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Charter a Fishing Boat?

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Charter a Fishing Boat?

I will be in Lamu for the first time in the fall and would love to charter a boat for a reasonable price. We are staying at Peponi, who does have a boat and a crew. Just looking for options...

Who should I ask for when it comes to a dhow trip?

I read a post about a floating bar?


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1. Re: Charter a Fishing Boat?

Peponi has a number of dhows, a proper deep sea motor fishing boat, and a number of other style boats all of which you can hire. The dhows are owned by the locals but Peponi has set rates with them. When we've been at Peponi's we used these and also one of their motor boats for days out around the islands - the crew will take you snorkelling, fishing etc and then bbq your catch on a deserted beach.

You can arrange all when you're there, no need to book in advance. You can then compare prices with the locals who are also pulled up at the wall in Shela or in Lamu town. We didn't find there to be much difference in prices.

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2. Re: Charter a Fishing Boat?

Great. Thank you very much.

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