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 almost 0.5 km/546.81 yd off the shore.
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Snorkeling in Inscription Point, Kurnell, New South Wales Australia
Inscription Point or Captain Cook’s Landing Place is a great spot for snorkeling and diving. It is close to another popular dive spot, the Steps.
Snorkelers are able to witness an amazing marine life with lots of weedy sea dragons amongst the kelp, giant cuttlefish, octopus, moray eel, blue groper, eagle rays, Port Jackson shark, nudibranch, yellowtail and cat fish to name just a few.
The average depth here is at 6 m/19.7 ft and the maximum depth is at 12 m/39.4 ft. Visibility is generally low, but it is better on an incoming tide. Water temperature is up to 21°C/69.8°F in summer and early autumn months and between 14-18°C/57.2-64.4°F in winter.
It is a crowded spot, especially during weekends. Finally, Inscription Point is located in the Kurnell National Park, so you are required to pay an entry fee to the park. Note: be careful of divers.
How to Get to Destination
For train information go to Sydney Trains.
Where to Stay
There are plenty of accommodation options to suit every taste and every budget.
Where to Have Fun
There is a plethora of restaurants with different cuisines, not to be missed, after an exciting performance of your favorite sport.
Schools & Shops
There is a vast number of schools and shops.