Scuba Diving in Shanzu Beach, Mombasa, Coast Province Kenya

Water Temperatures:
Dive Depths:
6-30 m/19-98 ft
Shanzu Beach is located at the Northern coast of Mombasa. Its beach lies along the shimmering waters of the Mombasa marine park along Shanzu beach, at 30 km/18 mi from Mombasa town. The spot beach is environmental friendly and has moorings installed for any anchoring damage.

Scuba diving at the Shanzu Beach is almost through out the year due to the conducive weather normally between 25-31°C/77-87.80°F all year through and the fact that the inshore lagoon is protected.

Scuba diving at the Shanzu Beach embraces all types of divers with depths ranging from 6 to 30 m/19-98 ft. Average visibility stands at 10-12 m/32-39 ft. Scuba diving at the shallow ends of 6 m/19 ft can be phenomenal due to the true colors of marine life.

Some of the expected marine life around these depths are blue-spotted ray, various types of coral groupers just to mention a few. On the other hand the outer reef for more adventurous experience,  marine species include spiny lobsters, trigger fish among others. White tipped reef sharks, barracudas, king fish, lion fish and the like, are more evident at depths of 22 m/72 ft and above.

Although most of the diving is conducted during the day, night dives are also available to catch a glimpse of the tropical fish species sleeping.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Mombasa International Airport
12 km / 7.9 mi, 25 mins
Head northwest turning on to the Airport Road then turn right to take on the Mombasa Road A 109 on to Shanzu Beach
BY CAR FROM Mombasa Railway Station
2.2 km / 1.3 mi, 6 mins
Head towards Mlango wa Papa road and on the firs round about take the 2nd exit and pass by Blue Fashions, take 3rd exit on the second round about onto Shanzu Beach
Moi International Airport Mombasa,
12 km / 7.9 mi

The main train station in Mombasa is located in the city centre about 2.2 km from Shanzu Beach where one can hire a taxi from there or use public means.(matatus).

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