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For a vacation experience like never before, you might consider taking a cruise that visits Mombasa. This large port city in East Africa (Kenya to be exact) has something to appeal to travelers of all interests – from fascinating cultural attractions, historic neighborhoods, beaches, and more. Diving and snorkeling opportunities are abundant, as are native wildlife and local African and Indian cuisines. Mombasa is filled with beautiful parks, reserves, animal sanctuaries, temples, churches, iconic landmarks, local markets, entertainment complexes, and more. Plus, if you’ve ever wanted to safely get up close and personal with crocodiles and butterflies, you can do it in Mombasa.

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Destinations for Cruises from Mombasa

The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise from Mombasa. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:

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Cruise Lines with Cruises from Mombasa

The following cruise lines feature cruises leaving from Mombasa. Select a cruise line to view upcoming cruises that they're offering from Mombasa:

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Luxury Cruise Lines

When the finest cruise vacation is your top priority, this is the place to start.

On a luxury cruise line, guests experience highly personalized service, a more intimate (and usually formal) onboard experience, gourmet cuisine, well-appointed accommodations, and fantastic amenities. Many of these brands have smaller ships, allowing them to reach ports of call that the larger ships can't, which results in unique itineraries.

All of these brands feature a version of all-inclusive pricing, and some of them have ships with all-suite accommodations. Although these cruise lines are usually more expensive than the rest, they also provide their guests with so much more, resulting in a fantastic value when considering all that's included.

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Deluxe Cruise Lines

These cruise lines fit (quality and, usually, price-wise) somewhere in between Premium and Luxury cruise lines.

A country club casual atmosphere can be expected on these lines, as can be elegant accommodations and gourmet cuisine. These cruise lines are a great option for adults looking for a upscale, yet laid back, vacation.

Unique itineraries are often available on these cruise lines, as their small-to-mid-sized ships can visit ports of call that large ones can't get to.

The pricing on Azamara Club Cruises includes select beverages and pre-paid gratuities, while the pricing of Viking Ocean Cruises includes shore excursions and select beverages.

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River Cruise Lines

Becoming more and more popular, a river cruise is an immerse and destination-focused vacation experience, on a small and luxurious vessel.

River cruises sail through the inland waterways of some of the world's most interesting vacation destinations (i.e. Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North America), and provide their guests with a greater opportunity to spend time visiting more unique ports of call than a traditional cruise typically would.

Because the destination is the star of a river cruise, (typically guided) shore excursions are included at no additional charge by many River cruise lines. There are usually many interesting lectures given during the cruise, by experts on the history and culture of the region being visited.

Among the famous rivers that one may take a river cruise on are the Rhine, Mississippi, Seine, Danube, Mekong, Nile, Yangtze, Amazon and Douro.

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Specialty Cruise Lines

These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.

On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.

Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).

Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.

  • Luxury Cruise Line
  • Ships: 2 (606 - 740 Guests)
  • Complimentary nonalcoholic beverages
  • Free Wi-Fi/Internet
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Emerald Cruises
  • Deluxe / River / Specialty Cruise Line
  • Ships: 12 (84 - 204 Guests)
  • Offers River and Yacht Cruises
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Swan Hellenic
  • Luxury / Specialty Cruise Line
  • Ships: 3 (152 - 192 Guests)
  • Chic staterooms with unobstructed views
  • Over 70 years of cruise expertise
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Things to do near Mombasa

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Mombasa, along with a brief description:

♦ Haller Park

One of the best ways to spend time outdoors in Mombasa is by visiting Haller Park. Once a quarry wasteland, this nature park is now a famous ecological area that’s visited by thousands of tourists each year. The main highlight of this park is that it’s home to many native Kenyan wildlife, such as giraffes, monkeys, lizards, giant tortoises, hippos, and more. You can choose to feed the animals or watch them be fed, making this an outstanding activity for kids. Guides are on-site who are happy to share insights about the animals with you, making this an educational experience as well!

♦ Mombasa Marine Park

While there are many fabulous beaches in Mombasa, one of the best ways to have a nice beach day is by visiting Mombasa Marine Park! The primary highlight of this beach is its beautiful blue waters, which are perfect for watersports such as swimming, windsurfing, water skiing, and snorkeling. You will also discover a variety of native marine life, such as crabs, starfish, sea urchins, turtles, colorful fish, and more (you might even consider renting a glass boat to take off the shores and view the sea creatures underwater)! No matter what kind of beach fun you’re looking for, you are certain to find it at Mombasa Marine Park!

♦ Mamba Village

Mamba Village Centre is a must for anyone spending time in Mombasa! A perfect activity for travelers of all kinds, this amusement park extends you the opportunity to get up close and personal to crocodiles, including the giant “Big Daddy” croc. You can even opt to feed and hold the baby crocodiles, and sample some crocodile meat. There are also a few other kinds of animals you can meet, including snakes, ostriches, and tortoises. Knowledgeable guides are happy to share insights about the animals with you! Other features of this park include a few rides for children, a restaurant, and a souvenir shop where you can get something to remember your visit by!

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