Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve is a marine park and national reserve in Mombasa, Kenya.
Both the park and reserve are the most highly utilised among marine protected areas. Their coastline is heavily developed with tourist facilities.
There are various agents who offer boats for hire to get into the Marine Park. There are quite a good number of companies offering water sports facilities.
These firms are spread along the beach. The place is ideal for diving. Diving gear is readily available from water sports desks.
Contact details of Mombasa Marine Park
Tel: +254 (0)41 2312744/5 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com www.kws.go.ke
Lamu District, Coast province
Distance from Nairobi
Park is 10 square km while the reserve is over 200 square km
Climatic conditions in Mombasa Marine Park
The coast is humid with mean annual temperatures ranging from 22-34°C. Rainfall is about 500 mm per annum. The climatic conditions are hot and humid
Major Attractions in Mombasa Marine Park
Beach, coral gardens, dive sites
Wildlife of Mombasa Marine Park
Prolific marine life includes crabs, corals, sea urchins, jellyfish, sea stars, and sea cucumbers. Different varieties of coral species comprise of acropora, turbinaria and porites
Access to Mombasa Marine Park
From Nairobi mainly use the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway
Air: 45 minute flight from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Mombasa.
Accommodation in Mombasa Marine Park
There is currently no accommodation in the reserve. Visitorscan stay in Mombasa where there are various accommodationoptions.
Best time to visit
All year round
Wind surfing, snorkelling, water skiing, sunbathing, diving.