We stayed in August 2013 at the start of our honeymoon for one night before flying out to a couple of other Gamewatchers (Porini) camps. It was an amazing first day for us - going to the elephant orphanage (Sheldrick) followed by a game drive in Nairobi National Park. The whole operation was extremely slick. We were amazed by the variety of wildlife we saw (lion, rhino, giraffe, antelope and buffalo to name just a few) and were seriously impressed by our Maasai guide (Tim) whose knowledge (both in identifying the animals and then explaining the science behind their behaviour) was far beyond what I was expecting - it made for a really exciting experience.
The camp itself was brilliant - luxurious tents and really good food. We subsequently went to a boutique hotel on the coast whose food was not as good as that of the Gamewatchers tented camps.
We then went to sleep to the sound of Hyrax - a great introduction to our safari honeymoon.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A luxury tented camp situated in a beautiful forested valley in the heart of Nairobi National Park. This 16 bed personal camp is surrounded by wilderness and a park containing a huge variety of wildlife, (lion, rhino, giraffe, etc) only a few kilometres from Nairobi city centre. The most unique spot to stay if you're in Nairobi for a stopover, tourism, conference or on business. ... more less