Kenya Beach Vacation

Shimba Hills Safari with Overnight in a Luxury Lodge

Shimba Hills Safari with Overnight in a Luxury Lodge

in Diani Beach Safaris, Tours

Shimba Hills National Reserve is 400 metres above the palm-fringed coastline and is the only place in Kenya where tourists can see the rare and endangered Sable Antelope. The scenically beautiful Shimba Hills encompasses one of the oldest forests in the World and is an ideal day trip from Diani beach. The unique blend of large density of elephants, tropical jungle, plunging waterfalls is the right combination for a family adventure or a romantic getaway.

Chill out from the hot coast and join us for an unforgettable trip to Shimba Hills!

Shimba Hills is only 45 minute drive from the coast and is one of the best places for a short safari with kids or a romantic sundowner. It is the second largest coastal forest in East Africa after Arabuko-Sokoke and is home to diversity of wildlife.

Tshimba-hills-safari-sable-antelope-game-drivehe hills offer breathtaking views of the hilly and forested countryside and far as the Indian ocean and Chale island to the East and the Tsavo plains and Taita hills to the West.

Shimba Hills is easily assessable. You may drive in on your own, book a tour with one of the safari companies on the coast or take a full day trip with Diani Quads. If you stay in one of our properties we will be delighted organize the safari for you.

If you have booked earlier a day excursion to Mombasa Haller Park, for sure the elephants were missing in your photos. The Shimba Hills reserve is not only rich in tropical flora and fauna and hosts the highest density of African elephants in Kenya! The other animal species found in the area are gorgeous Sable antelope, black and rufous elephant shrew or bushy tailed mongoose.

The Shimba Hills forest is an important bird area and is endowed with forest bird life while the grasslands hold localized species such as red-necked-Spurfowl, Croaking Cisticola and Zanzibar Red Bishop.

shimba-hills-safari-sunset-by-the-pool1 day safari to Shimba Hills will enhance your holiday by the Indian ocean. You will explore a tropical rain forest which covers an area of 202 km2. Some of the main sights include casuarinas forests and Marere Dam (a water hole where wildlife come to drink) or visit of famous Sheldrick Waterfalls.

Spend a night in Shimba Hills lodge with infinity pool and view on wildlife

Adventure up your holiday and stay overnight in a luxury private Shimba Hills lodge you shall never forget!

The unique Kutazama lodge in Shimba Hills is one of the most unique places on the coast and feature double story infinity pool and only 2 private villas attached to the forest. This makes the accommodation perfect for a family trip or a honeymoon getaway.

You will enjoy exclusive accommodation with 5 star service. The lodge is located on the top of the forest and offers excellent view on wildlife and fascinating tropical landscape.


There are many comfortable areas with books and African games for cozy evenings. The hosts will entertain you with breathtaking stories from Africa. The sunset in the reserve is a lifetime experience!

The meals are very delicious and includes, fresh vegetables, fruits, sea food and focus on international and African cuisine. You will be pleasantly surprise with hospitality and professional service.

Vist Shimba Hills for an unforgettable short safari from the coast and spend a night in a luxury lodge. If you are looking for more adventure, view the entire Shimba Hills on a Sightseeing Flight with Coastal Microlights.