Watamu Marine National Park & Reserve
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||It has 3 bays: Watamu, Blue Lagoon and Turtle. Sandy beaches
and coral gardens are the defining features. Seabirds, as well as
green and hawksbill turtles, inhabit Mida Creek with its sand
flats and mangrove forest. Inland, Arabuko-Sokoke Forest
Reserve is home to elephants, monkeys, and rare birdlife.
||Established in 1968, it was one of Kenya's first marine parks.
Watamu Marine Park is now part of a UN-recognized World
||Visitors can enjoy the white sandy beaches, snorkeling, water skiing,
windsurfing, and glass-bottomed boat tours.
||Watamu also has different species of turtles and a turtle watch program
which has managed to secure the main park's beach as a 99% viable sea turtle
nesting site for endangered sea turtles.