Marine adventure in north coast – 6 Days / 5 Nights
Highlights: This is a 6 day unforgettable trip that will take you to Kenya’s best marine parks which include Mombasa Marine National Park, Watamu Marine National Park, Malindi Marine Park and Kiunga Marine National Reserve.
Day 1: Arrival - Mombasa
On arrival at Moi International airport, Mombasa, you will be met by tour manager and be briefed about the tour. Alternatively, if you are already accommodated in a hotel , we will pick you up after breakfast and then brief you about your tour to Mombasa Marine National Park. You will get a chance to view marine life which include crabs, corals, sea urchins, jelly fish, sea stars and sea cucumbers .Besides taking a view of the beautiful coral garden, you can sunbathe on the pristine beaches ,or enjoy relaxing water sports, like scuba diving and snorkeling. Lunch at a restaurant in town.
Later in afternoon you can choose to visit to visit either;
- Old Mombasa town
- Fort Jesus Museum.
- Haller Park.
Marine Park will offer you an unforgettable paradise of beautiful sun , safe ocean adventure and sandy beach. The park is 210 km2.The place is ideal for diving. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 2: Malindi Marine National Park.
After breakfast we head to Malindi National Park. Malindi National Park is endowed with magnificent resources such as fringing reefs, coral gardens in the lagoon, sea grass beds, mangroves, mudflats, high fish diversity, turtles, shorebirds and mammals like the dolphins. Activities that you can choose from includes swimming in the warm ocean water, snorkeling, boat rides ,diving, dhow rides ,sun bathing, wind surfing(in the reserve),Picnic and barbeque in the Island.
Malindi Marine Park and Reserve was established in 1968 and designated as a Biosphere Reserve under the Man & Biosphere Reserve program of UNESCO in 1979. The park has a total area of 6 km2. It is located south of Malindi town extending to Mida creek. It neighbors Gede ruins and Arabuko Sokoke forest. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast at a hotel
Day 3: Watamu Marine Park.
After breakfast we leave for Watamu Marine Park.You can choose from a variety of activities at the park mainly snorkeling and an assortment of other watersports, ranging from surfing to deep sea fishing. In the afternoon you can visit the Kipepeo Butterfly project.
Watamu is 120kms north of Mombassa and 28km south of Malindi .Watamu National Park is part of a complex of marine and tidal habitats on Kenya's North coast stretching from Malindi town to beyond the entrance to Mida creek. It is enclosed by the Malindi Marine National Reserve which also encloses Malindi Marine National Park. Habitats include inter tidal rock, sand and mud; fringing reefs and coral gardens; beds of sea grass; coral cliffs, platforms and islets; sandy beaches and Mida Creek mangrove forest. The park was designated as a Biosphere reserve in 1979.Mida creek is a large, almost land locked expanse of saline water, mangrove and inter tidal mud. Watamu Beach Hotel (Dinner , Bed & Breakfast)
Day 4: Lamu
After breakfast we leave for a boat tour in Lamu Island. A full day at leisure to explore the Island. Lunch at the Island and we return later in the day to Lamu town. Dinner and Overnight stay at a hotel
Day 5: Kiunga Marine National Reserve
After breakfast we leave for Kiunga Marine National Reserve. You can choose a variety of activities to do which include snorkeling,diving and swimming. Return to the hotel later for dinner and overnight stay.
The reserve is made up of the Lamu Archipelago ,a cluster of low lying desert islands that run some 60km.It is a pristine sting of rugged coral isles, ringed by rainbow coral reef. The reserve offers living coral gardens, sculpted coves, wheeling seabirds ,rare turtles, magical dugongs and an underwater world of unbelievable color, discovery and vibrancy.
Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel
Day 6: After breakfast we transfer you to the airport for your flight.