Watamu is a small village located on the Kenyan coast, approximately 105 km north of Mombasa and 15 km south of Malindi . It is an eco-tourist’s dream, with sandy white beaches and hotels dedicated to sustainable tourism . The village is home to the Watamu Marine National Park and Reserve, which was established in 1968 and is one of Kenya’s first marine parks . The park is a quick snorkel away from the Malindi Marine Reserve Park .
If you’re planning a trip to Watamu, here are some things you can do:
- Visit the Gede Ruins, a mysterious and heavily overgrown 12th-century Swahili village .
- Explore the Kipepeo Butterfly Project, which is dedicated to conserving the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest and its butterfly population .
- Take a boat trip to Mida Creek, a tidal inlet surrounded by mangrove forests that’s home to abundant birdlife .
- Visit Turtle Beach, which is ideal for swimming and sunbathing
All-Inclusive. Your safaris to North Coast includes all transportation, park entrance fees, game drives, accommodations and meals.
Your Guide. For your North Coast journey, you’ll be guided, hosted and looked after by your own experienced driver/guide.
Transportation to the parks will be in a private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser with a popup rooftop.
Day 1: Nairobi to Watamu.
Departure from Nairobi will be as per your flight/SGR timing. On arrival to the coast, the Bonfire Adventures agent will be there, ready to help you with your luggage and drive you to your resort. Enjoy the gorgeous views as you drive through the city to your hotel. As soon as you check in, it’s time to relax! Sit back, unwind and enjoy the Bonfire Experience. Enjoy the impeccable service, hotel amenities, fantastic pool and the beautiful beaches. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at the resort.
Overnight stay at hotel of choice.
Day 2: Beach Activities
This is the perfect day to immerse yourself in beach and city activities. Spend your relaxing downtime on the welcoming sands of the gorgeous beaches. Take a dip in the warm blue tropical waters of Malindi. Go on a camel ride just as the traders have done for centuries and enjoy the relaxing facilities at the hotel to the maximum and full satisfaction. You can also enjoy a mix of activities by exploring the back alleyways and Bazaars of Malindi. Marvel at the city’s architecture, cuisines and customs. You can also visit attractions including Watamu National Marine Park and the Sabaki Delta. All meals and accommodations are included, so you’ll only need to budget for extra activities.
Overnight stay at hotel of choice.
Day 3: Departure
This will be your last day to enjoy Malindi and Watamu. No need to worry, we can get you an extra night in the region from only Ksh. 7,000. Alternatively, we can organize another fun beach vacation for you with extra nights, allowing you to uncover other spots in the town and enjoy the beautiful beaches. On your final day here, you can enjoy all the hotel amenities while completing all the formalities right before you check out. To make your departure stress-free the Bonfire Adventures Agent will pick you up from your resort four hours before your flight/SGR departure. You will arrive at the SGR Station/Airport at a good time allowing you to breeze through on your way home.
Overnight stay at hotel of choice
- SGR / flight transport to Diani and back to Nairobi
- Accommodation of choice
- All meals at the chosen accommodation
- Anything not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Travel insurance.