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Soysambu Conservancy

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Lake Elementaita 20100, Kenya
+254 725 115478
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Very peaceful

Lovely area. Very peaceful. Saw many giraffes! Views are beautiful. Scenery is lovely. Great area... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Catherine H
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Secunda, South Africa
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Nice way to spend the afternoon

This park may not have elephants or rhinos but it is a really nice place to spend a few hours, lots... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
799Rabinski
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Located on Lake Elmenteita (within the "Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley" World Heritage Site, a Ramsar Convention Wetlands Site and a Bird Life International -Important Bird and Biodiversity Area), Soysambu Conservancy is bordered by Lake Nakuru National Park on the west, volcanoes Ol Doinyo Eburru to the south and Menengai to the north. Consisting of 48,000 acres of diverse ecological significance, Soysambu Conservancy is home to more than 450 bird species (28% of the world's population of Lesser Flamingo) and 10,000 mammals of over 50 species including 90+ Rothschild's Giraffe (10% of the world's population of this endangered species). Our Mission: Soysambu Conservancy, a non-profit organisation, works to conserve the Soysambu Estate as a traditional wildlife area, which supports the integrity of the greater Rift Valley eco-system, while promoting sustainable coexistence of wildlife with livestock and at the same time being relevant to and part of modern-day Kenya.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Lake Elementaita 20100, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely area. Very peaceful. Saw many giraffes! Views are beautiful. Scenery is lovely. Great area to go.

Thank Catherine H
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

This park may not have elephants or rhinos but it is a really nice place to spend a few hours, lots of game, zebra, water buck, giraffe but the best bit is the opportunity to drive right up to the lake's edge to see the...More

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Soysambu C, Manager at Soysambu Conservancy, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Thank you so much for your nice review.

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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

The conservancy is very large you will think is a national park. Despite the fact that the wild and domestic animals are sharing the same conservancy this place is really nice. The place is not crowded with tourists and you will get a guide for...More

Thank DANIELRO76
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Soysambu C, Public Relations Manager at Soysambu Conservancy, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Thank you for the nice words about our Conservancy. That was an amazing day for you. Our guide shared the photos of the flamingos- simply spectacular. So glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope you can return soon.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Soysambu is a nice conservancy. Not super dense with wildlife of the big variety but still lots of fun to see. The underbrush does make it a bit harder to spot some of the bigger game but that's not necessarily a bad thing - just...More

Thank Lincoln H
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

We went on an evening game drive from our hotel and were captivated by our first look at the incredible wildlife of Kenya. Abundant zebra and varieties of antelope, baboons, colobus monkeys, giraffe and birdlife.

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Reviewed September 5, 2017

We saw so many animals up close! The conservancy isn't as big as Masai Mara but we were so happy to see so many zebras and giraffes up close!

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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Tranquil place to drive, see wild animals (including the rare eland) and lots of history to learn. Very nice place

1  Thank James N
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

We traveled with Gate 1. The highest point of the Soysambu Conservancy were birds: thousands of flamingos and pelicans. I have never seen anything like that before.

1  Thank Grazyna W
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Reviewed May 15, 2017

The Soysambu Conservacy afforded us an opportunity to view a variety of animals close up in a short period of time. We saw many zebras, water buffalo, elands, etc. as well as flamingos and storks by the lake. Although we were told that there are...More

1  Thank DEL67NJ
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

A serene lake full of variety of birds. Almost 'infested' with pelicans in March, thousands of them. I believe sometimes it is Pelicans. There is no boating. But the view from the sides are just beautiful. Sat around the evening till night at the shore...More

1  Thank SojanIpe
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