Day Trips

Lying by a beach can be tough, but come on…there are plenty of other things out there to see!

So, feel free to look at our suggestions and try to muster up the energy to see the many things that the Kenyan coast has to offer! From historical or cultural tours, day trips on the ocean, game drives to Simba Hills, go karting or souvenir shopping at a local market. The multitude of activities available are sure to make you feel glad that you have seen a little more of Kenya than just a cold “Tusker” beer, the sun, sea and sandKenya has a wealth of activities for tourists: whether scaling to the highest peak of Mount Kenya, diving the coral reefs, hiking through tropical rainforests or perhaps paintballing, go-carting, kitesurfing or even skydiving. Animal lovers can stroke a cheetah, touch an elephant, hold a snake or feed a giraffe! There are cinemas, museums, art galleries, health & beauty spas and glitzy casino’s. We have lots of ideas to enhance your stay in the Kenya, so look no further.

ACTIVE- Adventure
For those travellers who want to know what to do in Kenya – why not get out and be active! We’ve compiled activities in Kenya that will be perfect for the active traveler… From Bunjee Jumping to Sky Diving, deep sea diving to kitesurfing. With a beautiful climate all year round, mountains to climb, the Indian Ocean, large open spaces and an economy and infastructure well equipped to cater for tourists….be ready for your Kenyan adventure.

  • Balloon Flights
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Dive Club
  • Diving the Crab
  • Kenya Skydivers – Annual Skydiving Boogie
  • Malewa Bush Ventures
  • Paintballing
  • Paragliding
  • Laser Tag Kenya
  • Lukenya Motorcross & Quadbikes
  • Rift Valley Adventures
  • Kitesurfing in Diani
  • Skydiving
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wild Waters, Nyali

Places to walk or jog
When walking in Kenya, your safety must always come first . Seek advice before you decide to go anywhere. We don’t want to scare you but walking in the wrong area or flaunting your valuables could pose a real dangers to your personal safety. In remote wildernesses, we advise that you always take a guide and listen to advice carefully. Wild animals can, and do kill tourists who think they know better than folow local advice given. Having said all this, there ARE beautiful places you can walk and you will absolutely love the beauty that Kenya has to offer. Be careful and enjoy!

  • Hell’s Gate Gorge & National Park
  • Karura Forest
  • Marafa – Hells Kitchen
  • Mount Longonot
  • Mountain Club of Kenya
  • Oloolua Nature Trail
  • Hash House Harriers
  • Paradise Lost
  • Lake Chala, (Crater Lake near Taveta)

Animals
Fancy feeding a giraffe or stroking a baby elephant? Kenya is world famous for its wonderful wildlife and there is a whole lot more to do than just going on safaris. Let us give you some suggestions for some exciting interactive activities, where you see animals close up. Feed the crocs, bottle feed an elephant, or even stroke a cheetah! There’s lots to do and some brilliant photo opportunities waiting… so what are you waiting for?
Animal Orphanage (Mt Kenya Safari Club

  • Snake Safari and Visitors Centre
  • Dog Training Classes
  • Giraffe Centre
  • Haller Park
  • Horseback Safari
  • Karen Riding School
  • MALO Stables
  • Mamba Village
  • Mwaluganje Elephant Sanctuary
  • Nairobi National Park
  • Ngong Racecourse – Jockey Club of Kenya
  • KSPCA (Pat-a-Pet)
  • KWS Animal Orphanage
  • KWS Safari Walk
  • Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary
  • The Elephant Orphanage
  • Thigiri Riding School
  • Watamu Marine Association
  • Watamu Turtle Watch
  • Train Journey (Nairobi to Mombasa)
  • Golf & Country Clubs
  • Karen Golf and Country Club
  • Nyali Golf and Country Club
  • Poa Place Resort
  • Royal Nairobi Golf Club
  • Thika Sports Club
  • Sigona Golf Club

Sports
Fed up of sitting in a 4×4 all day? Want to take part in, or watch some live sporting action? Well take a look at what Kenya has to offer. There are man Also look in our Country Club section under accommodation, as many of these elite establishments have fantastic faciliies for sports (tennis, golf, squash etc). Although most are private members clubs, you can often join as a temporary member if visiting, or stay there and membership is included.y sports clubs and centres throughout the country.

