Peponi Divers Mombasa

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$ 15 per day/diver will be charged from the Kenya Wild Life Service

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.
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.
MUSHROOM*:
7-26 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.

PEPONI DIVE SITES KILINDINI
THE WALL:
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.
THE WRECK:
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.
CHRISTMAS REEF:
(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.
LUCKY CHANCE:
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 Fish.
SHELLEY CORNER:
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
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 speciality.
PEPONI REEF*:
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.
BAHARI REEF*:
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
AQUARIUM*:
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.
ANGIES POINT*:
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
PINNACLES:
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.
PARADISE:
10-25 Meter, for all level, good chance to see Manta and Eagle Ray.
WHITE HOUSE:
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 dived
 from north to south or contrary.

PEPONI DIVE SITES MTWAPA
MTWAPA RUINS:
8-22 Meter, for all divers, near Mtwapa Creek, the reef is interrupted with a 30 meter long sand bank, just "fly over".
MESA:
10-20 Meter,  for all level, Mesa is Kiswahili and stands for table, on that table many fish and octopus. Groupers hunting.

PEPONI DIVE SITES SOUTH COAST
(Tiwi Beach and Diani Beach)

"The Difference"
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.

KIKADINI REEF: 10-22 Meter, at Tiwi Beach, all level, easy to dive with lts of under water activity, Turtle, Grouper, Scorpion Fish and Lion Fish.
GALU REEF:
8-18 Meter at Diani Beach, all level, Guitar Ray, many Shells, Snails and Star Fish.

PEPONI DIVE SITES KILIFI

Kilifi is aout 26 miles north of Mombasa. The boat ride takes about one hour to reach VUMA Caves.

VUMA CAVES & VUMA ROCK: 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 DIVERS.

All dive sites maked with a * are within the Mombasa Marine Park. Entry fee payable to Kenya Wild Life Service US$ 10.- per diver/day.

 

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