Top Holiday Activities in Kenya

Kenya has so much to offer holiday makers, whether it’s a wildlife watching Safari with activities such as; safari game drive, Horse riding safari, walking safari, hot air balloon safari, Camel riding safari, bird watching and photography safari or it's a Beach holiday full of water sport activities, such as sailing, surfing, deep see diving and fishing, skating, snorkeling, water rafting, bungee jumping, or it's a more Adventurous tour with a mixture of activities such as mountain climbing, mountain biking, golfing, hiking among many others.

Safari Holiday Activities

At Kentz Safaris we have a whole host of Safari and Adventure activities included in our holiday packages, we also have well trained guides and trainers to ensure you enjoy your holiday in Kenya. To explore your desired activity, you can either book a whole package with us or select a few activities to plan your own personalized Safari Holiday.


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Open roof 4*4 safari

Safari holiday is no doubt a major attraction in Africa, millions of local and international tourist visit Africa to experience the beauty of wildlife Safari. A safari in an Open Roof 4x4 car/truck is basically touring major national parks to watch wildlife in a spacious raised open roof car, with stunning view over the wilderness.

 

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Balloon Safari

Hot Air Balloon flight safari is a unique way of viewing wildlife beneath you while flying quietly above the beautiful open plains, full of wildlife. The pilot usually narrates about the history of the sceneries, animals and birds beneath you. The flight is usually followed up with a nice well set bush breakfast.

 

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Camel Riding Safari

Ride a Camel to explore wildlife in Africa, in small secure groups have an Eco-adventure through the national parks and wildlife conservancies to watch wildlife and enjoy the wonderful sceneries. You can also have a morning, Pre-Sunset or Sunset Camel Tour along the white sandy beaches enjoying the cool breeze and the stunning views.

 

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Horse Riding Safari

Horse riding safari is another special way of exploring and enjoying Africa, imagine riding across the open plains of Masai mara or Samburu with giraffe, antelopes, wildebeest and zebras; watching elephants, buffaloes and other animals from a distance.

 

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Walking Safari

Walking safari is one way to experience wilderness and nature more intimately, the cool quiet nature walks through the wilderness with birds chirping, trees whistling and animals’ grazing leaves you with a refreshing exhilarating experience. All walks are accompanied by armed, experienced guides and game rangers.

 

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Boat Safari

Explore and get close to wildlife on a Boat ride; a boat cruise through the major Rivers, Lakes and on the Ocean, does gets you close to wildlife, nature and the beautiful sceneries.

 

Bird watching safari

Bird Watching Safari

Beside the stunning national parks full of wild animals, Kenya is also blessed with a wide variety of bird’s species; on a good trip you can spot over 300 bird’s species. The best places for bird watching is around major Lakes, national parks, forests and the coastline.

 

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Flying Safari

Fly Safari is a more luxury way of covering a large area, while watching wildlife and the beautiful landscapes. It’s a faster way to explore major attractions in Kenya and can be combined with other safari activities to maximize your holiday in Kenya.

 

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Photography safari

With the wide range of top destinations full of wildlife throughout the year, the epic golden deserts, hills and snow-capped mountain, long stretch of beaches, lakes, the rich cultures and traditions; all this joined together with our professional photographers make up a great photography tour.

 

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Butterflies watching safari

If you love watching nature full of beautiful butterflies and other insect, there are a couple of nice places along the Kenyan coastline and forest with plenty of insect species. A butterfly watching safari can be combined with a beach holiday to maximize your holiday in Kenya.

 

Mountain Climbing trips in Kenya

Mountain Climbing

If you are into mountain climbing, Kenya has a couple of mountains that include the snow-capped Mount Kenya, Mount Longonot among others. The mountains have nice routes with stunning scenic views, they don’t require sophisticated climbing gear and they are easy to get to the peak.

 

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Cycling and Mountain biking

There are a couple of nice national parks and private conservancies with good cycling paths, among them are Hells gate national park,Tsavo East national parks and Mount Longonot; this is more of an adventure that combines sport and exploring Kenya.

 

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Camping and Overland Safaris

An Overland safari combines several activities as you tour multiple countries in Africa; it’s the most affordable way to see the best of Africa, it allows you to experience different cultures and traditions, watch a wide range of wildlife, outstanding sceneries and beaches; accommodation is mostly on camping.

 

Hiking and Rock Climbing

Hiking and Rock Climbing

For those who love challenges, there are a couple of places to test your limits in hiking and rock climbing. The best places for hiking and rock climbing in Kenya would include visiting Hell’s Gate National Park, Mt. Longonot, Mt. Kenya and Tsavo East national parks.

 

Beach and Water Sport Activities

At Kentz Safaris we have a whole host of Beach and Water sport activities included in our holiday packages, we also have well trained guides and trainers to ensure you enjoy your holiday in Kenya. To explore your desired activity, you can either book a whole package with us or select a few activities to plan your own personalized Safari Holiday.


