Bamburi Beach Local Attractions.

There are many local attractions close by Bamburi Beach Hotel. See our list of just a few of the local attractions.
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Local Attractions

Colobus Conservation

Bombolulu Workshops are located along the north coast of Mombasa. Founded in 1969, Bombolulu Workshops is a Project of the Association for the Physically Disabled in Kenya (APDK). It is a major tourist attraction which consists of a Cultural Centre with eight traditional homesteads.

Haller Park

Haller Park is the largest animal sanctuary in Mombasa. Located next to the Bamburi Cement Factory, the Park boasts an enormous variety of animals, reptiles, insects and botanical gardens. Walking along the trail is the ideal way to look at the various animals, and on many occasions holding or feeding a reptile such as a snake is allowed under close supervision.

Dhow Cruising

There is no better way to see the waters of Mombasa than from the deck of a traditional Arabian Dhow. Sit back and relax with drink in hand as the vessel glides across the clear waters and later marvel at the beautiful sunset over the Indian Ocean. Enjoy a tasty barbeque dinner, swim and snorkel in the clear crystal waters of the Indian Ocean.

Hindu Temples

Hindu temples are one of the many symbols of Mombasa's cultural diversity. Temples are a popular tourist spot and a tour can usually be taken inside the temple, with a historical background of the particular temple given by one of the temple gurus.The stone carvings on the walls and the idols of the Hindu gods portray the history of Mombasa as much as the religious beliefs of the worshippers.

Mombasa Tusks

The Mombasa "Tusks" are a symbolic representations of the entrance into the heart of the town. The tusks were built to commemorate the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to the town in 1952, as they lay directly on the path from the Port to the Town. Ivory was considered to be an exquisite commodity during the time and, in essence, the tusks were meant to embrace the Queen and the British Empire.

Old Town

Old Town is the part of Mombasa that is reminiscent of the days when the Arabs exerted a heavy influence on the town and its culture, and especially in the architecture and language (Kiswahili has a lot of phrases derived from various Arabic dialects). It is well known for its ancient buildings, extravagant art designs and curio shops that sell antique and popular Kenyan souvenirs. Old Town is best seen when explored by foot with an experienced guide, as the streets are too narrow to accommodate a large number of vehicles.

Nyali Golf & Country Club

The home of golf on Kenya’s coast, Nyali Golf and Country Club is a true seaside paradise. With its perfectly formed greens flanked by flamboyant flame trees, its fairways alive with troops of Vervet monkeys and featuring some of the fastest greens in Kenya, all makes for a very special round of golf that you will enjoy and remember for years to come.

Bike The Coast

Discover the real Africa by cycling off the beaten track. See local people in their settlements and traditional African villages, with palm and mango tree forests. Enjoy fantastic views of Creeks and Ocean around the Diani Coast area. Ride through the bush along the edge of the Indian Ocean.
All in all see sights of the Diani area that average tourists miss.

Fort Jesus

Fort Jesus is Mombasa's most popular tourist attraction and is located along the coastline near the Old Town. Built in the 16th century by the Portuguese during the era when Mombasa served as a transit point for the slave trade and commodities. The interior comprises of torture rooms and prison cells where slaves were kept in captivity before being traded.

Mamba Village

Mamba Village, which is situated in Nyali, is East Africa's largest crocodile farm. A tour of the farm starts with a movie on the life cycle and behaviour of crocodiles, followed by a comprehensive tour of the rest of farm, ending with the highlight of the day: a spectacular scene of blood-thirsty crocodiles fighting for food during feeding time. Excellent cuisine is available at the Mamba Restaurant, and the house specialty is superbly grilled crocodile meat. Souvenirs of your visit can be bought at the Mamba Souvenir shop located within the village.

Go Karting

Enjoy fast and furious go-karting action at Bamburi Go Kart Track. Many Grand Prix champions started out by karting and this fantastic experiences makes for a great change. As driving days are available for children, teenagers and adults. Choose from a selection of go-karts and race head-to-head with your competitors for a shot at karting glory.

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