Saruni Rhino is situated in the wild and undiscovered northern frontier of Kenya in the Sera Community Conservancy, a vast untouched wilderness of more than 350,000 hectares. The camp offers East Africa's first rhino tracking experience, a uniquely thrilling walking safari that also allows the participants to actively contribute to the protection of the rhinos.
The camp is comprised of 3 rustic stone cottages known as 'bandas' - 2 double units and 1 family unit - sleeping a total of 8 guests. There is also a main 'mess' cottage for dining and relaxing. Nestled amidst swaying doum palms dotted along a dry river bed, Saruni Rhino has sweeping views of the nearby waterhole and dramatic landscape that is so typical in the north of Kenya. There is also a beautiful infinity pool overlooking the surrounding landscape. You can enjoy a wide variety of wildlife from the comfort of your cottage's sandy veranda where anything from elephant, Grevy's zebra, impala, hyena and a host of birdlife can be spotted drinking from the waterhole. The dry river bed is the camp's evening restaurant where a torch-lit bush dinner is served under the vast African skies.
- Set in the wild, undiscovered, semi-arid northern frontier of Kenya
- Tracking black rhino on foot, accompanied by an expert Saruni guide
- First community-owned rhino sanctuary in Africa
- Large population of elephants and unique northern species of animals
At a glance
- 3 Bandas
- Best For 16 Years +
- Open All Year
- Family Rooms
- All Inclusive
"Visit the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary, where a team of keepers at the Sanctuary are committed to rescuing, rehabilitating and rewilding orphaned and abandoned elephant calves, along with other wildlife."
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Guided Walking Safari
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Honeymoon to Saruni Rhino
We loved the stay here. The only reason it is not getting 5 stars was the fact we could not do the rhino experience which was our biggest draw to this location. However, the Reteti Elephant sanctuary was a highlight of our trip and a great substitute activity. The staff was incredible and as we wer…Read full review
Holiday to Saruni Rhino
I can not say enough about Saruni Rhino. This was my first introduction into the world of safari. We had an absolutely incredible time here. Pulling up to the camp, which is truly in the middle of nowhere, we could see the beauty of the area and feel the tranquility. The entire staff made our st…Read full review