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Wasini Island

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Shimoni, Kenya
+254 771 333333
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A great day out seeing dolphins and snorkelling

Visiting Wasini Island and marine reserve makes a good day out and day trip from Mombasa. You have... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2016
Clive B
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Try Dolphin Dhow Safari!! Amazing!!

It was amazing!! Trip was included a boat trip, dolphin watching, snorkeling at Kisite Marine Park... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2015
Timea B
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“crab” (6 reviews)
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Shimoni, Kenya
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+254 771 333333
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

Visiting Wasini Island and marine reserve makes a good day out and day trip from Mombasa. You have to get there early - by 9 am - to get a place on the dhows that take you round and it's a good idea to arrange...More

2  Thank Clive B
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Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

It was amazing!! Trip was included a boat trip, dolphin watching, snorkeling at Kisite Marine Park, fantastic fresh seefood lunch at Wasani Island and opportunity to see how people live at the island. If you looking for a fantastic day out in Mombasa I would...More

2  Thank Timea B
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Reviewed 22 December 2015

Its hard to rate nature anything lower than a 5 really. Didn't get to swim with the dolphins but snorkeling was enough for me to get excited. Went with a tour group called Kisite-0708870181 who organize the trips and diving. It was a one day...More

2  Thank Charity H
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

we were visiting the famous Shimoni slave caves (used by the Arabs as a slave pen, where the slaves were held before being taken to Zanzibar during the 19C slave trade) when we were told about the Wasini island. Our visit to Shimoni caves ended...More

1  Thank Cynthia I
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

Long boat ride to Kisite Mpunguti for snorkelling and a chance to swim with the dolphins then stop over for lunch at local restaurant in Wasini (set on a cliff). Lunch is delicious, fresh seaweed cuisine, seafood and local dishes. The locals are very friendly...More

Thank sarah l
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is an extremely long day tour; leaving at 7am and returning at 6pm. I booked the excursion with a local guide - 'Dr Fish' - seemed to be significantly cheaper than some other organised tours. Travel on a boat out to see dolphins in...More

Thank Carolyn K
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Reviewed 24 October 2015

visited with workmates, a great experience it was. friendly people in this area, cost was fair since we went as a group. i enjoyed boat riding, the dolphins, sea food and snorkeling. it was my first time to visit this place and it was worth...More

Thank ric08852
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

I booked this excursion with Coral Spirit. I loved it, i even saw dolphins. i went snorkeling even though i i'm a terrible swimmer. I loved my ride on the dhow and everything was on point. even the restaurant we ate from on the island....More

Thank KingArtha
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Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

The snorkeling is amazing with lots of brightly coloured fish in turquoise waters. We also got to see dolphins which swam next to the boat for a long time. However I would advise you to book with a reputable tour company because my experience with...More

2  Thank Adele G
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

Excellent place! Saw dolphins! Organised by one of the agents on Bamburi Beach, Eddie, outside of Neptune Hotel. Snorkelling was fun too. Lunch was option of seafood or chicken and they take you to local village afterwards. Just remember to bring sweets for the kids!...More

Thank Fahmida C
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22 February 2018|
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Response from Mahnaaz M | Reviewed this property |
You don’t have to go in the water if you won’t be comfortable doing so. I didn’t go in. 😀 You can see the dolphins while you’re on the boat. There is scuba diving too but if you don’t want to do it, it’s also okay. 😀
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