Dodori National Reserve
Dodori National Reserve was founded in 1976 to preserve the hartebeest species (Damaliscus korrigum, also called Nyamira in Swahili).
It also houses many pelicans and a very rich fauna (lions, greater kudu, giraffes, hippo, and many birds - kingfishers, bee-eaters, eagles, etc).
The reserve covers 877 km². It opens onto the Dodori River and onto the lagoons of the Indian Ocean, which are covered by the largest mangrove forest in Kenya.
Note that there is no accommodation or food available in the reserve.
Tana River Delta
Tana River Delta, just 70 km South from Lamu Island, covers an area of 130,000 ha and comprises of a diverse range of habitats that support in particular many thousands wetland birds both for breeding and for food. It also holds a diversity of other wildlife including hippo, lion, elephant, buffalo, many breeding fish and amphibians.
You can sleep one or two nigths at the Tana River Camp Hut – ask at the Manda Airport for this trip.
Masaï Mara, Tsavo, Amboseli and Other Game Reserves
From Forodhani House, Lamu and Sheal Beach, you’re only at 2 hours airplane from the most welknown Game Reserves of Kenya. Amboseli is famous for being the best place in Africa to get close to free-ranging elephants and to enjoy spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest freestanding mountain in the world. Closer from the house, is Tsavo, the place where Karen Blixen and Denys Finch Hattons used to escape together looking for privacy far from Nairobi.
Our house supervisor, would help you to organise a journey if you’re in the mood for enjoying Wild Life.