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Wasini: Scenic Boat Trip with Breakfast, Lunch, & Snorkeling

Wasini: Scenic Boat Trip with Breakfast, Lunch, & Snorkeling

All tours include hotel transfer (from Diani beach), boat trip, if lucky dolphin watching, snorkelling în the Marine park, lunch, quick tour of the village on the island and back. Some say: “It’s all the same”, but that’s Not true! You can book this tours either with your touroperator, in most local Travel Agencies or Safari Offices, on the beach or with “Diani Dhow”. Each tour is quitdifferent in their package or quality of service. Please compare proper before you book - Our Motto is: “Price is an issue only in the absence of value.”

Mombasa: Kisite Park Private Boat Tour with Diving and Lunch

Mombasa: Kisite Park Private Boat Tour with Diving and Lunch

Get ready to board an exclusive private boat and sail for about one hour searching for dolphins, before snorkeling and diving (for these who choose the diving option) in the Kisite marine national park. Kisite Marine national park is the second most famous marine park in the world, after the Australian Marine Park. Explore 30 kilometers of turtles, marine tortoise, bearreeffs, coral reefs and different types of marine fishes. Next sail to Wasisni Island where your lunch of sea food and Swahili dishes will be served. After lunch, you’ll have the option to do a guided tour of the Wasini island and experience the local Swahili culture, visiting the beautiful coral garden, mangrove forest and fishing village to learn more about the Swahili people and their history. Your local guide will give you an in-depth explanation and background throughout the tour. Alternatively, you can relax at the restaurant, enjoying the sea view and the breeze. Once you are done with the island tour, board the boat and back to the mainland where you will take a guided tour of the Shimoni Slave Caves. Then, start the journey back to your accommodation.

Wasini Island: Dolphin Spotting & Snorkel at Kisite Mpunguti

Wasini Island: Dolphin Spotting & Snorkel at Kisite Mpunguti

Embark 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.

Wasini Island: Dolphin spotting & Snorkel at Kisite Marine

Wasini Island: Dolphin spotting & Snorkel at Kisite Marine

Pick up from Mombasa hotels is usually between 5.30 am and 06:00 am. Pick up from Diani hotels is usually between 07:00 am and 07:30 am Drive to Wasini Island along Mombasa – Lunga Lunga highway, a distance of 45 km to the south of Diani, arriving at around 8.30 am at the Shimoni KWS for ticketing then we start the boat ride for one hour searching for dolphins. We have a light breakfast, fruit, and some soft drinks onboard. Sail to Kisite Marine National Park where you will snorkel and swim for 1 to 2 hrs. Afterward, we sail back to Wasini Island for lunch mainly seafood and Swahili dishes (we have an option for the non-seafood that is vegetarian/ chicken). After lunch, you can have a village walk for about 30 Minutes on the Island, and then sail back to Shimoni jetty arriving at around 1530 hrs. We then proceed to Shimoni Slave caves just 200m from Shimoni jetty. Here, you will have all history of slavery. The slave cave visit takes between 20 and 30 minutes. Then you drive back to your hotel arriving at around 1700 hrs.

Diani Beach: Kisite Marine Park Dhow & Snorkeling with Lunch

Diani Beach: Kisite Marine Park Dhow & Snorkeling with Lunch

You will be collected from your hotel in Diani Beach and drive to Shimoni, a small fishing village. On the way, pass by small villages, sugar cane plantations and fields of cassava.  In Shimoni you will board a traditional Arabian Dhow to cruise to the Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park. Be sure to look out for dolphins as you head out to sea. Tea, coffee, mineral water, soft drinks, biscuits, mandazis and pizza bread will be served on the dhow. You'll go snorkeling at two different sites. There will be plenty of photo opportunities, so bring your camera. If you have an underwater one, even better. Lunch will be served on Wasini Island at a private cliff-top restaurant. Admire the views and enjoy a delicious meal of fish and crab, followed by citronella tea or fresh Kenyan coffee. After lunch, relax for a while and then head back to the mainland to take a bus back to your hotel.

Mombasa: Wasini Dolphin Tour

Mombasa: Wasini Dolphin Tour

Seeing dolphins in their natural habitat should be on everyone’s bucket list. Watching them elegantly dip in and out of the water with barely a splash is captivating. As they swim alongside the boat, they demonstrate their docile and charming nature. Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park and Wasini Island is arguably the best place in the world for dolphin watching. When it comes to sheer variety, it’s certainly tough to beat. This is always an exhilarating experience when at the Kenya Coast. Our Wasini Dolphin Tour begins early, with pick-up from your hotel in either Mombasa or Diani. In Mombasa, we set off at 6 a.m., while our Diani guests depart at 7:30 a.m. in our comfortable shared vans. As we depart, enjoy a scenic drive along the coastal roads, taking in the beauty of the Kenyan coastline. Our experienced driver guides will provide insights into the local culture and landmarks along the way. We arrive at Shimoni Jetty, the starting point of our marine adventure. Here, we'll handle the necessary preparations, including marine park fees and organizing snorkeling gear for your convenience. Board our boat, ready to set sail to the Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park. The journey itself is an adventure, offering breathtaking sea views and the possibility of spotting dolphins in their natural habitat. Keep your eyes peeled for playful dolphins as we cruise through the warm Indian Ocean waters. Witnessing these graceful creatures frolicking in the waves is a highlight of our tour. Kindly note as this is nature, we do not guarantee a 100% chance of seeing them however there are high chances. We'll anchor at the Kisite-Mpunguti Marine Park, a protected area known for its stunning coral reefs and diverse marine life. Dive into the crystal-clear waters for an unforgettable snorkeling experience. After our marine adventures, we'll head to Wasini Island for a delicious seafood lunch at a local restaurant. Savor the flavors of the coast while taking in the tranquil island atmosphere. Explore the island and its Swahili culture with a guided tour of the village. Engage with the local community and gain insights into their traditions and way of life. As the day winds down, we'll board our boat and return to the mainland, concluding our aquatic adventure. Our shared van will be waiting to transport you back to your hotel in either Mombasa or Diani, ensuring a safe and comfortable journey home. Our Wasini Dolphin Tour package includes round-trip transport, marine park fees, snorkeling gear, boat charges, and a sumptuous lunch on Wasini Island. This full-day adventure offers an ideal balance of marine exploration, cultural immersion, and relaxation, making it the perfect way to experience the coastal charm of Kenya. Dive into the magic of the Wasini Dolphin Tour with Eddie Mors African Tours and Safaris for an unforgettable aquatic adventure.

