Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park

GAME VIEW SAFARIS
 
     
Tour Code :  80100
Duration of Tour :  Five Days 
Start City :  Ukunda
End City :  Shimoni
 
Price From:$ 50

VOTING

0
Toggle slideshow | Toggle description outside image
The Original London Sightseeing Tour: Hop-on Hop-off
     
58.jpg
Price : 40.35
Scheduled / Operates on : July 1st 2011 - Dec 31st 2012: Daily
Duration of Tour : 5 Day(s) : 3 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Piccadilly Circus | Trafalgar Square | Trafalgar Square | Trafalgar Square |
Tsavo East national park
     
1364037492_sd.jpg
Price : 45
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 5 Day(s) : 4 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : machakos
Arabuko Sokoke Forest Reserve
     
1364133137_461875_med.jpg
Price : 50
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 11 Day(s) : 10 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Lamu
Central Island National park
     
1364133958_350px-Isla_del_Coco-chatham_beach.jpg
Price : 50
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 14 Day(s) : 13 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Baragoi
Chyulu Hills National Park
     
1364136026_chyulu-hills.jpg
Price : 50
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 2 Day(s) : 3 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : voi
Kakamega Forest National Reserve
     
1364137679_kakamegaforest.jpg
Price : 45
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 14 Day(s) : 13 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Eldoret
Kiunga National Marine Reserve
     
1364139568_Turtle-Marine.jpg
Price : 45
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 7 Day(s) : 6 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Malindi
Kora National Park
     
1364193125_Kora-National-Park.jpg
Price : 45
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 12 Day(s) : 11 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Embu
Mt. Kenya National Park
     
1364205104_f361b907-1a3a-4ee6-b6e7-5db679ef37c1.jpg
Price : 45
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 14 Day(s) : 13 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Mwea
Nairobi National Park
     
1364207569_Nairobi_National_Park.jpg
Price : 50
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 3 Day(s) : 2 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Machakos
3 days 2 nights Masai Mara
     
104.jpg
Price : 40
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 5 Day(s) : 4 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Nakuru
5 days Nakuru/Masai Mara
     
Price : 10
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 5 Day(s) : 4 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Naivasha
6 Days Amboseli / Tsavo West / Tsavo East / Mombasa
     
14.jpg
Price : 10
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 6 Day(s) : 5 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Malindi
7 days Samburu / Mountain Lodge / Nakuru / Masai Mara
     
Price : 10
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 7 Day(s) : 6 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Naivasha
17 days Nairobi / Aberdares / Mt. Kenya / Samburu / Nakuru / Mara / Amboseli / Tsavo West / Mombasa
     
101.jpg
Price : 10
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 17 Day(s) : 16 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Samburu
Mighty Birding Safari
     
0.JPG
Price : 10
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 19 Day(s) : 18 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Nairobi, Samburu, Nakuru, Bogoria, Baringo, Kakamega, Kisumu. Naivasha, Amboseli.
3 days Masai Mara Road Safari
     
1363680205_mara.jpg
Price : 1000
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 3 Day(s) : 2 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Amboseli
The Masai Mara
     
1363941654_heritage-migration.jpg
Price : 1600
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 5 Day(s) : 4 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Amboseli
Amboseli National park
     
1363944125_ken_amboseli_main.jpg
Price : 0
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 4 Day(s) : 3 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Amboseli
Serengeti National Park
     
1363958371_serengeti-national.jpg
Price : 1500
Scheduled / Operates on :
Duration of Tour : 5 Day(s) : 4 Night(s) :
Visiting Cities : Seringeti

Tour Details

Visiting Cities :
Mombasa
Day(s) :
4
Night(s) :
3

SUMMARY

Tour Code :
80100
Duration of Tour :
Five Days
Start City :
Ukunda
End City :
Shimoni
Destination Country :
Kenya
Destination State :
Mombasa
Day(s) :
4
Night(s) :
3

REALTOR REPRESENTATION

Presented by:  Mighty Tours and Travel


Tour Details

"Home of the Dolphin, Coconut Crab"

The marine park is located on the south coast, 40km from Ukunda town in Msambeni District of coast province.  The ecosystem covers a marine area with four small islands surrounded by coral-reef. Kisite Island is covered in low grass and herbs while Mpunguti Islands have dense coastal equatorial forest. Sea grasses Cymodocea serrulata and Syringodium isoetifolium cover a large area of the sub-littoral zone of the reef. Marine algae include Padina commersonii, Dictyota bartayresiana, Bostrychia binderi, Ulva lactuca, Dictyosphaora sp., Udotea indica, and Halimeda opuntia. Major attractions include the Dolphins, coral gardens and it is an important site for snorkelling, diving and bird watching. The beautiful sandy beach is good for enviromental friendly recreational activities.

Additional Images

Spots Photo Gallery

Tour Inclusions


Tour Exclusions

ITINERARY & FEATURES

Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park

"Home of the Dolphin, Coconut Crab"

The marine park is located on the south coast, 40km from Ukunda town in Msambeni District of coast province.  The ecosystem covers a marine area with four small islands surrounded by coral-reef. Kisite Island is covered in low grass and herbs while Mpunguti Islands have dense coastal equatorial forest. Sea grasses Cymodocea serrulata and Syringodium isoetifolium cover a large area of the sub-littoral zone of the reef. Marine algae include Padina commersonii, Dictyota bartayresiana, Bostrychia binderi, Ulva lactuca, Dictyosphaora sp., Udotea indica, and Halimeda opuntia. Major attractions include the Dolphins, coral gardens and it is an important site for snorkelling, diving and bird watching. The beautiful sandy beach is good for enviromental friendly recreational activities
 

Access

The park can only be reached by tour company boats and local community dhows.

Kisite marine park, hq situated at the mainland in shimoni 200m south of the main shimoni pier. 

Roads

  • 85 kms from mombasa via ukunda to shimoni
  • Msambweni district, coast province. The marine park lies 6 km off the kenyan coast (at shimoni) and 8 km north of the tanzanian border

Size / location

  • 39sq km. (kisite park: 28km2. Mpunguti reserve: 11km2).

Climate

  • The coast is humid with mean annual temperatures ranging from 22-34 c. Rainfall is about 500mm pa. 

Safari card required?

  • At present the park does not operate on smart card system. Entry is by cash only (ksh or us$).

Major attractions

  • Pristine coral gardens
  • Kisite and mpunguti islands
  • Sandy islands formulate during low tide
  • Beautiful and special sandy beach
  • Dolphin watch
  • Endemic coconut crab found at lower mpunguti island
  • Shimoni historical slave cafe managed by  local community while kenya wildlife service provides capacity building
  • Wasini mangroove women boardwalk by  wasini women self help group while kenya wildlife service provides capacity building

Marine life

  • Comprises more than 250-recorded fish species,
  • Dolphins, sea turtles, whales, corals, sea grass, and gastropods

Birds

  • Many sea- birds in large nesting colonies and internationally significant numbers of crab-plover and roseate tern which are migratory from europe coming to nest 

 

Price and Payment Information

Payment

Location Map

Top