PARKS AND RESERVES
Parks and reserves managed by KWS
Location: 35km north-west of Mombasa, inland from the coastline. Charmingly located in a cool and shaded forest clearing, set high on a bluff with magnificent views over both the rainforest and the distant coastline.
Accommodation: Four ‘rondavel’ (circular) one-bedroom bandas. Each banda has two single beds.
Bathroom: Each banda has an ensuite bathroom with shower and WC.
Sitting room: There is no sitting room.
Dining area: Each banda has a covered veranda with a dining table and benches.
Kitchen: The bandas share a communal kitchen equipped with three gas stoves, kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glasses. There is also a communal outdoor barbecue.
Provided: Caretaker, kerosene lamps, blankets, pillows, bed linen, mosquito nets, towels, soap and toilet tissue.
Park highlights: Lush coastal forests, spectacular views, Sheldrick falls and nature trails. Unique habitat of the rare sable antelope.
Activities: Driving circuits, nature trails, picnics, camping.
Wildlife: Includes; sable antelope, buffalo, waterbuck, reedbuck, hyena, warthog, giraffe, elephant, Leopard, lion, baboon, Sykes’, vervet and colobus monkey, serval, duiker, suni and bush pig.
Birds: A total of 111 bird species have been recorded.
How to get there:
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 into the Reserve after 6.15 p.m.
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