Malindi Marine National Park & Reserve

“The Coral Garden” 

From swimming with zebra fish to windsurfing, this beautiful slice of Kenya’s Indian Ocean coastline is provides the perfect getaway. The park is endowed with magnificent resources such as fringing reefs, coral gardens in the lagoons, sea grass beds, mangroves, mudflats, marine mammals, turtles and various species of shorebirds. Visitors can also enjoy glass bottom boat rides, snorkelling, camping and beach walks in this veritable paradise.

Key features

Marine Life

  • Prolific marine life includes crabs, corals, sea urchins, jellyfish, sea stars, and sea cucumbers. Different varieties of coral species comprise of Acropora), Turbinaria and Porites

Protected Area Type

Park Size

213 Km2

Climate

Temperatures range from 20-300 c and rainfall from 200mm – 700 mm. Two rain seasons: Long rains – March & April & short rains – Nov/ December

What to take with you

  • Footwear, e.g. sandals or flip flops (to protect your feet from the reef)
  • T-shirts (to protect your body from sunburn)
  • Snorkel, mask, fins, all of which are available for hire
  • Camera, hat, sunscreen, insect repellant
  • Guide books
  • Plenty of drinking of water
  • A friend(s)
  • Bird watching
  • Camping
  • Diving
  • Glass Bottom Boat Rides
  • Scenic
  • Snorkeling
  • Sun Bathing
  • Walking
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind Surfing

How to get there

  • By Road: Malindi Marine National Park is situated on Kenya’s magnificent Indian Ocean coastline, Malindi town, some 110 km North of Mombasa
  • By Air: Malindi Airport is your arrival point

Attractions

  • Fishes
  • Magical Island
  • Clean oceanic beach & warm water
  • Sea turtles
  • Inverterbrates
  • Benthic cover
  • Corals
  • Dolphins

KWS Self Catering

Campsites

Park Entry Fee

Malindi Marine National Park & Reserve

Citizen

Resident

Non-Resident

Adults

KSH

Child

KSH

Adult

KSH

Child

KSH

Adult

USD

Child

USD

130

125

300

170

17

13

* Kindly refer to the document KWS Tarrifs 2016 below for other services and charges 

* This park accepts Safari Cards  

Park Resources

Landline: 0202335684

Email: malindimarine@jambo.co.ke or malindimarine@kws.go.ke

Postal Address:

Malindi  Marine Park,

The Warden,

Box 109,

Malindi.

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