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Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Address: Nanyuki | Private Bag, 10400, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 707 187141
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a mosaic of grass plains, wooded grassland, Acacia woodland and...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Owner description: The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a mosaic of grass plains, wooded grassland, Acacia woodland and evergreen thicket extending for over 350 square kilometres. The Ol Pejeta Conservancy, East Africa’s Largest Black Rhino Sanctuary, is situated at the foot hills of the Aberdares and the magnificent snow-capped Mount Kenya. Ol Pejeta boasts an astounding variety of animals including non-indigenous chimpanzees and the Big Five (the endangered black and white rhino, leopard, elephant, buffalo & lion). The combination of amazing wildlife and stunning views across the open plains guarantees an unforgettable safari experience.

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We were really impressed! On arrival at the gate we were welcomed with big smiles and asked to enter the office to purchase the tickets. After signing in on an iPad we were sent off by the sanctuary staff wishing us a great safari. The national park has a lot to offer! We have seen giraffes, white rhinos, lions, zebras,... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We bought a map at the entrance and drove around the conservancy. The Chimpanzee Sanctuary was very educative. We also saw hippos, rhinos, buffaloes,etc. The wardens are very helpful and knowledgeable. Unfortunately we were not able to see any of the cats.

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13 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We chose Ol Pejeta to start off our 2014 and were not disappointed. Fantastic to see the Black Rhino thriving here and with two packs of African Hunting Dog it must be THE place in Kenya to connect with them. I had two full days photographing them at a den and had an amazing and thrilling time with them. The... More 

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Kenya
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14 attraction reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

A great place to visit especially if you're after black and white rhinos. They are the largest rhino conservancy in East Africa and we saw approx 20 different rhinos on our day visit. Coupled with two lionesses made a great day visit. There's a lot of other wildlife in the park - buffalo, zebras, giraffes, gazelles, etc. If you are... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The Ol pejeta conservancy is an amazing place to visit the endangered black Rhinos and during the 2 game drives we were able to see giraffes, Rhinos and monkeys !This conservancy located in Nanyuki provides a great view of Mt. Kenya especially in the early mornings. It also neighbors the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary where you have a chance to see... More 

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swindon
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11 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

One of the main reasons for visiting this area of Kenya was to see rhino, and it certainly did not let us down. We were lucky to see rhino on each game drive, and on one day saw a total of 15 animals

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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Well, we were unrepeatably lucky. We had the Wild Dogs for 2 1/2 days and were able to sit with them for extended periods of time. Hence we were unable to do much other game viewing. nevertheless, we had an amazing Lion and Jackal interaction and quite a few other things. The conservancy does not feel like 100% bush, however,... More 

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Kenya
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This conservancy remains one of the most beautiful places to visit in Kenya, with the Equator cutting it into two and the Chimpanzees protected area, The Rhinos and the wide plains under Mount Kenya makes this place a unique destination.

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Yallingup, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Fantastic to see the endangered rhinos and wild dogs living happily here. Definitely recommend a visit.

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Incredible place. Well worth visiting (and staying in, I recommend Porini Mara) if you are in the area. Kenya's conservancy model seems to be incredibly successful and to spend time in one of them was amazing. Expect very few other visitors and you are also able to drive off roads and tracks so can get up close to the wildlife.... More 

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