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Watersports at Kipepeo Beach,

Dekeza Dhows, located at Kipepeo beach, offers sailing trips to the nearby uninhabited islands and gives you a great snorkelling experience in the offshore waters. Sometimes even dolphins escort the dhows on their trips! If that is still not active enough for you, what about a kayak trip into the mangroves?

We offer the following excursions from Kipepeo Beach with; Dekeza Dhows who are based on this stretch of the south beach. For more information on Dekeza Dhows see take a look at their website.

All Cruises are operated by traditional wooden dhows. The dhows are equipped with life vests and first aid kits. They are staffed by a professional crew and backed-up by a 15hp outboard motor. The Snorkelling, Sailing and Fishing trips include a Picnic lunch, snacks and Soft drinks, the Sunset Cruise includes Snacks and Soft drinks.

*Dhow Snorkelling and Sailing Experience

$35pp             Starts at 9.30 Am – Returns to Kipepeo at 3.00pm

Sailing and Snorkelling to view the corals and marine life just off the Sinda Islands. Snokelling gear provided.

*Dhow Fishing Trips

$250 per trip with minimum 4 pax and maximum 6 pax (any pax above 4 are charged$20pp)

Full day Fishing with Quality Equipment along the Zanzibar Channel

*Kayaking – Mangrove Forest Explorer

A gentle paddle up the Siwatibe Creek flanked by mangroves and home to a variety of small animals, birds, fish & crabs. Cold drinks included

$15pp   *Morning Cruise Departs Kipepeo Beach  9 am   *Sunset Cruise Departs Kipepeo Beach  at 3.45 pm

Activities On Kipepeo Beach


Kipepeo means Butterfly in KiSwahili and our whole beach is filled with nature.


With our enviable location on south beach, Dar Es Salaam we are able to offer snorkelling trips right from the beach.

Beach Activities

One of the new activities at Kipepeo is Kite Surfing

Our Beach

Our beach is known by a lot of names, Kipepeo Beach, south beach, Kigamboni beach- but every name stands for a beautiful Dar Es Salaam beach experience.