About Ngunni Nature Sanctuary

             The Nguuni Nature Sanctuary is a part of the Baobab Farm which is located along Nguu Tatu Hills in Kiembeni area Mombasa. It is a  wonderful man-made sanctuary and has received the United Nations Environment programme Global 500 roll of honor. The sanctuary is located within urban limits of 4 Km from the Bamburi cement works main entrance atop a hill and comprises of 3 distinct habitats. Open Savannah, Woodland, and wetlands which all attract different spices of birds.  Visit the place to enjoy a quality time watching animals, surrounded by the beauty of nature, and an open-air barbeque. Its an African wild experience from the comfort of the resort. Enjoy nature, flora fauna and food along with a lot of activities that one can get engage in at the sanctuary. They range from game drives, a visit to the ostrich farm, elands & oryx farm, feeding the giraffes, taking a bird walk, bird watching, sitting by the campfire and perhaps the most loved moment that of catching a glimpse of the exquisite sunset behind the Nguu Tatu Hills.  Giraffes, waterbucks, Ostriches roam free and as one visits this place, you can cut off from the city hustle and bustle and enjoy the serene animals as they feed during sunset and come and feed on your hands if you are willing. Small rustic shelters are propped up for visitors to enjoy their picnics or if they want to barbeque their packed foods.... the evenings are spent, sipping your best-brought beverages, as the attendants light up a bonfire and you chit chat under the starry skies.

 

Must See

  • The place is a perfect hangout with family where you can have a barbeque while watching animals
  • Bird watching sessions that happen between 5.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m.
  • Experience feeding the giraffes without gates or barriers, an exquisite experience only at Nguuni.
  • Large Doum Palm crowned by Leopard Orchids that are beautifully scattered in the grassland.
  •  Thrilling Game drives,
  • walk across the ostrich pens as the guide gives all the fascinating information about this flightless bird: how they are bred, fed and reared.
  •   Within the sanctuary, there are several picnic areas, Turkana, Birder’s Banda, Mbuni and Acada Picnic Sites
  • A visit to the ostrich farm, elands & oryx farm,
  • Bird walk, bird watching, sit by the campfire and get to catch a glimpse of the exquisite sunset behind the Nguu Tatu Hills.
  • There a number of water areas which attract the birds. 

How to reach

This is located 7 km from Mombassa city center and is easily approachable by road. 

 

 

 

Tips

  •  Enjoy the sunset and an open-air dinner
  • Taking a guide here is a good idea.
  • Enjoy the ostrich farm, Giraffe and other amazing animals.
  • Take a game drive along the sanctuary.
  • As for transport, one can book taxi /uber and will drop you till where the animals are. 
    Residents adults pay 350 kshs
  •  Do have a drop-and-pick tour van which is charged at Kshs.250.00 per trip Reception to Main Venue
  • Do bring your charger as they do have charging points.
  • An environmental tour (1 & a half) along scenic routes is charged at Kshs.1,200.00
     

Visit Time

Monday:- 8.00 a.m.to 6.30 p.m

Tuesday:- Closed

Wednesday:- 8.00 a.m.to 6.30 p.m

Thursday:- 8.00 a.m.to 6.30 p.m

Friday:- 8.00 a.m.to 6.30 p.m

Saturday:- 8.00 a.m.to 6.30 p.m

Sunday:- 8.00 a.m.to 6.30 p.m

 

Waiting Time

Nil.

 

Entrance Fee

Yes
  • Kshs.350.00 Residents
  • Kshs.500.00 Non-Residents
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Time you can spend

3-4 hours.

 

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