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Wasini Island

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Shimoni, Kenya
+254 771 333333
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Great snorkelling and the perfect day trip!

Highly recommend taking the "dhow" for the day and making the journey out to Wasini Island..... and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joey W
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West Vancouver, Canada
Be aware of children

This was beautiful trip. We sailed for an hour and half to coral reef and amazing little island... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
dorazgg
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Zagreb, Croatia
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“crab” (6 reviews)
“coral reef” (5 reviews)
“marine life” (4 reviews)
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Shimoni, Kenya
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+254 771 333333
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend taking the "dhow" for the day and making the journey out to Wasini Island..... and the great snorkelling that lies behind it (close to the Tanzania border!) Dolphins.... crystal clear water..... and LOTS of fish. The perfect day trip from the Diani Beach/Mombassa...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This was beautiful trip. We sailed for an hour and half to coral reef and amazing little island with the white beach. Then we went back to Wasini island where we ate fresh see food. Then we went around island. We went into village. Unfortunatly,...More

Thank dorazgg
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Shocked is the word |I would use to describe this trip, especially as this is supposed to be a protected, conservation marine site. We are fully aware of the pollution problems throughout Kenya/Mombasa and I know it is a third world country but on a...More

Thank 42,987
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

It was a terrible day, the food and the crab were not tasty. Also the boat is unsafe and crowded . It is important to go there in a sunny day, because the only value of this trip is the island that you visit in...More

2  Thank Francesca A
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

First time traveling with Coast Camping and was really impressed. The staff is friendly, the food delicious and the prices are quite fair. Really enjoyed my experience with them and wouldn’t mind going on more adventures with them. Check out their Instagram page for more...More

Thank Mahnaaz M
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place with amazing water and good to snorkel however corals seemed a bit damaged. Also great for dolphin spotting.

Thank anni27ch
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Visited Wasini Island when in Kenya through F King Safari.I booked in the UK and paid up front which was no problem .It takes about 2 1/2 hours and the road can be bumpy.The snorkelling is fantastic and you swim to a small sandy island...More

Thank Dianne B
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Amazing experience in Wasini island, with a fantastic experience of snorkelling in coral reefs.! A beautifull island and a great day!

1  Thank Cristina S
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Visited the island after going to the kisite mpunguti marine park. Inhabitants originally were from Tanzania. We got to see the beautiful coral gardens along a boardwalk courtesy of the women who inhabit the island. I have never seen anything spectacular than that in my...More

Thank Michelle O
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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

So Wasini Island makes for a nice day trip, but if you're not excited about touristy things or you've been spoiled by pristine coral reefs, this is not for you. Getting onto boats to head out the island, you will be hounded by people who...More

1  Thank Kereuter
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935bella
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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