Mombasa Marine national park is one of the most beautiful Marine parks endowed with excellent coral reefs though covering only 10 kilometers squared and a national reserve covering 200 kilometers, the Marine Park is characterized by coral reefs, Sandy Beaches, palm trees, azure ocean, Marine life and many more.
Mombasa Marine national park is the most visited of Kenya’s Marine national parks, it’s lies between Mtwapa and Tudor creeks
Mombasa Marine national park was established in 1986 to protect the coral reefs that are part of eco system formation at the Kenyan coast line
View Marine life
Mombasa national park is gifted with different Marine life species such as; sea urchins, sea grasses, starfish, stone fish, crabs, turtles, octopus, jellyfish, sea cucumber, butterfly fish, angelfish, shark, dolphin, bottlenose dolphin, green sea turtle, leather back turtle, hawksbill, humpback dolphin, parrot fish, damsel fish, zebra fish, spinner dolphin and loggerhead fish among others.
Tourists can enjoy snorkeling in the splendid clear waters and have clear views of the Marine life snorkeling gears are available for hire.
Diving is a great experience at Mombasa Marine national park with one of the best diving sites, wreck and night diving is also available, the diving gears can be hired at respective companies or hotels
Apart from exploring the reserve with a eye, tourists can engage in swimming and enjoy every bit of the ocean.
Tourists can have boat rides with a packed lunch to be enjoyed during the ride there also lot of aquatic birds to be seen.
Mombasa national park has got a number of water birds some are residential while others and migratory some of the examples of birds are; crab plovers,
And other many more activities to encounter
Where to stay
There are various places where to stay some of this are: Alfajiri villas, Afro chic Diani, Funzi keys, reef hotel, Nyali international hotel, new palm tree hotel, kahama hotel, Creekside hotel, plaza hotel, hotel English point hotel and travellers beach hotel to mention a few.
Best time to visit
The best time to visit is in the drier months of July to October and January and February when the sunshine is abundant and the clear is very clear. You will have unforgettable experience.
How to get Mombasa Malindi reserve
The reserve can be accessed air or road to Mombasa then boats are always hired from Mombasa to the reserve.