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Kigio Wildlife Camp

overlooking the Malewa River, Gilgil, Kenya
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Midland, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed two nights here in January of 2015. It was certainly interesting and by far the coolest part of this trip was the night game drive. Our room faced over the river and we could see animals grazing on the far side. I was a little apprehensive about the thatch roof but we didn't experience any... More 

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Almere, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

I worked for 4 weeks in Kigio Wildlife Camp in 2015. For me, this was a life changing experience. Living in this conservancy makes you understand why God has chosen Africa to start creating all life forms on this planet. Astonishing views, nice climate, many wild life, which I encountered during my stay. I was living so close to nature,... More 

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Citrus Heights, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Perched above a waterhole, the viewing from the Arc Lodge is wonderful. The waterhole attracts elephants, cape buffalo, gazelle, water buck and wart hogs. The rooms are small but right outside my window were elephants! The food was good and the service was excellent. The staff were friendly and helpful.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

A friend and I booked a two night safari at Kigio Wildlife Camp. The prices were reasonable so we were very surprised to be the only two guests there. This meant that staff to guest ratios were very generous. The food was exceptional; three course meals every meal time, (we had to ask for tiny portions or miss out courses... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Many thanks to Jorge Ole Josh and all the staff at this peaceful, eco-friendly lodge in beautiful Kenya for the great accomodations and warm hospitality in my recent stay there. I felt privileged to go on nature walks with such experienced guides. It was very unique to all other accomodations and I loved every minute of my time there. The... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This tranquil location was a perfect place to spend two nights during a recent Kenyan Safari. The people were tremendous, the food was spectacular and the cabins/huts very comfortable. The opportunity to walk on the savannah with an experienced and interested guide topped off this all too brief stop along our route. It is a great place to visit and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We stayed for one night at this camp and it truly was a wonderful experience. The camp is Eco-Friendly and the Conservancy was truly doing their best to be completely sustainable. The room was a complete "Hut" and was approximately four times larger then a typical hotel room. The room was definitely rustic but that added the correct flavor to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

Eco-friendly lodge with very friendly staff. Rooms are huge & clean. The dining area is very cozy. You get this feeling that you're camping but not in a tent. You can hear nature all around you. It's quite an experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

The manager David was eeeeextremely helpful !! I love the view and huge rooms. You do have to walk to your room at night with a flashlight and a guide since it is very dark. We faced the lake which was very nice.Food was delicious. We had lambchops for dinner..Wonderful service and a great stay.

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The Kigio Wildlife Camp was a scheduled overnight stop during a 12 day safari tour. We arrived late in the afternoon to find a delightful camp! Had we known, we would have scheduled more time at this lodge. It would have been great to do 2 nights here allowing us time to explore the surrounding area and do a bush... More 

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