1 Day Shimba Hills Reserve Tour

Code: KRSM002

In this reserve, you will meet with the endangered species of Sable Antelopes and other animals like Buffalos, Leopards, Monkeys and other species of birds in the park.

Shimba  National Reserve is a small National Reserve in the Coast Province of Kenya. Its About 192.5 km² Area  33 km from Mombasa and 15 km from the South coast. The reserve is an area of coastal rain forest, woodland and grassland.

You have a chance to visit the famous Sheldrick Falls in the hills.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Diani/Mombasa port/Galu beach hotel
park fees Meals
Day trip Professional guide
Guide gratuity

–Tour Highlights–

Leopards % – Lions % – Zebra % – Buffalo % – Rhino % – Elephants % – Giraffe %
Others: Hyrax %, DikDik %, Cheetah %, Wild Dogs % ,Sable Antelopes 30%


Day 1: Departure

You will be picked from your hotel at around 6.00 am and drive to Shimba Hills, a distance of 35 kms from Diani arriving at the gate at around 6.30 am. Begin a game drive visiting Sheldrick Waterfalls escorted by a game ranger.
Shimba Hills is a tropical rain forest which covers an area of 202 km2. Physical attractions include casuarinas forests, Marere Dam (a water hole where come to drink water), Sheldrick Waterfalls. The landscape is grassland. Animals seen in this area include elephants, buffalos, giraffes, impalas, heart beasts, rare leopards, black and white monkeys, attractive sable antelopes, and roan antelopes among others. Shimba Hills has different species of birds like (tropical guinea fowls, fish eagles, falcons and weaver birds, ground horny bills among others.
Drive to Shimba Lodge for lunch (One of the tree top hotels at the coast region where you have a chance to see animals at the water hole) After lunch head on for another game drive till 3.00 pm where you will check out from Shimba Hills and drive back to the hotel arriving at around 4.00 pm.