Diani

1.   Skydiving in Diani

Skydiving at Diani is a popular attraction for people all over the world and the ever clear skies make the sport extremely enjoyable. Diani is home to Skydiving Diani, Kenya’s only permanent Skydiving club. The club organizes tandem skydiving activities and quality equipment for safe jumping. The skydiving clubs give you quality jumping gear and a qualified guide for about $350.

Every March and November, Skydive Diani organizes the weekly boogies festivals. During the event, tourists get a chance to enjoy advanced skydiving antiques and an exclusive training session. To make your experience even more exhilarating, Skydive Diani offers the off-planes package, where divers jump from an airplane, of course with the help of a guide.

2.   Scuba Diving, Snorkeling and Boat Trips

To explore the richness and diversity of marine life at the Mombasa Diani Beach, you can go on boat trips, snorkeling or do scuba diving. These are not only some of the most fun activities in Diani, but also they provide a forum to interact closely with marine life.

Imagine an encounter with the whale shark? Swimming in the same waters with a turtle community? This experience will scare your wits out. But trust me, with professionals like diving the crab, there is nothing to worry about.

Diving the crab is a diving club that offers scuba diving lessons and other sea sports packages. The club is a conglomerate of experts who will guide you in snorkeling, scuba lessons, lagoon kayaking, and windsurfing.

3.   Visit Chale Island

Right at the heart of Msambweni bay, 12 km south of Diani Beach, lies the Chale Island. The Island is more of a heed place than an Island, and the native coastal people use it as a worshipping area. It has a spectacular white beach, beautifully fringed by coral reefs, making it a haven for tourists seeking a more romantic treat.

From its adequately equipped water sports center to fascinating boat excursions, Chale Island ultimately has a lot to offer. Different diving and water sports take place at the Island, with the Diving Crab offering boat snorkeling, beach snorkeling, kayaking, local catamaran sailing, and game fishing among other activities.

Shopping for souvenirs, clothing, swimwear, toiletries, and jewelry is part of things to do in Diani Beach. At Chale Island, two boutiques are adequately stocked. For customized carvings, you can place an order from local woodcarvers. If you are staying on the island, you can go for shopping trips at Diani Kenya town

4.   Diani Beach Art Gallery Exhibitions

How can you leave Kenya without seeing, touching and even purchasing some of our art items? Diani Beach Art Gallery is a hub of some of Africa’s most beautiful art pieces. This gallery brings together unique and unusual pieces of art made by talented Africans, at meager prices.

The entrance is endowed with superb sculptures, and all workers have a knack for art and creation. Here, you will find some beautiful creations that you may never see in any other part of the world. The place is open from Monday up to Saturday between 9 am, and 5 pm and no prior bookings are needed.  You can follow the Diani beach Art Gallery on Twitter or join their Facebook group, and see what to expect during your visit.

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