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Ol Pejeta Conservancy

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Address: Nanyuki | Private Bag, 10400, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 707 187141
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Description: The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a mosaic of grass plains, wooded grassland...
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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Just remarkable!

I spent 2.5 weeks at Ol Pejeta working on a project with the Conservancy's staff. I spent most days walking through various parts of the Conservancy. Being surrounded by the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

I spent 2.5 weeks at Ol Pejeta working on a project with the Conservancy's staff. I spent most days walking through various parts of the Conservancy. Being surrounded by the magnificent animals and scenery was awe inspiring. Jaw dropping really. In the evenings the staff would take us on drives through the Conservancy to observe the nocturnal behaviors of the... More 

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Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We were lucky to visit this terrific Conservancy, particularly famous for Black Rhino! We saw plenty of them. In fact we were totally spoiled, seeing cheetah every day, plenty lion, hyena, lots of elephant, baboons, zebras, including the grevys zebra, giraffe and of course every antelope imaginable! Unfortunately we didn't see leopard, but we'll be back and hopefully next time!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Excellent choice for the Kenyan wildlife experience! You have lot to choose from in terms of accomodation, length of stay (from half day to a week or even longer), places to see and animals to watch and learn from.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

During the game drive we were lucky to see black rhino, elephants, jackals, and spotted hyenas. We then went onto to the conservancy where we toured the ranch. The staff is very nowledgeable and we actually saw a snake when watching the chimpanzees that have been rescued from captivity. We were able to fee Baraka the Blind Rhino and tour... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This was our first visit to Ol Pejeta and we loved it. The park is well-maintained, the price to get in was reasonable and we saw lots of game! We spent four nights at one of the lodges within the park and opted to pay for two of the excursions offered -- the night game drive and the lion tracking.... More 

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Hertford UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Ol Pejeta is THE Rhino reserve. Rhinos are moved from elsewhere to protect them from poaching. However this means that the conservancy is fenced - which seems strange after experiencing other wide open and unrestricted parts of Kenya. But the conservancy covers a large area and it is very easy to forget about the fence. In addition to the huge... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This place is a nice private ranch, main attractions are Chimpanzees that have been rescued from captivity and rhinos. On a game drive you would easily spot elephants and giraffes, and the grazers. Difficult to spot the Cats that's the only disappointment.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Didn't get to see any of the Cats (Lions, leopards, cheetah) but that's a given due to the time of day we went. The highlights were definitely the chimpanzee sanctuary and Baraka the Blind Rhino. The staff were extremely knowledgeable and really gave us a good understanding of their efforts to conserve not just Kenya, but Africa's wild life. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This conservancy combines it all: a very effective conservation model with a top class rated Ranger Response Unit in case of a poaching attempt (www.gofundme.com/olpejeta if you are interested in some info on this - the rangers are amazing); easy access (good road apart from the last few miles, the rest better than in many western countries!) from Nairobi via... More 

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

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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