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Just next to Diani Beach is the Tiwi Beach. A perfect little piece of paradise. A spread of pristine white sand and soothing blue waters, the Tiwi Beach is a must visit on your trip to Mombasa....Read more

  15. Mombasa Tusks

    #15 of 58 Things To Do in Mombasa
    Mombasa Tusks

    Tags: Walking Area, Monument

    Address: Opposite Uhuru Gardens, Moi Ave, Mombasa, Kenya

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Moi Avenue is known for the giant pair of elephant tusks. These tusks are made from aluminium and were put up in the year 1956 for the commemoration of a visit to Mombasa by Princess Margaret....Read more

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  • Full-Day Tour of Mombasa
    Full-Day Tour of Mombasa3 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Days

    The tour begins from any accomodation in Mombasa area and visits: Fort Jesus Historical Museum, Old town, Walk in the market ...

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  • Half Day Mombasa City Tour
    Half Day Mombasa City TourNew on TripHobo

    Duration: Flexible

    Depart from your beach hotel in the morning and drive to Mombasa. Visit to Fort Jesus Museum built by the Portuguese at the e...

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  • Half Day Scenic Bike Tour
    Half Day Scenic Bike Tour

    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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  • Haller Park and Mamba Village Day Trip
    Haller Park and Mamba Village Day TripNew on TripHobo

    Duration: Flexible

    Mamba Village Crocodile Farm has crocodiles from all categories and ages, from giant (Big Daddy - Man eater) crocodiles to ba...

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