Attractions for the 1 Day Shimba Hills Lodge safari - Mombasa

Physical attractions: views of the hilly and forested countryside, coastal rainforest, waterfalls

Wildlife: elephant, leopard, Shimba Hills is a national reserve best known best for its endangered sable antelope. A variety of bird species 

Shimba Hills National Reserve – offers the last of Kenya’s coastal rainforest, waterfalls and the rare sable antelope. All Shimba Hills have views points which offer splendid views of the hilly and forested countryside and far as the Indian ocean and Chale island to the East and the Tsavo plains and Taita hills to the West. A 1 day Shimba Hills reserve safari  is a great opportunity to observe African elephants while being near the coast. Shimba Hills National Reserve is a very small park and also the sanctuary of the last breeding herd of indigenous sable antelope in Kenya.

The 1 Day Shimba Hills Lodge safari begins with picking of guests ex hotels and drive to Shimba National reserve. Observe the flora and fauna of the tropical rainforest. Full morning game drive in the reserve with a visit to Sheldrick falls (optional) - go down the hill, 45 minutes gentle walk takes you to the breathtaking spectacular fall. Watch water splashing atop a cliff 30 meters high and the water forms a natural pool.

 

Drive through the park to Shimba Tree Lodge built on stilts, with walk ways above the ground, overlooking a waterhole visited by animals and salt lick in a forest glade. Settle for Lunch at the lodge followed by an afternoon game drive in the reserve before  driving back the way you came and drop off at respective hotels.

 

End of 1 Day Shimba Hills Lodge safari