© Shutterstock/Thammanoon Khamchalee Diving in Kenya Located in East Africa, the country of Kenya derives its name from the second tallest peak in Africa, Mount Kenya. This lush country gained its independence in 1963. Kenya is famous for its African wildlife, which roams through rolling savannahs, lakeland, mountain highlands, and the famous Great Rift Valley. Kenya’s coast is renowned for its white sandy beaches and clear waters. With 33 national parks and reserves, Kenya enchants thousands of tourists every year. Kenya’s thriving coral reefs are its best-kept secret. Famous the world over for its wildlife reserves and African safaris, Kenya has more to offer its visitors than lions, giraffes, and elephants. Thanks to the crystal clear, warm waters of the Indian Ocean, and warm air temperatures year-round, scuba diving in Kenya offers the ultimate diving safari experience. The best time to dive in Kenya is October to March when seas are calm, and visibility can reach 30m. Dive into the mysterious underwater world of Kenya and be stunned by the colorful, healthy coral reefs set amongst five marine reserves, fascinating wrecks, and spectacular caves of Vuma Caverns. This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app Featured places to go in Kenya © Shutterstock/Lubo IvankoMalindiMalindi boasts with shorelines of beautiful sandy beacheas and offshore corals and bays full of marine life that are every divers’ dream.Learn more © Shutterstock/Maciej CzekajewskiMombasaMombasa offers the most popular diving in Kenya with three national marine reserves and colourful, beautiful waters.Learn more Dive Sites to visit in Kenya Facts about Kenya Power Plug Type GAirports MBA, NBOCurrency KESLanguage en, swElectricity 240 V / 50 HzTimezone UTC+03:00Network Provider Airtel/Zain/Celtel Ltd., Orange, Safaricom Ltd. Discover the wonders of the deep with SSI's blog Join us on an exciting journey of discovery and learn more about exhilarating diving adventures, dedicated conservation initiatives, and innovative educational opportunities that will help you illuminate the extraordinary beauty of the underwater world. Let's explore the underwater world together and delve into the hidden wonders beneath the gentle waves.