Mombasa Marine National Park

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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.

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Contact details of Mombasa Marine Park

Tel: +254 (0)41 2312744/5 Email: or

Contact person

Senior Warden


Lamu District, Coast province

Distance from Nairobi

487 km


Park is 10 square km while the reserve is over 200 square km

Major Attractions in Mombasa Marine ParkMajor Attractions in Mombasa Marine Park

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.

Beaches of MombasaBeaches of Mombasa

Other Related Pages

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Attractions and Wildlife at Mombasa Marine National Park

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