Buy tickets on flights to Mombasa during summer months, between December and March. Summer is a peak tourist season; hence it is suggested to make booking of hotels and airlines in advance to get deals, discounts and cheap flights to Mombasa.
Moi International Airport serves the city of Mombasa. Operated by Kenya Airport Authority, the airport is served by Ethopian Airlines, Finair, and Kenya Airways etc. The Mombasa flights land at the airport from various destinations that include Brussels, Frankfurt, Rome and more.Places of Interest in Mombasa
Mombasa is Kenya's second largest city after Nairobi bordering majestic Indian Ocean that makes it a major tourist destination in the country. The palm studded coastlines fringed by shimmering coral reefs hold enticing lure for the tourists’ world over. Water sports are particularly renowned in Mombasa beaches and draw fancy of European travelers who visit the city to try out deep sea fishing, dolphin spotting, diving and snorkeling in the wrecks and reefs, and more. There're attractions galore for tourists to check out in the city, few of the most recommended ones include the historical Fort Jesus, beautiful Haller Park, North Coast Beaches, and Mombasa Marine National Park etc.Historical Fort Jesus
Constructed by the Portuguese in the 16th century, historical Fort Jesus is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the Mombasa's top tourist attractions. Built in a shape of a man, fort was given the name of Jesus as a religious reference. Here you will come across various battlements and ruined buildings within the fort complex and a museum displaying a vast collection of ceramics and pottery.Haller Park
Those who have love for animal life should not miss out Haler Park. Why? Because this luxuriant venue is super hit with animal lovers! Founded by Dr Rene Haller who transformed the abandoned limestone quarries into a thriving nature reserve, the park offers amazing number of animals and birds. Waterbucks, zebras, giraffes, hippos are all found in abundance here along with colourful birds. Haller Park also houses a famous interspecies couple that became an internet sensation after the 130 years old tortoise, Mzee, adopted Owen, an orphaned hippopotamus.Mombasa Marine National Park
This impressive offshore reserve protects mangroves, sea grass, radiant sandy beaches and exotic coral reefs. Get a glimpse of the fabulous marine life from a glass-bottomed boat, or get adventurous and dive deep to discover the splendid sea gems - beautiful corals, sea horses, stingrays, eels and more. MV Dania is a popular wreck dive here, do try it out, its fun!