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Malindi

Malindi is an idyllic town in Kenya’s on the East African coast on the Indian Ocean and is 135 found kilometres North of Mombasa the second largest city in Kenya.

This historical town once offered refuge to Vasco da Gama the navigator and his crew from hostile Mombasa inhabitants in 14th century on their voyage to find a sea route to Asia. A Portuguese Vasco da Gama was on a mission sent by his government to find a viable route to enable the Portugal penetrate the spice trade dominated by Venice. The Vasco da Gama pillar bares the witness that once upon a time he landed here.

Highlights of Malindi

  • Famous for deep sea fishing sports -Malindi on the international map.
  • Large populations of sailfish -holds the record of the largest Pacific sailfish ever caught in the whole of the Africa
  • Over 6,000 billfish group of predatory fish characterized by prominent bills and beaks tagged here.
  • Malindi is home to popular casinos that host high-stake games and challenges such as the annual the Billfish Open Challenge-as part celebrating the rich marine life.
  • Extreme Sports -Experience a surge of adrenaline
  • Sky diving is jumping from the plane from a height of 12,000 feet above the ground. The jumper gets to do various exercises and stunts before opening their parachute at 3,500 feet. The jump out of a plane is exhilarating and experiencing the joy of free fall landing on the beach.
  • Skydiving jamborees also known as boogies are held in Malindi and Diani beach in March and November every year if the weather is conducive. The Diani beach and Malindi beaches offer a perfect landing in low tides because it has very few obstacles

Adventure and Pleasure at the Malindi

  • Water Sports
  • Kite surf
  • Explore the Lamu Archipelago by dhow
  • Visit Shela Beach
  • Lamu museum
  • Cultural festivals that show cases the Swahili Culture, Sports and Music.
  • Dhow races
  • Donkey race
  • The Magnificent unique architectural and rich Cultural Heritage.
  • Pristine Beaches

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