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Shaba National Reserve

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Address: Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
Phone Number: 254 020 600800

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Samburu National Reserve

Samburu is a good park with lots of game however like most national reserves vehicles have to stick to tracks and because many Game Lodges are locally sited other vehicles also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Frome, Somerset
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Frome, Somerset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Samburu is a good park with lots of game however like most national reserves vehicles have to stick to tracks and because many Game Lodges are locally sited other vehicles also view game at the same time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We were able to get out of our van and walk around on the bluff. Looked across and saw a male lion just sitting there - looking like something out of a movie. This is a beautiful park.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

its was our fast time to tour samburu national park. and there are so many attraction along the way to samburu. the game drive was awesome we were able to view wild animals and Grevy zebra which is unique animal. adventures worth the while

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Samburu though less visited is one of the most beautiful spots on the African continent, it is a land of contrast, dry and arid but the lifeline of the park and area is the great brown river [Uaso Nyiro] in the local language. The wildlife is unique and not seen anywhere else from the Grevy's Zebra with thin stripes, the... More 

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Milton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This reserve is near the Sarova Lodge. We went for an early evening drive. We saw lots of baboons, the Grevys zebra, the remnents of what was probably a leopard kill, Nik Niks, water bucks, a giraffe & many other animals.As others have mentioned, the scenery is beautiful! We stopped on a bluff & were allowed out to walk around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This gorgeous reserve has lots of unique animals. Lots of lions, beautiful giraffe and rare zebras. We even saw the elusive leopard here. Worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

One of our three favorite wildlife parks in Kenya (the others being Nakuru and Amboseli). No vast herds, but the wildlife is actually more unique here. Well worth three days exploring the various environs. A local experienced guide is always helpful, but not really necessary in this park if you have your own vehicle. It's easy to find your way... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I have had the pleasure of visiting Masai Mara, Sweetwaters & Lake Nakuru and I believer that Samburu is up there with the best. Our party of 6 all agreed that we would go back to its wildlife (we say heaps of Lions, Elephants, Giraffe, Leopard, Zebra, Crocs etc etc etc, but also the spectacular landscape and scenery was equally... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This game reserve has less animals but it is naturally beautified by land scape,acacia trees of different coiled shape small island shaped bushes.It is good to have a visit when you have 3 days in Samburu since it is like 2 kilometers from acher's post gate in Samburu game reserve.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

in northern Kenya, which along with Samburu game reserve forms a large protected area. Probably the best game viewing in Kenya away from the southern parks, with some great scenery from the Matthews Range. Prolific bird life and photo ops. Part of the Laikipia range for elephants, so this area has Kenya's largest herds of elephant outside Tsavo ecosystem. Well... More 

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