Tropical Diving Kenya

TROPICAL DIVING KENYA
Bamburi Beach Hotel - Mombasa North Coast
FAQs

Q: How can I pay for my diving?
A: We only take cash €, US$, £ Sterling, Swiss Francs and Kenya Schilling.
We don't accept any credit cards.
If you need to withdraw Kenya Schilling from the ATM, we are glad to take you nearby bank. Remember to come with enough US$ for the marine park fee. US$ notes older than year 2006 are not accepted here in Kenya.
Q: How can we best contact you while in Kenya?
A:
The best way to contact us is by calling or WhatsApp. SMS is not that reliable and can be much delayed even if you have a delivery report straight away.
This is our hotline to call Juma at the diving centre: +254 722 412302
If you prefer WhatsApp please use this number of Stephen: +254 729 887170
Q: Are you operating all year around?
A:
Yes, our diving centre is open every day from 09.00am till 04.00pm 7 days a week. Main season is from October till Mai, low season from June till September. The big rains are expected in April, the short rains in October.
Q: Do you organize transport?
A: Yes, we can organize transport for you. From the airport to Bamburi  Beach Hotel its at € 30.- per taxi (max. 4 pax) one way.
For the divers we do offer free transport within 5km from our diving base.
From further away locations we can also organize transport at the relevant charges, please send us a email for prices.
Q: Which diving suit do I need?
A:
We recommend at least 3mm long, better 5mm long
Q: Is there a marine park fee?
A:
Yes, there is. For scuba diving and snorkeling within the Mombasa, a marine park fee of US$ 17.- per person per entry. For children between 3 and 16 years the fee is at US$ 15.- payable to Kenya Wildlife Service.
Please remember that all US$ 5.-, 10.-, 20.- 50.- and 100.- bills older than 2003 are not accepted according to Central Bank of Kenya regulation. US$ 1.- and 2.- are NOT accepted at all with any government organisation.
Q: When do I need a refresher in the pool before the diving?
A:
You need a refresher
- if you have less than 15 logged dives
- if you have not been diving for more than 1 year
- if you don't have your diving certificate and/or your divers log book with you.
The pool refresher is at € 25.-, but will be fully refunded towards your diving with us.
Q: How many dives are you doing in one trip?
A:
We always do 2 dives on one trip whether inside or outside reef. This safes you some money since the marine park fee is per trip and not per dive.
Q: Is there shore diving possible?
A:
No, we have only boat diving. There is no house reef.
Q: Do you have INT or DIN tank valves?
A: We have DIN valves and INT adapters so no need of carry any adapter.
Q: What can i see while diving in Mombasa?
A:
There is plenty of marine life in our waters. We have almost the whole ranch of the Indian Ocean. To name only a few: Turtle, Sting Ray, Grouper, Moray eel, Scorpion Fish, Lion Fish, Shark, Napoleaon and many more.
 

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Mobile: +254-714-747109 (Juma, Base Manager)
Mobile: +254 729 887170 (WhatsApp only)

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