Surfing in Malindi Beach, Malindi, Coast Province Kenya

1-3m (3-9ft)
Best Season:
June - September
Malindi Beach, an oasis of calm and beauty, is located at 110 km/68 mi from Mombasa City. It overlooks the Malindi Marine Park while the coral garden in the park provides with an amazing flora and fauna. It offers a stunning marine life with amazing weather all year through.

Malindi beach is the best spot for surfing in Kenya with the outer reef, attracting large swells especially in June through to September when the seasonal monsoon winds excellent breakers. Surfing here is conducive for both the novice and the expert and mainly characterized by cross/on shore winds.

Swell sizes range between 1 – 3 m/3 – 9 ft, however, to get the best waves, one might need to go a further 15 m/49 ft from the normal sized waves break.

The rips are not very strong, therefore one needs to be careful unless you find yourself further than you intended to go. Further north is the mouth to Sabaki River, though tempting, it is not advisable to go because you might encounter with hippos and crocodiles. Sea weeds are also a minor setback one needs to be cautious about.

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Tuesday to Saturday the charge  is 13$ for 100 balls per head. On Sundays we give a discount whereby the charge is 10$ for 150 balls per person, which is inclusive of the protective gears and all the equipment used in the game.

We also have lunchbox packages that go for 20$ and salad packages for 15$ inclusive of the game. Each game session goes for 1 hour and  30 minutes.

We are open  from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

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$ 13
Sundays 10$ for 150 balls per person