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Mida Creek, Watamu

4.6
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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  • Book your excursions through the Watamu Treehouse, you wont be disappointed. Try Kayak, a dhow safari or even Stand Up Paddle.  more »
  • the sunsets are breath taking and the boat ride through the Mangroove tunnel is another experience worth trying!  more »
  • Took a sunset cruise on the creek from Hemingways. Beautiful views. Ocean was calm in the creek, and the sunset was beautiful.  more »
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  • A very nice place to visit
  • Exciting scenary. Wonderful guides on site. Knowledgeable!
  • Best place to b
  • Wonderfully created. You will enjoy a canoe ride along the Mida Creek channel
  • Mida creek was so so so awesome! It's fun when you go as a group! I went with 6 other ladies. Walking along the boardwalk is so enjoyable. The hospitality of the locals is soooo warm. I even remember them washing our legs after we came from the beach...hehee ..it was fuuuuun! They also sell beautiful earrings from seeds and beautiful anklets at very affordable prices..-imagine 50-100 Bob only. Mida creek is a place to revisit!

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