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.
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Scuba Diving in Sodwana Bay, Elephant Coast, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa
The Elephant coast is an extraordinary untamed area, promising an unforgettable adventure with amazing scenic beauty and unique experiences.
The warm currents from Mozambique provide with great coral development and extensive reef, just perfect for scuba diving in Sodwana Bay. The reef are the most southerly coral reefs in the world with almost 100 species of hard and soft coral and over 1200 marine species.
Dive site depth ranges from 10 -120 m / 32-393 ft with visibility at 15- 40 m/49-131 ft. Water temperatures are at 24-28°C/75.2-82.4°F during the summer and 20°C/68°F during winter, rendering it an all year round activity. Best times to dive however are from November through to May, with October and February promising whale shark sightings.