Malindi Marine Park
From swimming with zebra fish to windsurfing, this beautiful slice of Kenya’s Indian Ocean coastline is provides the perfect getaway. ….
From swimming with zebra fish to windsurfing
From swimming with zebra fish to windsurfing, this beautiful slice of Kenya’s Indian Ocean coastline is provides the perfect getaway. The park is endowed with magnificent resources such as fringing reefs, coral gardens in the lagoons, sea grass beds, mangroves, mudflats, marine mammals, turtles and various species of shorebirds. Visitors can also enjoy glass bottom boat rides, snorkeling, camping and beach walks in this veritable paradise.
MALINDI MARINE PARK HIGHLIGHTS
- The temperature range in the Malindi area is from 20oC/68oF to 300C/860F. There are two rainy seasons – the long rains happen in March/April and the short rains November/December.
- On the coastline in Malindi town, 110 km (68 m) north of Mombasa.
- This is rich fishing territory with abundant species of wahoo, kingfish, marlin, yellowfin tuna, and sailfish.
- Not as dramatic but equally rewarding, look for mangrove snapper, queenfish, and barracuda.
- Enjoy up-close views of the coral varieties and the myriad colorful fish they harbor at all depths.
- Close by on the Malindi jetty you’ll find a structure from the late 19th century which houses artifacts and displays showcasing the town’s colonial history.