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Pilli Pipa Dhow Safari

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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About Pilli Pipa Dhow Safari
PLENTY OF AVAILABILITY every day. Pilli Pipa has being running dhow safaris since 1989. It is a small family owned company run by Selina and Harm Lutjeboer. Safe, personal and professional service to guests. Guests taken into the pristine and preserved Kisite Marine National Park, aboard our traditional Arab sailing dhows, have the chance to interact and observe in small group sizes about 250 recorded fish species, 200 resident dolphins and over 140 catalogued individuals sea turtles. Snorkel with qualified marine guides who will teach and guide you along the reef whether you are a complete beginner or experienced snorkeler. Alternatively we offer world class scuba diving in and around the famous Kisite Marine Park, with PADI and NAUI accredited dive masters and instructors. Diving ranges from introductory "fun dives" in the shallows of the marine park, all the way to advanced drift dives in a number of secret and exclusive with the opportunity to dive with pelagic species.
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Select this full-day cruise aboard a traditional dhow sailboat and enjoy two snorkel stops on the beautiful coral reef at Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park. Be on the lookout for dolphins and turtles as you cruise through the marine park. The day includes a light breakfast, a Swahili-style seafood lunch, and free-flowing drinks on scenic Wasini Island.
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Daniel V wrote a review Yesterday
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia41 contributions8 helpful votes
We did the Wazimi Island visit, a real highlights while staying at Diani beach. The company has been excellent, every detail of the trip, car pickup, driving, boat, snorkelling, restaurant, beverage, snacks, explanations all top! The real top was the restaurant with so many local delicious specialities. It wasn’t cheap but 100%!worthwhile the money.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Carol wrote a review Dec 2020
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We joined a group aboard the Almasi dhow and the experince was amazing. The views during snokelling and scuba diving were out of this world. After we were hosted to lunch at the Pilli-Pipa restaurant at Wasini Island, and the food (sea food) was finger licking delicious. Thanks Pilli Pipa safari for the wonderful experince. Definetly i will be coming back for scuba diving lessons for my certification. Cheers and happy holidays.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Valerie P, Owner at Pilli Pipa Dhow Safari
Responded 2 weeks ago
So glad you made the best of the day. We are happy to serve you.
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Naimi1311 wrote a review Dec 2020
Mombasa, Kenya68 contributions9 helpful votes
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A fantastic day out snorkelling and diving. Were lucky to see dolphins and turtles. Great traditional lunch on Wasini Island.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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WNO77 wrote a review Dec 2020
Nairobi, Kenya15 contributions2 helpful votes
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The entire world disappears once I take this giant leap from the dhow into the water. Most amazing dive at Kisite Marine Park, South Coast. Facilitated by the fantastic team of Pillipippa who give an amazing experience all round pick up from hotel to dhow to diving/snorkelling to lunch. I had the mind blowing and unforgettable experience of spending about 10 minutes under water with Dolphins. They just circled us continuously and what a show they put on. The waters are so calm and clear this side of the Ocean. To wrap it all up we ate seafood Swahili style at Wasini Island-another hidden gem. Highly recommend this experience with them.
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markuss158 wrote a review Dec 2020
Hounslow, United Kingdom53 contributions14 helpful votes
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We had a lovely experience on the trip with fabulous staff onboard. The crystal blue sea and the rich waterlife made our trip something to remember. Saw many dolphins and sea turtles, and even some smaller sharks during the snorkeling. Worth the trip from Diani.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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