Embark on a journey to Watamu Marine National Park, a pristine coastal paradise where ivory beaches meet the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. This marine haven, nestled along the Kenyan coastline, promises an unforgettable blend of natural beauty and vibrant marine life.
Green turtles, unique coral gardens, the Gede Ruins – the Watamu Marine National Park & Reserve has it all. The park is part of a complex of marine and tidal habitats along the Kenya’s north coast with rich and diverse bird life, fish, turtles and dugongs. Visitors can enjoy the white sandy beaches, snorkeling, water skiing, windsurfing and glass bottomed boat tours
WATAMU MARINE PARK HIGHLIGHTS
The temperature range in Watamu is from 24oC/76oF to 320C/900F. There are two rainy seasons – the long rains happen in March/April and the short rains November/December.
The park is 144 km (90 mi) north of Mombasa and 28 km (17 mi) south of Malindi.
SNORKELING AND DIVING
The park is renowned for its spectacular sightings of sea life. Look for scores of colorful fish plus manta rays, octopus, whale shark and barracuda.
Enjoy a canoe exploration through the mangroves populating the shores of this distinctive locale.
For over 400 years, a thriving coastal city, it was mysteriously abandoned in the 17th century. Explore the homes, mosques and other artifacts here that were left to history.