Arabuko Sokoke Forest National Park is a small sized (6sqkm), but extremely endowed Kenya Safari Park that lies 110km north of Mombasa in Kalifi district. The Park is under the Arabuko Sokoke forest reserve which is the largest tropical forest (420sqkm) on the East African coast. It is a superb area for wildlife with rare species of mammals, reptiles and birds. It is a remarkable destination to see rare bird species like Sokoke Pipit, Golden Woodpecker, Amani Sunbird, Fischer Turaco, Clarkes weaver, among others.
This forest park holds 3 forest types each protecting different population of flora and fauna, they include the mixed forest, Brachystegia and Cynometra. And connects to the Mida Creek, a shorebird wintering mangrove forest that inhabits rare birds species such as the Terek sandpiper and the crab plover.
Arabuko-Sokoke forest national park is worth visit because it is home to the rare reptiles like the bunty’s dwarf toad, green mamba, boomslang, rock python, sand lizards, forest cobra and day geullo. It also nests many butterflies, amphibians, unique tree and plant species.