PARKS AND RESERVES
Parks and reserves managed by KWS
Allia Bay Guesthouse
Location: Marsabit District, Eastern Province. The guesthouse is on the shores of Lake Turkana, 800km north of Nairobi
Accommodation: 3 single bedrooms
Bathroom: There is one bathroom
Sitting room: There is a furnished sitting room
Dining area: There is a furnished dining area.
Kitchen: The kitchen is equipped with a gas stove, kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses.
Provided: Caretaker, electricity and mosquito nets.
What to take with you: All supplies; especially fuel (the last fuel stations are in Marsabit or Maralal depending on the route taken) food and water.
Park highlights: Known as the ‘the cradle of mankind’, Sibiloi National Park was created to protect the sites of its many remarkable hominid fossil finds. The Koobi fora a Museum displays a selection of fossils and there is also a petrified forest. The lake hosts the world’s largest Nile crocodile population, 60 recorded species of fish and more than 350 recorded species of birds.
Activities: Museum, walking, boat trips and fishing.
How to get there: by air; Access to Lake Turkana is usually by air and there are two airstrips.
Open: Daily 6.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m. including public holidays. Note: no entry is allowed on foot and visitors will not be allowed entry after 6.15 p.m.
‘SafariCard’ required? At present this Park does not operate the SafariCard system and entry is by cash only (Ksh or US$).