Tana River Delta is an ideal destinations for swimming, game viewing and birdwatching. Internationally recognised as one of Kenya's most important wetland areas, it gives very exciting taste of wilderness. The place seems tailormade for those who want to enjoy wildlife safari but with a difference. The 40 km wide delta is the land of pure nature, comprising bubbling streams, pristine lakes, undulating dunes and vast stretches of Savannah grasslands.
Beasts and Birds of Grasslands
Tana River Delta is the home of animals like elephants, bushbucks, buffalos
and reedbucks. All these beasts can be seen wandering freely in the
grasslands. Birds found here include Reed Warblers, Sandplovers, Spoonbills,
Gull-billed Terns, Snake Eagles, Egrets, Storks, Pelicans, Bee-eaters,
Storks, Ibis, Kingfishers and Hornbills.
Tana River Delta exists north of the famous Kenya beach town of Malindi. It
is formed when the mighty Tana River flows into the Indian Ocean.
To explore the presence of hippos and crocodiles in the marshy swamps,
tourists are advised to go on exciting canoe trips. You can go on
beachcombing expeditions or indulge in photo-stalking buffaloes. Exciting
boat trips could provide you immense joy of birdwatching.