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Shaba National Reserve

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Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
+254 20 600800
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Lots of wildlife

We got quite close to several elephants. It was interesting to see the young ones. We saw an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Vancouver, Canada
Enjoy various wildlife

This is a good place to enjoy wildlife but be in the lookout for the trigger happy cattle rustlers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John M
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“the river” (16 reviews)
“buffalo springs” (12 reviews)
Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
+254 20 600800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We got quite close to several elephants. It was interesting to see the young ones. We saw an African fox with its kits. According to our guide this was rare. Lots of baboons and mongoose as well as zebras and different varieties of antelope. The...More

Thank CndnGuider
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to enjoy wildlife but be in the lookout for the trigger happy cattle rustlers, if caught up just do what they tell you.

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a must see when visiting Kenya. The wild life is beyond beautiful and the surroundings is like heaven on earth.

1  Thank micamarinda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all we saw a lot of wildlife by the river but very little on our drive between the lodge and the river. The highlight was the leopard which we found sleeping in a bush. We were in the vehicle that found it but...More

Thank NaturesMoments
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We saw zebra's, Orik, Dik Dik, Impala, Reticulated Giraffe, Antelope, Elephants, Gazzelle, Wart Hog, Water Buck, Greater Kudu and more plus we saw many different kinds of birds. Between Shaba and Samburu we were delighted with all that we were able to see.

Thank Rainie321
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We travelled to the Shaba Reserve in late August. The area is quite different to other reserves we had visited- arid and sparse vegetation. In this area we saw Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, Beira oryx and a gerenuk - an antelope that feeds...More

Thank Wayne P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Were able to witness all sorts of wildlife up close and personal. It truly was a fantastic experience.

Thank GordonLanger
Reviewed 29 September 2017

No wifi, no power during certain times of the days, broken toilets and showers, 1:30 drive away from any animals, do not recommend at all.

1  Thank Jackson V
Reviewed 26 September 2017

If like us this is your first safari this is the place I would recommend. So much wildlife, fantastic guides and we got closer than I ever imagined to it.

Thank Veronica P
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Game drive to Buffalo Springs, rough roads but so rewarding in the animal sightings, we saw the 5 animals that you only find here, Grevy's Zebra, Gerenuk Gazelle, Oryx Beisa, Somali Ostrich plus many others, several pairs of the lovely Dikdik, cute.

Thank johannesv729
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Response from Susan Alexander P | Reviewed this property |
Never heard of them!