Samburu Game Reserve

Samburu Game Reserve, home to rare and exotic animals and birds

Lioness and cubThese game sanctuary lie in a semi-arid area where river Ewaso Nyoro maintains the life cycle. This river attracts rare species exclusive to the region - the long-necked gerenuk, grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffe and beisa oryx. Also found in the area are elephant, leopard, lion, buffalo, cheetah, hyena and more than 350 species of bird life, including the Somali ostrich.

Shaba is famous as the former home of Joy and George Adamson who reared lions and returned them to the wild (the subject of 'Born Free', a book and film).

Samburu womenSamburu offers unique vistas of rounded, rugged hills and undulating plains. The mix of wood and grassland with riverine forest and swamp is home to a wide variety of animal and bird life.

Game viewing and visibility is excellent.