Sarova Shaba Game Lodge
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Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

Sarova Shaba Game Lodge is located in a natural oasis in the heart of the Shaba Game Reserve. It is set along the bank of the Ewaso Nyiro River laid out around the natural springs that flow into the river.



Need to Know

On August 26, 2011, Sarova Shaba Game Lodge became the first game lodge within Shaba, Samburu and Buffalo Springs National Reserves to be connected to the national electricity grid. Sarova Shaba Game Lodge previously ran on a diesel-powered generator.


The Lodge has its own fleet of well-equipped safari vehicles with excellent guides.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Shaba National Reserve has a particular place in the history of Kenyan game conservation, as it was in this reserve that the authoress Joy Adamson died. She was greatly known for her efforts in the rehabilitation of the compliant leopard into a wild environment.Shaba was one of Joy Adamson's greatest African loves; it was in this tranquil wilderness where she released the first hand-raised lions.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Get to visit the Samburu village and watch the beautifully beaded and decorated Samburu Morans performing cultural dances and songs.


There is the main restaurant, bar, a pool bar at the swimming pool, and numerous bush and alfresco dining options. Meeting rooms are also available.


Accommodation options include 85 modern rooms, a presidential suite, 4 executive suites, 10 deluxe and 80 standard rooms. The rooms are chalet style with a private views of the wildlife-rich banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River. Each room overlooks the river where the elephants sometimes make an appearance or the crocodiles come out to lounge by the river’s banks.


Year Round

Average StayAverage Stay

2 Nights

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children are welcome at Sarova Shaba Game Lodge. However, parental supervision at all times is a must for younger children below 5 years as the layout of the camp is very natural with water bodies and it is situated along the river bank. There are a number of activities for children such as swimming, walking safaris, nature and bird walks within the secure premises, a visit to the local village, sport fishing and board games. We have specially trained staff who escort the children and facilitate activities for our younger guests. There are special menus for children and baby sitting or child minding services are available on request.

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at

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