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View from Dar Mida, Watamu

Dhow & Dolphin Cruising

It is possible to take a leisurely sunset cruise aboard a traditional dhow on the tranquil waters of Mida Creek, a large tidal estuary a few miles away from Watamu village. Mida Creek offers approximately 10 km of unspoiled mangrove-lined waters where the only human inhabitants are a handful of local fishermen casting their nets in the traditional manner.

There is also a chance to take a dolphin cruise out into the Watamu Marine National Park. Dolphin cruises run from September to March (weather permitting) where it is possible to enjoy some snorkeling too.

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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.

  • Deep Sea & Fly Fishing
    Pelicans and egrets on the Watamu coast

    Deep Sea & Fly Fishing

    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.

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