in Kilifi, Kenya
- Bamburi Airport (26 mi)
- Mombasa Moi International Airport (33 mi)
- Malindi Airport (33 mi)
- Ukunda Airstrip (50 mi)
- Pemba Airport (112 mi)
- Tanga Airport (114 mi)
- Manda Airstrip (120 mi)
- Kilaguni Airport (133 mi)
- Fort Jesus, Mombasa (Unesco heritage, 24 mi)
- Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests (Unesco heritage, 109 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -3.630 and 39.850 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -3° 37' 49" and E 39° 50' 59"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Shilling - KES
- Spoken languages:
- English, Swahili
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 09:52 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:22 am and 6:17 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Kenya.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Kenya. Last Update: 2023-06-10 08:22:47
Delve into Kilifi
Kilifi in Kilifi with it's 46,118 habitants is a city located in Kenya about 265 mi (or 426 km) south-east of Nairobi, the country's capital town.
Current time in Kilifi is now 09:52 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Kilifi, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Bamburi Airport in a distance of 26 mi (or 41 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Kenya is Fort Jesus, Mombasa in a distance of 24 mi (or 39 km), South-West. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Mombasa, Kwale, Wete, Mbale and Wundanyi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 85 °F
|Morning Temperature||24°C / 75 °F|
|Evening Temperature||27°C / 80 °F|
|Night Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||2%|
|Air Pressure||1015 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Scattered clouds, covering 33% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Sunday, 11th of June 2023
28°C (83 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Monday, 12th of June 2023
28°C (82 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.
Tuesday, 13th of June 2023
28°C (82 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers
Baobab Sea Lodge - All Inclusive
KILIFI BAY BEACH RESORT - ALL INCLUSIVE
Videos from this area
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Twendeporini old town Mombasa lamu festival (part4)
Twende to the Lamu Cultural Dance, Lamu invites you to the most auspicious occasion of the region. This are cultural festivals futuring dances that would keep you in the coastal mood. Men fight...
Another awesome afternoon of sailing in Kilifi Creek with Wilf, Stan & 3° South
Mastering the Laser Vago under spinnaker in the amazing Kilifi Bowl: best sailing playground ever. #3degreessouth #iaminkenya #whyilovekenya #kilifi #kilificreek #sailing #vago #laserperformance.
Kilifi Bofa Beach Beautiful Evening Waves
Kilifi is a small beautiful North Coastal town in Kenya. Bofa Beach is its main popular beach among a few others. On this occasion, I went to admire the roaring (raging) sea waters at a time...
Isabel, nos habla de su experiencia como voluntaria en la escuela de hostelería TEWA, en el distrito de Kilifi, a pocos kilómetros de la ciudad keniana de Mombasa. Allí acudió este verano...
Sailing, windsurfing, wakeboarding & just enjoying the amazing waters of Kenya
Sailing, windsurfing, wakeboarding and all sorts of watersports treats with professional watersports team 3° South, based in Kilifi Creek, Kenya. #sailing #windsurfing #kilificreek #kenya...
VisionQuest Journeys 97
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Weihnachtsgruß aus den Tropen - eine Geschenkidee !?
24. Dezember in Kilifi/Kenia, ein Weihnachten der nicht alltäglichen Art. Auszug aus dem Print-Buch / E-Book "Vision Kilimanjaro", Autor Burghard Zacharias Havelaue OT Gülpe, ...
ASANTE Schuluniformen 2012
Der Verein Asante hilft Kinder und Schulen in Kenia - Afrika. www.asante.at.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Kilifi is a town on the Kenyan coast, home to many resorts. It sits on the Goshi estuary of the Goshi River in Kenya. The beach itself is known as Bofa Beach and is said to be one of the best beaches in Kenya. The town lies on the Kilifi Creek between Malindi and Mombasa. Kilifi is capital of the Kilifi District. The town has an urban population of 30,394. The town is known for its beach and for the ruins of Mnarani, including mosques and tombs, dating from the 14th to the 17th century.
Kilifi Bridge is the longest bridge in Kenya with a total length of 420 metres. The superstructure is a prestressed continuous box girder carrying two lanes. The bridge has three spans. The construction of Kilifi Bridge was completed in 1991. It connects Kilifi and Mnarani. The road heads to Mombasa towads south, and Malindi, Lamu and Garissa towards north.
The Voi River (Goshi River) is a river in Coast Province, Kenya, East Africa. It originates in the Taita Hills and flows past the town of Voi and through the Tsavo East National Park before emptying into the sea at Kilifi. Its total length is about 210 kilometres . However, in the dry season only the last (lower) eighty kilometres has water in it.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kilifi.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kilifi, کیلیفی، کنیا, კილიფი, Килифи, کیلیفی, 基利菲