The Arabuko Sokoke Visitor Centre at Gede Forest Station was being rebuilt when we visited and was due to reopen sometime in 2018. When it reopens, there should be displays on the various species found in the forest…
Not a great deal of information on the area, but it's the place to register your complaints if you've had a bad experience with a local tour operator.
Theoretically, it's possible to extend your visa here, though travellers are sometimes referred to Mombasa.
The best place in town for emergency and non-emergency medical care.
Pay your marine park entry fee (US$20 per day) here.
Rates may be slightly better here than at the banks.
The main bank on Lamu, with an ATM (Visa only).
This internet cafe has speedy service.
Postal services and phonecards.