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THE DIVE SITES
We have the whole range of marine
life in the Mombasa Marine Park - With more than 25 dive sites are we the
No. 1 at Mombasa North Coast.
Most of our dive sites are within a
short boat ride of 20 - 30 minutes from our diving school. Depending on
weather conditions we have also dive sites further away.
Dive sites with a * are within the
Mombasa Marine Park! A entry fee of US$ 20 per trip/diver will be charged
from the Kenya WildLife Service
you find the map of our dive sites and all hotels at Mombasa north coat
PEPONI DIVE SITES SHANZU REEF
CORAL GARDEN*: 7
Meter, for beginners and advanced. The dives site where we take our Peponi
Fun Divers. All coral LOBSTER BANK*: 12-27
Meter, for all levels. The dive site to see Lobster.
BRAIN CORAL*: 10-24
Meter, all levels, Napoleon, Turtle, Moray and wonderful corals.
TRAINING SPOT*: 8-25
Meter, all levels, the dive site
has a big sandy area ideal for teaching our students. All coral fish.
GREEN TURTLE*: 12-25
Meter, all levels, Turtles, Napoleon, Sting Ray, big grouper and sometime
SHARK POINT: 12-25
Meter, all levels, The Shark site. Very often to see the White Dip Reef
Shark. Napoleon, Electric Ray, Grouper and Scorpion Fish.
MTWAPA CREEK*: 14-28
Meter, for experienced divers. Sometimes strong current. Small drop off to
28 Meter. Many grouper.
meter, for all level, huge coral block looking like a Mushroom many
Snapper, Crocodile Fish and Scorpion Fish.
WHITE SANDS*: 10-22 meter, for
all level, big schools of Red Snapper.
6-35 meter, for advanced only, nice drop off from 15 to 30 meter,
after a few minutes dive time we pass by at a huge anchor lying at about
28 meter. At the end of the dive we stay at a depth of 8 to 12 meter and
there are big fields of Anemones.
7-10 Meter, for advanced divers, "Globe Star" is a old
cargo ship which sunk in 1972. Many Scorpion Fish, Bat Fish and sometimes
a big Grouper comes for its hunting.
(discovered on the 24.12.2003 from Peponi Divers) 20-35 Meter, meter, only
for experienced advanced divers, free descent to 22 meter, the reef is at
some places only 2 meter wide, a platform in the shape of a shoe. schools
of Barracudas, Groupers and sometimes Sharks.
5-18 Meter, all levels, small drop off to 18 meter with a sandy sloop to
30 meter, Turtle, nice sponge, and many small Schools of different
10-20 Meter, all level, easy diving at a different reef, Shelly Beach, a
private beach at Mombasa South Coast. Just opposite the Mombasa harbour,
many hard corals and lots of colourful fish, turtles, snails.
PEPONI DIVE SITES NYALI REEF
10-22 Meter, for all level, just opposite of Bahari Beach Hotel.
Also easy to dive with lots of corals and smaller fish, good chance to
have a Whale Shark passing. A small "Wreck" a old harbour buoy
is lying at 20 meter. After about 20 minutes
diving there is a 180° U-Turn. Ideal for the PADI Underwater Navigation
14-28 Meter, for all levels, insider tip of PEPONI DIVERS. A
second reef off the main reef. The reef starts at 28 meter and climbs up
to 14 meter. Good chance to see a Whale Shark.
8-25 Meter, for all levels, just next to Nyali Reef, On top of the reef,
an engine block, left over from a wreck. All coral fish
4-5 Meter, all level, shallow dive for beginners and for students. Also
the Peponi Fun Diver takes his first dive at Aquarium. Lots of small coral
fish, sting ray and many star fish.
10 Meter, all level, sandy place ideal for students, often the dive site
for training of Rescue Diver. In the sand lies a local fishing boat. Many
small coral fish, lion fish and many small morays, octopus.
PEPONI DIVE SITES KIKAMBALA
18-35 Meter, advanced divers only, free descent to 18 meter,
difficult to dive. small area with a wonderful scene, big grouper, leopard
moray, grey shark, white dip reef shark and often during descent or ascent
big school of barracuda. Very colourful sea fans.
10-25 Meter, for all level, good chance to see Manta and Eagle
8-22 Meter, all level, just next to PARADISE, nice scene with
some cuts in the reef.
THE 3 SENTINELS:
15-28 Meter, for advanced divers, 3 hills within the dive, top at
14 meter, between the hills 25 meters, specially the second and the third
hill have a spectacular scene, depending on the current the site can be
from north to south or contrary.
PEPONI DIVE SITES MTWAPA
8-22 Meter, for all divers, near Mtwapa Creek, the reef is
interrupted with a 30 meter long sand bank, just "fly over".
10-20 Meter, for all level, Mesa is Kiswahili and stands for table,
on that table many fish and octopus. Groupers hunting.
DIVE SITES SOUTH
Beach and Diani Beach)
Diving with PEPONI DIVERS at Mombasa South Coast.
A full day trip with its excellent view
to Mombasa town, Ft. Jesus ant the coast line. Diving at Tiwi Beach
and Diani Beach. After the diving we have a 3 course lunch at Diani Beach.
A day you will never forget. Only with PEPONI DIVERS MOMBASA.
10-22 Meter, at Tiwi Beach, all level, easy to dive with lts of
under water activity, Turtle, Grouper, Scorpion Fish and Lion Fish.
8-18 Meter at Diani Beach, all level, Guitar Ray, many Shells,
Snails and Star Fish.
PEPONI DIVE SITES KILIFI
is aout 26 miles north of Mombasa. The boat ride takes
about one hour to reach VUMA Caves.
12 -24 Meter.
for alllevel, easy to dive, the dive site has
many cuts and caverns and two tunnels to dive through. Not a must but good
fun. To see: Barracuda, big Groupers, many nice big shells and wonderful
corals on top of the drop off.
As the boat ride takes about one hour there is a great chance to see Whale
Sharks, Mantas and Dolphins on the trip. Only with PEPONI
All dive sites
with a * are within the Mombasa Marine Park. Entry fee payable to
Kenya WildLife Service US$
20.- per diver/trip.