Kenya is an excellent destination for families. Glory in unforgettable experiences: get close enough to smell the scent of mighty herds of buffalo or almost touch an African elephant and see Big Cats in action and at play in front of your eyes.

Offering an authentic wilderness experience far from the madding crowds, our luxury Kenyan family safari caters for everyone. Get into the spirit of safari from the minute you land in Nairobi. Giraffe Manor – named after the graceful creatures that may raid your breakfast table – is the perfect introduction to the laid-back elegance of classic safari style. Southeast of Nairobi is the volcanic Chyulu Hills National Park, which supports a rich diversity of wildlife and flora. An unspoilt wilderness with fantastic views of iconic Mount Kilimanjaro, this park is a vital corridor for game moving between Tsavo and Amboseli. And then head to Mara Naboisho Conservancy, in the Greater Masai Mara, for a peak game-viewing experience packed with the drama and excitement of predator action.

Itinerary overview

Duration8 days/ 7 nights
AccommodationGiraffe ManorNaboisho CampCampi ya Kanzi
Suited ForFamily & friends; adventure
HighlightsBig Five sightings; predator action; walking bush safaris; kids’ safari programme; cultural & community visits

Itinerary in detail

Image of Giraffe Manor, Nairobi

Beguiling Giraffe Manor, with its gracious ‘Out of Africa’ ambience, is the perfect introduction to your African adventure. This elegant boutique hotel has just 12 beautifully appointed rooms, verdant green gardens, sunny terraces and delightful courtyards... but the best thing about it is the other residents: a herd of endangered Rothschild giraffe roams freely through the 12 acres of land and 140 acres of indigenous forest that surround this stately Art Deco manor.

Image of Campi ya Kanzi, Chyulu Hills

Campi ya Kanzi is Swahili for ‘camp of the hidden treasure’ – and this is a perfect description. High-end, low-impact Campi ya Kanzi allows you the freedom to design your perfect bush experience, making it perfect for families who have a range of needs. Activities include bush picnics, expertly guided game walks and drives, sensitive cultural interaction, meditation, dawn flights over Kilimanjaro.

Image of Naboisho Camp, Masai Mara

Outstanding Naboisho Camp offers a rare degree of safari solitude and freedom. With just nine spacious tented suites in a private conservancy east of the Masai Mara National Reserve, Naboisho is an intimate and elegant safari camp that offers an extraordinary African wilderness experience. An exciting kids’ safari programme, personal attention, expert guiding, accommodation and service aimed at kids and adults alike make for an excellent family safari.

Accommodation in Kenya

Campi ya Kanzi

Campi ya Kanzi is the epitome of luxury eco-tourism and responsible cultural tourism. Owner Luca Belpietro is a pioneer of eco-luxury safaris: this exclusive camp delivers opulent comfort while winning awards for sustainable tourism with its support of the Masai Wilderness Conservation Trust, state-of-the-art solar energy and responsible water and waste management. With only eight luxury thatch-and-canvas tents, a bush spa and 280 000 acres of private wilderness, guests are guaranteed peace, privacy and personal attention, and can tailor-make their stay with bush picnics, guided game walks and drives, meditation, dawn flights over Kilimanjaro and more. Two luxury suites and…

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Giraffe Manor

Elegant and stately Giraffe Manor transports you right back to the heyday of safari travel. Now an exclusive boutique hotel set in 12 acres of private land within 140 acres of indigenous forest in the Langata suburb of Nairobi, Giraffe Manor was originally built in 1932 and still has extraordinary appeal. With its stately facade, elegant interiors, verdant gardens, sunny terraces and delightful courtyards, Giraffe Manor is a luxurious, comfortable retreat. However, the most fascinating thing about it is the herd of resident Rothschild giraffe that roam freely around the grounds and may even pop their heads in the dining-room windows to…

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Naboisho Camp

Owned by local Masai, the Naboisho Conservancy adjacent to the northern Masai Mara Reserve is simultaneously exclusive, in its restriction on tourist numbers and their impact on the environment, and inclusive. ‘Naboisho’ means ‘coming together’ in Maa and this is borne out in the coming together of tourists and community, game animals and livestock.   The conservancy was the overall winner, and winner of the Best Conservancy award at the 2016 African Responsible Tourism Awards for its governance, protection of wildlife and the direct benefits for the community created by the local people’s ownership and active involvement in its management.…

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