  • Ice-skating
  • Nairobi Club
  • Nairobi Polo Club
  • Tribe Watersports

Volunteers & Teambuilding
If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity or a teambuilding exercise to do while you are in Kenya then let us get in touch with those who can help you plan and carry out these activities.

Family activities
Kenya has lots to offer families, so if you’re not sure what’s available, there’s plenty to choose from. This section provides information on a range of family-friendly activities – so all you need to do is decide what your kids would like to do. From feeding giraffes to go-karting, rescuing turtles and more, Kenya offers a great range of activities for families of all ages. There are so many great things to do in this tropical paradise, which will keep the whole family entertained. From watersports to cultural visits, take a look at what’s on offer for a family fun holiday here in Kenya.

  • A Boat trip on Lake OloidenBeezy Beez – Kids Art and Craft Centre
  • Brown’s Cheese Factory
  • Go Karting (Nairobi)
  • Snorkelling (Diani Coral Reef)
  • Snorkelling (Malindi Marine Park)
  • Splash Waterworld
  • Young Adventurers
  • The Jolly Roger Theme Park and Restaurant

ARTS & CULTURE

  • The Arts and Culture
  • Ali Barbour’s
  • Banana Hill Art Gallery
  • Baobab Tree (used in World War 1)
  • Elementaita Weavers
  • Go Down Arts Centre
  • The Bomas of Kenya
  • Kazuri Beads and Pottery Centre
  • Nairobi City Tours
  • Nairobi Gallery
  • Pimbi Gallery
  • Kenyatta International Conference Centre
  • The Leo Collection
  • The Lily Pond Arts Centre
  • The Souk

Museums and Places of Historical Interest
There are many venues in Nairobi and elsewhere where you can see cultural centres and Museums. There are galleries and exhibitions and we’ll help you find them. Kenya has an interesting history and the National Museums of Kenya have many cultural sites throughout the country. From the Nairobi Museum, to Fort Jesus, the Karen Blixen Museum or Oligesaile; famous for its importance as a prehistoric archaelogical site. There are literally dozens of sites, so take your pick and enjoy Kenya’s rich culture.

  • African Heritage House, Nairobi
  • Karen Blixen Museum
  • Nairobi National Museum
  • Nairobi Railway Museum
  • National Museums of Kenya
  • Kenyan Museum Society
  • Elsamere
  • Fort Jesus
  • Gedi Ruins
  • Uhuru Gardens & The National Monument
  • The Swedo House

Theatre and Cinema
Kenya has a handful of local theatres and several multi-screen cinemas. While you’re in Kenya let us help you find the place that is closest to you and enjoy the show.

  • Fox Entertainment Group (Cinema)
  • Sarakasi – Performance Arts Centre
  • Silverbird Cinemas

Clubs and Societies
Finding things to do in Kenya is easy, and sharing an interest or hobby is an excellent way to meet friends and have fun. There are many clubs and societies for you to choose from, many of which are part of large, international organisations. Clubs in Kenya include: sailing, cricket, rugby, running, scuba diving and mountaineering, horticulture, museum society, bridge, Rotary Clubs, kennel club, music society and many more. Whatever your interest, there is bound to be something for you to join in with. Expand your social circle and share your interests with like-minded people.

  • Rotary Club International
  • Rotary Club Nairobi
  • The Kenya Bridge Society
  • Hash House Harriers (Running Club)
  • Kenya Orchid Society
  • Nairobi Feminist Network
  • Dive Club
  • Kongoni’s Cricket Club
  • iHub & Pete’s Coffee
  • Rotary Club (The Coast)
  • Kenya Horticultural Society
  • Charities to give to
  • Childrens Church

Spas and massage
From Swedish massage to relaxing spa sessions, enjoy a perfect excuse to put one’s feet up and take it easy. Several coastal resorts offer luxury spas and beauty centres with a wide variety of massages to suit any preference. In Nairobi there are several spa centres, either in the 5 star hotels or independent specialist massage and spa centres. For those looking for a week or more of concentrated rejuvenation, there are some yoga centres along the coast.

  • Banana House
  • Fatuma’s Tower, Lamu

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