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Mida Creek

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Address: | 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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Day Trip to Malindi and Watamu

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Very good place for relaxing

Very good place for relaxing in nature.You can see the sunset from there.Very greenish and beautiful.

Reviewed 8 August 2016
pooja p
Kochi (Cochin), India
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Very good place for relaxing in nature.You can see the sunset from there.Very greenish and beautiful.

Thank pooja p
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Run by local, amazing sunsets, quaint, fantastic fish dishes but getting a bit expensive now which is a pity..

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

The experience here was amazing. If you are lucky to catch sunset, this might be the best experience. The food was great as well.

Thank Shiroh K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a very good trip out. You have a canoe trip into the mangrove swamps and a walk across a suspended and bouncy walkway that was good fun. It is a very interesting eco-system, Our guide Mohammad was really good. Its a community driven project so please support. Finally buy the honey they sell it is excellent and for... More 

Thank boxman266a
Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

During my circuit around coast,we made it to Mida creek Watamu.The attraction is hidden away just like one kilometre from Watamu -Malindi highway and very close to Gedi town Watamu.The main attraction here is walking on a 200 metres length broad walk. Its fun balancing your way here because its a suspended broad walk.After the broad walk,we sailed in a... More 

Thank Linus K
Caloocan, Philippines
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

you need a guide to go this way through the over hanging bushes. but great fun. always keep your hands in the boat.

Thank Raymond T
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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We were staying in watamu and took the trip on the boat to mida creek. It wasn't busy and the guy took us around all the little inlets. The bird life was brilliant; I don't even know what they were. But they were large & colourful. It was a very peaceful trip and when he offered us the chance to... More 

Thank jarvo2001
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

One of the best and most relaxing trips I have been on, sit back, relax and simply watch the world float by. Admire the pink flamingos and other bird life, watch the sun go down and snap fantastic pictures, definitely a trip worth doing if you visit Watamu.

Thank Rob S
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

We went down the creek after having 1st watched the Dolphins in the bay, it is very tranquil and well worth a visit.

Thank poppleBristol
Vancouver Island, Canada
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

I've done some boardwalk work and know it takes a lot of work to keep it looking as nice as it does here. Nice meandering boardwalk over and around the mangroves. Really interesting to see oysters and barnacles growing on the tree roots, as well as flamingos in the distance.

Thank Jamila D

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