Arabuko Sokoke Forest

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Being East Africa’s largest remaining Tropical Coastal Forest and full of Kenyan Endemics, there’s no wonder so many people are flocking to Arabuko Sokoke Forest!

You’re in for treat on this one! Only a short journey from the beautiful coastal town of Malindi, a birding tour at Arabuko Sokoke Forest is a must for any person birder visiting the coast of Kenya!

Arabuko Sokoke Forest is a staggering 420 km2 coastal forest. It is the largest and most intact coastal forest in all of East Africa, with 20% of all Kenya’s bird species, 30% butterfly species and at least 24 rare and endemic bird, mammal and butterfly species! It’s pretty incredible, I’m not going to lie to you! As well as doing some of the best birding in the world, you’ll also get the chance to cool off and go for a dip in some of the creeks too. Don’t forget to bring your swimming gear!

Join us on an unforgettable Sustainable Birding Tour to Arabuko Sokoke Forest! 


Key Bird Species

Popular Species seen on this Arabuko Sokoke Forest Tour: Sokoke Scops Owl, Crested Guineafowl, Fisher’s Turaco

Below is a list of species likely to be encountered on this tour!

Southern Banded Snake-Eagle, Lizard Buzzard, Red-tailed Ant- Thrush, Sokoke Pipit, Four-coloured Bush-Shrike, Yellow-bellied Greenbul, Crested Guineafowl, East Coast Akalat, Fischer’s Turaco, Trumpeter Hornbill, Little Yellow Flycatcher, African Wood Owl, Green Barbet, Green Tinkerbird, Red-capped Robin-Chat, Plain-backed Sunbird, Amani Sunbird, Common Greenshank, Crab Plover, Grey Plover, Sooty Gull, Sanderling, Greater Sand Plover, Greater Crested Tern, Sokoke Scops Owl, African Barred Owlet and Fiery-necked Nightjar.

Crested Guineafowl seen on our Arabuko Sokoke Forest Birding Tour
What to expect on our Arabuko Sokoke Forest Birding Tour
Fischer's Turaco seen on our Kenya Birding Tours


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