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ACCESS

Sited in the city of Mombasa, the park can be accessible by road from the city centre, and then connected by boat from the Mombasa Beach
Roads: From Nairobi mainly use Nairobi- Mombasa Highway
Air: Its 45 minute flight from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Mombasa

SIZE / LOCATION

Over 200 km2
Mombasa District, Coast province

CLIMATE

The climatic conditions are hot and humid with mean annual temperatures ranging from 22-34 C. rainfall is about 500mm pa.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS:

Beach

Coral gardens

MARINE LIFE

Prolific marine life includes sea urchins, corals, crabs, jellyfish,sea cucumbers and sea stars Different varieties of coral species comprise of Turbinaria, Acropora and Porites

BIRDS

A variety of off shore birds can also be seen.

WHERE TO STAY

There is Currently no accommodation in the reserve. Guests can stay in Mombasa town which offers various accommodation options. There are lots of comfortable, luxurious and culturally rich hotels and lodges to choose from in close proximity to the Mombasa Marine National Park.

ACTIVITY OPTIONS

  • Wind surfing
  • Snorkeling
  • Water skiing
  • Sunbathing
  • Diving

WHAT TO TAKE WITH YOU

  • Footwear, e.g. The sandals or flip flops (to protect your feet from the reef)
  • T-shirts (to protect your body from sunburn)
  • Snorkel, mask, fins, all of which are available for hire
  • Camera, hat, sunscreen, insect repellant
  • Guide books
  • Plenty of drinking water
  • A friend(s)