Shimba Hills National Reserve Full Day Tour
Starting from USD 120 per person sharing VIEW PRICING OPTIONS

Shimba Hills National Reserve Day Trip

Shimba Hills National Reserve is a small park, 30 drive minutes from Diani beach. There are not many animals to see so if you are looking for a proper safari then book a trip to Tsavo East park instead.

Walk to sheldrick falls is included. Please wear comfortable walking shoes like trainers or canvas shoes. You will also need a hat for the sun. The walk is about 2 hours to and from the waters falls. The walk back is uphill and is not advisable for older people.

Safari  picks up & drops off at:

Mombasa City, Nyali beach resorts,  Mombasa Port, Shanzu beach resorts, Kilifi beach resorts, Bamburi beach resorts.

Tour pick up time

Tour collects from Mombasa and North coast beach hotels at 6:00am.

The drives takes approximately 1 hour and half across the Likoni Ferry if starting from Mombasa.


Pick up from Diani beach will be at 07.00am and this includes Diani beach, Tiwi beach, msambweni, shanzu and shimoni areas


Arrive at the Shimba Hills National Reserve and proceed for a morning game viewing drive.

We shall be on the look out for the endangered Sable Antelope, Elephants, Giraffe, maybe Leopard, civet cat, monkeys, shrews.

for the bird watchers, more that 100 bird species have been recorded including Ostrich, Eagle, African Hawk and Honey Guide.

We shall further explore the Shimba hills on foot where accompanied by our guide, we shall walk on the Shedrick Falls on a 1/2 hour hike as we marvel at the water cascade.

We shall later stop for lunch at the Shimba lodge where we may have an option to take a nature walk around the tree lodge or simply enjoy the surrounding views from the balconies of the lodge.

Drop Off

After the tour, we begin the return trip to your hotel/residence where the tour ends after the drop off.

Price includes
  • park entry fees
  • game drives in a safari van
  • lunch at shimba lodge
  • walk to sheldrick falls
  • pick up and drop off from hotel
  • bottled drinking water in vehicle
Price does not include
  • items of personal nature
Safari accommodation options for each location

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