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Shaba National Reserve

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A must to visit.

Part of the Somak 7 day Cheetah safari experience-a location well worthy of adding to any itinery... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barnstaple, United Kingdom

Park has a unique situation - sits like a bowl surrounded by hills and mountains. The park has... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Miles F
Armonk, New York
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Reviewed 4 days ago

After living in Tanzania for 5 years and Kenya for 3, we were surprised by the lack of wildlife in Shaba. We camped for 2 nights (the campsite on the river was beautiful) and drove into Buffalo Springs and Samburu to see the wildlife. Something...More

Thank jarrodd1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the Somak 7 day Cheetah safari experience-a location well worthy of adding to any itinery. Recommended.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Park has a unique situation - sits like a bowl surrounded by hills and mountains. The park has extensive shrubs, trees, and a river. Actually got to see an elusive Leopard climb up a river bank and into a tree.

Thank Miles F
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Such a great park! So many interested species not found in other parks such as Somali ostrich, gerenuk--the antelope that stands on hind legs to graze, reticulated giraffe, and the endangered Grevy zebra

Thank rbengle52
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A wonderful experience of a life time. It was more than I expected and can’t say enough about it. Great experience

Thank muchtraveled55
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great park. We saw great wildlife, including several interesting animals you can’t see at other parks, like the Grevy Zebra and the super-funky genneruks.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Spent 40 minutes following two leopards and the scenery was always great. Traveled to many parts of the park and were treated to many special memories provided by Mother Nature

Thank Robert H
Reviewed July 27, 2018

This was the first stop on our safari and so we were in awe of any animals we saw: Reticulated giraffe, elephants, gazelle, Grevey's zebra, but the best sighting was a leopard who gave us some great photos while sunning himself on a rock. There...More

Thank Hlady
Reviewed July 21, 2018

This was an area rich in wildlife and we really enjoyed our treks out each day. It wasn't the Masai Mara, nor Amboseli, but it was nice.

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed July 21, 2018

It was amazing to visit this place, I hope to come back. The best thing we saw was the leopard and I loved the birds nests.

Thank Bibi1976_13
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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.