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Voi Mageso Chember, Tsavo National Park East 00200 Kenya
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  • DessyP890
    35 contributions
    Go To Tsavo East in Kenya For A Spectacular Safari!
    Spent four days on safari in Tsavo East and West National Parks in Kenya and was lucky enough to see most of the big five (and some of the small five) animals. Booked this as a private tour in Watamu with an experienced guide (jonathan baya) and using a Land Cruiser owned by Tabia Safaris (driver was Baraku) at a very reasonable price for two people. Stayed at Ngulia Safari Lodge for 2 nights in Tsavo East and 2 nights self catering at Half Way House overlooking Tsavo East. Elephant, Giraffe, Zebra, Lion, Leopard, Ostrich, Water Buffalo, Gazelle and Hippos (at Mzima Springs) were plentiful. The accommodation for both parks was sufficient unto our needs and the food was good at the Lodge. Would thoroughly recommend taking time out from a beach holiday at Watamu to visit both Tsavo East and West to see the animals in their environment.
    Visited January 2020
    Written 28 January 2020
  • Douglas G
    Abuja, Nigeria38 contributions
    Biggest and best park in Kenya for Elephants
    This is Kenya's biggest park and in my opinion the best park in Africa. Amazing herds of Elephant families and you can see all the other big five in addition to Crocs and Hippos in the river. Best time to go is July in the dry season where you can see everything. Additionally, my two preschool boys thought the landscape reminded them of the Lion King. My family travels to Kenya twice a year, but Tsavo East in the dry season remains our favorite. The park is huge so you will need a couple of days to see everything but it's worth it. The only thing we would have done differently would have been to enter the park from Malindi or Mombasa instead of taking the SGR to Voi station. The train is really hard on families with small children and elderly parents. it is actually cheaper and faster to just drive from the coastal towns than use SGR. Having said that once you enter the park, it is amazing.
    Visited July 2019
    Written 20 January 2020
  • Sea
    Nairobi, Kenya32 contributions
    Aggressive lions & elephants!
    We weren't even in the park for 10 minutes before we saw two lionesses take down a Cape buffalo. Some of the bull elephants were in musth, with gland secretions, and their manhood dragging the ground. They would flap their ears out and lift their trunks to sniff our identity.
    Visited October 2020
    Written 17 January 2021
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Alaskabagelgirl
Fairbanks, AK19 contributions
Aug 2023 • Friends
Tsavo East was one of the parks we visited while on a 5-day sight seeing safari. It was absolutely amazing. So beautiful and we saw lots of animals.
Written 24 September 2023
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Gemma226
Mombasa, Kenya17 contributions
Aug 2023 • Friends
We bookt the tour by Joe
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Written 10 September 2023
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Voi Adventures
Voi, Kenya2 contributions
Jan 2023
This is just a magnificient park, The largest in Kenya and with an abundance of wildlife it is surely a haven to look forward to visit
Written 5 July 2023
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errolf297
Dubai, United Arab Emirates3 contributions
Jan 2023
Huge national park, but experienced guides are able to find and give you time to photograph most, if not all, of the typical inhabitants in their natural environment.
Written 4 June 2023
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Dominic mutali
Kenya1 contribution
Mar 2023 • Solo
It has nice scenery and magical Wildlife , the park is an excellent ecosystem with good accommodation facilities and much welcoming people
Written 16 March 2023
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Vanessa S
Minneapolis, MN7 contributions
Feb 2023
Our three days safari was an awesome experience,alot of animals to see,
elephants,giraffes,cheetahs,zebras,gazelles ,beautiful birds.we did our safari from diani and it was the best option as tsavo was the only nearest park we could visit from diani
Written 20 February 2023
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Jacek Struk
Gdynia, Poland38 contributions
Jan 2023
Biggest park in Kenya, just almost 14000 sq km (!) Animals living free in its natural environment. Due to huge area of the park, you can just see a fraction of it. Local drivers communicate throu shortwave transmitters, sharing information on spots. Colours in park are breathtaking. Red soil, green plants, blue sky, white clouds, colourful birds, brown grey animals. Ask driver to stop somewhere and turn off engine - hear sound of silence of the nature. Absolutely fantastic experience.
Written 29 January 2023
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Eugene4fit
Adelaide, Australia36 contributions
Dec 2022 • Family
We stayed in the park and visit the Tsavo West too. The accommodation was fantastic and the staff incredible. Our safari driver Kevin Onyi Omondi (aka Bob) was fantastic, with great knowledge of animals and shortcuts to save us time. We where able to see lions, zebra, buffalo, elephant, baboon, monkeys, giraffe, impala, and the list goes on. The park was just starting to show signs of rebirth after the draught. Many animals taking advantage to grown and enjoy water.
Parks fees for non residents was 52 USD entry, this could also be paid in shilling, and by card. I note this as the last time we visited massi Mara we paid 80 USD and needed correct money in USD.
Written 16 December 2022
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Springer114
Herefordshire, UK573 contributions
Nov 2022 • Friends
We were so lucky to have a local to drive us and show us the sights . This was my first safari and I did not know what to expect and I was blown away . The size off the park is as large as Wales and it is left to nature running wild . We just travelled around the tracks and easily spotted Elephants, lions, ostrich, hippos to name just a few . The camps and watering holes are teeming with life despite to survive this harsh, challenging environment.
Written 22 November 2022
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Jeff M
1 contribution
Nov 2022
The animals the treatment of the guides. Also the meals served there are quite good especially Nyama choma.
Written 20 November 2022
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