Category: Kenya National Parks and Game Reserves

Kenya National Parks and Game Reserves
Kenya National parks and Game Reserves set for the conservation of wildlife and natural habitat offer the best destinations and attractions to visit while in kenya.

Watamu Marine National Reserve

Watamu Marine National Reserve which is also referred a natural paradise is situated along the Kenyan coast. Habitats include sand and mud, intertidal rock, sandy beaches, fringing reefs and coral gardens, coral cliffs, and the Mida Creek mangrove forest. Its coral gardens are just three hundred metres from the shore and is a habitat to more than six hundred species of fish, one hundred and ten species of stony coral…

Chyulu Hills National Park

Chyulu Hills National Park is located 30 km south-west of Kibwezi and approximately 190 km south-east of Nairobi covering an area of approximately 741sqkm.  The temperature of the area ranges from 20-30 c and rainfall from 200mm – 700 mm and its altitude 1500 - 2160 meters above sea level. The hills are relatively recent volcanic origin and the range is composed of several hundred small flows and cones. Lower…

Tsavo West National Park

Tsavo West National Park is situated on south eastern Kenya, about two hundred and forty kilometers from Nairobi along the western side of Mombasa-Nairobi highway. The park’s habitat consists of semi desert scrublands, open grasslands and Acacia woodlands, riverine flora and rocky ridges. Major wildlife attractions include rhino, giraffe, wild dogs, dik- dik, elephant, zebra, lions, leopards, hippos, crocodile, lesser kudu, cheetah, buffalos, mongoose, hyrax, nocturnal porcupine, diverse plant and…

Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo East National Park is situated east of the Nairobi on Mombasa road, in the middle of Nairobi and Mombasa and is one of the largest parks in Kenya, approximately 13,747 sq. Km. The park which is situated in a semi-arid area offers a vast and untapped arena of arid bush which is washed by azure and emerald meandering of Galana River. The park is named after the Tsavo River,…

Tana River Primate Reserve

Tana River Primate Reserve is situated 350km east of Nairobi and two hundred and forty kilometers north of Mombasa in Tana River district. The reserve was formed to protect the two endangered primates; the red colobus monkey and Mangabey and the Tana riverine forest. The ecosystem is made up of dry woodlands, riparian forests and savannah habitats on the east and west of the lower Tana River. The major wildlife…