The Camp

Sprawling over the Laikipia plains, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is a prolific wildlife conservancy that is popular with celebrities, conservationists, writers and photographers. Lewa found recent media attention with stories of a Royal romance and the fairy tale engagement that followed.

Visitors to Lewa are privy to some of the most spectacular wildlife viewing that Kenya has to offer: lion, leopard and jackal thrive on the rich diversity of prey that inhabits the area. The Wildlife Conservancy is home to the largest concentration of Grevy’s zebra in the world, and its range of habitats attracts diverse bird life and hosts over 130 Black and White rhino.

Featuring only eleven tents, Lewa Safari camp offers authentic comfort and exclusivity to it's guest; cozy log fires in the sitting room are perfect for relaxing after a day in the Conservancy. This unique and exclusive retreat offers privileged access to 65,000 acres of private protected wilderness.

The Tents

Lewa Camp has eleven luxury en suite safari tents, all of which can be laid out as doubles or twins. Three of the tents are able to accommodate triples for families adventuring with children under the age of 16. Each large thatch-covered tent consists of a main bedroom, en-suite bathroom and a spacious private veranda with seating areas.

The Family Suites

Lewa Safari Camp’s two new Family Tents are the ideal accommodation for families with children. Under a thatched roof, the spacious canvas tents each comprise of an en-suite master bedroom and an en-suite twin room, which are joined together by a private veranda/sitting area with stunning views over the Lewa plains. The en-suite bathrooms have flush toilets and hot water showers. An extra bed for a third child under 16 years can be accommodated in one of the Family Tents to accommodate a family of 5.

The Cuisine

With a team of skilled cooks, and fresh ingredients brought in from the mountain highlands neighboring Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, meals are delicious. At Lewa Safari Camp guests can choose to eat separately, or join other guests, and the camp has a daily set menu.

Breakfast is served either in the main dining area or out on the open plains. Lunch is shortly after you return from your morning/afternoon game drive or other activity, and afternoon tea and homemade cakes and biscuits are served before heading out on your evening game drive.

Once returned from the days last safari, there is time to freshen up and head to the main tent where canapes ‘bitings’ are served in the bar, lounge and verandah before dinner.

The Activities

Activities at Lewa Safari Camp include morning and night game drives in open 4x4 vehicles through the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, walking safaris guided by knowledgeable rangers and the local Samburu, horseback excursions and cultural visitis to the local Samburu community.

After a long day of adventures or simply relaxing by the pool, treat yourself to one of the many spa treatments on offer at Lewa Safari Camp including a full body massage that can be taken in the privacy of your tents veranda.

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

The conservancy covers 65,000 acres, a vast wilderness. Lewa has dramatic views to the south of snow capped Mt. Kenya, and to the north down to the arid lands of Tassia and Il Ngwesi. It has many diverse habitats from pristine forest, fertile grasslands, extensive springs and acacia woodland.

Registered as a rhino conservancy in 1983, the conservancy is famous for its successful rhino and Grevy zebra breeding, two endangered species; Lewa is home to 10% of Kenya’s rhino, and 20% of the worlds population of Grevy zebra. The whole conservancy is fenced, and the conservancy employs over 150 rangers. The conservancy does extensive outreach work into the surrounding communities with its Community Development Program, including healthcare, education, micro-finance, and water projects – in order to share with the community the benefits of wildlife.

With over 70 recorded mammal species within the conservancy, for guests, the wildlife experience is unrivaled.

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy


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