Shimba Hills Lodge Tour 1 Day: Kenya Wildlife Safaris - 2017/2018 Season
Full Day Trips Shimba Hills Lodge Safari Tours - Wildlife Excursions Mombasa
Tour Category: 1 Full Day Mombasa Kenya Safari Tours
Shimba Hills Lodge Safari Tours 1 Day Trips: Brings you to the only wildlife park along the Kenya coast, which is 300 square kilometres in size - Shimba Hills National Reserve.
Over the years, it has become a very popular destination for out of Mombasa day trips.
Tour Destination: Shimba Hills National Reserve Kwale Mombasa
Overview of the Shimba Hills Park that you will visit.
About Shimba Hills National Reserve Kwale
The Shimba Hills National Reserve is a small National Park in the Coast Province of Kenya, 33 km from Mombasa and 15 km from the coast.
There are estimated to be approximately 700 elephants in the reserve.
The coastal ecosystem comprise of a heterogeneous habitat including forestlands, exotic plantations, scrub lands and grasslands.
The ecosystem holds one of the largest coastal forests in East Africa after Arabuko-Sokoke forest.
Wildlife found at the Shimba Hills National Reserve include Endangered Sable Antelope, Elephants, Giraffes, Leopard, Genet, Civet cat, Hyenas, Waterbuck, Bush pig, Buffalo, African Bush Baby, and Bushbuck.
Other game present in this park include Coastal Black and white Colobus, Blue Duiker, Bush Duiker, Red Duiker, Greater Galago,Black-faced Vervet Monkey, Sykes Monkey, Serval cat, Black and Red Shrew, and Knob-bristled Suni Shrew.
Bird Watching. Over 100 bird species have been recorded, of which 22 are coastal endemic among them are: Ostrich Eagle, African Hawk; Falcon, Cuckoo; Guinea-fowl, Kenya Crested; Honey guide, Greater; Hornbill, Crowned; Quail, Blue; Sunbird, Uluguru
Read more on Shimba Hills National Reserve (will open separate page).
Detailed Shimba Hills Lodge 2017/2018 Safari Season Itinerary
You will be picked at approximately 0530 hrs from your hotel in Mombasa north or south coast and depart for your 1 day safari in Mombasa.
If coming from the Mombasa North Coast, we will drive along the Mombasa - Diani road on a tarmac road for about one and a half hours, passing over the Likoni channel by ferry.
Thereafter, enter the game reserve and start your wildlife game viewing drive particularly searching for elephants, lions, cheetahs, antelopes, and other animal species.
Lunch will be at Shimba Hills Lodge which is within the reserve.
After lunch, you will take another game drive within the park to conclude this exciting full day Kwale tour. It is amongst one of our most requested 1 Day Mombasa Kenya safari tours.
A game drive as you head out of the park will bring the curtains down on a day you will remember for a long time!
You will be dropped at your hotel or other accommodation location in Mombasa the end of this full day Shimba Hills Game Lodge safari.
Rates start from USD 165 per person sharing in a custom-built traditional safari vehicle.