|How To Get To South Coast|
The gateway to the South Coast is Mombasa. There are no bridges from Mombasa island to the South Coast, and a vehicular ferry is used to cross the Likoni channel.
Driving your own car or hired car to the south coast is very easy. There are regular buses and Matatus along the south coast strip.
Many hotels and resorts in this area have Mombasa shuttles or can arrange vehicle transfers. Private taxis from Mombasa will also take you to the South Coast for an agreed fare.
There is an airstrip at Ukunda for Charter flights. For those entering Kenya by land via the coast, the South Coast highway crosses the border after the town of Lunga Lunga.
There is a border post and immigration office. Regular buses and matatus service the South Coast Highway. Taxis can be found in any town, or at most hotels or resorts.
Distances From Airports
Distance from Moi International Airport, Mombasa: 50km (Approx 1hr 30mins)
Distance from Mombasa town: 45km (Approx 1hr)
Distance from Likoni Ferry: 40km (Approx 45mins)
Distance from Ukunda Airstrip: 7km (Approx 10mins)
Duara Safaris can offers complimentary airport pick up’s and drop off. We organise for spacious, fully air-conditioned cars that provide private transfers for our discerning clients.
There are private chartered airlines that can be chartered from Nairobi to Ukunda Airstrip
Getting Around in South Coast
Motor cycles have been adopted into the public transport system. You will find fleets of the cycle taxis at parking bays with the riders mostly young men, waiting for potential customers in groups.
When you are at Diani Beach and need to move from one point to another, you can approach the friendly motorcycle taxi operators who will gladly assist you. They can communicate in basic english .
For short journeys around Diani Beach the cost will vary between 100 and 200 shillings.
There are also taxi’s available in shopping centres ad hotels.To be safe ,we recommend you use hotel taxis.However, other taxi’s are also okay.
Airlines to Diani
There are daily flights to Diani from Wilson airport in nairobi.
The airlines that go to Diani are Air Kenya, Fly 540 ,Mombasa Air and Jetlink.
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Booking & Reservations for Transport
To enquire about how to get to South Coast, or to get bookings for transfers,contact Duara Safaris using teh contacts below.
Booking Office Tel: +254-41-231-6559
Mobile : +245-704-300-002
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