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Transfers to Turtle Bay Beach Club

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Transfers to Turtle Bay Beach Club


May sound like a daft question but what are the vehicles like for the transfer from the hotel to TBBC?

We went in the 90's and they were held together with chewing gum, the windows were jammed shut, the heat was stifling and the driver was smoking. In fact it felt longer than the flight.

It would be a nightmare transfer for kiddies but am hoping that the years may have made a difference...

Also, how long does it take to get from TBBC to Voi Lodge?



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hi sharon,

we went from mombasa to TBBC in jan07 and the roads were awful but apparently they are much better now, as for the transfers i think it depends on the hol company, we flew with thomson and I'm sure the vehicles we fine and possibly with air con, dont hold me to that though! we are going with Somak in jan, who are you booked with?

We did our safari first and then went to TBBC, we visited Voi and i think it took between 2-4 hours to get to anywhere safari wise.


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They had started recarpeting the road from Malindi -mombasa last year just before the political problemes started, they should be through by now or may be almost done. From watamu to Voi should take approx 4 hrs to 4 and Half.

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I love this bit of video on You tube - something to bear in mind when calculating the time/distance covered on Kenyan roads!

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As already mentioned the road has been improved as for the vehicles it will depend on which tour operator you use, Somaks vehicles are fine, if you are in a minibus expect to drop off other travellers en route to watamu, if you book direct you get picked up in a tbbc vehicle, which are great, as there is only 2 of us we always get picked up in a private car, we always get strange looks as part of the routine is sparkling wine at the airport before getting in the car ! last year it was at 8am ! this journey is called "the booze cruise", its much nicer doing the journey in an air conditioned car as well.

And now the road has been improved, we'll spill less drink, last year was probably the worst transfer we have ever done, the road was terrible, we'd never seen it so bad

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