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Wasini Island: Dolphin Spotting & Snorkel at Kisite Mpunguti9 Reviews
Take a guided day trip to Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park and Wasini Island from Mombasa or Tiwi. Sail on a dhow cruise, spot dolphins, savor a local seafood lunch, and snorkel in crystal-clear waters.
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- Feel the breeze tousling your hair on a dhow boat cruise and spot dolphins
- Snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of Kisite Mpunguti Marine National Park
- Indulge in a delicious seafood lunch and take a village walk on Wasini Island
- Experience the stunning scenery of Mangrove Boardwalk and Coral Gardens
- Immerse yourself in history with an optional tour of the Shimoni slave caves
DescriptionEmbark on an adventurous day trip with a dhow cruise along the Kenyan coast. Benefit from hotel transfers from Diani Beach, Tiwi, Mombasa, Shanzu, or Mtwapa. Enjoy a blend of natural beauty, marine life encounters, seafood flavors, cultural experiences, and historical insights. Begin your day with a dhow cruise, a traditional Arabian sailing vessel, to the waters of the Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park. As you glide through the azure waters, keep your eyes peeled for playful dolphins leaping alongside the boat, providing an exhilarating display of their aquatic prowess. Upon arrival at the marine park, be greeted by a vibrant underwater world teeming with marine life and coral formations. Snorkel in the crystal-clear waters, experiencing the wonders beneath the surface. Swim among tropical fish and turtles, and encounter rays or reef sharks if you’re lucky. After your aquatic adventures, sail to Wasini Island. Savor a seafood lunch featuring the fresh catch of the day. Relish in the flavors of succulent seafood delicacies, prepared with local spices and culinary expertise, while enjoying the island’s tranquil ambiance and scenic views. Following lunch, take a stroll through the village on Wasini Island, interacting with the friendly residents and gaining insight into the local culture and way of life. You can also choose to take a tour of the Shimoni slave caves, a historical site offering a glimpse into the region's dark past. As the day draws to a close, board the dhow once again. On the cruise back to the mainland, relish the picturesque coastal scenery one last time, cherishing the beauty of the Kenyan coastline as the sun sets. Finally, get dropped off at your hotel.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off Entrance fees to Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park Dhow cruise Guide Snorkeling gear Seafood lunch Optional village walk at Wasini Island
- There is a 1-3-hour drive to reach the first attraction depending on your pickup location There is an 80% chance to spot dolphins due to their migratory patterns