Shimba Hills National Reserve Kenya

A densely forested coastal park, the reserve is made up of rainforest and grassland. Inland from Diani Beach, Shimba Hills is a good place for a short safari or a family safari.

The park is mainly visited for its large population of forest elephants, with an estimated 700 individuals in the park. It is the only place in Kenya where you can spot the stately sable antelope.

Other species include warthogs, baboons, vervet monkeys, buffalo and some giraffes which were introduced as well as being an important area for butterflies and birds.

Half and full day safaris can be organised from local beach resorts south of Mombasa.

Safari in Kenya

An essential guide to planning a safari to Kenya

Kenya is the original home of the safari and it’s still one of the finest safari destinations on the continent. And it’s so much more than the Big Five: Kenya’s natural heritage spans grassland plains stomped by the feet of a million wildebeest to dense forests, glacial mountain peaks and rich coastal coral reefs. The country can proudly boast of an impressive network of protected spaces made up of 65 national parks and reserves as well as dozens of private and community more

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