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Mida Creek, Watamu

#1 of 15 in Nature in Coast Province
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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  • Perfect end to a tropical day. Swimming in clear water, drinks under sail and sunset views. We took a smaller private dhow but larger shared boats available as well.  more »
  • Took a boat cruise on the creek and then watch the sunset afterwards amazing. I loved it. Definitely recommended.  more »
  • A very nice place to visit
  • Exciting scenary. Wonderful guides on site. Knowledgeable!
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