Shimba Hills protects one of the last large coastal rainforests in East Africa It is a stronghold for the rare subspecies of sable antelope: Roosevelt's sable This is not a Big Five reserve, but several of the usual safari animals, as well as some interesting forest animals, can be found here Both Shimba Hills Lodge, overlooking a waterhole in the park, and the more upscale Sable Valley Treehouses just outside the park, provide excellent accommodation Read more about Shimba Hills National Reserve
Zone A, Zone B
Tiger was sitting on a log, Leopard with a cub sitting on a tree, Elephants, gaur, sambar, malabar giant squirrel. White bellied woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, green imerial pigeons, streak throated woodpecker and crested hawk eagle. Crocodiles and Rattlesnake.
How to reach?
Shimba Hills is an easy daytrip from Mombasa, Diani Beach or any of the other beach resorts south of Mombasa It is also possible to stay the night in Shimba Hills Lodge located in the reserve, or the more upscale Sable Valley Treehouses located in Sable Valley bordering the reserve Many hotels in Mombasa or Diani offer daytrips to Shimba Hills, or you could rent a vehicle for the day Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) (514 km)