555621995 WDPA ID
10.0 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Kenya


  • Original Name Watamu
  • English Designation Marine National Reserve
  • IUCN Management Category Not Reported
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1968
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Kenya Wildlife Service
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected areas of Kenya Updated: 2022 Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS)

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Watamu from the World Database on Protected Areas, March 2023. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net