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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent much time at Mida Creek - lovely restaurant and a superb boat trip organised by Jay Jay! We walked the Creek path pretty well every day - hard not to, when it is right on your back door! The villagers who all live...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sam-Q-1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at perfect timing for the board walk and then took the canoe trip through the mangroves which is totally recommended to see the birds that inhabit the Creek, very fortunate to see flamingo and yellow billed stork and spoonbills

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robin D
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Well this was part of a tour advised by staff from hemingways. Did not let down one bit. The sunset boat ride.. The samosas.. The people. Words cannot simply explain the amazing nature of this place

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KiberaK88
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Great seafood at a budget. It’s a community establishment and they try their best to accommodate all. Getting to the eating area may prove challenging to some as the wooden walkway is unstable plus there are huge spiders and webs along the way ...so if...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kenyan_Gallivanter
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Spectacular landscapes, easy to be reached from Watamu, were we were staying, with a Tuktuk. We went then for dinner to Crab Shack, perfect ending of day!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paola B
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Fabulous adventure. First the 260m board walk through the mangroves, out to the awaiting canoes. Followed by canoeing in a dug out canoe. Our canoe guide steered using one long pole. Saw a frog fish or two! Learned about the local environment. Excellent spot to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lovin0utdoors
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Great adventure. The board walk is exciting bit alittle scary. You get to go to the island Adam and Eve lived!kid you not. Also, all the proceeds go to educating children in the local community.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Faith M
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We took a canoe trip to an island in the Creek. Lots of interesting wildlife to see. We went from the Crab Shack where everyone was very friendly.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alison s
Reviewed July 23, 2018

waaa-oooooo is the only word that fits the description, the scenery is breath taking you could actually forget yourself and sleep under the canopy of magroove forest and escape from the scorching sun of mombasa mmmmmmmmmm

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Wilfred K
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Once in Watamu, make sure you visit Mida and plan for a boat ride. I had an incredible time with my partner and other guests on board. Shutu, the Activity head from Hemingways facilitated bookings. We had cocktails and sea food bitings since on board...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sylvia A
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