Watamu Marine National Park is located in Watamu. It is an execellent destination for snorkelling and sscuba diving expeditions when visiting Watamu.
The park was created in 1968, and it covers about 300 meters offshore. It is one of the UN World Biosphere Reserves.
Discover the beauty of the aquatic world when you explore Watamu Marine Park. Learn about different species of plants and animals.
What to See in Watamu Marine National Park
Watamu Marine National Park houses over 600 species of fish. There are also several species of invertebrates, molluscs and stony corals. Some of the common fish seen in the park include parrotfish, lionfish, angelfish, groupers, morays and octopus.
Sea turtles such as green, olive ridley and hawksbill are also found in the park. Watamu Marine National Park presents so many fun activities like wind surfing, water skiing, diving and a boat ride in a glass bottomed boat. Snorkeling in the park is absolutely delightful.
Marine Park Fees
Kenya Citizen Adult Ksh. 130
Kenya Citizen Child Ksh. 125
East African Resident Adult Ksh. 300
East African Resident Child Ksh.170
Non-Resident Adult USD 17
Non-Resident Child USD 13
Tourists can visit Turtle Bay, Mida Creek and the nearby Gedi Town to explore Gede Ruins.