Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park

Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park is situated on the south coast, forty kilometers from Ukunda town in Msambeni District of coast province.  The environment covers a marine area with four small islands surrounded by coral-reef.

Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park is 85 Km from Mombasa via Ukunda to Shimoni and lies 6 Km off the Kenyan coast (at Shimoni) and 8 Km north of the Tanzanian Border and can be accessed by boats and local community

The Marine Park is 39sq km. and marine life comprises of more than 250-recorded fish species and climate is humid with mean annual temperatures ranging from 22-34°C rainfall is about 500 mm per annum.

There is no accommodation in the park but travelers can stay in diani town which has a variety of accommodation for the client to choose from.
Kisite island is covered in low grass and herbs while Mpunguti Islands have dense coastal equatorial forest. The Main tourist attraction in the destination includes the coral gardens, dolphins, and it is an significant place for bird watching, snorkeling and diving. The beautiful sandy beach is good for environmental friendly recreational activities.

Attractions at Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park

  • Dolphin watching
  • Kisite and Mpunguti Islands
  • Sandy islands
  • Prestine Coral gardens
  • Shimoni historical slave cafe
  • Wasini Mangroove women boardwalk
  • Beautiful and special Sandy beach
  • Coconut crab


  • Snorkeling
  • Dolphin Watch
  • Diving
  • Licensed filming
  • Sunbathing
  • Recreational activities
  • Swimming
  • Sailing
  • Bird watching

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