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Scuba Diving in Mushroom Coral, Mombasa Marine Park, Coast Province Kenya

Depths:
7-26 m/30-85 ft
Difficulty:
All level Divers
Mombasa Marine Park & Reserve is located along the east coast of Kenya. The marine park covers an area of 10 km²/3.86 mi² that is around 2500 ac/10.12 km² and the reserve a massive area of 200 km²/77.22 mi² which is around 49400 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.

Mushroom dive spot is accessible by a 16 min boat ride and its name derives from the fact that there is a mushroom shaped coral head at the start point.

The strong current here makes it ideal for drift diving and the smooth bottom allows for the opportunity to explore a considerable area of the reef. Diving depths here range 17-26 m/30-85 ft. Diving here is open to all levels of divers.

Visibility is good with water temperatures standing at 27˚C/81˚F. Expected marine species include many snappers, scorpion fish and crocodile fish.

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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.

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Sundays 10$ for 150 balls per person