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Mida Creek

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| Watamu Marine National Park, Watamu, Kenya
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Mida Creek Mangrove Forest Glass-Bottom Boat Safari Through Watamu Marine...
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“board walk” (8 reviews)
“canoe ride” (8 reviews)
| Watamu Marine National Park, Watamu, Kenya
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This place is beautiful... with beautiful staff and an amazing initiative by the community... Go there spend your money...tip big... They deserve it.

Thank juliet k
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Its my second time to visit Mida Creek, because it is so beautifull there. Nice to walk when the water is low and if you want you can take a boat to the other side.

Thank Marco H
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I came during the low season so there is nothing much to see. The ocean scenery is breathtaking but no birds to see so a bit too quiet. If you get a chance to go to the villages in the island it would be worth...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Its ideal for friends and nature lovers. Its location is convinient and easily accessible from malindi and Watamu.

Thank mwas2
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We visited the creek on our stay in Watamu on the Kenya's east coast, as a break between Tsavo West and East safaris. We walked with locals to see the mangroves, you get to plant a tree too! The mangroves are quite extensive extending into...More

Thank rdsat
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Mida Creek has an amazing boardwalk, snaking for 100s of metres through the tidal mangrove forest and ending up at a covered platform overlooking mudflats and estuary. For a small fee you can walk along, taking a guide if you wish, and enjoy the incredible...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Totally loved the sunset. Short distance from Turtle Bay. Beautiful scenery of the mangrove and awesome sunset views.

Thank AwardSafaris
Reviewed 2 May 2017

It's a natural tidal creek fringed with mangroves - a great site for birding, sailing in local dhows with the 'gondolier' through the maze of channels especially at sunset. It's a nursery for turtles and fish and then a stop at Crabshack for a meal...More

Thank rupiNairobi
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The setting is beautiful, the creek itself peaceful but the only bar/resto overlooking it is rather cramped and the service soso. The beer was lukewarm. The first thing you get when you arrive is a rather brutal way of asking you an entrance fee to...More

Thank ElsVermeersch
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Mida Creek is a tidal inlet that comprises different types of habitats that are influenced by the tide, for example mud and sand flats, open shallow waters and mangrove forests. Mida Creek is a recognized International Bird Area and together with Arabuko-Sokoke Forest forms a...More

Thank hikwam
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