Kenya National Parks & Reserves

Kenya national parks and reserves are major tourist attractions. Below you will find links to more information about Kenya national parks and game reserves, including an overview, photos and interesting facts about each of the main Kenya national park.

Kenya National Parks and Game Reserves

Masai Mara National Reserve

The Masai Mara National Reserve is probably the most famous and most visited Reserve in Kenya. It offers breathtaking views (as seen in the film "Out of Africa", much of which was filmed here), an extraordinary density of animals including "the Big Five" (lions,...

Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park a shallow alkaline lake, lies about 100 miles north of Nairobi. The lake is world famous as the location of the greatest bird spectacle on earth - myriads of pink flamingo whose numbers are legion, often more than a million and which...

Tsavo West National Park

Tsavo West National Park is a vast expanse of savanna stretching from Mtito Andei, along the Mombasa-Nairobi road and south to the Tanzanian border. The North Eastern boundary along the Highway adjoins Tsavo East National Park, but Tsavo West has a more varied...

Tsavo East National Park

Tsavo-East is one of Kenya's oldest and largest National Parks: covering approximately 40% of the total area of all of Kenya's National Parks. Its beautiful landscape and proximity to the Coast make it a popular safari destination. Tsavo East National Park is one of...

Aberdares National Park

The Aberdares are an isolated volcanic range that forms the eastern wall of the rift valley, running roughly 100km north south between Nairobi and Thomsons Falls. Soils are red and of volcanic origin, but rich in organic matter. There are two main peaks, Ol Donyo...

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli means 'salty dust' in Maasai, the dust being volcanic ash from eruptions of nearby Mount Kilimanjaro. Amboseli National Park is the perfect location to capture those quintessential images and memories of Africa – elephants and lions crossing the plains,...

Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park is the only park in the world which neighbours a capital city. The Nairobi National Park is only 7 Kilometers from the city centre. The Park borders South Kapiti Plains and Kitengela plains famous as the traditional migration route. Nairobi...