Day Trips

Whether you head South of Vipingo or to the North Coast there are also many child-friendly activities available so you should never be stuck with ideas of what to do with the children. There are waterslides, feeding the animals at Haller Park, which consists of a game sanctuary which hippos, eland and bufallo, Reptile section with enormous crocodlies and snakes, a spectacular Palm Garden, and a giraffe viewing and feeding platform. Next door is the butterfly centre and playground at Bamburi Nature Trails. Here you can go for long walks in the forest or even hire a bike for the more active. After this you can visit Yules for lunch and enjoy fantastic ice creams and Camel Rides at Bamburi Beach.

If you feel like taking on some aquatic adventure all manner of boating activities such as deep sea fishing, snorkelling and scuba-diving, windsufing, waterskiing, kitesurfing and sailing can be found up and down the Kenya coastline. Situated at Mnarani Club on Kilifi Creek, 3 Degrees South offers sailing, water skiing, wake-boarding, kayaking, stand up paddling, windsurfing and scuba diving – all with international standard tuition. It is the only RYA training centre for dinghy sailing, windsurfing and power-boating in East Africa.

Make a few day-trips from your holiday home in Vipingo to ensure that you make the most of some of what our incredible Kenya Coast has to offer.

Vipingo is in close proximity to a first class golf course at Nyali and Kenya’s famous Vipingo Ridge. The Club House is situated at the highest point of the ridge and enjoys the best views The Vipingo Ridge Club House serves good meals and has a lovely bar with fabulous views over the world-class course. Golfers that rent a Viva Vipingo holiday home and have the best of both worlds; a luxurious beach front villa and the opportunity play a world-class golf course right on the doorstep.

The Kenya Coast has many interesting historical places of interest. From Vipingo a number of ancient ruins, such as Jumba and Gedi, and the old town and mosques in Mombasa are within easy reach and can be visited in a day. Nature lovers are also well catered for with over 20kms of walks and cycle routes in the Nature Trails as well as numerous birdwatching activities. Choose either to head North or South of Vipingo to discover the wonders of the Kenya Coast.