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Mida Creek

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| Watamu Marine National Park, Watamu, Kenya
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| Watamu Marine National Park, Watamu, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mida creek is for the nature an birds lovers. You are to see different species of birds at the creek. Mangrove forest is common at this place which makes it most beautiful. Carry binoculars sunglasses camera and of cause something to eat when you plan...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came during the low season so there is nothing much to see. The ocean scenery is breathtaking but no birds to see so a bit too quiet. If you get a chance to go to the villages in the island it would be worth...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its ideal for friends and nature lovers. Its location is convinient and easily accessible from malindi and Watamu.

Reviewed 8 June 2017

We visited the creek on our stay in Watamu on the Kenya's east coast, as a break between Tsavo West and East safaris. We walked with locals to see the mangroves, you get to plant a tree too! The mangroves are quite extensive extending into...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

Mida Creek has an amazing boardwalk, snaking for 100s of metres through the tidal mangrove forest and ending up at a covered platform overlooking mudflats and estuary. For a small fee you can walk along, taking a guide if you wish, and enjoy the incredible...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

Totally loved the sunset. Short distance from Turtle Bay. Beautiful scenery of the mangrove and awesome sunset views.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

It's a natural tidal creek fringed with mangroves - a great site for birding, sailing in local dhows with the 'gondolier' through the maze of channels especially at sunset. It's a nursery for turtles and fish and then a stop at Crabshack for a meal...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

The setting is beautiful, the creek itself peaceful but the only bar/resto overlooking it is rather cramped and the service soso. The beer was lukewarm. The first thing you get when you arrive is a rather brutal way of asking you an entrance fee to...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Mida Creek is a tidal inlet that comprises different types of habitats that are influenced by the tide, for example mud and sand flats, open shallow waters and mangrove forests. Mida Creek is a recognized International Bird Area and together with Arabuko-Sokoke Forest forms a...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017

My wife and I booked a dhow trip on Mida Creek with Stefano (who runs Mawe Resort in Watamu). This is a wonderfully romantic thing to do!! We were treated to a wonderful day out on the water, very well looked after, given a perfect...More

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