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Safari Destinations in Kenya - Wildebeest Travels


Possibly the most diverse country Kenya is considered to be the centre of East Africa. It has numerous game reserves, huge numbers of animals and birds, mountains, rivers and beaches. The jewel in Kenya’s crown is the stunning Masai Mara which has been voted as one of the ‘Seven Natural Wonders of the World’. With around 50 tribes it is culturally diverse and promises to win a place in your heart. There are loads of fun activities to do and things to keep you busy, or you can just relax on one of Kenya’s beautiful white sandy beaches.

Hell's Gate National Park

Highlights: Dramatic scenery, walk through the lower gorge, hot springs, walking amongst animals.

One of the only places that you can walk and cycle amongst plains game, Hell’s Gate is a great day out of the car and exploring these ancient gorges of the Great Rift Valley.
  • Country: Kenya
  • Location: 90km north of Nairobi, just south of Lake Naivasha
  • Area: 68 sq km

Samburu National Reserve

Highlights: Beautiful semi-arid landscape, excellent game including 5 animals not seen in the south.

Samburu offers a taste of Kenya's beautiful northern frontier. The contrast of the dark red soil against a cloudless-blue sky can make the perfect backdrop for taking photos of some excellent game - including the north's 'unique five'.
  • Country: Kenya
  • Location: 340km north of Nairobi
  • Area: 300 sq km

Lake Naivasha

Highlights: Access to many adventurous activities, birdlife (sometime flamingos), colobus monkey, relaxing atmosphere.

This Rift Valley Lake is a great base to use fo rmany activities that are availabile in the area, or to just relax and enjoy the ambience for a few days. For those who are feeling adventurous, there is mountain biking, horse riding, walking, trekking, or a boat ride on the lake.
  • Country: Kenya
  • Location: 100km north west of Nairobi
  • Area: 139 km2

Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Highlights: Views of Mt Kenya, chimpanzee sanctuary, tame rhino, big five, wild dogs.

This private conservancy is a premier destination which offers the opportunity to view the big five, as well as learn more about conservation in Kenya - including a lion collaring programme, Jane Goodall chimpanzee sanctuary, rhino breeding, wild dogs and pioneers of grazing lifestock with wildlife.
  • Country: Kenya
  • Location: 150km north of Nairobi
  • Area: 90,000 acres

Tsavo National Park

Highlights: Beautiful scenery, possible to see big five, rhino sanctuary, large elephants, Mziwa Springs

Kenya's largest national park, is located between Mombasa and Nairobi so can be visited from either destination, or enroute between them. A flash back to safari days-gone-by, Tsavo offers the opportunity to experience the serenity of watching Africa's big game away from the crowds.
  • Country: Kenya
  • Location: 240km from Nairobi
  • Area: Tsavo West 9,065 sq km; Tsavo East 12,000 sq km

Taita Hills Conservancy

Highlights: Beautiful semi-arid landscape, abundance ow wildlife, diverse birdlife, great viewing from Salt Lick Lodge

Off the beaten track, and home to four out of the big five, this privately-owned conservancy is conveniently located only 220km from Mombasa. It is possible to include this destination on safari from Nairobi to the beach.
  • Country: Kenya
  • Location: 220km west from Mombasa
  • Area: (110 km2) 28,000 acres
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