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Pelicans and egrets on the Watamu coast

Deep Sea & Fly Fishing

Watamu offers some of the finest deep sea fishing in the world with a huge variety of different species close to shore. Black, blue and striped marlin, sailfish, broadbill, wahoo and yellowfin tuna are just some of the species available. All the boats operating out of Watamu have a tag and release policy.

If you are interested in fly fishing this can also be arranged. Many people have broken records for fly fishing in Kenya. It is recommended that you book in advance as the boats do get booked up early.

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Other experiences in Watamu

These activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences around where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can suggest tours and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the local ways of life.

  • Dhow & Dolphin Cruising
    View from Dar Mida, Watamu

    Dhow & Dolphin Cruising

    Dhow & Dolphin Cruising

    Take a leisurely sunset cruise aboard a traditional dhow or a dolphin cruise out into the Watamu Marine National Park.

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