Founded in 1969, The Bobmbolulu workshops located along the north coast of Mombasa that have grown to be one of the biggest rehabilitation centers in Kenya. It is basically a Project of the Association for the Physically Disabled in Kenya (APDK). It attracts a large number of foreign visitors especially for its traditional aspect that has built a standing for the Kenyans as one of the most reliable exporters.
Consisting of almost 8 traditional homesteads, the Centre runs a traditional Restaurant that amuses its guests with traditional dances. Run by the ‘Association for the physically disabled’, the centre adds nobility by contributing to the well-being of around 150-disabled craftsmen/women who produce jewelry, hand printed textiles, wood carvings, and other souvenir items.
side from employment, there is also an aid for housing, adult education and medical needs for them. Many organizations prefer to purchase items like pillows or blankets from Bombolulu Workshops as a token of their support for the charitable group.
Address: KISAUNI DISTRICT Mombasa North KE, Kenya
Mombasa Golf Course
Being one of the oldest golf courses in Mombasa, the Mombasa Golf Club hosts the annual Coast Open every August. A grand view of coral reefs, powdery sands and the Indian Ocean will entice any golfer's senses for an interesting round of golf.
Another exciting reason to hit the waves is kitesurfing. Many beach shops and resorts offer kitesurfing lessons and trainings for beginners. Rentals of equipments are available as well. Along with windsurfing, scuba diving, sailing and many other water activities, it is recommended to check the weather forecast before kitesurfing, and follow the coast guard's climate notes.
Beach bumming can be as simple as sleeping on the sand while sunbathing, or as enjoyable as a camel ride along the shores. Many sea-side activities are available for customers at beachfront hotels and resorts. Not to mention the long list water sports like jet-skiing, para-sailing and snorkeling, it's no wonder locals and tourists alike spend their time on the beaches for hours on end.
Cycling at the coast
One of the best deal that you can thoroughly enjoy at the coast of Mombasa is biking.
Here, You can discover the real Africa by cycling off the beaten track. The local people and the traditional African villages along with the palm- and mango-tree forests gives a picturesque view, amidst which your senses gets refreshed.
The fantastic views on Creeks and the Mombasa North Coast area and simply amazing that you can truly enjoy and have loads of fun.
The bush along the Indian Ocean around different climate zones presents an altogether different experience each time you visit with your beloved people to have fun.
These mode of bush-tours are extremely safe as the unpaved roads and paths are almost without traffic.
Enthusiasts find cycling along the coast as the real pleasure where a mountain-bike brings you closer to the local life more as compared to other any other means.
Haller Park (Book tours)
Haller Park, the largest animal sanctuary in Mombasa is located next to the Bamburi Cement Factory. The park offers amusement activities where a variety of animals, reptiles, insects and botanical gardens widen the horizon of knowledge.
Other informative things like educational videos are also shown here especially for the kids and nature lovers.
The park which earlier was previously a barren piece of land now looks transformed into its current state through limestone mining.
It was redeveloped through reforestation and conservation efforts, and is now a habitat for a large number of flora and fauna species.
You can just a Walk along the trail is the ideal way to look at the various animals to get a close look at them. Adventurous and fun filled activities can be felt wherein you can hold or feed a reptile but under a close supervision of a guide.
Address: Majengo, Mombasa, Kenya