With just three stylish open fronted bandas, one of which can accommodate up to four guests, the camp is intimate, relaxed and authentic. There is plenty of wildlife here including rare Grevy’s zebra and reticulated giraffe, though of course the highlight for most visitors is the chance to come face-to-face with black rhinoceros.
Though rhino were poached out in the region by 1987, they are now being reintroduced from other private reserves, and so guests at Saruni Rhino can head out on with a guide and conservationist and track these magnificent creatures on foot. Coming face-to-face with this indomitable creature is sure to be an experience that lives forever in the memory of any guest lucky enough to visit this remote corner of Kenya.
In 1970 despite years of hunting, 20,000 black rhinoceros still roamed the plains of Kenya. But by the turn of the century poaching reduced the number to around 500. Poachers are still lured by the enormous sums rhino horn brings, but despite that, through careful conservation black rhinoceros numbers have doubled in Kenya in the last decade. Dynamic partnerships between conservation groups, tribal landowners and safari lodges are helping, and you can be part of it on the 208 square miles of the Sera Community Conservancy.