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deep sea fishing

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Releasing a Black Marlin
Releasing a Black Marlin

fishing trips in watamu

Nothing beats the open ocean, the birds circling above, dolphins playing at the bow and the excitement as you wait for your big catch. The battle begins, man against fish.

Experience top-notch accommodation during your holiday getaway at the exquisite Mvuvi Lodge in the beautiful coastal town of Watamu. This hidden gem offers unparalleled luxury and relaxation, making it the perfect destination for those looking to unwind and escape the stresses of everyday life.

But that’s not all – Mvuvi Lodge also caters to your adventurous spirit with deep-sea fishing excursions in the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Whether you’re an experienced angler or a novice looking to cast a line, our team of expert guides will ensure you have an unforgettable experience.

From the moment you arrive at Mvuvi Lodge, you’ll be enveloped in the warm hospitality and personalized service that our staff is renowned for. Our luxurious accommodations are designed to provide the ultimate in comfort and relaxation, with stunning views of the ocean and all the amenities you could ever need.

So why wait? Book your stay at Mvuvi Lodge today and experience the ultimate in luxury, relaxation, and adventure!

Come and experience your trip of a lifetime with us for big game fishing on the Indian Ocean.

daily trips

  • Half day – 6:30 to 13:30 (7 hours)
  • Full day – 6:30 to 16:30 (10 hours)
  • Dolphin and whale watching – 3 hours
  • Fishing Tournaments – Seasonal

fish species you can find in Watamu


  • Sailfish
  • Black Marlin
  • Blue Marlin
  • Striped Marlin
  • Broadbill Swordfish


  • Mako
  • Tigershark
  • Bullshark
  • Blacktip Shark
  • Silvertip Shark
  • Hammerhead

other gamefish

  • Kingfish
  • Barracuda
  • Dorado
  • Yellowfin Tuna
  • Wahoo
  • Giant Trevally
  • Skipjack Tuna
  • Cobia

Fishing starts off the Watamu waters on our “normal” weekday trips. We then travel to the well-known hotspots such as Malindi, Mambrui, and Ngomeni  depending on the fishing and weather conditions, attempting various approaches like:

  • Trolling baits and/or lures for Sailfish, Tuna, Wahoo and Marlin
  • Power drifting with live bait for Marlin, Shark and Giant Trevally
  • Baiting for Tiger Sharks
  • Bottom fishing with bait for Grouper and Snappers
  • Jigging for GTs, Yellowtails, Grouper and Snapper

fishing seasons

Aug - Sep
Kingfish, Sailfish, GTs, Black Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo
Oct – Dec
Sailfish, all types of billfish
Jan – Apr
Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, broadbill/ Swordfish