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Mombasa Marine National Park

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Address: Nyali Rd, Mombasa, Kenya
Phone Number: 041 2312744 / 5
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Great snorkeling experience

We booked a glass bottom boat through travelers beach hotel and were joined by a lovely Kenyan couple on the boat. We stopped at the sand bank for swimming, very beautiful spot... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 July 2016
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

a glass bottom boat to the marine park was a good experience - however, the cleanliness on this side is not very impressive. Waters not very clear.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

After reading the previous reviews, I'm starting to think that I went to the wrong place! We rented a glass bottom boat for some snorkeling. When arrived ( after bumping into a few poor coral on the way), we were let to jump in. The boat driver gave food to the fish which is a no no when it comes... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We booked a glass bottom boat through travelers beach hotel and were joined by a lovely Kenyan couple on the boat. We stopped at the sand bank for swimming, very beautiful spot. Captain Rambo and his Assistant were really helpful and also spoke good English. He was very informed about the different types of fish, the tides and seasons. We... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

The water is not that clean I had expected, but you will have lots of fun seeing a beautiful scenery of the coastal area from the boat and floating around the water to see underwater. The company which is located in Voyage resort (I didnt stay in the resort though) charged reasonable prices and showed great customer service! For example,... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

we had a great experience in the park viewing all the marine life the variety of corals and fish life was amazing the beat thing was swimming with the fish and feeding the also the cruise on the catamaran was well worth it

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Thank Kevin P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

We spent 2 days in Marine Park which was only couple of kilometres of our hotel in Malindi. We wanted to go snorkling so this seemed like an opportunity to do so. The park entry fee was 20 USD per person, yet you have to pay for this only, if you also rent a boat to get to the reef.... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

if you visit Mombasa or malindi make sure you visit marine park, here you will have an opportunity to feed and swim with beautiful colourful fish.learn about strange water animals and a cruise in a catamaran.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

Great experience viewing marine life - variety of fish and vegetation and the corals. What amazed me is how a large red snapper fish had built some symbiotic relationship with another relatively smaller fish and they were permanently moving together. Get the snorkels and the goggles and try swimming with the fish. It is an amazing experience.

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

A marine park with all the tropical fish that comes along with it. It is advisable to visit it with a tank on your back. The entrence fee is 20 USD for non residents. If you go diving with Barracuda Divers, they will get it for you.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

it was an experiece of fear but dearing and adventurous. we made it out to the sea all of us 4 siblings in our swim wear. It was all fun and selfies on the roof of the double decked boat until we were LITERALLY in the middle of the sea wen everyone just kept quiet and calm. I was scared.... More 

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