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Mida Creek, Watamu

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#1 of 17 in Nature in Coast Province
Water Body · Nature / Park
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Take a canoe ride through the mangrove banks of Mida Creek, a large saline lagoon and tidal creek merging with a huge mangrove forest. This UNESCO-listed biosphere reserve provides a safe haven for national waterfowl and a number of migratory species, including large flamingos and crab-plovers, greenshanks and sacred ibises. Spanning 1,600 hectares (3,954 acres), these wetlands feature 11 types of seagrass and 33 seaweed species, as well six varieties of mangrove. Follow the long boardwalk deep into the forest and take a dip in one of the lagoons surrounded by dense vegetation. Plan your Mida Creek visit and explore what else you can see and do in Watamu using our Watamu online trip itinerary planner.
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  • We did the full day Mida Creek adventure. The snorkeling and seeing the dolphins was great, the boatmen were great and friendly. Take a towel to sit on, as the hard wooden seats are uncomfortable... 
    We did the full day Mida Creek adventure. The snorkeling and seeing the dolphins was great, the boatmen were great and friendly. Take a towel to sit on, as the hard wooden seats are uncomfortable...  more »
  • nice experience with the cruise, its generally a beautiful place. Beautiful views and scenery. I loved the watching sunset. 
    nice experience with the cruise, its generally a beautiful place. Beautiful views and scenery. I loved the watching sunset.  more »
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  • Mida Creek is a sigh to behold!!! Very beautiful place to visit, here’s why; 1. It has activities you can do the whole day, canopy walk, canoe ride to the nearby islands and a tour on one of the islands 2. They have amazing guides who are well informed, respectful and kind 3. You get to experience a “musical” on the canoe ride back 4. You can swim in the ocean while you’re at it All these activities are dependent on the energy your friends have and I recommend you carry some food coz it’s a long one!!! They also have a restaurant, so no pressure if you won’t carry any! Also, you can’t stay there till late because the water literally gets to the office area, so beware of that! Enjoy your visit!
  • The canoe ride is very nice, serene experience.. Tour guide by the local community with vast knowledge and history of the creek..

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