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Kamboyo Guest House

Location: Kamboyo is in Tsavo West National Park. It can be accessed through the Mtito Andei Gate which is 232 km south-east of Nairobi and 249 km north-west of Mombasa.

Accommodation: Formerly the warden’s house, Kamboyo Guesthouse stands in its own grounds with magnificent views across the Park. It has its own waterhole visited nightly by a wide range of animals. Accommodation comprises 4 bedrooms; master bedroom with double bed and single bed, 2nd bedroom with double bed, 3rd bedroom with two single beds, and 4th bedroom with a single bed.

Bathroom: Two bathrooms, one being ensuite to the master bedroom. There is also an outside shower in the courtyard.

Sitting room: The spacious furnished sitting room has a log fire and doors leading to the veranda, where there is an outside seating area and steps leading to the upper wildlife- viewing deck.

Dining area: An open-plan dining room leads off the sitting room. There is also a dining table and benches on the veranda.

Kitchen: Equipped with a gas stove (with oven), refrigerator, kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses.

Provided: Caretaker, electricity by generator from 7-10pm, kerosene lamps, blankets, pillows, bed linen, mosquito nets, towels, soap and toilet tissue.

Park highlights: Spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro and the Chyulu Hills. Visit to Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, Mzima Springs, Shetani Lava Flow, Chaimu Crater, poachers’ lookout and Roaring Rocks.

Activities: Driving circuits, nature trails, hiking and climbing.

Wildlife: Includes; leopard, cheetah, buffalo, rhino, elephant, giraffe, zebra, lion, hippo and crocodile.

Birds: The prolific bird features 600 recorded species.

How to get there:

  • By road; There are several Park Gates, the most popular being Mtito Andei Gate 232 km south-east of Nairobi off the main Nairobi–Mombasa road. Kamboyo Guesthouse is located 8km from the Mtito Andei Gate, adjacent to the Park HQ. There is a well maintained and signposted network of roads suitable for 2WD all year round.
  • By air: There is an airstrip near the Kamboyo Guesthouse

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? Entry is by SafariCard only; cards can be loaded (but not obtained) at Mtito Andei Gate.

Kamboyo Guest House Photos

(click to zoom photos)
  • 2nd Bedroom
  • 3rd Bedroom
  • 4th Bedroom
  • Fire place area
  • Ist bedroom
  • Kamboyo
  • Kitchen
  • Outdoor seating place
  • Sitting room
  • Upper Viewing wildlife Deck
  • dining area
  • washroom

Park Contacts
Contact Person:
The Warden
+254-45-622483, 622120
Postal Address:
P.O. Box 71,
Mtito Andei, Kenya.


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