Kenya Travel Information

We’ll spend 6 days exploring EVERYTHING that Nairobi has to offer before heading to the coast to enjoy the beautiful white sand and vibes in Diani beach.

Come join us in Kenya and see for yourself what all the talk is about!

Friday, October 9th

  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Host Hotel: Sankara Nairobi, Autograph Collection
  • What’s Happening: Welcome Dinner @ Host Hotel, Kickoff Party in Westlands

Saturday, October 10th

  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Host Hotel: Sankara Nairobi, Autograph Collection
  • What’s Happening: Maasai Market, Bomas Cultural Dance and Village Visit, Kickoff Party Part II in Westlands

Sunday, October 11th

  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Stop: Sankara Nairobi, Autograph Collection
  • What’s Happening: Brunch Reservation, K1 Market and Day Party, Free Time to Explore

Monday, October 12th

  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Host Hotel: Sankara Nairobi, Autograph Collection
  • What’s Happening: Safari Game at Nairobi National Park

Tuesday, October 13th

  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Host Hotel: Sankara Nairobi, Autograph Collection
  • What’s Happening: Day trip to Rapid’s Camp, Sagana; Options: White water rafting, Bungee jumping, Ziplining, Kayaking, Rock Climbing

Wednesday, October 14th

  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Host Hotel: Sankara Nairobi, Autograph Collection
  • What’s Happening: Nairobi National Museum, Giraffe Center, Free Time to Explore

Thursday, October 15th

  • Location: Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Host Hotel: Baobab Beach Resort and Spa
  • What’s Happening: Diani Beach Welcome Dinner

Friday, October 16th

  • Location: Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Host Hotel: Baobab Beach Resort and Spa
  • What’s Happening: Beach Time, Stunt Day, Photo Shoots, Diani Beach Party I

Saturday, October 17th

  • Location: Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Host Hotel: Baobab Beach Resort and Spa
  • What’s Happening: Beach Time, Free Time to Explore, Diani Beach Party II

Sunday, October 18th

  • Return to Nairobi, Departures

Includes:

    • All Ground Transportation plus RT transportation from Nairobi to Diani Beach
    • Swag bag with surprise contents
    • Welcome Dinner Parties,  Access to all YachtWeekEA Parties
    • 9 nights of hotel accommodations in Nairobi and Diani Beach, including breakfast
    • Access to Nairobi National Park and all tours
    • One day of scheduled Photo Shoots
    • All Gratuities

Not Included:

    • Roundtrip Airfare to Nairobi, Kenya
    • Optional Excursions
    • Lunch and Dinner meals, (except for Welcome Dinners on the first night)
    • Travel and Health Insurance

What is Yacht Week East Africa?

Yacht Week East Africa is a travel company that celebrates East African culture. For our Kenya land-based tour, we spend 6 days in vibrant Nairobi before heading to beautiful white sand and vibes in Diani Beach. We also spend a day at game rich Nairobi National Park.  Please note that Yacht Week East Africa is not associated with any other yachting events taking place in other regions of the world. ***

Can you elaborate on the “tentative” itinerary?

While we expect to maintain our established itinerary, we reserve the right to change routing and/or the order of events in the event of unforeseen circumstances such as weather conditions. Any changes will be communicated to guests as early as possible.

How do I reserve my spot?

Once the booking window opens, you’ll be able to select your boat level, and Click on the “reserve my spot” link. You will then be able to make a $500 deposit that will reserve your spot. Afterwards, there will be 6 monthly auto- payments to the same method of payment.

What is your roommate policy?

Once you’ve reserved your spot, we’ll pair you with a roommate. If you have your own roommate, you’ll be able to list them on the guest registration documents that you’ll receive after booking.

What is the refund policy?

A full refund, (less the $500 non-refundable deposit), is possible up until 120 days before the start of the event. Email us at [email protected] if you need to cancel. Alternatively, you can transfer your reservation to another person.

How do I get to the Kenya?

If you are coming from the US, the major airlines that conduct the routes are: Kenya Airways, ( direct from NYC), Qatar Airways, (through Doha), and KLM, (through Amsterdam). If you are coming from South Africa, you can fly direct from Johannesburg via South African Airlines. If you are coming from the UK, British and Kenya Airways are viable options.

Are there any medical shots required before visiting Kenya?

No medical shots are required before visiting Kenya.

Is a Visa required to visit Kenya?

Yes. It costs $50 and can be purchased beforehand or on-arrival.