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“Fantastic short Safari”
Review of Silole Sanctuary

Silole Sanctuary
Ranked #56 of 122 things to do in Nairobi
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Owner description: There's nothing like a quick, authentic getaway if you are in the City of Nairobi for a short time! Silole Sanctuary, accessible through the Masai Gate of Nairobi National Park, or down the Magadi Road to Masai Lodge is a must. Here you can walk with the impala & warthogs on the plains which abut Nairobi National Park or you can explore several kilometers of ecologically rich habitat along the Kiserian & Empakasi Gorges (beware of buffalo!) Rolf's Place & Masai Lodge are available for meals, whilst accommodation is offered at Silole Villa & Silole Cottage. Kitengela Glass is great for shopping across the Kiserian suspension bridge on foot! Perfect as a break from the city. Karibuni!
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic short Safari”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

Last month I had a brief trip to Kenya leaving no time for a long safari so was lucky enough to be recommended visiting Silole Sanctuary to safari with Will Knocker. He was a fantastic guide, very entertaining, knowledgeable, informative and knew exactly where to take me to see as many animals as possible, and when to stop for photos. It was a such a great experience, away from the crowded tour groups, and I was amazed at the amount of animals and birds I got to see. I'm hoping to come back for longer next time, staying in the villa from which you can watch the sun set over Nairobi National Park with the city in the background. Great spot and a truly enjoyable safari.

Visited May 2014
3 Thank Tina R
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Nairobi, Kenya
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Get away not to far away...”
Reviewed June 26, 2014

When seeking a quiet place to enjoy a good sundowner experience not far from the city, especially for those like me who find true solace and peace in the Kenyan bush, this is certainly one of my best places....

Silole is just behind Nairobi National park with front row access to the park... Talk to Will Knocker he will get you there

Visited July 2013
1 Thank Jack G
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Ostend, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Very interesting place”
Reviewed June 13, 2014

Silole Sanctuary is a very nice place. I have been there 3 times now. Once with my family (kids 11-15+17), the otrher 2 times with friends.
The view is magnificent. There is a small villa for rent which is really authentic, with solar energy and nice internal design. The verandah looks out over Nairobi National Park . You can see the van's and jeep's driving around in search of the wildlife. Ofcourse you can see the wildlife as well.
It's a short walk to the hanging bridge to visit Kitengela Glass. Also nice experience.

Visited December 2013
1 Thank Mwende-MoNiQue
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