- ABOUT THE SPOT
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.