Getting to Chale Island
From Nairobi, Chale Island is just a short 3 hour hop away – including a one hour domestic flight from Nairobi to Ukunda, followed by a 30 minute ride to Chale Island.
From abroad, most major European and African airports offer direct flights to Nairobi. Once in Nairobi, internal air connections to Ukunda and Mombasa are available, followed by a transfer to Chale Island – 30 minutes from Ukunda, 1 hour and 30 minutes from Mombasa.
Entry visa – From January 1, 2021, all travellers to Kenya requiring an entry visa will need to be in possession of an E-visa, having applied for it ahead of travel online. Visas on arrival will no longer be available. Travellers may not be permitted to board the departing aircraft without it. Click here to apply for E-visas.