Garden Route is a popular stretch of the south-eastern coastline of South Africa. It is sand-witched between the Indian Ocean and the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains. It has a mild oceanic climate with mild to warm summers and mild to cool winters and considered second mildest climate after Hawaii according to the Guinness Book of Records.
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Snorkeling in Watamu Beach, Malindi, Coast Province Kenya
The reefs lying in-front of Watamu beach make a perfect spot for snorkeling. Snorkeling is open all year round although the best time to go snorkeling is from October – April, because of great weather and much more visibility.
May to September is not advisable for snorkeling because of the strong winds and a great deal of seaweed both on the beach and within the reef.
Water temperatures range between 20-30°C/68-86°F with depths standing at 8 m/26 ft. The reef offers amazing variety of fishes and coral life. One can choose to have a guided tour or just a freelance one. Common encounters here would be the manta rays, turtles, whale sharks and dolphins. What’s more, night dives are also possible, depending on the weather and tidal conditions.
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If you are interested in trying out this amazing sport in this spot press the request button so as to give you more information and prices.
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.