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Kenya Beach Extension Safari Packages

Embark on the ultimate African adventure with our Kenya safari and beach combo, a journey that seamlessly blends the thrill of extraordinary wildlife viewing across rolling savannahs with the serenity of white sand beaches and the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. This exceptional holiday experience offers the best of both worlds in one remarkable tour. Begin your escapade by either marveling at the wonders of the African savannah at the Masai Mara, Amboseli, or venturing into Kenya’s largest national park, Tsavo. Conclude your epic journey at the renowned award-winning African beach destinations in Diani, north coast, Watamu, Lamu or Malindi. This is your ticket to diverse land and water experiences, unforgettable adventures, and idyllic relaxation in one of the most captivating destinations on the planet. See our places to explore below. If you wish to contact our expert team for more information or to book please contact us via our contact form or click on WhatsApp below.
North Coast Day Tours / Excursions (minimum 2 pax)

Romantic Tamarind Cruise

Set sail for a romantic evening on a dhow cruise across the ocean. Onboard, savor cocktails, a delectable dinner featuring seafood and other culinary delights, and be serenaded by live coastal music, creating an enchanting atmosphere.


Malindi and Gedi Ruins Adventure

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast and continue your journey to Serengeti National Park, with a brief stop at the renowned Olduvai Gorge, often called ‘The Cradle of Mankind.’ This site holds immense significance as one of the world’s most important prehistoric locations. Lunch is served at your accommodation, and the afternoon offers thrilling game drives. Wrap up the day with dinner and an overnight stay at the Serengeti Migration Camp.


Exploring Mombasa City

Kenya’s vibrant port city, Mombasa, boasts a fusion of old and new structures along the picturesque Indian Ocean shoreline. Delve into this dynamic city with our unique tour. The journey commences with a visit to the historical Arab Old Town, offering a labyrinth of enchanting narrow streets adorned with intricately carved doors and charming Arab verandas. You’ll have the chance to browse through bustling bazaars featuring curio and antique shops, explore the still-active Dhow Harbour, pay a visit to a Hindu temple, witness the artistry of the Akamba wood carvers, and embark on a short shopping excursion in the lively bazaar. The crowning jewel of this expedition is the journey to Fort Jesus, a magnificent Portuguese fortress dating back to 1593, safeguarding the entrance to the Old Dhow Harbour. This historical gem, now a museum, narrates stories spanning four centuries.


Full-Day Tsavo Expedition

Escape to the wilderness of Tsavo East National Park on a delightful day trip. Immerse yourself in game drives within this expansive park, relishing a sumptuous lunch before your return to Mombasa. Tsavo East presents captivating features, notably the extensive Yatta Plateau, one of the planet’s longest lava flows. The scenic Athi River, flanked by majestic doum palms, showcases the Lugard Falls, a cascade of frothy white water flanked by sunbathing crocodiles. Lugard Falls narrow to a point where the daring can leap across, then continue their journey as the Galana River. This wilderness teems with a diverse array of wildlife, including zebras, various antelope species, warthogs, ostriches, and herds of elephants sauntering to the perennial waters of the Athi River.


Full-Day Dolphin Encounters

Kisite Marine Park, Kenya’s accessible marine paradise, offers an unforgettable marine adventure. Embark on the vast Indian Ocean and witness regular dolphin sightings, often with their playful offspring. In the Wasini Channel, you may even spot rare humpback dolphins. Scuba divers and adventure seekers might cross paths with turtles beneath the waves, creating indelible memories.


Cultural Odyssey

Our Cultural Trail tour invites you to explore the rich traditions and heritage of coastal communities. Visit a Giriama or Digo village, guided by a local expert, and proceed to Kaloleni to explore the local market. Your journey continues to Kenya Marine Land on the north coast, where you can observe tropical marine life in massive aquariums. Nearby, you’ll also have the opportunity to visit a snake park and watch skilled artisans crafting the renowned “Makonde” art pieces.


Malindi and Gedi Ruins Adventure

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast and continue your journey to Serengeti National Park, with a brief stop at the renowned Olduvai Gorge, often called ‘The Cradle of Mankind.’ This site holds immense significance as one of the world’s most important prehistoric locations. Lunch is served at your accommodation, and the afternoon offers thrilling game drives. Wrap up the day with dinner and an overnight stay at the Serengeti Migration Camp.


City Discovery and Nature Immersion

A comprehensive morning exploration of the island commences with a visit to Fort Jesus, followed by lunch at the Mamba Village (lunch expenses at your discretion). Mamba, Swahili for crocodile, houses a fascinating crocodile farm. Post-lunch, embark on a journey to the Bamburi Quarry Nature Trail, where nature reclaims a former stone quarry. Here, amidst casuarina trees and lush tropical flora, you’ll encounter a diverse array of wildlife and bird species. Eland and buffalo, crocodiles, and other reptiles roam freely, while crowned cranes grace the landscape. The visit also includes an exploration of a commercially successful aquaculture complex.

