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Wasini Island

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The island is very beautiful with plenty of great sea food. The people are friendly and welcoming. The bout ride around the island is amazing.

Reviewed 10 January 2015
Mutuku M
Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2015

The island is very beautiful with plenty of great sea food. The people are friendly and welcoming. The bout ride around the island is amazing.

Thank Mutuku M
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This was a great day trip to the reef near Wasini Island with lunch on the island and a short guided tour of the village and coral garden. We chose to go scuba diving off the boat (the others went snorkeling) and saw all the fantastically-coloured fish swimming by. The day trip included transport from the hotels to the island... More 

Thank Holeedayz
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2014

loved every bit of it, ialso liked that i supported the local tourism market by having meals at the local hotel , purchased hand crafted items from the locals. Kisite marine park was everything i had imagined it would be like and more

1 Thank Evelyn S
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Our trip started from Diani resort and took us about 1 h and 15 min to reach the dock point, where a local boat was waiting for the tourists. We sailed for 1 h towards an island where we did some diving and snorkling. If you are seasick, reconsider this trip. I didn't know I was, until I was on... More 

Thank VN-SR
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

We went for a day trip to Wasini Island,the coach took us to the other-side of Mombasa and we saw a lot of Kenya on our travels.We then got on a small boat,we were about 12 people and went in search of dolphins. We saw a brief glimpse but didn't swim with them so we were a bit disappointed. The... More 

Thank wenese
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Had an exciting boat ride, saw lots of dolphins, swam and ate seafood. Summerised in one word, Excellent!

1 Thank Davidmmuh
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Since the trip to Shimoni takes 4 to 5 hours and can be quite tiring, its good to leave Mombasa very early in the morning or a day before if you wish to make the most of your visit.Also, one requires a good amount of time for the marine park visit.

2 Thank Angela A
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2014

We where a familey of three myself, my husband, and our twenty three year old grandaughter. They crew of the Dhow we where on started by saying they could not say for sure that we would see dolphins the main reason for the trip. To our delight when the crew moored the boat once out on the reefs the dolphins... More 

Thank Margaret p
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2013

This review is not for the island itself, but for the snorkeling trip to Kisite as well, as a package. I went with Steve and Richard Safaris on a day trip from Mombasa. It was a very simple set up - they take you to the simple jetty where a small boat that fits about 20 people leaves to the... More 

2 Thank AJD5KL
Mombasa, Kenya
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Been at Wasini island ,the trip was amazing, the dhow,snorkeling,food, luckily i saw the dolphins ,sea turtles. i really enjoyed the trip because the sea was calm! i will be going back again!

1 Thank leona204

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