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Sweetwaters Serena Camp
Sweetwaters Serena Camp
Sweetwaters Serena Camp
Sweetwaters Serena Camp

Sweetwaters Serena Camp


0°0’9.9"S 36°56’41.9"E

Sweetwaters Serena: Information from the owner

General information

Type
Safari Lodge
No. of rooms
56

About this information

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.

For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Sweetwaters Serena, which contains our own observations and views.


Last updated by Owner
8 May 2024
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Facilities at Sweetwaters Serena

Property facilities
24-hour Security, Activity Desk, Bar, Battery Charging Facilities, Communal Dining, Conference Centre, Disability Services, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Kiddies Club, Laundry Service (Available), Meal on Request, Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Restaurant, Secure Parking, Spa, TV Room
Room facilities
Balcony / Deck, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Disabled Rooms, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Pure Cotton Linen, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Wheelchair Friendly
Activities on site
Big 5, Bird Watching, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Horse Riding, Massages, Night Drives, Rhino Tracking, Safaris, Walks (Guided), Wildlife Tours
Nearby activities
Animal Encounters, Big 5, Cultural Tours, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Historical Tours, Horse Riding, Massages, Museums, Rhino Tracking, Safaris, Walks (Guided), Wildlife Tours
Languages
English

Room types at Sweetwaters Serena

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Morani Wing Tent

Boasting views of Mount Kenya, the new Morani Wing features 17 deluxe double, twin and triple tents, one of which is specially adapted for guests with mobility concerns. Bathrooms include a two-hand washbasin, a WC and a shower with a glass door.

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Standard Wing Tent

These spacious tents combine the traditional ambiance of a safari camp with the comforts of home. They offer either a king bed or two twin beds and views of the water hole; amenities include a bathroom with a one-hand washbasin, a WC and a shower with a shower curtain.

Activities at Sweetwaters Serena

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Archery - at an additional cost

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Camel Rides - at an additional cost

Experience charged per person

Guided Bush Walk (and/Ravine River Bird Walk) - at an additional cost

The bush walk gives visitors the opportunity to learn about game trails and spoor identification as well as the insects, birds and smaller mammals of Ol Pejeta. The walk is not designed to be strenuous however a reasonable level of fitness is required, as you can expect to be walking for around two hours.

Available daily between 7:00am – 8:00pm.

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Horse Riding - at an additional cost

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Lion Tracking - at an additional cost

A unique opportunity to track and learn about the lions of Ol Pejeta and contribute towards their conservation. Guests can participate in helping us to gather vital research information needed to monitor the collared lions. In the event that the collared lions are inaccessible, other lion sightings are reported and the same identifying features such as whisker spots, ear tears and nose spotting recorded. It is a great way to learn about lions and all of the information gathered is passed on to the Ol Pejeta Ecological Monitoring Department.

Available daily between 6:30am – 8:30am and 3:30pm – 5:30pm.

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Night Game Drives - at an additional cost

Thanks to Ol Pejeta Conservancy’s private status it is able to offer night game drives, an activity not available in most national parks and reserves in Kenya. A night game drive offers visitors an opportunity to discover Ol Pejeta Conservancy ‘after hours’. With the help of a filtered spot light, the drives can produce some unusual sightings of nocturnal animals, including aardvark, white-tailed mongoose, caracal cat and even perhaps, bat eared fox. Lion, often sleeping during the day are often sighted alert and active at night, and even on occasion, the more elusive leopard.

Available daily between 7:00pm – 9:00pm and 9:00pm – 11:00pm.

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Visit to Rhino Information Centre - at an additional cost

Take a morning or an evening ride within the 600-acre Endangered Species Enclosure, accompanied by knowledgeable staff on Ol Pejeta’s safari horses. These rides will take you on a journey through a predator-free area set aside by Ol Pejeta for the recovery of the northern white rhinoceros. As well as meeting the last three remaining northern white rhinos on the planet, you will ride through herds of the highly endangered Gravy’s zebra and Jackson’s hartebeest. You will also encounter many other species including southern white rhinos and a myriad of plains game.

The rides will only be open to experienced riders and some proof of riding ability will be required at point of booking; clients judged to be of insufficient riding ability will not be permitted to undertake this activity.

Available twice daily from the Morani Information Centre at 10:00am and 3:00pm.

Visit to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary - at an additional cost

A unique opportunity to learn more about the day-to-day care of the chimpanzees in our care.
Gain exclusive access to feeding time and the enrichment activities within their enclosures. Chimpanzees are not indigenous to Kenya. One can also adopt a chimp.

Available daily between 09:30am – 1:00pm and 2:00 pm – 4:30pm.

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Water Colour Painting - at an additional cost

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