For further information please contact us.
Freezone Safaris looks forward to your visit ...
Here is our ocean tour program. Please click the name of a destination or park for more details ...
Watamu offers some of the best deep sea fishing in the world due to its water and have a hugely diverse range of fishing opportunities. It is one of the very few places where three types of Marlin, Sailfish, Broadbill Swordfish and Short bill Spearfish are all available. Watamu is situated at the very centre of the Kenyan coast line.Both full day and half day trips are available, so if you enjoy the epic struggle of Man vs. Fish then this is definitely the activity for you.
Watamu the prime hot spot for fishing on the coast of East Africa. During your deep sea angling excursions, you will attempt to capture some of the world's most sought after large fish, including broadbill swordfish, marlin, shortbill spearfish and sailfish, and also support the important tag and release program that ensures the species success for generations to come. The fishing is so spectacular that on many occasions a single day's fishing has brought in sailfish, black marlin, broadbill swordfish and blue marlin. Available to our guests is the 33-foot, diesel powered deep sea fishing charter boats – all fully equipped with all conventional tackle, but if you prefer to fly fish, you should plan to bring your own equipment. Beginners are taught the fundamentals of fishing in the Indian Ocean and the trips are especially enjoyable for children. The fishing season begins from July, and in October, the billfish begin to arrive and remain in the area until April. Other types of fish that are abundant in the area are wahoo, yellowfin tuna and dorado. Marlins are best angled from July, August and December to March. Sailfish can be pursued during the soother ocean seas of September to January.
Traditional dhow excursions offers sailing opportunities, giving you a unique perspective of the creek that is home to many fish that feed and breed below the equatorial water’s surface, such as emperor, snapper, barracuda, rabbit fish, just to name a few of the finned creatures that are found here. Rounding out the natural diversity of Mida Creek are 33 types of seaweed, nine mangrove species and 11 types of seagrass, as well as youthful green and hawksbill turtles.
Malindi Marine Park became the first protected marine area in Kenya. Sharing the a reserve border with its neighbor, Watamu Marine Park and Mida Creek, the park covering six square kilometers along with the 213 square kilometers of the joint reserve that also includes the beautiful sand seashores that extends from the edge of Watamu to the Vasco de Gama Pillar. The diverse habitats of the park, the most prominent being sea grass, mangrove, mud flats and varied coral reefs (patch to fringe), support a large variety of marine species and also provides critical nesting sites for sea turtles, including loggerhead, green, olive ridley and hawksbill. The two most popular activities in the park are both diving and snorkeling, and the clarity and quality of the water and underwater life make Malindi-Watamu Marine Parks one of the top underworld destinations in East Africa for scuba divers. The park is home to more than 700 species of fish, 140 types of hard coral, 12 species of echinoids, 135 types of gastropods and 200 species of benthic cover algae. Should you prefer to enjoy the beautiful Indian Ocean outside of the Malindi Marine Park boundary in other ways, we recommends water skiing, deep sea fishing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, cultural tours or simply sipping a refreshing beverage on the beachfront, watching the pristine ocean and having a picnic with your friends and family.
(Copyright © by www.malindi.info)