Kenya Sights

Wasini Island

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Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

Take a walk to the ancient Arab settlement near the modern village of Wasini Island. Here you'll find the ruins of 18th- and 19th-century houses and a Muslim pillar tomb inset with Chinese porcelain. If you're into snorkeling or diving, make this a definite stop. You can book an excursion or hire a motorboat from Ksh 1,500 to Ksh 3,000 one-way. Remember to dress respectfully when walking around the village.

Sight Information

Address:

1 km (½ mi) from Shimoni, 80409, Kenya

Phone:

072-220–5156

Website: www.wasini.com

Published 07/23/2015

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