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Wild Frontiers Camel Safaris

Wild Frontiers Camel Safaris

1°30’8.3"N 37°5’38.1"E

Wild Frontiers Camel Safaris: Our full report

Wild Frontiers is a pioneering mobile camel safari business that operates in some of the wildest parts of ...

... northern Kenya. Helen Douglas-Dufresne’s camel treks are the stuff of Kenyan legend.

Although we haven’t yet had the chance to sample this physically challenging activity, we hear the treks offer huge rewards for those with a little stamina and truly adventurous spirit. The treks are accompanied by warriors and elders from the Samburu community who have trekked with Helen for years and know the terrain and semi-desert environment intimately.

The usual plan is to walk 10–20km per day, while the camels carry everything necessary for overnight fly-camping. There are always one or two riding camels, for those who want to take the weight off their feet for an hour or two, although most people find riding these beasts rather uncomfortable!

Our view

An escorted, walking camel safari is undoubtedly one of the most exciting ways of exploring northern Kenya, and we’re looking forward to spending some time on one of Helen’s camel treks at the earliest opportunity.

Olivia Barclay-Hudson

Olivia Barclay-Hudson

Country manager: Kenya


Northern Kenya, Kenya
Access will be determined by your preferences and time constraints.
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Food & drink

Usual board basis
Full Board


Attitude towards children


Water supply
Transported in

Health & safety

Malarial protection recommended
Dangerous animals
High Risk
Fire safety


  • Birdwatching


  • Cultural excursion

    Cultural excursion

  • Fly-camping


  • Guided walking safari

    Guided walking safari


Disabled access
Not Possible

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