What Kenya Safaris Have to Offer

Top 100 Things to Do in Kenya Part 2

Explore Kenya from the plains of Maasai Mara to the sun-baked banks of River Ewaso Nyiro in the north. Do not stop there, get into towns and cities to listen to the tunes of local music and indulge in sumptuous local dishes.

Kenya has amazing people, excellent beaches, exquisite lodges and so many safari adventures.  Here are a few adventures you can add to your list of things to do in Kenya.

11.      Club Hopping

The vibrant nightlife of major cities in the country is not one to ignore. Kenyans love music and dancing in clubs so there is an eclectic mix of genres played by disc jockeys in nightclubs. Diani Beach is one of the best places to enjoy nights at the coast while Nairobi’s Westlands District is the entertainment capital of the city.

12.      Snorkelling

Popular snorkelling destinations are Watamu Marine National Park, Kisite Mpunguti Marine Reserve because of their favourable tides, location and variety of underwater flora and fauna.

13.      Deep-sea Fishing

Game fishing expeditions are organised frequently around Watamu area of the Indian Ocean.  Some of the species that many fishermen hope to catch are the black and blue marlins, broadbill swordfish, striped marlin, tuna dorado, barracuda and sailfish among others.

14.      Canoeing

Canoeing safaris take place on the Sagana River, Lake Baringo, Lake Naivasha and other lakes of the Great Rift Valley.

15.      Dhow Cruises

Dhows are traditional sea vessels dug out from wood. The coastal tribes use them for transport and fishing excursions in the sea. They have a triangular sail, and some modern designs are motorized.

16.      Kayaking

Rapids Camp is popular for kayaking safaris in Kenya. Watamu’s weather is friendly, the tide is awesome and there are many water sports centres with lessons for beginners.

17.      White water rafting

Sagana River’s adrenaline packed adventures offer grades 3 to 5 rapids and the most exciting waterfalls. This experience involves game viewing, birding and picnicking as you proceed from one level of the river to the other.

18.      Sightseeing

Lamu, Malindi, Mombasa and other coastal towns have numerous sightseeing attractions such as Fort Jesus, Hell’s Kitchen and Gedi Ruins. Other sightseeing locations are attractions with national parks such as Tsavo, which is home to Shetani Lava Flow and Mzima Springs. You can also spend a day in Nairobi’s Railway Museum.

19.      Freshwater Fishing

Lake Victoria is the best fishing spot in the country because of its high population of edible fish such as the Nile perch. Nevertheless, there are other lakes such as Lake Naivasha, Lake Turkana, Lake Elementaita, Lake Bogoria and Lake Baringo.

20.    Cultural Visits

The Maasai, Turkana, Samburu, Mijikenda and other tribes have preserved their customs and traditions for centuries. A cultural tour offers a closer look at these practices by discovering how they dress, build houses, worship or earn a living.

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