Watamu Marine National Park

The Marine Park and reserve was the first marine protected area in Kenya, established in 1968 and designated as a biosphere reserve under the Man & biosphere Reserve programme of UNESCO in 1979. The Park is endowed with magnificent natural resources such as fringing reef, coral, sea grass, mangroves and mudflats. it is a jewel of conservation and a paradise for turtles, shorebirds and a variety of tropical fish.