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Dhow sailing

Dhow sailing is one of the oldest and most traditional Arabian way of sailing along the Indian Ocean, its an adventurous way to explore the islands and can be combined with other activities like Kayaking, surfing, fishing and diving. It’s Ideal for families or group of friends.

 

Wind Surfing and Kite surfing activities Kenya

Wind Surfing and Kite surfing

There are a couple of places along the Kenyan coastline that you can enjoy your surfing holiday, this includes Diani beach, Nyali beach and further north to Watamu and Lamu island. It’s an extreme sport that provides limitless thrills and excitement.

 

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Water skating and skiing

Water skating and Skiing are unique sports, there are a couple of places along the Kenyan coastline that you can enjoy your wind surfing or skiing holiday; this includes Diani and Nyali beach. A Water skating holiday can be combined with other beach activities to maximize your holiday in Kenya.

 

Snorkeling and Diving activities Kenya

Snorkeling and Diving

The Kenyan coast has some of the best coral gardens and clear waters that makes it a heaven for divers and snorkelers, diving activities ranges from wreck diving, drift reef diving, scuba diving, deep see diving to night diving. Watamu, Mombasa, Malindi and Diani are the best areas for diving and snorkeling in Kenya.

 

Kayaking and Canoeing trips Kenya

Kayaking and Canoeing

There are many places in Kenya to enjoy your canoeing or kayaking skills; the major places would include Lamu along the coastline (sea kayaking), Tana River (Sagana river kayaking), Lake Baringo, and Lake Naivasha among other places.

 

Water rafting trip

Water Rafting

Water rafting combines the sport adrenaline adventure, sightseeing and game viewing; the perfect place for water rafting is along Tana River, Sagana River, Malewa River, Mathioya River, Athi River and Ewaso Ng’iro River.

 

Bungee Jumping tour Kenya

Bungee Jumping

This is an extreme adventure only for the brave ones; Bungee jumping at Sagana is done along River Tana on steel structure 60 meter (200 feet) high, regardless of it being very safe, you can be sure of an adrenaline adventure.

Kid’s holiday activities

At Kentz safaris we take pride in providing family friendly holidays in Africa, we understand the care needed when on holiday with children. From the moment you touch down to the last minute, our team of friendly professional staff will be there to make sure you have a memorable time in Africa. Whether it’s a wildlife Safari, Beach vacation or on an adventurous holiday in Africa; there will be an activity for you and you’re Kids. Below are some of the kids holiday activities in Kenya.

 

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Safari Activities

On a safari holiday, there lots of activities for kids to enjoy; this include wildlife watching, secure nature walks, family picnics, photography sessions, cultural visits, bicycle riding, horseback riding, trekking and hiking, boat trip among others. There are also hotel with fun clubs with plenty of Kids facilities.

 

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Beach Activities

Kenya has some hidden and unpolluted beaches along it's coastline, that are ideal for families. Kids’ beach activities would include; relaxing on the beach, sailing trips, secure snorkeling, swimming, surfing, cycling, horse riding, visiting marine parks, nearby city and historical excursion among others. There are a couple of nice family Lodges, along the coastline with kid's fun clubs and facilities.

 

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Adventurous Activities

For more adventurous families, they can go for a guided mountain climbing, hiking, mountain biking, nature walks, camel riding trips, water rafting and kayaking trips. This is not for kids under 12 years.

Other Holiday Activities

At Kentz Safaris we have a whole host of holiday activities that are included in our holiday packages and well trained tour guides and trainers to ensure you enjoy your holiday in Kenya. To explore your desired activity, you can either book a whole package with us or select a few activities to plan your own personalized Holiday. Below are more holiday activities, that can be added to a Safari, Beach or Mountain climbing holiday in Kenya.

 

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Golf

Golfing in Kenya is so diverse and exciting; it could be at Diani beach along the seafront or along the stunning views of the Great Rift Valley or close to the city centers. A golf vacation can be combined with other beach or Safari activities to maximize your holiday in Kenya.

 

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High altitude training

For Athletes who want to enhance their athletics skill, Kenya hosts some of the best high altitude training venues and camps in Africa, with altitude over 2500m above the sea level, you can be sure to reap the benefit of the high altitude training camps.

 

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Charity volunteering

For those who love to tour as well as volunteer in charity work, you can join us twice every year (April before Easter and December before Christmas). We visit less privileged communities in the country, interact with them and assist them in the little way we can.

 Holiday Activities Tips

In order to ensure you enjoy your desired holiday activities in Africa, we encourage travelers to ensure they are physically fit in regard to the type of activity they choose and have a physical checkup before traveling.

Other tips would include:-

  • For extreme activities, we strongly advice to take a policy cover that suite your activity.
  • Don’t choose an activity that is beyond your capability
  • If you are an independent traveler, make sure you have all the required equipment and always carry an emergency number just in case of anything.
  • If you are planning to hire equipment, make sure they are in good condition and safe.
  • If you are traveling through a tour operator, make sure they have a good reputation and knowledge about the activity.
  • Take your time to select an activity that is right for you, your family or friends.

 

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