5 Best Things to Do in Mombasa Kenya

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Mombasa, also known as Kenya’s white and blue city, is a tourist hub connected by ferries and bridges to the Kenyan coast. Each year, thousands of tourists flock here to experience the Island’s natural beauty and historical architecture.

Here are 5 best things to do in Mombasa on your next vacation there:

1. Haller Park

Haller Park is a treat to the eyes of animal lovers. Packed with varying species of wild animals such as giraffes, hippos, zebras, waterbucks, cape buffalos, and many more. The park is the epitome of relaxing activities, including jogging, cycling, going on a trail, or simply laying on the lush green grass and enjoying nature’s beauty.

Entry Fee

  • $10 for non-residents
  • KSH 200 for adults (locals)
  • KHS 100 for the children (locals)
Crocodile at Haller Park Mombasa

Crocodile at Haller Park Mombasa, Image Source: Wikimedia.org

2. Fort Jesus

Famous for its 16th century Portuguese and Italian architecture, Fort Jesus is a UNESCO World Heritage and a tourist favourite. This place is a treasure for history and ancient architecture enthusiasts. The mind-boggling display of ceramics and pottery reflects the various cultures of the old city.

Entry Fee

  • $10 for non-residents
  • KSH 200 for adults (locals)
  • KSH 100 for the children (locals)
Fort Jesus Mombasa

Fort Jesus Mombasa, Image Source: TheCultureTrip.Com

3. Mamba Village Center

Mamba Village Center is the largest crocodile farm in East Africa located in Nyali. The Mamba farm displays the complete life cycle of a crocodile. Witness the fights, feeding, breeding, and playful activities of crocodiles at this farm. In addition to this, you can also do horseback riding and experience the beauty of the lovely botanical garden and the aquarium.

Mamba Village Nyali Mombasa

Mamba Village Nyali Mombasa, Image Source: Ytimg.Com

4. Wasini Island

The tiny Wasini Island is famous for its close-by location and serene, photographic beach. Hop on a dhow and head to this Island to see dolphins swimming. Activities include snorkelling and diving in the deep blue water along the coral reefs. The Shimoni caves, Swahili villages, and exotic seafood are the charms of this Island.

White Sandy Beaches Wasini Island

White Sandy Beaches Wasini Island, Image Source: SimaSafari.Com

5. Go Go-Karting

When you think you’ve seen it all, Mombasa surprises you with yet another exciting activity that keeps you glued to the bustling city. Mombasa’s Go-Karting experience has a unique African touch to it. Go-Kart with donkeys, camels, and turtles surrounding the track and have fun occasionally spotting an animal here and there. You can also go off-tracking and explore the long beaches by riding on the buggies.

Go Go-Karting

Go Go-Karting, Image Source: Ytimg.Com

So, what are you waiting for? Head over to Mombasa and have a great time exploring the wonderful place!

Don’t forget to Take the Best of Kenya Safari while you’re there!

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