The «Mara» as it is known to locals, is famous world wide simply because it offers the most breathtaking scenery and fantastic game viewing. There are some fantastic game viewing lodges to stay in including Governors Camp, which is a tented lodge with no boundaries!

Game viewing includes Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Rhino, Buffalo, Elephant, Hippo and more.

It is the oldest and largest National Park in Kenya. About a 3-4 hours drive from Diani, the scenery in Tsavo is rugged with an oasis of green running along the banks of the Galana River which flows through the park.

Due to the many months without rain the river is a source of water for a variety of different animals, including huge herds of elephants and buffalos. On rare occasions lion and Cheetah.

stretches out on the north western side of the national tar road from Mombasa to Nairobi.

Here you will find a pure sensation of nicest landscapes. Behind endless slopes and hills, vast plains with embedded lava streams you can observe the everlasting snow on Kilimanjaro's majestic peak.

This is the closest national park to Diani Beach, roughly 1 hour to reach. There are several options available, including an overnight at the Mwalangane Elephant Reserve Travellers Lodge.

Rare Sable, Elephants, Giraffes, Buffaloes, Bush Pig and a large variety of birds can all be seen. No big cats in Shimba Hills Reserve.

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