Unique Activities for Safaris in Kenya

Top 100 Things to Do in Kenya Part 8

71. Skydiving

Forget land based tours and embark on the adrenaline charged sky diving safaris. View the country from above and descend at 120miles/hour. This sport is popular at the coast so that skydivers can freefall over the ocean. Diani Beach hosts the annual Kenya Skydive Boogie.

72.Water Sliding

The Splash Waterworld is the most popular location for this sport. Other venues are the Jolly Roger Theme Park & Restaurant and Wild Waters Ltd.

73.Quad Biking

Ride a quad bike at Lukenya Motocross in Nairobi. This is a serene recreational centre in the outskirts of the city.

74.Mountain Biking

Off-road biking is another interesting way of discovering the country. Mount Kenya is one of the popular destinations. Discover plant and animals of the region and mingle with communities living or working along the biking route.

75.Freshwater Fishing

Lake Victoria is a haven for anglers. It has a good population of Nile perch and other species. A day’s fishing safari should be on your list of activities. Some lodges such as the Governors’ Camp properties have a fishing safari as part of the holiday package. Whatever you catch, the chef turns it into a delicious meal for you. Fresh water lakes in the Great Rift Valley include Lake Turkana, Lake Baringo and Lake Naivasha.


Paintball is another adrenaline packed activity for groups. It features in many team building safaris. Find out how good you can target your opponents or duck oncoming missiles of natural or artificial paint. Try Paintball Fury in Lang’ata, Karen and Mombasa. Another park is Jungle Paintball within Bowling Green Bar and Restaurant in Nairobi.

77.Cave Exploration

Explore Shetani lava caves in Tsavo National Park, Mau Mau Caves in Mount Kenya and Mount Suswa caves among others. Hike to these interesting places explore the historical caves. The ones in Mount Kenya housed freedom fighters before independence.


Bowling alleys are available in major cities such as Nairobi and Mombasa. Check out the Village Market in Nairobi and the Hollywood Bowl at Nyali Cinemax at the coast.

79.Playing Tennis

Most lodges and resorts in the country have tennis courts as well as table tennis. You can also find this sport in recreational centres close to the lodge or resort.

80.Glass Making

See glass blowing experts at work in Anselm Kitengela Hot Glass factory. You can also carry some souvenirs with you after your visit.

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on Nov 29, 2013

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