Welcome to Mtwapa Guide! Mtwapa on the beautiful Kenyan Coast is the centre city for exciting sites to explore and great activities to do on Mombasa’s North Coast. Categorized you find Mtwapa attractions and activities, Mtwapa travelers information, general Mombasa Town and Mombasa North Coast Attractions, finally Swahili Archeologist Sites on Mombasa North Coast.
Lively Mtwapa City offers so much to see and do like deep sea fishing on the Indian Ocean, snorkelling and diving at Mombasa Marine National Park, make dhow trips on the Mtwapa Creek to enjoy the awe-inspiring sundown, or bike the coast. Going out? Mtwapa is renowned for a good choice of restaurants, pubs, bars and nightclubs. Find more information on Mtwapa boutiques and saloons, apartments, hotels and lodging, whole sales, shops and supermarkets on our forums. Any questions? Register to Mtwapa's message board and connect to our members.
|Posted on January 19, 2011 at 9:12 AM||comments (3)|
At the Airport:
From January 2011 a single tourist visa to Kenya will cost $50, £30 or €40 per person for a maximum of 90 days stay; children below 16 years are free of charge.
Tourist visa can be obtained on arrival at Moi International Airport in Mombasa or Jomo Kenyatta International airport in Nairobi.
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|Posted on January 16, 2011 at 5:55 AM||comments (1)|
Mombasa's motor sport arena is a place to chill with your friends, your kids, or build unbreakable bonds with employees and clients! Whether you’re a budding Schumacher or a first-time driver, Mombasa Go-Kart has the experience and technical know-how to put you on the right track. The racing gear is powerful and fast - no toys. This is real racing and is guarante...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 4, 2011 at 8:43 AM||comments (0)|
Only few kilometers north of Mtwapa, Vipingo Ridge is a destination for everyone who enjoys the best life has to offer. Vipingo Golf Course is set on 2500 acre with a wide range of amenities including two 18 hole championship golf courses.
Both two ‘par 72’ championship golf courses offer challenging and excitement for golf players at all levels. State ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 31, 2010 at 8:25 AM||comments (7)|
Jumba la Mtwana, also known as Jumba Ruins, is a picturesque ruined village, located one kilometer from the mouth of the Mtwapa Creek and about four kilometers from the main Mombasa - Mailndi Road. Within these area four mosques, a tomb and four houses have survived in recognizable condition.
Located by the edge of Mombasa National Marine Park, it is a 14th Century ancien...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 30, 2010 at 3:44 PM||comments (2)|
Drive along local people, traditional settlements and learn about African Villages during daily life. Enjoy palm, mango tree forests, different climate zones, and views over the Mtwapa Creek and Indian Ocean on Mombasa’s North Coast Area.
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|Posted on December 30, 2010 at 3:22 PM||comments (0)|
Thugged away in the forests of La Marine area, at the mouth of the Mtwapa Creek is an archaeological site that was a town during the 14th century. Evidence from these ruins indicate that the site developed prior to contact with the Middle and Far East.
Strategically it was important both for its position, facing the sea, and later as an exit point to the Middle East. From...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 28, 2010 at 5:29 PM||comments (0)|
Gede ruins are the remains of a 12Th Century Swahili town near Watamu. It was rebuilt with new walls in the 15Th and 16Th centuries when Gede town was at its wealth peak before it was mysteriously abandoned.
The first half of the 17Th century the last inhabitants’ people had left Gede, leaving numerous Mosques, a magnificent palace and houses, all nestled in 45 acres of ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 28, 2010 at 4:49 PM||comments (0)|
Come and see Haller Park, next to Bamburi Cement Factory on North Coast. Get to feed the giraffes, catch a glimpse of prehistory in ancient giant tortoises, see huge hippos and watch crocodiles feeding.
The Park boasts an enormous variety of animals, reptiles, insects and botanical gardens. Walking along the trail is the ideal way to look at the various animals, and on many ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 28, 2010 at 7:04 AM||comments (0)|
Mamba Village in Nyali on Mombasa North Coast is East Africa’s largest and leading crocodile farm. A tour of the farm starts with a movie about the cycle of life and behaviors of crocodiles, followed by a tour and ends with a spectacular scene of crocodiles being fed in a harsh struggle.
On the crocodile farm visitors find a botanical garden with aquatic and orchid plants, c...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 27, 2010 at 4:41 PM||comments (0)|
Along the North Coast of Mombasa lies Bombolulu village, home to a Project of the Association for the Physically Disabled in Kenya (APDK), in short, Bombolulu Workshops. The project was founded in 1969; employs some 150 disabled craftsmen/women whom produce the most beautiful jewelry, wood carvings, leather crafts, and printed textiles.
The products are sold in a large...Read Full Post »