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Ruma National Park

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There are various categories of animals in the park. Taking a taxi to the site doesn't cost much... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Hidden Gem in south-west Kenya

Don't expect a nicely organized safari trip... It's wild, unorganized, slippery black-cotton soil... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Bert v
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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“giraffes”(9 reviews)
Lambwe Valley, Homa Bay 40300, Kenya
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

There are various categories of animals in the park. Taking a taxi to the site doesn't cost much. The road to the park is good and the distance is short.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WilliamW2970
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Don't expect a nicely organized safari trip... It's wild, unorganized, slippery black-cotton soil (when wet), basic, cool and just REAL...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bert v
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Its quite remote and most people probably haven't heard of it but Ruma National Park is well worth a visit - especially if, like me, you hate being surrounded by hordes of safari vans - we saw only one other vehicle all day. It certainly...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 12 June 2018

I want to thank my driver Samwell - for the best experience I could of ever dreamed of - The memories will always stay in my heart. Saw lots of giraffes, antelope and other animals SO SPECIAL

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Oxford2gether
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Ruma National Park has antelopes of several types, African and Rothschild giraffes, zebra, buffalo, black rhino, many types of bird and much, much more.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank LogieRhythm
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Situated deep in the Kanyamwa escarpment, this park has got all the nature's beauty at its very best.

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank KobiloY
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The parks is worth a thousand words of praises... Few tourists, very wild, reasonable wildlife species, birds for ardent birders like myself, great views and much more. This is Ruma national park where meeting other tourist in the park is next to impossible...

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Ouma Oluoko J
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Our visit to Ruma Park was a brilliant experience. To see animals in such a beautiful natural setting was amazing. On our visit we saw antelopes, giraffes, rhinos, baboons, zebras and a host of varieties of birds and butterflies. You need to arrive early to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Very basic safari by private vehicle, with Roan antelope, water buffalo, zebras, giraffes, monkeys, eagle, crested crane & little else to see.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank PamelaS1807
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The place is in a very rural place but its worth the trip u can sit down on the balcony watch the sunset and sunrise.you are given access to cooking facilities and a fridge so you can carry your own food and whip up something...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank jacky c
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