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Day Trip-watamu Marine Park & Sudi Island Mangrove Forest Canoe Ride. provided by Natives Luxurious Transfers Tours & Safaris

Day Trip-watamu Marine Park & Sudi Island Mangrove Forest Canoe Ride.

Day Trip-watamu Marine Park & Sudi Island Mangrove Forest Canoe Ride.
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Enjoy your Day trip excursion to one of the finest Kenyan Beach Safari, located north of Mombasa, the small coastal village of Watamu is renowned for the Watamu Marine National Park. The park boasts three sparkling bays, white-sandy beaches and an underwater coral wonderland offering one of the best snorkeling and diving experiences on the East African coast. This charming paradise is surrounded by an abundance of natural beauty fringed by lush tropical rain forests and mangroves.Get close and swim with dolphins which are normally found in the area.Proceed to sudi island and get to meet the locals who live there and take a canoe ride deep into the mangrove forest within the island and see the creatures which co exist there.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7-8 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7-8 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 72666P9
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Sea food will be provided as lunch and there is also an option of chicken for these who dont eat sea food.
  • A bottle of soda will be provided during lunch time
  • A bottle of water will be provided during lunch time
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Canoe guided tour into sudi island mangroove forest
  • Entry/Admission - Watamu National Marine Park
Exclusions
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Items of personal nature
Duration
7–8 hours
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • We do pick ups from all North & south coast hotels and residents. NOTE:pick up & drop from south coast hotels and residence will attract an extra USD 15 per person.
  • Ports:
  • Mombasa port
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Sea food will be provided as lunch and there is also an option of chicken for these who dont eat sea food.
  • A bottle of soda will be provided during lunch time
  • A bottle of water will be provided during lunch time
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Canoe guided tour into sudi island mangroove forest
  • Entry/Admission - Watamu National Marine Park
Exclusions
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Items of personal nature
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • We do pick ups from all North & south coast hotels and residents. NOTE:pick up & drop from south coast hotels and residence will attract an extra USD 15 per person.
  • Ports:
  • Mombasa port
Duration
7–8 hours
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travelers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
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    Watamu National Marine Park
    Stop: 8 hours - Admission included
    Our driver guide will picked you from your hotel or desired pick up point early in the morning,then drive North towards Watamu via the Mombasa Malindi rd.Its 100kilometers from Mombasa and it will take roughly one and a half hours to reach watamu. On your way you will be able see different land scape and plantations along the road. At around 9:30 am we arrive at the Marine park Watamu.Your driver will hand you over to the captain/guide who will make sure your marine park fees is paid, and then you will board a motorized 2 decor glass boat so you can lay on the top deck and bask in the sun or just relax on the lower deck and enjoy the underwater life as you cruise towards the Marine park.Your excursion will begin with dolphins sighting where your captain/guide will take you to the hot spots where according to his experience you will be able to see and swim with the dolphins, remember this is for the adventurous souls. Once the dolphins stop moving around you can put on your snorkeling equipment (to be provided on board) and jump into the ocean so you can get close up with the gentle creatures. After the mad fun, once again board the glass boat and continue towards the marine park. The Pristine white-sand beaches and reef-protected lagoons line the Watamu National Marine Park and Reserves, which are the oldest in East Africa and cover over 229 kmsq. It is one of the best kept secrets in the world with only the Great Barrier Reef itself having a bigger species list and that only in a far greater expanse! The marine protected area in Watamu is also recognized internationally as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. This means that the area is designated as a site of natural excellence, and should demonstrate how local people and the environment can coexist through careful stewardship of our natural marine resources and human assets. The Marine Park and Reserve is renowned world wide for its natural beauty and boasts a rich marine life. It is virtually impossible to snorkel without seeing at least a few dozen species inside the main reef; divers outside the fringe reef stand an excellent chance of viewing the magnificent whale shark and Manta Rays that are seasonal visitors. November is best for spotting these animals. The Park is also home to three species of sea turtle who also nest on the Marine Park beaches. The Park and its coral gardens are one of the main justifications for visiting Watamu. Some of the more commonly seen fish include of course the parrot fish, whose digestion of the coral reefs over the millennia, have produced the white sand beach itself. Angelfish, groupers, file fish, lion fish and snappers are just a handful of the easily seen species within this superb, brightly colored underwater world. One of the best routes your captain is going to follow in this for exploration is a gentle cruise to the Larder in Turtle Bay. Head out in between the two rocky islands directly south of the KWS Blue Bay HQ. As the glass boat floats gently over the eroded coral ledges, there are numerous damsel fish, young butterfly and angelfish, morays, groupers and octopus. Through the seagrass pass you'll find blue spotted rays, mullet and snappers. Once you get to the edge of the grass area, around 100metres out, turn right and follow the grass edge along its contour line. After about 100m you'll find the Larder to your left; a series of 6 or so large coral heads which are the home of hundreds of sweetlips, snappers and drummer fish. You'll also find lion fish and crocodile fish if you look closely. Another bonus here are the large barracuda which hang around near the seabed in large groups. They are nocturnal feeders and sleep during the day so are easy to approach. There is an exceptional shoreline with Watamu voted one of the top ten beaches in the world; steeped in natural fauna and flora and with three stunning bays, Watamu, Blue Lagoon and Turtle Bay. Here you will also be allowed to get into the ocean for snorkeling and shallow diving into the ocean floor to see the magnificent coral caves hidden under the blue water.Get a chance to swim and touch hundreds of schools of fish and turtles After snorkeling next stop will be amazing, white sandy beach with crystal clear blue waters where you will be allowed to step off the boat for a swim on this magical waters for a while before returning to the boat and sail off to sudi island while enjoying the lush green mangroves along the creek side. At around -1:00pm we will arrive at Sudi island where you will receive a warm welcome to the island followed by a little entertainment from the natives. The captain and his crew will then quickly start preparing for where they will grill and serve fresh and delicious sea food with varieties like ; lobsters,king fish,baracuda,and crabs etc(chicken is available for these who don’t eat seafood).. After lunch you can choose to take a canoe ride into mangrove forest on the island with a guide and learn a little history about the island and the creatures found there For these who choose to remain on the island can take the opportunity to swim on the islands shores or just busk in the sun and take photos.Take some time and capture your last moments on the sandy beaches. Enjoy your last moments at the island and its environment. At 4:30 its time to board the boat and head back to mainland where your driver will be waiting to drive you back to your hotel or desired drop off point in time for dinner. End of our program!!
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PinkIncs
Corsham, UK72 contributions
Day Snorkeling and Dolphin Watch
We spent a half day with the crew dolphin spotting and snorkeling. Although we didn't see any dolphins (the wrong time of year so chances were slim anyway), we had a great time snorkeling. The guides were amazing with the children. They took them out in a life ring so my husband and I could enjoy the reef too without having to worry too much about the children.

