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- Created: 12 January 2019
Wasini dhow & Dolphin excursion
Day tour includes snorkeling at the Kisite Mpunguti marine park, Dolphin encounters & sea food lunch
The Wasini tour is a fun and discovery land and sea excursion on a group tour
Most persons of all shades and ages on a Kenya beach holiday drive to Shimoni at the south coast where we board motorized traditional dhows for the exciting day adventure.
Kenya coast scenic country on drive
Coral / marine life
Seafood & traditional (Swahili) dishes
Departure Times :South Coast resorts Appr. 0700Hrs.
:Mombasa North Coast resorts Appr. 0600Hrs.
Early pick up from your beach resort
The morning drive is across the ferry to the South Coast where we stop briefly at Diani beach for other pick ups
Later proceed to the historical small fishing village of Shimoni on a drive via coastal settlements with views of palm trees, cashew nuts, mango tree plantations
At the Shimoni village jetty we board the motorized dhows for a cruise in the marine park and the surrounding Kisite, Mpunguti Islands.
Snorkel and marvel at the rich marine life where corals, exotic fish and sea plants are protected. As we sail in the calm waters, we will be on the lookout for the resident dolphins that approach our dhow and beckon us to join them for a swimming duel.
At Wasini Island, disembark and take a discovery stroll through the Island and its pure Swahili culture also visiting the giant coral garden and adjacent mangrove swamp forest. Our guide shall give us an in depth oration throughout the tour.
Later, settle down for an adventurous barbeque seafood lunch with local Swahili accompaniments. After a short reflective siesta, board your dhows for the sail to the mainland jetty at Shimoni.
Time permitting visit the Shimoni caves where slaves were “stored” during the old slave trading days before shipment to the Zanzibar slave market.
Bid “Kwaheri” to the village folk and return to your beach resorts of Diani beach or north Coast hotel ..
– Shared transport in a safari mini-bus or coach / Toyota Land Cruiser 4 wheel Drive.
– Marine park fees
– Dhow and Guide
– Pick up & drop off at your Kenya coast beach resort
– Snorkeling equipment
Not included in the tour price:
– Items of a personal nature
Shimba Hills National Park Day Trip
The Shimba hills is approximately 30 Kms South of Mombasa and only 10 Kms from the Diani Beach resorts.
The area around the Shimba Hills National Reserve is cooler than that at the beach with strong sea breeze and frequent mist and cloud in the early morning.
It holds one of the largest areas of the coastal rain forest in Kenya.
Tour collects from Mombasa and North coast beach hotels at 7:00am and at 7:30am at the Diani beach resorts.
The drives takes approximately 1 hour across the Likoni Ferry if starting from Mombasa.
- Sheldricks Falls
- Sable antelope
- Coastal rain forest
- Bird viewing