Shimba Hills National Reserve
The Shimba Hills reserve is the closest Mombasa safari park – 35 kilometers south of the city. Shimba Hills national game reserve has great landscape with hills and valleys extending beyond the reserves boundaries. The reserve, a part of the coastal rainforest is famous as the home of Sable antelopes, the Sheldrick Falls and bird watching.
The biggest attraction is the elephant and antelope populations, but if you're lucky you might see giraffes as well. The rare Sable antelope is found only in Shimba Hills. Sheldricks' Falls is another sight you should see while visiting the park, and Giriama Point offers spectacular views of the ocean.
Wildlife that can be viewed during safari includes Roan antelope, sable, buffalos, abundant primates to name just but a few.
The Shimba hills reserve is one of the largest coastal rain forest in east africa after Arabuko Sokoke The hills are a dissected plateau that ascends steeply from the coastal plains, 30 km south west of Mombasa and just south of Kwale town.