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Overnight dhow safari to Kiwayu

The luxury dhow Kilindini is ideal for a two or three day trip to explore Kiwayu and the Lamu archipelago, with spectacular overnight camping either on board or on the beach. Our dhow captains are local to Kiwayu Village and provide interesting background information throughout the journey. National Reserve daily fees payable direct at Kiwayu.
US$600 for a day trip, additional US$250 for overnight stays.

Day trip sail to Kinika Rock or Manda Toto

Sail to the beautiful coral island of Kinika Rock or Manda Toto for the day and snorkel amongst turquoise waters and an array of tropical fish. Dolphins can be seen at Kinika (seasonal). You will have lunch prepared for you on the dhow, before returning to Kizingoni later in the afternoon. Well worth a trip!
9am- 4pm US$600

Sunset sail or lunch on the dhow

Book Kilindini dhow for a sunset sail around the channel, with drinks and bitings. The dhow can take up to 10 people and is one of our most popular activities, so please book in advance.
5pm-7pm US$150.

Alternatively you can take the dhow, and sail around the channels while having a relaxing lunch under the canopy, or sunbath on the deck.
12pm-3pm US$250

Dhow sailing

Our small dhow “Mafida” is an authentic Swahili fishing boat. She is perfect for keen sailors to explore the inland waters and for getting close to the bird life. You can learn to sail it with your boat captain. Book in advance.
US$50 per half day