Wasini Dolphin 🐬 Tour from Diani Beach / Mombasa

Wasini Dolphin 🐬 Tour from Diani Beach / Mombasa

Spend a day exploring Wasini Island and its surroundings on this day trip from Diani Beach/Mombasa. A slip into the Blue Ocean water and snorkel with the playful dolphin pods and a walk around the small island village Makes our tour a one of it kind. Pick up at approximately 0730hrs from Diani or 0500hrs Mombasa Beach Hotels (depending on your Hotel or place of stay). Later drive to Shimoni which will take about 1 hour 45 minutes passing through villages, where you can see snapshots of the real Kenya; Coconut plantation, Mango trees, Cashew Nuts, mangroves, also Sugarcane plantations. On arrival, you will be met by our Team at the harbor. We make a short stop as our guides make payments of the Marine Ticket office and head to our Boat. Here we will either use an Arabic Dhow or a fiber Boat. The Fun starts here! We cruise the sea on our boat/Dhow, on our way The Captains will cruise to the great spotting sites.. Always have your camera ready to grab that quick snap of the Dolphins jumps and plays. this leaves you with Awesome and memorable Experience. We stop at the Kisite Mpunguti Island for snorkeling. Our Swimming instructors and captains will take you through the snorkeling one at a time so that you can have a look of the beautiful underwater creatures and Fun. You can ask for underwater Photography at an extra Fee. Later head for Lunch at the Island. you will be served a cosy Swahili Cuisine, a mixture of Coconut rice, Cassava, Chapati, Sea Weeds, Crabs, Chicken/Fish as per the catch of the Day… there are other sea foods which costs extra. (Lobster, Calamari or Plata) After the mouth watering Lunch, we make a short village Tour round the small Wasini Island Village(this depend if we still have time). Board our Boat, and cruise Back to the Jets. With a wonderful entertainment team we sing and dance together as we bid goodbye to each other. We say good bye and drive back to Diani Full of great memories which keeps coming forth and back in our thoughts. Arrive in late evening at your respective Hotels. End of our Wasini Day Tour - See you on our next adventure Together. #Marlsafaris #Dolphintour

Wasini Excursion: Dolphin Trip & Snorkel at Kisite Mpunguti

Wasini Excursion: Dolphin Trip & Snorkel at Kisite Mpunguti

Get picked up from your Mombasa hotel between 5.30 am and 06:00 am. Drive to Kisite Mpunguti Marine park and arrive at around 8.30 am at the Shimoni KWS for ticketing then start the boat ride. Keep your eyes peeled for playful dolphins leaping alongside the boat, providing an exhilarating display of their aquatic prowess. Have a light breakfast, fruit, and some soft drinks onboard. After your marine adventures, sail to Wasini Island. Enjoy a seafood lunch(we have an option for the non-seafood that is vegetarian/ chicken) 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. After lunch, you can have a village walk to Wasini Island, interacting with the friendly residents and gaining insight into the local culture and way of life. You also have an option to take a tour of the Shimoni slave caves. Here, you will have all history of slavery. Then you drive back and get dropped off at your hotel at around 1700 hrs.

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4.3
(39 reviews)

The whole day tour was great. Picked up from the hotel on time. The transfer went smoothly. When we arrived we realised that there were actually only two of us on the tour, which of course made the experience even better. It's not yet the season but everything still happened. After we got on the boat there was a small breakfast with good tea. A lot was explained to us and questions about the area were answered. They know what they're doing. Great spot for snorkelling, we even saw turtles and on the way back we saw dolphins (with babies). It was really nice. Super good lunch afterwards on Wasini and then slowly back to the mainland to look at the slave caves. All in all a great trip that I can really recommend with this provider! Thank you!

We had a great time with Eric and Francis. It’s a small boat that we had for ourselves. Unfortunately we couldn’t see dolphins due to the weather, but that’s nature. We could see an octopus, squids, corals and a lot of fish while snorkeling. The lunch was local and fresh and the walk to the village was interesting. Visiting the slave cave is a must to really understand the horrible history of slave trading. All in all, a great day. I can only recommend this trip.

The tour was absolutely wonderful. Everything was carried out according to the daily plan. We had the chance not only to see dolphins but also to swim with them. Additionally, we had a wonderful driver who told us a lot about Kenya

Very well organized trip and a great experience for the whole family. We were one of the first boats in the park. The guides' explanations, equipment for snorkeling, food - everything was perfect! Thank you for the great day!

very good top price performance is a long boat trip but the guides can't do anything about it