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Watamu National Marine Park

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Watamu 80202, Kenya
+254 702 981935
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“marine park” (26 reviews)
“glass bottom” (5 reviews)
“boat ride” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Watamu 80202, Kenya
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+254 702 981935
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"marine park"
in 26 reviews
"glass bottom"
in 5 reviews
"boat ride"
in 6 reviews
"lion fish"
in 3 reviews
"low tide"
in 7 reviews
"scuba diving"
in 5 reviews
"an abundance"
in 2 reviews
"taking tourists"
in 2 reviews
"whales and dolphins"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful corals"
in 2 reviews
"snorkeling experience"
in 2 reviews
"clear water"
in 2 reviews
"beach boys"
in 4 reviews
"turtle bay"
in 4 reviews
"indian ocean"
in 3 reviews
"guided tour"
in 2 reviews
"kenyan coast"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a wonderful beach and view when the weather is good. Unfortunately they (from the hotel beside Ocean sports) build a wall. But still a nice place to be. Romantic, peaceful

Thank LaetitiaGrave
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Place to visit, cost friendly and magical experience. Beware of the boat "captains" it's always advisable to inquire from the hotel you're staying at. Depending on what time of the year you may get a chance to swim with dolphins, though they are not used...More

Thank MARY M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for swimming and above water sports but poor for snorkeling. Reef is completely dead. Few small fish.

Thank Mat2818
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to visit this Marine Park for a long time. Finally did it after the New Year high season and there were not many people as I expected. Great views and did it solo without a guided tour.

1  Thank Tolga_O
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

We went snorkelling 8 years ago it was amazing this year there was not nearly as many fish and the coral had no colour!! Please watamu look after your reef!!!

Thank Miranda G
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

I have visited Watamu National Marine Park several times a year, for more than a decade. I love the snorkeling and diving. It's my happy place. Warm, clear water. Abundant sea life and really lovely people.

Thank Lisa A
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Made a booking with the Sea Horse crew for a full day excursion and it was worth every penny! From chasing and viewing dolphins, to snorkeling in the beautiful corals viewing the amazing underwater wildlife and some great cultural experience on the remote island. I'd...More

Thank SonAdiFada
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

great snorkeling, saw dolphins as well, get a licensed tour operator, we took Capt Feisal, Paid about 25 USD for snorkeling and dolphin tour, about 3 hours

Thank Boeker
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

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
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Reviewed November 11, 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
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Omaar C
26 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
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emmah20142014
19 December 2014|
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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
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