Parks & Reserves in Kenya

Kenya is famous as the original safari country. Within Kenya there are over 40 national parks and wildlife reserves which have been set aside for the conservation of wildlife and natural habitat.

What animals can I expect to see?

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Maasai Mara Reserve

Adjoining Tanzania's Serengeti, the Maasai Mara is Kenya's finest game reserve and home to abundant wildlife. The Ol Kinyei, Naboisho and Olare Motorogi Conservancies form a stunning wilderness area adjacent to the Mara Reserve which has been set aside for wildlife by the local Maasai community.

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Amboseli & Selenkay

Amboseli National Park is situated at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro and is one of Kenya's most popular national parks. The Selenkay Conservancy can be found 10 miles north of Amboseli National Park and is an unspoilt wilderness with a limited number of visitors allowed.

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Northern White Rhino Ol Pejeta

Ol Pejeta & Sweetwaters

Ol Pejeta is a 90,000 acre conservancy which is home to an amazing variety of wildlife including Africa's only three remaining northern white rhino. The Sweetwaters Game Reserve began life as a sanctuary for black rhino and has since become home to the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary.

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Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park is unique as the only protected area in the world with such a huge variety of animals and birds close to a capital city. As a successful rhino sanctuary, the park has an excellent record for supporting the species and it is one of the few parks where a visitor can be certain of seeing a black rhino in its natural environment.

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Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru can be reached easily by road from Nairobi. It is famous for its flamingos but is also home to other bird species including African fish eagles and pelicans. Surrounding the lake are woodlands and grassland areas which are home to a variety of animals including rhinos and lions.

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Samburu Reserve

Samburu Reserve is located in Kenya's dry region and is home to some unusual species including the rare Grevy's Zebra.

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Aberdare National Park

Aberdare National Park

The Aberdare National Park is part of the Aberdare Mountain Range, a region of stunning and diverse landscape where jagged peaks soar up to 3,930m and deep ravines cut through the forested slopes. The area is ideal for game-viewing as the rainforest supports a broad range of wildlife.

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Lewa Downs Conservancy

The Lewa Downs Wildlife Conservancy hosts a wide variety of wildlife in some of Kenya's most spectacular scenery.

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Tsavo National Park

Tsavo National Park is one of the largest wildlife areas in the world and offers a diverse range of habitats from mountains and rivers to plains and wooded grassland. The park is home to many different species including buffalo, cheetah, rhino and elephant.

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Meru National Park

Meru National Park, located on the equator, accommodates a wide variety of species from elephants to crocodiles due to its varied landscape. It is not visited as much as Kenya's other reserves and therefore not busy with safari vehicles.

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