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/546.81 yd off the shore.
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- RELEVANT ACTIVITIES & OFFERS
Scuba Diving in Malindi Beach, Malindi, Coast Province Kenya
Although scuba diving is conducted during most months of the year, visibility is low during the months of July and August, due to silting and high seas. Scuba diving in Malindi is best recommended to be practiced during the months of July to mid November and from March to April when visibility is at its peak.
Diving depths range from 10- 35 m / 33-115 ft with water temperatures ranging between 24-29°C/75-84°F. Boat rides to the dive spot normally range between 15-25 minutes. Some of the marine life expected include rhino morays, turtles, barracudas and whale sharks just to mention a few.
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.