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Shimba Hills Lodge

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On evening animals come to the little lake to drink, Shimba Hills its a good choice for safari, not fare away from Diani Beach and the same animals like in Amboseli, Tsavo or Maasai Mara - exept lions. But at the right time you are alone in the park. In the other parks its traffic jam, lots of cars and tourists.   

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A: Shimba Hills Road

by Christian Hartmann, 510 meters away

You can find some elephants crossing the road

Shimba Hills Road

B: Gateway Shimba Hills

by Christian Hartmann, 1.5 km away

Its costs 3.000 ksh to go in the Shimba Hills Park. You can rent a car in Ukunda or Diani for small m...

Gateway Shimba Hills

C: Kenya village

by Christian Hartmann, 8.0 km away

Its a typical african village in the middle of nowhere, the people have really nothing but they are h...

Kenya village

D: Fire in the bush

by Christian Hartmann, 10.6 km away

Fire in the bush

E: Kenya Bush 2

by Christian Hartmann, 15.8 km away

Kenya Bush 2

F: Ramisi Road junction

by Christian Hartmann, 18.3 km away

Ramisi Road junction

G: Ukunda Ramisi junction

by Christian Hartmann, 18.3 km away

Ukunda Ramisi junction

H: Kenya Bush

by Christian Hartmann, 18.6 km away

Kenya Bush

I: Near Ukunda

by Christian Hartmann, 19.2 km away

Near Ukunda

J: Simba Oryx Beach Cottages Road

by Christian Hartmann, 21.0 km away

The road in front of the Simba Oryx Beach Cottages.

Simba Oryx Beach Cottages Road

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