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Situated in the semi arid North of Kenya, in a land of endless rugged beauty and untamed wilderness, Elephant Watch Safaris has established its camp on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River in Samburu National Reserve. Oria Douglas-Hamilton, together...more
| Samburu, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
+254 20 2048602
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On my nineteenth safari I went to the Elephant Watch Camp in Samburu National Park in Kenya. I have stopped in Samburu before (twenty years ago) but whilst I liked the park I found it slightly depressing with the quality of the game drives and...More

Thank IanfromBErks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leaving EWC today was so emotional after what can only be described as a truly remarkable trip to the most enchanting place on the planet. We were looked after by friendly happy local Samburu people, our guides out in the bush were the brilliant Bernard...More

3  Thank Prodengwest
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Elephant Watch camp is absolutely fantastic. The luxury tents look like something from the Arabian Nights, the common room where you have drinks or use the computer is exotically gorgeous and comfortable. We ate breakfast, lunch and dinner outside every night we were there, and...More

1  Thank schisto
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

This was just the most remarkable place. Saba and the Samburu Warriors were amazing hosts and it so great to meet Saba's father Iain Douglas-Hamilton founder of Save the Elephants and several other of the team member. Our guide was Alfred and tracker was Sammie...More

2  Thank amw58ca
Reviewed November 9, 2016

It is difficult to find the words to do justice to this amazing camp. Saba's friend Hilary, who was running the camp while Saba was away on business in the States, is the kindest,most gentle lady and is the perfect hostess. I feel I have...More

1  Thank ANNE G
Reviewed July 14, 2016

The most Amazing and magical experience.....anyone who loves wildlife then this is a must from the Eco friendly colourful luxury camp to the amazing knowledgeable guides you can't help but relax and feel part of the family whether traveling alone or as part of a...More

Thank SamM5629GE
Reviewed March 15, 2016

This was a beautiful experience. We stayed there for 2 nights and 3 days and every minute of it was eventful. If you want to study and experience the wild in luxury, this is the place. I cannot say enough about the wonderful, food and...More

Thank Anthony N
Reviewed January 14, 2016

Elephant Watch Camp in Samburu, northern Kenya, is the BEST place to get up close to and study elephants. Set in the most beautiful and varied landscape in Kenya,the camp is affiliated with the conservation organization Save the Elephants. The warriors/guides know the elephant families...More

Thank Letizia K
Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

First experience with a glamping safari was 3 nights here. The Samburu guides were fantastic. Saw elephants, reticulated giraffe, zebra, lions, even a leopard up a tree. Unbelievable encounters with wildlife and excellent information from guides who know many of the animals from previous encounters....More

Thank John M
Reviewed August 17, 2015

Spent 2 nights and 3 days glamor camping, "glamping", while enjoying spectacular wildlife in its natural habitat. The tent was beautiful, including a full bathroom (with running hot water) and private dipping pool that overlooked the river. The day included two safari trips; one from...More

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November 19, 2016|
Response from ANNE G | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Each tent has it's own open air ensuite.