General

Highlights.

  • Sailing trip to Wasini Island.
  • Watch for dolphins as you cruise the coast.
  • Travel on a boat stocked with snorkel and Scuba gear.
  • Snacks, drinks and Island lunch provided.
  • Free afternoon to enjoy Wasini Island.
  • Pick up and drop off at Mombasa hotels.

What you can expect.

Sail the Kenya Coast in a traditional dhow on a relaxing excursion from Mombasa and spend the day watching the dolphins swimming and snorkeling. You can jump into the water to explore coral reefs and marine wildlife, then come to shore on Wasini Island for a fresh cooked lunch followed by coffee and fruits. With an afternoon on the Island, you’ll have time to explore mangroves, learn about a community project, or just soak up to Mombasa.

Your full-day tour starts with hotel pick up for the transfer to the water, where you’ll board an Arabian-style dhow. All masks, snorkel,fins and diving gear (for those who wish to scuba dive, which is available at an additional fee for qualified and non-qualified divers.

Your captain and crew welcome you with a fresh fruit cocktail, and then

You’ll head out to protected waters, where your guide takes you on a snorkeling tour of the variety of fish and coral. If needed assistance, you can be given with use of life rings and /or life jackets. If you don’t want to snorkel or only want to snorkel for a short time, there is space on the dhow to relax, or hop on the accompanying dinghy for a glass-bottomed view of the water without getting wet, keep your eyes open for dolphins too.

Chilled sodas and mineral water are available throughout the tour (does not include alcoholic drinks), and you’ll visit a private restaurant on Wasini Island for lunch, featuring choices of sea food, non-seafood and vegetarian dishes served with traditional cocnut rice, chapatis and spicy Swahili sauce. Your meal is followed by a tropical fruit platter, Arabic coffee and traditional simsim.

Spend the afternoon at leisure on the Island; you can relax around the natural lagoon, visit the Island community project run by the Wasini ladies group or explore the mangroves. You’ll return to your hotel in the evening to end your day trip.

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