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Shaba National Reserve

#1 of 2 things to do in Samburu National Reserve Features Animals
Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
+254 20 600800
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the safaris were wonderful the guides knew were to find the animals went to the elephant center... read more

Reviewed yesterday
South Burlington, Vermont
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We traveled from Nairobi over the Easter Weekend to Samburu National park. The park is dusty with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Reviewed yesterday

the safaris were wonderful the guides knew were to find the animals went to the elephant center which was informative

Thank Nick159
Reviewed yesterday

We traveled from Nairobi over the Easter Weekend to Samburu National park. The park is dusty with lots of bushes and sighting of animals is tough. During our 3 days stay we could only find one Leopard and some antelopes. We were disappointed that the...More

Thank Ranganath K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did 2 game drives at the Shaba National Reserve. We saw all the big five except Rhinos. we also saw the 'special five'. These are game mainly restricted to the Northern part of Kenya. We to saw three lions!! a leopard, gerenuk, many herds...More

Thank Sylvester G
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Can be thought of as the 'poorer cousin' of buffalo springs/samburu NP. The vistas are amazing. If you really want to see wildlife, then head over to the other parks in the area.

Thank ashah_008
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Not a good location if you are looking for great game drives,however you are allowed to access Samburu and Buffallo springs National reserves which offer great game drive activities. No Extra park fees for this!

Thank Charles W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Three parks very close together, Buffalo Springs, Samburu National Park and Shaba National Reserve, with different interesting wildlife. Different nature and different wildlife all within a day drive from each other. We used our own car (4 wheel drive) to do the game-drive and we...More

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This was a great getaway. The park is quite amazing and teeming with wildlife. It was very hot but on safari the wind helps to keep you cool. The vast dry hot plains and the sheer amount of animals, elephant, onyx, geriuk, osterich, zebra, lions,...More

Thank Susan Alexander P
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The drought has affected all of the animals in the preserve yet we saw so many of the iconic animals of Africa here.

Thank Jessie M
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Could see best of the wildlife here. A lot depends on local drivers , how acquainted they are with the place. Our drivers were very well acquainted to the area, hence would pull through to spot animals, and would communicate within with transmitters to get...More

Thank Sheth17
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Saw every animal we went to see. Amazing place to visit. You will not be disappointed. Would love to go again soon.

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Hi, I'm speaking to Okoa Africa Tours via email about a safari at Masai Mara. There doesn't seem to be much information on the company and they've asked us to make payment to a bank account with the address in New York. I just wanted to make sure they're a good company and we're not going to lose our deposit. Thanks
2 May 2017|
Response from eddebruin | Reviewed this property |
It is impossible for me to answer this question. If you do not trust the other party, do not do it. There are many other parties. We went with "Go Africa" (I think).
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