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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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Paid for a boat trip and the ticket to the marine park. Was quite enjoyable, and had fun swimming with the fish...very ticklish

Reviewed 3 days ago
kyule K
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Paid for a boat trip and the ticket to the marine park. Was quite enjoyable, and had fun swimming with the fish...very ticklish

Thank kyule K
Trondheim, Norway
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60 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Not too impressed with the diving. Went to Shark point and Brain corral. Visibility only 8-10m, not too many colorful fishes. Nice nudibranchs though.

Thank Reisepia
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We went out on the glass bottom boat and it was an exciting experience passing through the channel where the ocean is really deep so the waves were abit rough - this was scary and exciting at the same time. We got to see various types of fish, star fish, coral and also an opportunity to feed the fish. You... More 

Thank juls107
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55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A nice trip out in a glass bottom boat, where you can see different types of fish, coral, and star fish! And you even get a chance to swim/snorkel once you are out in the sea! A good trip out.

1 Thank EasyBob
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

you can see alot of diffrent kind of fishs and sea animals coralreefsyou can go by a glas bottem boat for snorkling or diving or just sit inside the boat and watch the fishes the under water wolrd is really beautyfull wounderfull amazing awesome you can get a boat at the beach, but the boat captain has gone into water... More 

2 Thank SG G
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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.

Thank Abdallah J
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank KristellG
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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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 

Thank katieRider
Seoul, South Korea
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

Thank Kim S
Swansea, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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

Thank Kevin P

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