Mombasa Marine Park & Reserve is located along the east coast of Kenya. The marine park covers an area of 6 mi/10 km (around 2,500 ac/10.12 km²) and the reserve a massive area of 124 mi/200 km square (around 49,400 ac/199.91 km²). Since it is located close to most of all the touristic areas, its beaches are one of the most visited and a great deal of activities take place at the same time.
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Scuba Diving in Bamburi Beach, Mombasa, Coast Province Kenya
The calm crystal clear waters provide an overwhelming sea experience.The beach is calm due to an offshore reef and during high tides it can get narrow at places and also seaweed infested. Scuba diving at Bamburi is awesome with water visibility ranging from 10 m/32 ft to 30 m/98 ft.
Water temperatures are normally between 25 – 30 °C/77 – 86 °F. The diving spots boast an amazing soft and hard corals plus breathtaking marine life. Whereas the weather is conducive most of the year, best recommended diving seasons would be between November and April. Apart from perfect weather at this time, visibility is also at its peak and plenty of sea life. This is when chances of meeting reef sharks, whale sharks and a variety of the big fish family. The sharks and big turtles can mostly be spotted around 20 m/65 ft dives and white tip reef sharks at 20-25 m/65-82 ft depths. At 30 m/98 ft of water, one cannot miss to see Large Napoleon wrasses, groupers and barracudas!
The coral garden is mostly recommended for amateur divers and is provided year round with depths ranging from 1-6 m/3-19 ft. For wreck lovers, the MV Dania is a must do!!
Relevant activites based in Kenya
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.