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Watamu National Marine Park

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Watamu 80202, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a half trip with Ebano Safari and had an incredible time! Our guide, Paul, really made the trip what it was- contact him on +254 746 044 091 to get the best boat trip/ experience in Watamu. We were lucky enough to be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AmberLouiseHaley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Watamu Marine park is an amazing sight. We visited the park on a half-day boat tour. We saw playful bottle-nose dolphins in the Indian ocean. Snorkeling in the coral reef was a wonderful experience, where we saw many types of fish up-close. The highlight was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chrisKigen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the BEST experience on the blue safari with our tour guide Joseph Ebano from Ebano Safari Kenya. HE took us with a boat for snorkeling, we saw many beautiful corals and all sorts of fishes, and we saw the amazing dolphins :) We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank xhese
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Snorkelling through the corals viewing a variety of lovely fish in a well reserved area of the beach. Awesome place to be at and kudos to all who reserve the place and keep the fishes safe from the human prey

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KiberaK88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been coming back to Watamu National Marine Park for years and dive with Wasser Sports which is part of the Turtle Bay Beach resort. The variety of marine life is excellent and on the recent trip I saw dolphins, a whale shark and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank B G
Reviewed 28 October 2018

A fantastic natural place, incontaminated and perfect for a holiday! would like to go again, food is also good in terms of fish.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank crisbag16
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We stayed at Kobe Suite Resort so had the marine park right on our doorstep. It is a stunning location and we took a snorkelling trip to see the coral reef and fish. In a 30 minute swim we saw angel fish, parrot fish, a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Travelmonkeys2016
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Definitely worth a visit to the Marine Park. Use the local boys on the beach as they are friendly, cheaper than the hotels and will help you in the water if you are weak swimmer. We used our hotel and had terrible service, there were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank belindajlee
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Went for snorkeling at the marine park and it was a breathtakingly beautiful. Just Amazing! The variety of fish and the corals are just a sight to behold. Plus it’s pocket friendly, so I would highly recommend :)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PatM3211
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Sadly the reefs are Dying and the beach gets flodded by a lot of small plastic. but still a nice snorkeling place. if you want to avoid the tourist stuff with lunch and boat tour you can just snorkel there yourself from the beach if...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Omaar C
25 December 2016|
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Response from Patrick M | Reviewed this property |
depends with your negotiation skills with the boat owners and guides. plan for between 4-7k for a boat trip taking 3 hours
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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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