Discover Kenya – Marine Conservation & PADI Scuba Diving

This is Camp Kenya’s most exciting Ocean Camp for Scuba Diving, it is located right on the ocean front. For centuries the caves were used as “Kayas” (shrines) and also as hiding places where local people would go to avoid attack by marauding tribes. A rare species of bat, the Flying Fox, which have made the caves their home. In addition, the Shimoni forest, coast, and marine ecosystems are an ever-present attraction. With fringing coral reefs and scattered with islands, Shimoni is a true reflection of Kenya’s rural coastline and a haven for divers.

Highlights
  • Learn amazing new skills through PADI Open Water & Advanced certifications
  • R&R day at Diani Beach
  • Whale / dolphin spotting

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Discover Kenya – Marine Conservation & PADI Scuba Diving

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Sammy K

He greets problems with ‘Hakuna Matata’, Swahili for ‘no worries’. Sammy K will always have you smiling and get you energised for project work. Known to chase elephants out of camp and source birthday cakes in the middle of Tsavo National Park, he’s an all round champ.

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Day to day - Sample itinerary

Day 01

Arrival & safety briefing

Ocean Camp is situated approximately 74km south of Likoni and 53km from Diani Beach. Allow for an early Mombasa departure to arrive in camp by midday. After a full camp orientation and safety briefing, lunch will be served. This idyllic setting will be your dive centre for the next four days and you will be welcomed by the dive crew.

Day 02

Theory Chapters

Today you will cover theory chapters 1,2 & 3 and come to grips with the lingo and basic principles of scuba diving. This part of the course will prepare you for your first taste of life underwater! After lunch, there will be pool sessions 1,2 & 3. This is where you will be introduced to the basic skills of scuba diving.

Day 03

Theory Pool Session

Once again, you will be met by our dive instructors where you’ll be briefed on the big day ahead of you. Today is where you fully experience the underwater adventure! In the morning session you will complete sea sessions 1 & 2. Then back on dry land for a welldeserved hour lunch break. In the afternoon back to the books for theory and understanding the all-important recreational

Day 04

PADI Exams

This morning, your dive instructors will cover the final 2 chapters in the theory section of the course, chapters 4 & 5. This is followed by a theoretical exam on all 5 chapters you have covered over the past two and a half days. Break for lunch and in the afternoon you will have your final pool session.

Day 05

Final PADI Day & Wasini Dolphin / Whale spotting

The big final day! This is where you will put into practice all you have learned over the past 3 days completing sessions 3&4. This is an excursion into Kisite Marine Park to complete your diving training. Hopefully get up close and personal with life under water: angel fish, star fish, turtles and if you are extremely lucky dolphin! In the afternoon, you will collect your final certification.

Day 06

R&R Beach Day

A well deserved rest and relaxation day! We have organised a fun and relaxed beach day in Diani which is only 45 mins drive. You deserve to let your hair down and relax on the beautiful white sandy beach of Diani and lunch at Nomads restaurant.

Day 07

Departure

Departure timings are flexible to suit your return transfer to Mombasa International Airport.

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What's included

Comprehensive travel insurance
UK Expedition Leader
Fully staffed camps and local guides
Entrance fees for all sights in the itinerary
All itinerary transfers in private vehicles
Accommodation
All meals
Unlimited drinking water
Project costs and management
24 hour support throughout expedition
PADI Open Water & Advanced courses

 

Please Note: Prices stated are excluding flights. Although it is our intention to operate the itinerary as detailed above, it may be necessary to make some changes as a result of climatic conditions, alterations to flight schedules, or other operational factors.