Mombasa County is the smallest county in Kenya. It is a regional cultural, economic hub and is an important regional tourism centre. Below is a list of Top 10 places to visit/Things to do in Mombasa County with no specific order.
Fort Jesus is located on Mombasa Island, it was built between 1593 and 1596 and is one of the most visited tourist attraction in Mombasa by both the foreign and local tourists.
Haller Park (formerly Bamburi Nature Trail) is a nature park in Bamburi on the north coast of Mombasa, it serves as a recreation spot for both the foreign and local tourists.
Mombasa Marine National Park is located between the Mtwapa and Tudor Creeks in Mombasa, its blue waters are ideal for windsurfing, water skiing, snorkelling and diving. Marine species that can be found here include crabs, starfish, stonefish, cucumbers sea urchins, corals, turtles, seagrasses and some migratory birds.
Jomo Kenyatta Public Beach also known as “Pirates Beach” by the locals is the most popular beach on the North coast. This is mainly because of its accessibility, one can get here using a private car, taxi, tuk-tuk or matatu.
Mombasa Old Town is an area of Mombasa which is situated on the south-east side of Mombasa Island, it is an area filled with old houses. Majority of the current residents of the Old Town are of Asian, Arab and European origin.
Mombasa Tusks are located along Moi Avenue in Mombasa County, they were built to commemorate the visit by Princess Margaret in 1952 and have remained since that time.
Mamba Village Centre is an awesome crocodiles farm that is located on the Northern coast of Mombasa, you will get a comprehensive farm walk, watch a movie on life cycle and behaviour of crocodiles and watch the crocodiles fighting for food during feeding.
Bombolulu Coast Workshop and Cultural Centre is located on the north coast of Mombasa County, visit the workshops and showrooms here to buy beautiful and unique handmade African products.
Ngomongo Villages is a well-known sustainable eco-cultural tourist village in Mombasa, it is situated in a former coral limestone quarry which was reclaimed and trees planted.
Nguuni Nature Sanctuary is a nature sanctuary is located 4km from Bamburi Cement in Mombasa County, it is home to many animals including Giraffes, elands, waterbucks, oryx, ostriches and many species of birds.
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