Shimoni
in Kwale, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-4.648 and 39.382 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -4° 38' 51" and E 39° 22' 54"
Currency and Currency Code:
Shilling - KES
Spoken languages:
English, Swahili
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:02 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:30 am and 6:26 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Anaho
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Kenya in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Kenya.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Kenya. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Touring Shimoni

Shimoni in Kwale with it's 2,374 residents is a town located in Kenya about 292 mi (or 470 km) south-east of Nairobi, the country's capital place.

Time in Shimoni is now 06:02 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Shimoni, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Ukunda Airstrip in a distance of 28 mi (or 45 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Kenya is Fort Jesus, Mombasa in a distance of 53 mi (or 86 km), North.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kwale, Tanga, Wete, Mombasa and Chake Chake. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 83 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 56%
Air Pressure 1021 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 30% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 5th of August 2021

26°C (79 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 6th of August 2021

27°C (81 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 7th of August 2021

26°C (79 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

East African coast: a round trip

Published: January 14, 2010
Length: 11:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: vivalalida

In a C172 from Nairobi's Wilson airport to Ukunda airfield, which serves Kenya's South coast, in particularly, Diani Beach. The site of the Ukunda airfield was selected & cut from the bush...


Hornbill birds near Shimoni, Kenya

Published: July 23, 2012
Length: 07:50 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nicktsurikov

Hornbill birds near Shimoni, Kenya.


Boats between Shimoni and Wasini Island, Kenya

Published: July 23, 2012
Length: 07:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nicktsurikov

Boats between Shimoni and Wasini Island, Kenya.


Boats between Shimoni and Wasini Island, Kenya

Published: July 23, 2012
Length: 10:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nicktsurikov

Boats between Shimoni and Wasini Island, Kenya.


High tide at Shimoni, Kenya

Published: July 23, 2012
Length: 18:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: nicktsurikov

High tide at Shimoni, Kenya.


travel by boat to wasini island(kenia)

Published: May 17, 2010
Length: 42:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rich Kuhlman

nice nature and local fisherman.


Wasini 05 Island

Published: January 27, 2010
Length: 24:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 360africa

Wasini Island & Shimoni Treasures.


Wasini 02 Family Fun Dive

Published: January 27, 2010
Length: 44:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 360africa

Family Fun Dive at Kisiti Marine Park.


Kenia - Dag 3 Wasini Island

Published: August 25, 2010
Length: 59:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ruurd1111


DOLPHINS SHOW ESCURSIONE WASINI ISLAND KENYA

Published: December 03, 2013
Length: 30:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Wolf Redyellow

Delfini sussurranti in versi marini ondeggiando tra spuma bianca il mare accoglie frizzante. Versi d'altra specie captano l'umano sentire, voci s'inabissano per poi risalire. Errando per mari...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Shimoni

Shimoni is a port village and tourist destination in south eastern Kenya near the border with Tanzania.

Located at -4.65, 39.3833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Coast Province

Wasini Island

Wasini Island lies off the southern Indian Ocean coast of Kenya next to Shimoni. It is approximately 5 km long and 1 km across. The island is sparsely populated and undeveloped. There are no cars or roads. A site of early Swahili civilization, this coral island is occupied by the Vumba people, an indigenous group of Bantu speaking peoples who have a rich history. They speak Swahili and Kivumba and they number about 1500.

Located at -4.66667, 39.3833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Kenya

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Shimoni.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Shimoni