The Turks and Caicos Islands lie in the Lucayan Archipelago and are a British Overseas Territory consisting of eight islands: West Caicos, Providenciales, East Caicos, South Caicos, North and Middle Caicos, Grand Turk and Saly Cay. Only East and West Caicos are uninhabited. Apart from a superb tourist destination, they are also well-known as an offshore financial center. The climate of the islands is classified as marine tropical, providing relatively consistent temperatures throughout the year.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Scuba Diving in Coral Garden, Mombasa Marine Park, Coast Province Kenya
After a 10 minutes boat ride, you are at the Coral Garden diving spot in the inside reef. The spot offers amazing diving sessions and is perfect for the entry level diver and open water diving lessons. It offers a maximum depth of 19 ft/6 m with an approximate of 39 ft/12 m visibility.
Scuba diving here is an all year round activity, mainly because of the calm protected conditions of the inside lagoon. Water temperatures are at an amazing 25-31°C/77-87.8°F so no need for wet suits!! The fact that it is within shallow waters allows for spectacular underwater life with breathtaking colors of the marine life. Open to all level of divers, night dives can also be arranged.
Marine life expected here includes diverse species of the coral grouper, moray eel, surgeon fish and huge shoals of yellow snapper just to mention a few.