Saruni Rhino

Saruni Rhino, Waso ward, Samburu East, Samburu, Rift Valley, Kenya – Show more hotels in Kenya

Location: Sera Community Conservancy, Samburu, Kenya


Part of the luxury collection of lodges and tented camps of Saruni’ s expansion, the ‘Saruni Rhino’ located in 839,000 acres of Sera Conservancy, undiscovered frontier of Kenya, about 1.5 hours’ drive from our Saruni Samburu Lodge un the nearby Kalama Conservancy. Saruni Rhino is a 3-banda camp, rustic stone cottages with a thatched roof and canvas zip down windows and doors. All bandas have flushing loos, hot & cold water with natural stone showers. The bandas are situated along a dry river bed lined with doum palms in a way that ensures maximum privacy for guests but intimate enough for group bookings on an exclusive basis.  Children of age 16 years and older are welcome at Saruni Rhino. A babysitting (‘ayah’) service is available upon request for approx. US$10 per hour payable directly Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in the Swara main area for guests to use.

Uniqueness of this Camp

First community-owned rhino sanctuary in Africa, First Black Rhino Tracking Experience in East Africa, Singing wells, Endless untouched landscape, Unique Wildlife & Eco-System. Saruni Rhino offers several diverse experiences, including the first black rhino tracking experience in East Africa: an amazing walking safari that provides a uniquely thrilling adventure, but also allows our guests to actively contribute to the protection of this iconic species. Herds of elephants populate this vast landscape, offering also amazing birdwatching and cultural experiences with the “singing wells”.


Banda One: is the larger of the original Kauro bandas (1 x double and the possibility to add up to 2 additional singles), with a shared, covered outside bathroom and toilet. This room has an open plan in style, a beautiful private sandy terrace has chairs and tables overlooking the ‘lugga’, the dry river bed. Banda Two is an open ‘Banda’ – stone cottage with 1 king size bed. The en-suite bathroom, natural stone shower, flushing toilet. A beautiful private sandy terrace with a sitting area looking the ‘lugga’, the dry river bed. A nearby tree bed provides additional relaxation space. Family Banda 3 has 2 x double bedrooms sleeping 4 people. A 3rd single bed can be added on a case by case basis in each room. Both rooms have en-suite bathrooms, natural stone showers with flushing toilets. A shared lounge provides a cool retreat from the large stone verandah which also has outside seating & tables and has the best view of the waterhole directly in front.


Room Amenities: Private verandah, dry riverbed view, fan, outdoor shower, mosquito net, wake-up service, hot & cold water, organic soaps & lotions, flushing toilets, electricity, 24hr security, bathrobes, central safe, sun beds & umbrellas, Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in the Swara main area for guests to use. Camp Amenities: 24-hour security, 24 hours room service, bar, battery charging facilities, communal dining, eco-friendly, internet access (Complimentary), laundry service (Complimentary), meal on request, pool, private vehicle available, restaurant and secure parking, babysitting service and credit card.


Activities From The Camp: guided day and night game viewing, swimming pool, picnics, bush meals and sundowner, on foot Rhino tracking, waterholes, guided ‘lugga’ dry –river bed walks, rare Lichtenstein’s sandgrouse spectacular, re-wilding Rhino Calf-visit Loijipu, bird watching, cultural performance, the singing well, Reteti Elephant Sanctuary excursion, seed balls throwing, helicopter excursions and scenic flights. Activities Nearby: Animal Encounters in the conservancy, bird watching, child friendly activities, cultural Tours, game viewing drives, game walks, helicopter scenic flights, Rhino Tracking, Rock Climbing, scenic flights.

Popular Features

  • 24-hour Security
  • Bar
  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walks
  • Child Friendly Activities
  • Conservation Activities
  • Cultural Visits
  • Game Drives
  • Game Viewing
  • Game Walks
  • Helicopter Scenic Safaris
  • Laundry Service
  • Night Game Drives
  • Photographic Safaris
  • Picnic breakfast
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Safaris
  • Sundowners
  • Swiming Pool