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1 Day Malindi day Tour (minimum 2 Pax)


1 Day Malindi day Tour (minimum 2 Pax)

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Experience the beauty and history of the Kenyan coast with the 1 Day Malindi Day Tour. Immerse yourself in the Watamu Marine National Park & Reserve, where you can explore green turtles, unique coral gardens, and the fascinating Gede Ruins. Snorkel through vibrant underwater ecosystems, relax on white sandy beaches, and take in the diverse bird life and marine creatures. Discover the rich history of Malindi as you visit the Portuguese Chapel, Vasco da Gama pillar, and the Malindi Museum. Learn about the town's culture and heritage while exploring the remains of a Swahili town that dates back centuries. Indulge in a delicious lunch in Watamu, all while enjoying breathtaking ocean views and a refreshing ocean breeze. This full-day tour is the perfect way to embrace the beauty and history of the Kenyan coast.

About this experience

  • Non Refundable There is no return, refund or cancellation possible with this product
  • Admission Included
  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour, Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore the pristine beaches of Watamu
  • Discover the rich marine life and coral gardens
  • Visit the historic Gede Ruins
  • Experience the cultural heritage of Malindi
  • Enjoy a scenic drive along the coast
  • Guided Tour

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Discover the enchanting treasures of the Watamu Marine National Park & Reserve with the 1 Day Malindi Tour. Immerse yourself in the wonders of this marine paradise, where emerald-green turtles gracefully swim alongside vibrant coral gardens. Unveil the mysteries of the Gede Ruins, an ancient Swahili town that tells tales of the East African Coast's rich history. From pristine white sandy beaches to captivating underwater ecosystems, this tour promises an unforgettable experience.

What to expect?

Embark on a 135-minute journey filled with awe-inspiring sights and cultural revelations. Begin your day by visiting the Portuguese Chapel, Vasco da Gama pillar, and the Malindi Museum, where the town's history, people, and culture come to life. Explore the intricately preserved Gede Ruins, wander through mosques, a grand palace, and houses nestled in 45 acres of pristine forest. Indulge in a delicious lunch in Watamu while relishing the panoramic ocean view and refreshing sea breeze. Throughout the tour, soak in the beauty of the region's abundant birdlife, mesmerizing marine creatures, and the tranquil ambiance of the Kenyan coast.

Who is this for?

The 1 Day Malindi Tour caters to adventure seekers, history enthusiasts, and nature lovers alike. Whether you're captivated by ancient civilizations, eager to snorkel among vibrant coral reefs, or simply yearning for a day of relaxation on picturesque beaches, this tour is designed with your interests in mind. Solo travelers, couples, and families can all find joy in this immersive experience. Embrace the diversity of this tour and join a community of like-minded explorers.

Why book this?

Escape the ordinary and embrace the extraordinary with the 1 Day Malindi Tour. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the Gede Ruins, letting history unfold before your eyes. Witness the remarkable encounters with green turtles and admire the vibrant biodiversity of the Watamu Marine National Park & Reserve. Indulge in the thrill of snorkeling, water skiing, windsurfing, or simply enjoy the tranquility of a glass-bottomed boat tour. This tour promises a perfect blend of history, adventure, and relaxation, weaving together unforgettable memories in the heart of Kenya's paradise.

Good to know

During the 1 Day Malindi Tour, you will be picked up from your hotel after breakfast and dropped off at the end of the day. The tour includes visits to Vasco da Gama Pillar, the Portuguese Church, and the Malindi Museum, where you can delve into the town's captivating history. The Gede Ruins, a conglomeration of mosques, a magnificent palace, and houses enveloped by a primeval forest, promises an enchanting experience. Enjoy a delicious lunch in Watamu, savoring both the culinary delights and the breathtaking ocean view. Prepare to be captivated by the region's rich birdlife, incredible marine creatures, and the peaceful serenity of the Kenyan coast.


Visitors who have embarked on the 1 Day Malindi Tour have been left awe-struck by its beauty and cultural richness. The journey through the Gede Ruins has been described as a mesmerizing exploration into Kenya's history. Travelers have reveled in encounters with the green turtles and marveled at the stunning diversity of marine life in the Watamu Marine National Park & Reserve. The tour's combination of historical significance, adventure, and natural wonders have left visitors with lasting memories and an overall sense of satisfaction. Join those who have already embarked on this incredible journey and create your own exceptional travel experience in Malindi.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Your Itinerary

Vasco da Gama Pillar

Pick up from hotel after breakfast. Visit the Portuguese Chapel, Vasco da Gama pillar and the Malindi Museum where you will get to see and learn about the history of the town, the people and their culture. You will then take a 15 min drive to the Gede Ruins, these are the remains of a Swahili town, typical of most towns along the East African Coast. It traces its origin in the twelfth century but was rebuilt with new town walls in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. This rebuilding is connected with the emigration of many citizens of Kilwa to Mombasa, Malindi and other places along the coast. It comprises of a conglomeration of mosques; a magnificent palace and houses all nestled in 45 acres of primeval forest. You will then be driven to Watamu for lunch as you enjoy the view and cool ocean breeze. The day ends with you being dropped off at your hotel.

Admission Included

Portuguese Church

This thatched-roofed church gets its name because Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama is reputed to have erected it in the 15th century, and two of his crew are supposedly buried here. It’s certainly true that St Francis Xavier visited on his way to India.

Admission Included

Malindi Museum

The museum features temporary exhibits including famous Malindi Coelacanth.

Admission Included

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