South Coast Day Tours / Excursions (minimum 2 pax)

Paddle to the Sandbank Paradise:

Experience the enchanting sand island of Diani during low tide through the art of stand-up paddleboarding. Immerse yourself in the inviting turquoise waters as gentle waves caress your sun-kissed skin, while the kids embark on thrilling adventures in search of crabs and starfish. You can also rent a snorkel mask to accompany your exploration.


Swim with Majestic Sea Turtles:

Create indelible memories by diving alongside these incredible creatures. Observe sea turtles, now considered endangered, as they glide gracefully through their untouched natural habitat, offering you a truly unique and extraordinary experience.


Tsavo Expedition:

Venture into the rugged beauty of the Tsavo plains, marvel at the distant grandeur of Mount Kilimanjaro, and revel in the tranquility of one of the world’s premier wildlife conservancies. Tsavo National Park offers a comprehensive wildlife experience like no other.


Discover Shimba Hills:

Embark on an exciting journey to Shimba Hills National Reserve, a stone’s throw away from Diani. This reserve teems with diverse plant and animal life, making it a must-visit destination for wildlife enthusiasts. Encounter a range of remarkable creatures, such as the graceful Sable antelope, the bushy-tailed mongoose, majestic elephants, and elegant giraffes. Don’t miss the breathtaking Sheldrick Falls, one of the reserve’s standout attractions.

Watamu Day Tours / Excursions (minimum 2 pax)

Watamu’s Marine Wonderland: Snorkeling & Dolphin Encounter

Immerse yourself in an extraordinary day with Watamu’s Marine Wonderland: Snorkeling & Dolphin Encounter. Witness the grace of magnificent marine mammals and explore the hidden treasures of the seabed.


Hell’s Kitchen Escapade: Kenya’s Grand Canyon Adventure

Transport yourself to the Grand Canyon of Kenya on the Hell’s Kitchen Escapade. Marvel at the unforgettable vistas of rugged rock formations that paint a unique landscape.


Bio-Ken Serpent Safari: A Fascinating Snake Farm Excursion

Black Mambas, cobras, and a myriad of serpentine wonders await you in Kenya. Embark on the Bio-Ken Serpent Safari and discover the diverse snake species that call this region home.


Arabuko Sokoke Forest Adventure: Unveiling Kenya’s Diverse Wildlife

Delve into the mysteries of Kenya’s extraordinary forest with the Arabuko Sokoke Forest Adventure. An essential experience when in Watamu, get up close with a wide array of fascinating creatures.


Journey Through Time: Gede Ruins Exploration

Embark on a historical voyage with the Gede Ruins Exploration from Watamu. Uncover the secrets of this Swahili city as you wander through the captivating ruins of a bygone era.


Malindi: A Historical Exploration

Uncover the historical significance of one of Kenya’s paramount port towns with the Malindi: A Historical Exploration day trip. Explore its vibrant market and learn about its connections with Vasco da Gama that will undoubtedly captivate your imagination.


Mida Creek Dhow Expedition: Witness the Enchanting African Twilight

Embark on an enchanting journey as you set sail on the Mida Creek Dhow Expedition, where crystal-clear waters, lush mangroves, sandy islands, and breathtaking vistas of the Marine Reserve await under the African sunset.

Malindi Tours / Excursions (minimum 2 pax)

Explore the Enigmatic Bioken Snake Farm on a Malindi Half Day Adventure

Dive into the captivating world of serpents with a half-day excursion from Malindi to the remarkable Bioken Snake Farm, nestled in Watamu. If you hold a fascination for snakes, this is a must-visit destination. The Bioken Snake Farm not only plays a crucial role in producing snake venoms for antivenin purposes but also boasts an extensive collection of indigenous snake species on display. As a home base for Kenya Snake Safaris, it serves as the launching point for thrilling escapades, where you can engage in tracking, capturing, and releasing the ‘Big Five’ African snakes, including the Python, Cobra, Puff Adder, Boomslang, and Mamba. Additionally, you have the option of embarking on day trips to search for these enigmatic creatures within the Watamu region.


Gedi Ruins and the Kipepeo Butterfly Farm: A Malindi Half Day Odyssey

Embark on an enriching half-day journey from Malindi to the Gedi Ruins and Kipepeo Butterfly Farm. Your adventure begins at the entrance to the ancient Gedi Ruins, where the captivating Kipepeo Butterfly Project awaits. This project is a community-driven initiative with the noble aim of providing neighboring communities with sustainable livelihoods through the preservation of the forest. Gedi Ruins, a Swahili village dating back to the 12th century, tells a mysterious tale of abandonment some six centuries ago.


