Kenya travel guide


Kenya Travel Guide

Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park and Reserve

Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park and Reserve Located on the southern coast of Kenya in the shallow Indian Ocean Coastal waters, the entire park is in shallow water, its coral reefs form complex and important Eco-systems, the Kisite marine reserve cover 11 square kilometers while Mpunguti covers 28 square kilometers.

Traditional dhows will sail you back and forth to the park, inside the park you will see four small island surrounded by colourful coral reefs: Kisite, Mpunguti ya Juu, Mpunguti ya Chini and Liwe la Jahazi islands.

Marine life is abundant, this include trigger fish, angelfish, bonito, moray eel, butterfly fish, parrot-fish, groupers, wrasses, scorpion-fish, dolphins, turtles, manta rays among other species. Whale sharks and humpback whales too but they are seasonal.

The best time to visit the reserve is from October to January, visitors can stay at the many bandas and guesthouses.

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