Malaika Beach Villas - Resort in Watamu, Kenya

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BLUE SAFARI

It is possible to organize glass bottom boat trips in Malindi Marine Park or Watamu Marine Park. You can admire the depths of the Indian Ocean and observe marine life in a natural environment and it is possible to snorkel. Your spectacular day ends with a delicious lunch with a mix of grilled fish.
The Blu Safari is an all day long excursion in a glass-bottomed boat. It consists of a boat trip to admire the depths of the coral reef and spot dolphins in the open sea.
At 1.00 am there will be a stop on a small island formed by a game of tides where you can have delicious grilled fish barbecue in the water.
The Malindi and Watamu National Marine Reserve is "the oldest marine reserve in Africa established in 1979 to protect 213 square kilometers of coast, coral reefs and open sea, from Mida Creek to Malindi.
The protected area also includes the small National Marine Park of Malindi and the National Marine Park of Watamu, which are among the areas of Kenya most suitable for snorkeling and diving, thanks to over 300 registered species of reef fish and a rich variety of reproduction of embricata, green turtles, liutu tortoises and boreal olive-trees turtle.
The reserve of Malindi or Watamu are the point of departure to start the boat trip.
The stop for snorkeling is right before Sardegna 2 Atoll and the Island of Love visible only in case of low tide.
The peculiarity is that you really see the formation of the island. Here you can sunbathe lying on the very white coral sand, refreshing yourself with shallow and clear water.
Blu safari is for everyone: adults and children. Children will be enchanted by the infinite species such as the puffer fish. Its funny behave will amaze you: it become puffier when it’s out of the water because when it is inside its natural environment it has a regular fish size. You will never forget the colours of that day, of that sea, of that fishes.
For the day after Malaika Resort offers you many others excursions: experience Africa with us and don't lose any of our suggestions!

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Which blue safari to choose?

There are two types of blue safari: one at Malindi Marine Park with snorkeling in the park and stop on a white sand atoll and crystal clear sea with lunch of grilled fish, or at Watamu Marine Park with snorkeling in the park possibility to meet dolphins depends on the period and then stop in Mangrove Mida creek with lunch of fish.

What time do you leave the resort and return to the resort?

Departure is at 08.00 am from the resort and return around 4/17 pm.

What does the installment include?

Round-trip transfer from the resort to the marine park, marine park ticket, lunch and drinks

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