PARKS AND RESERVES
Parks and reserves managed by KWS
Murera and Kinna Bandas
Location: Meru District, Eastern Province. 358 km north-east of Nairobi, and 35 km east of Meru.
Bathrooms: Murera: each bedroom has an ensuite shower room (hot water) and WC.
Kitchen: None of the bandas has an indoor kitchen. All have an outdoor barbecue and washing-up area. No equipment is provided.
Provided: All the bandas are provided with: caretaker, kerosene lamps, blankets, pillows, bed linen and mosquito nets. Murera Bandas also have electricity and hot water.
Activities: Touring the park, picnics and wildlife watching.
Wildlife: Includes; lion, cheetah, leopard, elephant, buffalo, zebra, black rhino, reticulated giraffe, hippo, lesser kudu, oryx, generuk, hartebeest and Grant’s gazelle.
How to get there: by road; Take the Nairobi- Nanyuki- Meru route (348 km) to Murera Gate. Note: there is no fuel in the Park. (last fuel station is at Maua). There is also the Ura Gate, which is approached via Embu.
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$).