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Taxi at ukunda airport-- to diani sea resort

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Taxi at ukunda airport-- to diani sea resort

“ Taxi from ukunda airport to diani sea resort ”

Is it easy to find taxi from ukunda airstrip to diani sea resort in the morning around 7 am? is it safe? and approx how much are they gonna charge?

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1. Re: Taxi at ukunda airport-- to diani sea resort

Have a look @ map of Diani

www.east-africa-safari.com/dianibeach-map.htm

There's a airstrip (presumably Ukunda airstrip) directly opp. to DSR - you're in luck !! Should'nt be expensive by taxi, 2kms (about KES 200 -300).

You can even ask DSR to pick you up.

PS: DSR is a fabulous hotel. Great pool, hotel grounds, food, rooms ,etc..

Delicious Sunday indian buffet curry lunch.

Enjoy.

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2. Re: Taxi at ukunda airport-- to diani sea resort

But are taxis easily available at the airport/airstip?

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3. Re: Taxi at ukunda airport-- to diani sea resort

There are always taxis there for arriving scheduled flights (Airkenya Express etc) but if you are on a private charter it would be wiser to contact DSR and have them send a driver to collect you, as Ukunda is a very quiet airstrip when there are no arriving/departing flights and taxi drivers don't tend to wait around there.

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4. Re: Taxi at ukunda airport-- to diani sea resort

Make sure to visit these lovely restaurants in Diani

Aniellos - italian

Ali Barbours - romantic, quite expensive

caverestaurant.com/cave_restaurant.html

Shan-E-Punjab - Indian

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5. Re: Taxi at ukunda airport-- to diani sea resort

ok thanks, we have out flight with 540aviation at 930 morning saturday..but our travel agent is saying that it get delayed sometime...do u guys think shud we switch to Airkenya? as we r going only for 2 days so we cant afford 3-4hrs delay

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6. Re: Taxi at ukunda airport-- to diani sea resort

Air Kenya also flies to Diani daily @ 0830am

http://www.airkenya.com/destination_diani.asp

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7. Re: Taxi at ukunda airport-- to diani sea resort

Personally speaking, I wouldn't touch 540 with a 10-foot bargepole, but that's just my own opinion. Airkenya's reliability statistics are far better, and they have a more extensive and better-maintained fleet, than 540. If you can, switch. I'll be flying to Ukunda myself with them again, in just over two weeks :-)

Edited: 4:57 am, January 19, 2012
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8. Re: Taxi at ukunda airport-- to diani sea resort

Hi Zainab.

There are taxis available at Ukunda airstrip but not many as the big airports, to be on safe side and to avoind unnecesary delays you should pre-book the taxi before your arrival in Ukunda. Taxi's from the hotels normal are too expensive but you can get cheaper ones from the local taxi providers around.

As per the switching of airlines due to flight delays. Delay can occur any time any day because it happens unplaned although some airlines are used to delays. I cant say airkenya is 100% on time but if you are worried then I would recomend airkenya's flight.

Well come to Diani.

Best regards

Ringo Safaris

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9. Re: Taxi at ukunda airport-- to diani sea resort

The Taxi's in Ukunda all know the flight arrival times - there are 2/3 flights per day... and they are always waiting outside - you should be fine!

Enjoy - Diani is such a fantastic place!!

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10. Re: Taxi at ukunda airport-- to diani sea resort

There will always be a Taxi at Ukanda air strip,this guys knows everything about arrival and departure,price is all about your bargain power,usually around 300ksh.,you can also call the Resort and have them arrange one for you.....Air-Kenya is always my choice(at least for me)welcome to Ukunda,Diani.

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