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Shaba National Reserve

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Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
+254 20 600800
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An offload adventure !

We had a great safari here, saw many animals with knowledgable guides. The highlight, a bush... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Malcolm E
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Henfield, United Kingdom
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There were many roads impassable due to rains but it was still beautiful and we saw a lot of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
cmj703
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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“the river” (19 reviews)
“buffalo springs” (13 reviews)
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Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
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+254 20 600800
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"northern part"
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great safari here, saw many animals with knowledgable guides. The highlight, a bush breakfast cooked by our guides ending in a meeting with a group of elephants, baboons and vervet monkeys all working together to find food. Unforgettable experience.

Thank Malcolm E
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There were many roads impassable due to rains but it was still beautiful and we saw a lot of wildlife, birds, and great scenery. We realize the weather was extreme this year but the conditions were challenging in some areas.

Thank cmj703
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Its been more than 2 years yet Shaba and Samburu are assumed to be the same. They are different. In fact I did Samburu and Buffalo Springs this time. We saw a leopard and 5 cheetahs in Buffalo springs besides a lot of game which...More

Thank ankeet_sinha
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place packed with wildlife. Highly recommend. The birdlife is fantastic and we also saw lots of animals. We enjoyed a Leopard out for an evening hunt and saw two lionesses. Elephants galore and you can get very close.

1  Thank Jane H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A rugged game reserve but with plenty of animals in their natural environment, often in large groups. The scenery is wonderful with old trees and stunning ranges, rivers and small valleys. Roads a mix of good through to rough. Reticulated giraffe, oryx, zebra, antelope, monkey,...More

1  Thank Emanpee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights at a camp , saw a cheetah which we were told was rare here , missed seeing any leopards , but elephants , giraffes , zebras etc

1  Thank Tony B
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

We explored several different areas. It is a beautiful part of the country with mountain ranges in the distance and a variety of terrain. We saw the largest herd of elephant!

Thank RangeRovers19
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

If you are with a good guide and time your visit you can experience the wildlife while rarely seeing another vehicle. The area along the river is most productive for wildlife.

Thank mellowmarcia
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

This National Park is different from others in Kenya as the landscape is v dry and rocky. The animals too are unique like the Grevy’s Zebra and the reticulated giraffe the oryx. We saw plenty of elephants and lots of camels.....those could be from Ethopia

Thank swetavar
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Shaba, Samburu and the Buffalo Reserve National Park all border each other and are a place to see animals not possible to see in the south of Kenya.While being off the normal safari route if you would like a different safari experience visit these three...More

Thank worldwandererAtlanta
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VickyThrower
May 2, 2017|
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Response from ankeet_sinha | Reviewed this property |
Ask for their KRA pin... you can then check that on the website.. Alternatively I can give you the number of the guy who rents vans for safaris and i can connect you with the hotels which you can initiate.
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