Jake Grieves-Cook, the founder of Gamewatchers Safaris & Porini Camps, has been involved in Kenya’s tourism and wildlife conservation scene for over 40 years. Here he describes the background to the setting up of four conservancies together with the Maasai landowners, with the aim of protecting the wildlife habitat which would otherwise have been fragmented […]Read more
Kristy Thompson, our Gamewatchers Safaris consultant based in Australia, describes her recent visit to a Maasai village while she was staying in Selenkay Conservancy: We were invited to visit the local Maasai village in Selenkay – also the home of many of the camp staff and their families, who directly benefit from the conservation lease […]Read more
If you could go on just one more trip in your lifetime, what would you do? Trek the Himalayas? Dive the Great Barrier Reef? Walk the Great Wall of China? You might be surprised to learn that African safaris are rapidly becoming the ultimate bucket-list adventure. Besides once-in-a-lifetime adventure and unrivalled game-viewing experiences, Kenyan safaris offer travellers […]Read more
If a safari holiday is on your radar, you probably have an idea of how you want your trip to look. Do you picture sleeping under canvas in spacious safari tents? The stark silhouette of the acacia trees at dusk? The sleek cats stretched out in the shade seeking relief from the heat of the […]Read more
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