Located along the Kenyan coast, in Mombasa, is the riveting Mombasa Marine National park. This park is a popular tourist destination for its ever blue water and amazing coral reefs. Mombasa Marine Park was established in 1986 and it receives thousands of visitors annually. The area is bordered by magnificent beaches such as Bamburi Beach, Shanzu Beach, Nyali Beach and Kenyatta Public Beach.
For snorkelers and divers, Mombasa Marine National Park is a perfect destination. You are sure to see a variety of marine flora and fauna such as sea urchins, sea cucumbers, crabs, sea jellies as you explore the sea.
The rich coral garden houses fish species like groupers, sweetlips, snappers and surgeonfish. Other activities to enjoy in the park are jet skiing, sailing and windsurfing. Tourists can also visit nearby beaches.
Things to do in this park and marine reserve include water skiing, snorkelling, diving and wind surfing. Discover a range of marine species such as turtles, starfish, sea urchins and sea grass.
How to Get There
Mombasa Marine National Park can be reached by road from Mombasa city centre, and then connected by boat at a fee from the various points along the beach: \
Serena Gate on beach of Serena Hotel
Severin Gate on beach of Severin Hotel
Travellers Gate on beach of Travellers Hotel,
Nyali Gate at Mombasa Marine Park Headquarters
Marine Park Charges
Non-Resident Adult USD17
Non-Resident Child USD13
East African Resident Adult Ksh.300
East African Resident Child Ksh.170.00
Kenya Citizen Adult Ksh.130
Kenya Citizen Child Ksh.125