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Shimoni and Wasini Island Tourist Attractions

The village of Shimoni is 76 kilometers south of Likoma and the launching point for Wasini Island. Shimoni was once the headquarters of the Imperial British East Africa Company.

Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park

Kisite-Mpunguti Marine National Park is situated on the southern coast of Kenya near Shimoni and south of Wasini Island. Kisite-Mpunguti consists of an area with four small islands surrounded by coral reef. The reefs are excellent for diving and snorkeling.
Dolphins can generally be seen in the Shimoni Channel and humpback whales can be seen between August and October. Other marine life includes Moray eel, Angelfish, Grouper, Snappers and Green Sea turtles. Butterflies and parrots are regularly seen with bird watching as another popular activity.
Deep-sea fishing, south to the Pemba channel, is prefect for catching large barracudas and kingfish.
Traditional dhows are used to ferry tourists to and from the coastal mainland to the reserve.
Address: Box 55, Kenya
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