About Haller Park

      Haller Park popular for its Bamburi Nature Trail Hill is home to lost and orphaned wildlife located in Mombasa town in Kenya. This popular park was aptly named in honor of Dr. Rene Haller as a mark of respect for the massive efforts taken in transforming the abandoned quarry wasteland to a resourceful ecological paradise. In service of the public for the past 21 years, this extensive 75 hectares of lovely Park in Mombasa has a vast diversity of vegetation & is considerable, from mangrove palms and majestic indigenous shade trees to coastal forests where several of these plants are rare and endangered; a sure haven for a botanist.This wonderful park is inhabited by various animal species right from the not so common Vervet monkeys to the elegant giraffe; Weaver birds, Kingfisher, Storks, Herons, Egrets, Owls, Eagles, Kites, Cranes, Ibis, Sandpipers the list is endless  The real attraction of this place is feeding the animals which is a truly loved activity by all.  It has distinct plant and animal species, serves as a recreation attraction for locals and tourists & boasts different species of trees & animals. it has a rich history & can be used as a beacon of hope in this age of climate change & deforestation. This is a nice place to relax your mind away from the beaches and town noises to welcome the natural environment full of inspiration and nature at its best. This is the best place to be if you need natural scenery

Must See

  • The bond between Mzee the hippo and Owen the tortoise.
  •  You can feed the giraffes. They eat out of your hand and if you are lucky they lick your face too!
  • Enjoy the thrilling experience of watching and  feeding of hippos, crocodiles, and giraffes
  •  Explore the reptile farm, fish farm, butterfly pavilion, huge tortoises, and of course the bigger animals.
  • Get to see the rare Conocarpus vegetation in Haller Park that was introduced from Somali, Algaroba which in turn was introduced from South Africa,
  •  Haller Park in Kenya boasts of a Park auditorium in Kenya with a seating capacity of 100 people; this makes Haller Park in Mombasa ideal for weddings in Kenya, company parties, family outings and social gatherings at a fee.
  • Take a close look at the animals found in Haller Park as they are rarely seen else because of shyness to humans or are mostly nocturnal like the Bushbuck, the Suni, Duiker, Marsh mangrove and the Serval cat.

How to reach

44 min (3.6 km) via Malindi Rd/B8 by walking.

12 min (3.7 km) via Malindi Rd/B8 by taxi

Other popular modes of transport include:

 A matatu ride starts from Ksh 20 just to go 500m 

The price for a tuk-tuk ride is Ksh 50-100 and boda-boda around Ksh 50.

Tips

  • Feed the giraffe
  • Know more about Owen and Mzee.
  • Carry map.
  • Carry an anti-mosquito lotion.
  • . Enquire, what time the crocodiles are feed before going so you don't miss watching this event.
  •  The visitors are allowed to purchase park supplied snacks to feed the giraffes.
  • Listen attentively to directions of how to walk around the park so you are sure to view everything, and there isn’t signs or arrows to guide you.
  • Remember to carry sports shoes
  • It is.ideal to visit from 2:30 pm to dusk
  •  . Be sure to carry lots of water for hydration because the part doesn't have a canteen.

 

Visit Time

Sunday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Waiting Time

Nil.

 

Entrance Fee

Yes

The entry fee to the Haller park in Kenya is Ksh 800 for adults and Ksh 400 for children for non- residents of Kenya.

Charges for entry into Haller Park in Kenya for Kenyan residents is Ksh 250 for adults and Ksh 100 for children.

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Time you can spend

3 hours

 

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