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Fishing on the Best Locations in Kenya

Fishing on the Best Locations in Kenya

in Diani Beach Safaris, Tours

Sport fishing is one of the fastest growing ocean safaris in Kenya.  The best fishing locations are easy to reach via boat from Diani beach. You may book a half day or a full day tour. Available is a traditional fishing during dhow sailing or sport fishing on a motor boat.

Diani beach sport fishing is a great adventure on the Indian ocean. Find out were are the best fishing locations in Kenya!

The warm Indian Ocean is home to many big game fish including Sailfish, Sharks and Marlin. The most frequent are Kingfish, Barracuda, Snappers, Tuna, Wahoo, Dorado, Yellow fin Tuna, Giant Trevally, Bonitomany.


You may also book night sport fishing trip for the mighty Broadbill Swordfish. All depends on the wind conditions as it influence marine wildlife migration behavior and patterns.

In the certain time of the year, with a bit of luck, you may also spot whale sharks. As matter of fact, the best way to spot this ocean giants is to take the sightseeing flight with coastal microlights.

Sport Fishing locations in Kenya, The best time for fishing

You can go fishing basically anywhere along the coast, but there are many popular locations thanks to rich diversity of fish.

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Some of the most exiting deep sea fishing is available in Wasini island and you have a better chance of catching a Striped Marlin in Pemba Channel than anywhere else in Africa! This is one of the most exiting safaris and it is a year round activity, however, the best time for sport fishing in Kenya is from November to March. The main season is in full swing in August.

On a fishing safari you will set off early in the morning. Half day tour is usually 4 -5 hours and the full day trip is 6-9 hours. Soft drinks, water and light snacks are offered on board and are included in the price.

You will board Pika Pika, a 27ft. fiberglass cuddy cabin sport fisher. The fishing boat is powered by two 100hp Yamaha 4 stroke engines and is equipped with Shimano and Penn International tackles from 20lb to 50lb. It has a wide variety of lures professionally rigged to IGFA standards.

Equipment includes Lawrence GPS/Depth sounder, VHF Radio and toilet. Very light tackle is available on request. Join us for an unforgettable fishing safari in Kenya! Try a a romantic sundowner cruise if your other half is not so much into fishing in Kenya.