Watamu and Malindi Marine Parks were established in 1968 and are full of incredible fish and lovely variety of corals. Wonderful places for immersions are there.
Vasco Da Gama Pillar, is one of the oldest remaining monuments in Africa and it was built in 1498 by the great Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama.
The pillar tombs, built in the 15th century as burial grounds for renowned Portuguese.
Mida Creek, located ... More south of Malindi along the Mombasa-Malindi road, is a fantastic creek which covers an area of 32 square kilometres and is composed of extensive mudflats and mangrove forests that attract a great variety of flora and fauna.
The mysterious Gede Ruins deserve a visit, too.
The city’s climate is generally hot and humid all the year along.
Malindi was founded in the early 13th century by the Arabs.
On the 15th April 1498 Vasco da Gama reached Malindi.
The most important industry in Malindi Municipality is, no doubt, the tourist sector.
Today more than half of the locals benefit directly or indirectly from tourism.
The most significant economy outside Malindi township is ... More agricultural based. Beside these there are some fishery activities, manufacturing, commerce and trade.
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