Humpback Whales Excursions in Watamu Kenya - What to Know - Discover Africa

Humpback Whales Excursions in Watamu Kenya

Every year around July to Sept, there are two spectacular scenes of Migrations spotting in Kenya. One being the famous Wildebeest Migration in Masai Mara Reserve, (Click To read about Wildebeest Migration here) and the less known Humpback whales migration in Watamu Kenya.

Watamu is located in the Eastern region of Kenya, and North of Mombasa. It’s known for its amazing sightings and home of beach excursions and luxury stays. Among the best activities guests are engaged with include the spotting of the Humpback whales in the Indian ocean as they migrate to the southern part of Africa.

Why do Humpback whales Migrate?

Humpback whales migrate across the Indian Ocean and so close to the shores of Watamu beaches, to mate and calve due to the warm waters.

How Much Does a Humpback Whale Excursion Cost?

A trip to spot these amazing creatures will cost between 150$ to 600$ depending on the number of people and exclusivity usage of the boat.

Who are the best companies to book a Humpback Whale Excursion in Watamu?

Hemmingways Watamu is the best Hotel in Watamu to help you book a Humpback Whale excursion in Watamu. They offer different packages depending on your preferences and interests.
There are other safari companies that can help you in booking an entire vacation beach holiday for you including a Humpback whale excursion. Check out with Cheetah Safaris for a full beach holiday with different ocean and water sports excursions around Watamu and the entire Kenyan coast.

When is the Best Time to Visit Watamu for Humpback Whale Sightings?

The best time to visit Watamu for a humpback whales sighting holiday is between July and Sept. But mostly seen in huge numbers in mid-August. It’s not guaranteed to sight the migration but mostly spotted around this month of Mid August.

What Other Excursions are there in Watamu Apart from Humpback Whales Excursions?

When in Watamu, you can engage your self in numerous beach and water sport activities. Some include the following:-

  1. Visits to Sudi Island For some seafood
  2. Dolphin excursions
  3. Water surfing
  4. Scuba Diving
  5. Snorkeling

Humpback Whales Excursions in Watamu Kenya - What to Know
Humpback Whales Excursions in Watamu Kenya – What to Know


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