Mombasa Dhow Sunset Cruise

The Tamarind Village, Cement Silo rd, Mombasa, Kenya
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Mombasa Dhow Sunset Cruise

The Tamarind Village, Cement Silo rd, Mombasa, Kenya
Not Rated

3 hrs


No Cancellation

Group Size

10 people


English, Swahili

Explore Mombasa like never before as you embark on a captivating excursion from the water, offering a glimpse of iconic landmarks intertwined with rich history and culture. Set sail aboard a meticulously crafted wooden dhow, gracefully navigating the enchanting Mombasa Channel. As the sun sets on the horizon, indulge in cassava crisps and refreshing madafu, all while engaging with knowledgeable local boat captains who will unveil the secrets of this remarkable coastal town.

This extraordinary journey promises an unparalleled perspective of Mombasa, seamlessly blending education and entertainment. Whether you’re a tight-knit group seeking bonding moments or simply looking for an unforgettable experience, this excursion is your ticket to relaxation and immersion in the present moment.

No matter the season, this adventure is available year-round, with our top recommendation being evening sails, ensuring you witness the breathtaking spectacle of a Mombasa sunset.


  • Scenic Water Excursion: Embark on an enchanting journey through Mombasa's waters, providing a unique perspective on the city's iconic landmarks steeped in history and culture.
  • Sail on a Traditional Dhow: Experience the charm of Mombasa aboard a beautifully crafted wooden dhow, sailing gracefully along the picturesque Mombasa Channel.
  • Spectacular Sunset Views: Witness the breathtaking moment when the sun sets on the horizon, casting a mesmerizing glow over the coastal town, all while on the water.
  • Local Delicacies: Treat your taste buds to cassava crisps and refreshing madafu, savoring the flavors of Mombasa as you sail.
  • Engaging Local Captains: Interact with knowledgeable boat captains who will share the hidden stories and secrets of Mombasa, adding depth to your journey.
  • Educational and Entertaining: This excursion seamlessly combines learning and entertainment, making it suitable for both groups seeking bonding experiences and individuals looking for a memorable adventure.


Upon your arrival, our friendly crew will extend a warm welcome as you step aboard the splendid, genuine dhow. Convenient parking facilities are provided at the pickup location.  Feel free to slip off your shoes and unwind, allowing yourself to fully enjoy the experience.


As you set sail, your journey will commence with a course directed towards Fort Jesus, during which the crew will expertly highlight notable landmarks along the way. Allow yourself to pause and savor the tranquil environment and the invigorating sea breeze with a few deep breaths. If the tide aligns favorably, you'll have the opportunity to venture into the mangroves, adding an extra dimension to your exploration.

Sunset Sailing
Sunset Sailing

Visit the premier location to witness a breathtaking sunset transformation, where you can leisurely float on the water. You have the option to either take a refreshing dip in the water or remain comfortably aboard. As the city's streetlights illuminate the night, granting you a glimpse of Mombasa's nocturnal charm, return to the drop-off point, savoring every moment of its beauty.

  • Dhow Cruise
  • Cassava Crisps
  • Coconut Water
  • Aerial View Photo
  • Photography
  • Anything not mentioned above
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of personal nature
  • Return transport (Available at an additional cost)

0 – 3 hours


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The Tamarind Village, Cement Silo rd, Mombasa, Kenya


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