Watamu Beach is located at 120 km/74 mi in the north of Mombasa and 28 km/17 mi in the south of Malindi, the nearest big town. The shoreline of this area consists of white sandy beach and offshore corals, forming three bays, namely Watamu bay, Turtle bay and Blue Lagoon. The bay is protected by a coral reef at almost 0.5 km off the shore.
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Scuba Diving in Brain Coral, Mombasa Marine Park, Coast Province Kenya
The Brain Coral is a repeater for many divers. The Brain Coral dive site is within 20 minutes drive and has a maximum depth of 62 ft/19 m and visibility stands at an average of 39 ft/12 m. Located at the outer reef, it accommodates open water divers.
The spot begins with a drift over a some some soft corals, amongst them the Hemprich and the Leafy soft corals and a dome of pore coral resembling a brain hence the name. Water temperatures are at 24-30°C/75.2 – 86°F.
Marine life here includes bat fish, potato grouper and clown trigger fish among others.
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.