Ol Pejeta Bush Camp
Location: Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Northern Kenya
No of rooms: 6
Style: Traditional tented safari camp
Highlights: Walking, conservation, rhinos
Dining: Eat together, bush meals available
What’s the difference: This is the hub of conservation – if you’d like to spend your time tracking wildlife, or really getting to know conservation this is the place for you.
The Luxury Safari Company Award for: Place to get closest to real conservation.
Ol Pejeta Bush Camp is a traditional bush camp on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River, owned and managed by Alex and Diana Hunter, the camp is set in nearly 100,000 acres in the Laikipia region, on the equator.
Ol Pejeta’s emphasis is on conservation and their four night interactive Conservation Safari gives a new insight into modern wildlife conservation. You will encounter behind the scenes daily life of this working cattle and wildlife ranch. Or Ol Pejeta guests can spend simply two nights looking at these elements. Ol Pejeta is the largest rhino sanctuary outside of South Africa.
Ol Pejeta Bush Camp can also easily be booked on exclusive use for a family of four or more. The style is traditional, comfortable safari tents, built in an eco friendly design.
Activities offered at Ol Pejeta Bush Camp are guided wildlife walks on the open plains or along the river, day and night game drives, individual rhino assessments, meeting the researchers and learning about wildlife data and monitoring, visits to Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary, learning how to use radio tracking equipment, lion tracking with a researcher, elephant monitoring, visit Baraka the blind black rhino and observe him at close range in the rhino treatment centre, learn about Boran and Ankole cattle pastoral care and integration techniques, training walks with the Ol Pejeta tracker bloodhounds, spend a morning or afternoon in a hide overlooking a waterhole, visit a local primary school or dispensary.Show Less