Located in Mombasa, Kenya, Bamburi Nature Trails ( locally known as the Butterfly Pavilion) is a hidden gem that offers visitors a chance to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse themselves in the beauty of nature. The nature trails are set on over 80 acres of lush green land home to a diverse array of plant and animal species. Whether you’re a nature lover, an adventure seeker, or simply looking for a peaceful escape, Bamburi Nature Trails has something for everyone.
The trails themselves are well-maintained and offer various routes, ranging from short, easy walks to longer, more strenuous hikes. As you make your way through the courses, you’ll be surrounded by towering trees, vibrant flowers, and chirping birds, all of which contribute to the serene atmosphere of the park. In addition to the trails, there are several picnic areas where you can take a break and enjoy a snack or a meal, and a lake home to a variety of fish and waterfowl.
While you won’t see any large predators, you will have the opportunity to see many other animals, including monkeys, bush babies, and over 140 species of birds. The park is also home to several plant species, many of which are native to Kenya and can only be found in this region.
Features of Bamburi Nature Trails
Leisure Walk Trail
The Leisure Walk Trail is a 3.6 km path that takes visitors through various landscapes, including lush forests and rolling hills. With easy-to-follow trails, this is a perfect way to explore the area’s beauty while enjoying the fresh air and peaceful surroundings.
Jungle Jogging Trail
The Jungle Jogging Trail is a perfect choice for those looking to get some exercise. This 3 km trail is designed for jogging, running, or any other form of exercise. The 1.7 km Vitapacours trail is a great way to get your heart rate up while taking in the area’s natural beauty.
The 10 km Cycling Trail offers a unique and challenging experience for cycling enthusiasts. Whether running or cycling, this trail takes you through a mix of restored and reserve land, providing a scenic and serene atmosphere.
Educational Tours, Tree Planting, and Bird Watching
In addition to the walking and cycling trails, visitors can participate in educational tours, tree planting, and bird watching. These activities are a great way to learn about the local flora and fauna and contribute to the preservation of the area.
For those looking for a more relaxed and intimate experience, the Sunset Terrace is a beautiful environment for unwinding and relaxing. Surrounded by trees, a manmade lake, and the sounds of birds, this is the perfect place to host baby showers, corporate events, or evening dinners.
Bamburi Nature Trails offer a range of unique and attractive outdoor grounds for those looking to host events. These venues accommodates up to 3000 participants and are ideal for team building, product launches, theme nights, weddings, birthday parties, company parties, retreats, camping, and all social events.
Finally, visitors can relax with a drink while their children play in the fully-fledged and safe children’s playground. Whether looking for a peaceful escape or a fun-filled adventure, Bamburi Nature Trails offers something for everyone.
Admission Fee at Bamburi Nature Trails
- East African Resident:
- Adult: KES 250
- Child: KES 150
- Non-East African Resident:
- Adult: KES 600
- Child: KES 300
- Education Groups:
- Teacher: KES 150
- Lower Primary (Kindergarten- std 3): KES 150
- Upper Primary (Std 4 – Std 8): KES 150
- Secondary: KES 150
- Colleges, universities: KES 150
- Yearly Pass: Unlimited visits available for regular visitors
Note: Regular visitors can get a yearly pass with unlimited visits. Photographers and bloggers may be subject to additional fees for using the park as a photo shoot or blogging venue.
- Location: Across Bamburi Beach Hotel on the Mombasa / Malindi Highway.
- Operating Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, daily
- Closing Time: Visitors must leave the park by 6:00 pm
- Contact: 07 21 381 949
- Website: www.lafargeecosystems.co.ke