Watamu National Marine Park, Watamu

Must see · National Park · Nature / Park
Explore abundant underwater life at Watamu National Marine Park, Kenya's first such park featuring over 600 species of colorful fish and other sea creatures. With coral reefs and gardens only about 300 m (984 ft) from the shore, you will encounter an explosion of colors during your snorkeling trip, both under and above the water--cultivated gardens, shambas, and bush housing shelter over 100 species of birds along the shore. You can spot turtles and dugongs as well. Sunbathe on white sandy beaches or go water skiing and windsurfing. Or, book a glass-bottom boat tour with frest-caught seafood meals. A visit to Watamu National Marine Park represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Watamu trip itinerary builder app to plot your vacation.
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  • Better for diving! Too high waves for snorkeling, makes it really difficult. Quite deep so better views by diving. Better when the wind is mild  more »
  • Have been in October 2020 and May 2021. In May the weather is not so favourable as the fish and dolphins are not easily seen. Despite the choppy waters, we were able to see fish during the May visit.....  more »
  • Make sure you go while water is clear. Not every time (low-high tide), season is gooed for snorkeling. Fish are used to humans so you swim in fact together with different kinds of fish. You can...  more »

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