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 Nyali Beach, Mombasa, Coast Province Kenya
Scuba diving at Nyali Beach is basically practiced most of the year although visibility is scarce between July and August due to silting and high seas.
Nyali Beach boasts turquoise lagoons, offshore reefs and irresistible marine species. The breathtaking coral gardens is an experience one cannot afford to miss. Diving depths range between 6-40 m/19-131 ft on average!!
Diving sites would be between 5-60 minutes depending on whether a practitioner is a beginner or an expert. Water temperatures are normally warm ranging between 24-30°C/75.20-86°F. Best months for scuba diving here are between June-October and between January and March because visibility is at its peak.
At depths of between 10-22 m / 32-72 ft marine life would include variety species of coral fish and a slight chance of seeing a whale shark passing by. Large fish like the white tip reef sharks, groupers and the like would be found at greater depths of 30 m/98 ft and above.
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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.