Shimba Hills National Reserve
About Shimba Hills National Reserve
Shimba Hills National Reserve is located 33 km south of Mombasa and provides visitors exciting activities such as game viewing, trekking, and overnight camping.
Rich in flora and fauna, the reserve boasts the highest density of African elephant in Kenya. Other species include sable antelope, black and rufous elephant shrew, bushy tailed mongoose and others. The forest habitat also hosts a variety of bird species, with 111 species recorded to date.
Entrance is done through four gates, and park fees paid in cash only.
Directions to Shimba Hills National ReserveFrom Mombasa, take the ferry at Likoni to access the southern coastline where Diani and Tiwi beaches are. Then, take the main A14 coast road 10 km southwards until you join the main crossroad. Take the road climbing to Kwale Town (C106). The main gate is located at 1 km from the C106 road and 3 km from Kwale.
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Shimba Hills National Reserve Map
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling