Funzi Island Tour
Our journey will begin from Diani, and we will drive for approximately one hour to reach the starting point. From there, we will board a boat for about 20 minutes to arrive at a stunning, vast, crystal-white sandbank in the middle of the ocean. Here, you can swim and relax for about 2 hours. Afterward, we will proceed to another island for lunch, featuring a seafood starter and a Swahili main course. Following the meal, we will embark on a village tour where you will witness the largest baobab tree ever! Finally, we will return to the mainland on a boat and head back to Diani.
Day 1 Tour Start: 9:00 AM (Time Dependent on Sea Tides
Morning Departure: Commence the day with a departure from Diani at 9:00 AM, although the exact start time may vary based on sea tides for optimal safety and experience.
Scenic Drive: Enjoy a comfortable drive to the tour’s starting point, soaking in the coastal views and natural beauty.
Boat Ride to Sandbank: Board a boat for a 20-minute journey to a stunning sandbank in the ocean, a location of unparalleled natural beauty.
Relaxation and Swimming: Spend approximately 2 hours on the sandbank, indulging in leisurely activities, swimming, and basking in the sun.
Island Lunch: Head to another nearby island for a delectable seafood starter and a delightful Swahili main course, immersing yourself in the local culinary delights.
Guided Village Tour: Explore a local village with a knowledgeable guide, gaining insights into the culture, traditions, and witnessing the largest baobab tree in the area.
Boat Ride Back: Return to the mainland via a scenic boat ride, enjoying the coastal panoramas and the refreshing sea breeze.
Tour Conclusion: Conclude the full-day tour, arriving back in Diani, having experienced a day filled with natural wonders, cultural exploration, and culinary delights.
Frequently Asked Questions
What time does the tour start?
The tour starts at 9:00 AM; however, the exact start time depends on sea tides for safety reasons. Please be ready at the specified meeting point, and our guides will keep you informed about any timing adjustments.
What should I bring for the tour?
We recommend bringing sunscreen, a hat, comfortable swimwear, a towel, and a change of clothes. Don’t forget your camera to capture the scenic beauty and memorable moments.
Is lunch provided, and what does it include?
Yes, lunch is included in the tour package. You will enjoy a delicious seafood starter and a flavorful Swahili main course on the island.
What happens in case of bad weather?
The safety of our participants is our top priority. In the event of bad weather, the tour may be rescheduled or canceled. We will notify you in advance and provide alternative options if available.