Mombasa Backpackers is located on Mwamba Drive, #69. ( House with a black gate right next to the “Sunrise Resort Apartments”) by the “Nakumatt/Kenol Petrol” in Nyali, suburb north of Mombasa.

From the bus/train terminal:

If you’re coming to Mombasa by bus or train (both of them located in town), take a taxi 600ksh or a tuk tuk 300ksh (three wheeled motorbike) and ask to be taken to the “Sunrise Resort” in Nyali. The ride should take around 15 minutes.

Matatu bound for Bamburi or Mtwapa, get off at the Nakumatt city mall (right on the road, on your left-hand side), next to the Kenol Petrol Station. 50ksh

From the airport:

Taxi should cost 1500ksh and it takes about 30 minutes.

Please click HERE to the see a google map of Mombasa Backpackers

To be able to look at our custom-made map of the are for location and other information click on 3 Map – Places of Interest (Print the maps if you can to make your life much easier)

Down below Vera and Franziska show us a pic of the path, 2 min walk on your left from the backpackers gate, that leads to Nyali Beach and its extensive line of 5 start hotels along a white-sanded beach. (Safe to walk during the day, but only big groups at night).




For more information send a text to +254(0)701561233 or write us an email to