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Diving in Diani

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Diani offers some of the best diving in Kenya and a half day Diani dive trip is a must for any visitor here. Popular local marine life includes green and hawksbill turtles, common coral reef life including trggerfish, moray eels, nudibranches, clown fish, surgeonfih, moorish idols, guitar rays, stingrays, and even the giant manta rays and whale sharks at certain times of the year.  Diani dive sites include fringing coral reefs and pinnacles starting from about 7m down to 25m. There is wall diving and also a purpose sunk shipwreck the MV Alpha Funguo for Advanced Divers to visit. 

When to dive in Diani

Best time of year to go is between November and April with the larger whale sharks and manta ray spotting generally occurring in January to the end of March. May and June are not advised for the best diving and the dive centre its open for diving the rest of the year.

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Common marine life sightings for Diani

More Information

Fly directly into Mombasa airport for some international flights  and then a taxi down to Diani or fly into Ukunda Airstrip (Diani Airport) from Nairobi. Alternate routes from Nairobi include the SGR train or bus/self drive.

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English, Swahili
1st Stage
INT / Yoke / K
Domestic airports
Ukunda Airport (UKA)
International airports
Moi Intl. (MBA)
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