Pili pipa dhow


Kisite Marine Park


1 days


140 € PP

The Kisite Marine National Park with an area of ​​28 km² is located on the southern coast of Kenya near the border with Tanzania. The species-rich coral reef provides a habitat for over 250 species of fish as well as sea turtles and dolphins! Seasonally you can even see whale sharks and humpback whales.

Your excursion:

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In the morning at 07:10 a.m. we will pick you up from your accommodation and drive you to the pier in Shimoni. There you board the Dhow Pili Pipa. You will be welcomed with tea, coffee and biscuits and informed about the daily routine. Then the boat trip to Kisite Marine Park begins.

You will receive individual advice on your snorkeling experiences and non-swimmers are also welcome to take part in this day tour. Life jackets and snorkeling equipment are provided!

Accompanied and guided by the crew, you can enjoy extensive snorkeling and viewing the underwater world in shallow areas above the colorful coral reef.

  • Small groups with personal support
  • Adventurous snorkeling under expert guidance
  • Diving with a PADI instructor by prior arrangement (fees applicable).
  • Diving and snorkeling equipment is provided
  • Chilled drinks and fresh fruit await you on board.


The dhow has awnings, but please remember to ensure adequate sun protection!

We ask that you use coral-friendly sunscreen or bring long shirts. The reef suffers greatly from the entry of sunscreens and oils.

Toilets are available on board the Pili Pipa.

The tour is accompanied by marine biologists who will give you interesting insights into the flora and fauna of the Indian Ocean. You are also welcome to look at the marine books and nautical charts.

The onward journey to Wasini Island takes place under sail, weather conditions permitting.

Here on Wasini Island you can expect an excellent Swahili buffet, prepared from fresh ingredients. Enjoy your lunch and the wonderful atmosphere by the Indian Ocean! Lunch including mineral water, beer and house wine.

Later the journey goes back to the coast, we pick you up at the pier and take you back to your hotel/holiday home in the late afternoon.

What's included

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