Kisite Marine National Park
This park is approximately 40km from Diani- Mombasa. It is occupies an area of 28sq km. At the southernmost part of Kenya’s 500kms coast line lie some of East Africa’s most vibrant coral gardens. Kisite marine is in shallow water and can easily be reached by motorboat or traditional dhow from shimoni.
The park contains coral reefs which are anticipated to be 3-4kms long, running along the near and outer edge of the reef from Mpunguti Island to the tiny coral island of Kisite itself. The reef at Kisite and Mpungu Marine National reserve are scientifically significant homes, one of the most complex Eco- systems on this planet. 45 varieties of coral have so far been pointed out.
Dolphins are common as are the big schools of bonito and frigate mackerel. Nearby shimoni is habitat of families of fresh water porpoises, which are usually seen in the channel.
TAlong the coast is abundant and any travel agent or tour operator can suggest where to stay.