Initially my eldest was petrified (as was I). It was her first time in open water and with fish. The guides were patient, kind and reassuring. She ended up loving it!!

Our youngest was over confident and kept trying to go way above her physical.limits. Again they were supportive and reassuring to us while taking great care of her!

I cannot recommend the company enough.

Thanks for a great day!!
Written April 10, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

AntonFFM
Frankfurt, Germany3 contributions
Day trip for snorkeling in Watamu from Diani
Feb 2020 • Couples
We were picked up at 5.20 in the morning by Mackinzie and the drive from Diani Beach to the boat station took about three hours. We saw dolphins very closely from the boat and the marine park was great with a nice variety of fish and beautiful corals. The boat was pretty full but it still worked pretty well. The seafood lunch on the island was very good. We were back to the hotel around 9 pm. The trip is really worth to do.
Anton & Yulia
Written March 1, 2020
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Katja K
4 contributions
Very nice day!
We had a good day in the sun, snorkelling and in the Kanu. very friendly staff, much recommended! Good communication also.
Written December 30, 2019
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Kiarie W
Nairobi, Kenya65 contributions
August holiday
Aug 2019
It was very interesting to go for snorkelling and the ornamental fish are just the best as the can be seen clearly in the waters. The depth is also friendly to all those who dont know how to swim
Written October 30, 2019
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Ash
9 contributions
Perfect day snorkelling and white beaches
Sep 2019 • Solo
Had a blast. You are so well looked after with these guys. Amazing time snorkelling, white beaches and canoe ride. Lots to see and enjoy. Will come again!
Written September 30, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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