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Watamu National Marine Park

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Watamu 80202, Kenya
+254 702 981935
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“marine park” (24 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Watamu 80202, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best snorkeling and scuba diving destinations along the Indian ocean. Spent a week there with a buddy of mine in December and oh my... PS: The dolphins there are awesome!!!

Thank Jackson M
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We spent 3 days diving here with Turtle Bay Dive Center. There is an abundance of ocean life to see and we had very good visibility while we were there.

Thank rosebudg8tr
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Nice place to snorkelling, you can see plenty of different fish, the colour of the sea is amazing many different kind of blue, the sand is white.... sometimes a bit of pollution.... lots of little pieces of plastic on the beach.... shame.

Thank Jean-lou C
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We were picked up on the beach at our hotel (which was also fabulous) and taken to the marine park by 2 wonderful parks men. They were so helpful and the waters were beautiful with awesome fish. The snorkel masks could have been newer but...More

Thank janetp1111
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place, with numerous eco friendly initiatives underway to keep it that way. We had a trip on a glass bottomed boat, which collected us from our own strip of beach, 100 yards from our guest house, and took us to a stretch...More

Thank Beth35
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The snorkeling experience was like no other. Had a great time swimming with the fish and the view below was breathtaking.

Thank CSiranga
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Having been to the marine park several times from the 80's to presant time sadly it's not looking a nice as it use to, while walking along the beach there was so much rubbish laying there on the tide lines a lot of it was...More

Thank Nicoleoctopussy007
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We took our family Snorkeling in the Marine Park. It was a nice, fun experience. The beachfront is not the cleanest.

Thank Tina R
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Lots of fishes to see and good swimming experience. The guides explain very well. Maybe recommend they stock swim wears from costume,caps and some water for the random impromptu last minute rides we do when on the beach. But great job of protecting the animals....More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The beautiful sea life comes into reality at Watamu Marine park. KWS protected santuary gives both local and interantional visitors moments to remember. Pay your ticket at the local KWS office and get a good glass boat and enjoy a ride of a lifetime.

2  Thank mwas2
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Omaar C
25 December 2016|
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Response from Gueredagirl | Reviewed this property |
The KWS fee for resident snorkeling is 300 for adults and 170 for children. If you have your own snorkeling gear and can swim out to the reef that is all you need to pay. If you want to go in a boat then negotiate... More
19 December 2014|
Response from Jasper K |
Emmah , this depends on whether you are a resident or non-resident.Non-residents is around 200 Kshs / 2 $ . Go to the KWS Website , watamu marine park reserve , then click park entry fees