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Watamu National Marine Park

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Watamu 80202, Kenya
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“marine park” (22 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Watamu 80202, Kenya
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Reviewed August 10, 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 July 20, 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 July 10, 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 June 30, 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 June 21, 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.

1  Thank mwas2
Reviewed May 16, 2017

This is the place you want to swim and hate the swimming pool forever. If you find time to be around Watamu let this be the first priority on your priority list. It is run by Kenya Wildlife Services guaranteeing you of safety and a...More

1  Thank otienopeter
Reviewed May 1, 2017

It's amazing - there's so much happening especially since Watamu Marine Association started monitoring the marine life in it - and now there are regular sightings of whales and dolphins and turtles - some resident and some migratory.

Thank rupiNairobi
Reviewed April 27, 2017

I have traveled to Watamu many times and as a diver and ocean lover I am always shocked to see the way the KWS is lacking any interest in the reef other than taking the huge sums of entrance fees. We saw local freedivers spearfishing,...More

2  Thank ElsVermeersch
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Good place to visit if you are in Watamu.However its ran by the KWS so nothing spectacular interms of restaurants to have a meal after visiting the marine park.The boats are ran by the locals so there are many brokers but they are courteous and...More

Thank Rachel N
Reviewed April 5, 2017

I have never been to a Marine park before so this was a unique experience. We got to snorkel and saw lots of different fishes in the clear blue water. A must for all the people who love to snorkel and/or are good swimmers as...More

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Omaar C
December 25, 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
December 19, 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