Malindi Museum Expedition: A Dive into History and Culture

Delve into the rich history and culture of Malindi with a visit to the popular Malindi Museum, nestled on Uhuru Road near the seafront, just a stone’s throw from the Malindi jetty and Fish Market. The museum, often referred to as the “House of Columns,” offers a window into Malindi’s colonial past. As you wander through its hallowed halls, you’ll also explore other historical landmarks, including the Vasco Da Gama Pillar and the 400-year-old Portuguese Chapel. It’s a journey that promises a deep appreciation of Malindi’s heritage.


Marafa Hell’s Kitchen: A Mesmerizing Malindi Escape

Set your sights on Marafa Hell’s Kitchen, a geological wonder located 30 kilometers north of Malindi. The ideal time for your visit is in the afternoon, following a hearty lunch. Your knowledgeable guide will provide you with insights and accompany you on a fascinating walking tour of this unique landscape. Take a moment to relax on benches and savor the breathtaking African sunset. The spectacle of the sun bidding farewell to the day, accompanied by the vibrant hues of the African twilight, will leave you utterly spellbound. Witness the diverse array of soil formations at Hell’s Kitchen, which adds to the allure of this captivating natural wonder.

Lamu Day Tours / Excursions (minimum 2 pax)

Experience the Serenity of Manda Island

Nestled just across the channel from Shela, Manda Island offers a peaceful retreat, largely uninhabited and exuding an aura of tranquility. It’s the perfect spot to witness the breathtaking sunset behind Lamu Island. The unspoiled beach is a haven for relaxation and admiring the vistas. For those seeking more adventure, Manda Bay offers a variety of water sports, including kayaking and waterboarding, ensuring a dynamic experience in this serene corner of Lamu.


Wander the Scenic Shores of Shela Village

Just a short 3-kilometer jaunt from Lamu, Shela Village awaits, boasting some of the most breathtaking beaches in East Africa. With its rolling sand dunes and panoramic vistas of the unspoiled ocean, Shela Village is a must-visit destination. While there, take the opportunity to explore the vibrant marketplace and savor the delectable flavors of Swahili dishes.


Discover the Enchanting Old Town of Lamu

When venturing through Lamu, make sure to immerse yourself in the captivating Old Town. This historic gem showcases a remarkable blend of architectural elements, boasting intricately carved doorways and secluded courtyards that bear the influences of both Arabic and European cultures. As a distinguished UNESCO heritage site, it provides a genuine glimpse into the region’s rich heritage. Stroll through its charming alleys, and don’t forget to visit the cozy cafes and quaint souvenir and craft shops for cherished mementos!


Embark on a Dhow Adventure

In Lamu, dhow boats are not just a mode of transportation but a unique experience waiting to be had. Why not embark on a leisurely sail aboard a traditional dhow, the iconic vessels of the island? Booking a dhow ride is a breeze, and you’ll often find room for friendly negotiation to suit your preferences.


Delight in Lamu’s Gastronomic Delights

Lamu’s cuisine is a delightful fusion of African and Eastern flavors, offering a tantalizing array of dishes. Relish the succulent tastes of biryani, curry, couscous, pasta, chapati, coconut rice, mango chutney, mahamri (spiced doughnuts), and the freshest, most delectable seafood. Each dish is meticulously prepared with unique seasonings like cumin, cinnamon, clove, and luscious coconut milk.


Journey to the Ancient City of Takwa

Transport yourself back in time to explore the coral-stone ruins of Takwa. These evocative remnants date back to the 17th century and stand as a testament to the island’s history and beauty, offering a captivating glimpse into the past.


Immerse Yourself in Lamu’s Rich Heritage at the Museum

Lamu Museum, a beautifully designed institution, beckons visitors to delve into the island’s incredible history and Swahili culture. Knowledgeable guides are on hand to share the treasures and archives, making this a truly enriching experience for travelers.


Stroll the Serene Lamu Beaches

Lamu’s untouched beaches are nothing short of a sandy paradise, offering solitude, tranquility, and scenic beauty. Without the crowds, tourists can unwind and take leisurely walks along these pristine shores. The views are nothing short of a masterpiece, ensuring an unforgettable experience.


Explore the Historic Lamu Fort

Erected in 1830, Lamu Fort has a rich and varied history, from being a former slave escape to a later transformation into a prison. Today, it stands as a living testament to the island’s heritage, showcasing the influences of Omani Arabs, British, Chinese, Turks, Indians, and Portuguese on Lamu.

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