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Mida Creek, Watamu

4.6
#1 of 15 in Nature in Coast Province
Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
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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  • The adventure starts from the “wobbly” boardwalk as you balance yourself as you walk till the end, this was such a thrill Board your canoe here and the calm ocean gently rocks you to the creek, if...  more »
  • Book your excursions through the Watamu Treehouse, you wont be disappointed. Try Kayak, a dhow safari or even Stand Up Paddle.  more »
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  • A very nice place to visit
  • Exciting scenary. Wonderful guides on site. Knowledgeable!

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