Snorkeling in Diani Beach, Kwale, Coast Province Kenya

Water Temperatures:
24 - 30°C/75.2 - 86°F
Diani Beach is located at 30 km/18 mi south of Mombasa town, 45 km/27 mi from Mombasa International Airport and 5 km/3 mi from the Ukunda airstrip. The beach stretches at about 25 km/15 mi long with stunning coral reef and huge marine life. The pearly white sand blends into warm blue waters making it a perfect spot for beach holiday!!

The shimmering waters are home to fascinating tropical fish plus an amazingly colorful underwater world, making snorkeling a very popular activity in Diani.

Water temperatures range between 24-26°C/75.2 – 78.8°F during the months of July through to September and between 26-30°C/78.8 – 86°F in October through to March. Snorkeling along the coral reef offers an opportunity to explore the underground marine life filled with diverse fish species, coral gardens and hidden caves.

The offshore reef keeps waves at bay, therefore making snorkeling more rewarding. The setbacks in Diani beach could be the seaweeds, which appear occasionally.