Diving Overview for Kenya
The beautiful stretch of Kenyan coastline offers fabulous reef diving on the typically slow-growing hard corals. There is always an array of colourful marine life present and a few lucky divers may even get the chance to spot a manta ray or whaleshark travelling up the coast.
The strong tidal shift along this coastline can be a limiting factor as at certain times of the day parts of the reef are left exposed. This tidal change can cause strong currents in parts and although visibility is generally good, it is never crystal-clear.
There are 3 particularly popular areas for diving in Kenya; Watamu Marine Park (about 1.5 hours north of Mombasa), Diani Beach in the South and Kisite-Mpunguti Marine Park which is just north of the Tanzanian boarder near the town of Shimoni.
Note: Malindi National Maine Park is only open for diving between May and December.
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