Snorkeling in Galu Beach, Kwale,
Coast Province Kenya
Having earned itself the name "Maldives" of Kenya, Galu beach is situated at 5 km/3 mi away from Diani Beach. It is calmer than the busy Diani Beach and boasts an indigenous flora. The white sandy beach incorporated with the clear turquoise waters offers a perfect choice for an amazing beach holiday.
Because of permitting water temperatures, snorkeling at the Galu beach is a 365 days activity!!! The water temperatures are usually between 24-30°C/75.2-86°F with January-March being the warmest. The beach boasts an “unspoiled” coral reef and spoilt for choice with colorful underwater life. The spot is good for both adults and kids.
Galu beach offers fantastic marine life commonly associated with the coral reef. The ride is almost 2 hours bringing you to a spectacular white sand bank off the reef which is visible due to the low tide. Some of the expected marine life here include moray eels, snappers scorpion fish just to mention but a few.
Mudjimba is a beautiful suburb of the Sunshine Coast, that took its name after a local plant, the Midyam bush. Mudjimba Island or Old Woman Island is located at about 1 km/3.28 mi off the coast and it is considered to be the best surf break in the Sunshine Coast.
Kurnell is a suburb in southern Sydney, at about 22 km/14 mi in the south of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District). Kurnell is on the southern headland of Botany Bay, just opposite the suburb of La Perouse. Kurnell boasts some of Sydney’s top dive sites.
The Wallaroo Jetty is one of Australia's longest jetties and is heavily used. Wallaroo is around at 155 km/96 mi in the northwest of Adelaide. It was the discovery of copper in the late 1880s that led to the settlement. Wallaroo makes part as one of the three towns which form the Copper Triangle.
Little Bay is a coastal suburb of Sydney, at about 14 km/9 mi in the south-east of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District). Little Bay beach nestles between headlands to the south and north, providing a good shelter from prevailing sea conditions. It is a great location for snorkeling, as it is protected and calm.
Located at 75 km/46 mi from Mombasa town and 45 minutes drive from the famous Diani Beach at the southern coast of Mombasa, Wasini Island is a marine lover's heaven, allowing for an absolute example between man and nature. Wasini Island allows one to see Kenya from a different perspective... no roads, no cars, no electricity and no running water!! The island is 5 km/3 mi in length and 1 km/0.8 mi in width.
Diani Beach in Kwale County, is located at 30 km/18 mi south of Mombasa town, at 45 km/27 mi away from Mombasa International Aiport and 5 km/3 mi from the Ukunda airstrip. The beach stretches at about 25 km/15 mi long, with a stunning coral reef and huge marine life. The pearly white sand blends into warm blue waters. making it a perfect spot for beach holiday!!
Nyali Beach is located at 10 km/6 mi from Mombasa's city center and approximately at 15 km/9 mi from the Mombasa International airport. Nyali Beach is the whitest and widest one along the north coast. The beach actually slopes at an angle and water depths actually depend on tides. The amazing part is that there is always water even at low springs compared to other locations of the north coast.
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 18 mi/30 km from Mombasa town. Shanzu beach is environmental friendly and has moorings installed for any anchoring damage.
Diani Beach is located at 30 km/18 mi south of Mombasa town, at 45 km/27 mi away from Mombasa International Airport and 5 km/3 mi from the Ukunda airstrip. The beach stretches at about 25 km/15 mi long with a stunning coral reef and huge marine life. The pearly white sand blends into warm blue waters, making it a perfect spot for beach holiday!!
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/546.81 yd off the shore.