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Pilli Pipa Dhow Safari

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Pilli Pipa has being running dhow safaris since 1989. It is a small family owned company run by Selina and Harm Lutjeboer. Limited numbers and a safe, personal and professional service to its guests. Taking our guests into the pristine and preserved...more
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Diani Beach, Ukunda 80401, Kenya
+254 724 442555
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great boat, good helpful team. Enjoyed lunch very much. Overall great experience, thanks to Selina... we shall be back very soon for Scuba Diving course

Thank Nina49
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a full day trio to Kisite Marine Park with one dive (not really very exciting as the visibility was average but still nice healthy reef with some nice staff: turtle, Languste, stingrays, Murray, and a lot of clownfish and other reeffish) and one...More

Thank bstreller
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Great Trip great staff always helpfull and willing to educate you. Saw the dolphins and swam with a turtle, some great corals and loads of fish to be seen.. Meal was great and the walk through Wasini village was lovely but take some sweets for...More

1  Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This is a long overdue review. I stayed at Pippa's in January 2017. I did four dives and stayed at the medium size tents. Everything was excelent. Don't be put off by tents as accommodation. They9 are really comfortable and big enough for people to...More

Thank Maribel G
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We went on the snorkeling day tour. The communication was outstanding, availability and then reservation and payment were handled very well. A minivan picked us up from the hotel and brought us back afterwards. The crew on the boat is professional and very friendly, the...More

3  Thank aditicu
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

At first I wasn't so convinced to participate due to the price but it totally worth it. They picked us up at our hotel and the guide explained us everything we found on the way there. On the road you can clearly see the different...More

Thank magleo
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Great dhow boat, lots of tasty snacks, coffee, tea and soda's on board. Then snorkelling on the reef in a marine park, after which we were ferried to a sea side restaurant on an island for the most exquisite Swahili lunch... I say: this place...More

Thank Goozerguytje
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We decided to make this rour after our safari. This is really an amazing tour. We have seen a plenty of fishes, some turtles and a lot of dolphins. It's definitely something to do before to leave Kenya.

Thank guycestmoi
Reviewed 19 March 2018

staff are excellent and helpful, as a novice snorkeller this was my best experience as had a guide to help with a ring to pull me around so i could just look down, the meal was well presented but nothing special the boat was not...More

Thank Rhoney F
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We have done the snorkeling and lunch tour with Pilli Pipa three years running. This has been one of our best experiences in Kenya. Salina and her crew are very flexible and helped us rent an entire boat for a large group of 25-30 people....More

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1 March 2018|
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Response from jeffandrenate | Reviewed this property |
I e-mailed them before I traveled then met them at their offices. couldn't have gone easier. Hope you have a great time - we did!
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18 October 2017|
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0722343431 Raymond matiba highly recomended
29 May 2017|
Response from Valerie S | Property representative |
We do pick up from Diani Sea Lodge at about 7.15 a.m and you would get back at about 6p.m You can book a trip by email. We are not allowed to put our email address here so maybe you could give me your email address or look... More