The Elephant coast is located at the eastern seaboard of South Africa. It stretches along the Indian Ocean in the east, it borders with Mozambique in the north while the south-west lies on the Zululand. The spot is extended inland across the Lubombo mountains and the famous Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, which is the oldest in Africa and home to the big 5.
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Scuba Diving in Shanzu Beach, Mombasa, Coast Province Kenya
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.
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.