A Guide To South Turkana National Reserve
South Turkana National Reserve is a rugged and very beautiful expanse of land with very few visitors consisting of dense thorn bushes and riverine forests, the landscape has a great variety, especially away from the seasonal riverbeds. Although it is low on plains game, it is worth a visit for the large expanses of mixed vegetation and the landscape.
What To See at South Turkana National Reserve
Attractions at South Turkana National Reserve include scenic landscape and mountain vistas. South Turkana National Reserve has a number of permanent rivers with woodland fringes and salty springs, game viewing.
Wildlife recorded in this reserve include Elephant, giraffe, buffalo, eland, oryx, impala, bushbuck, greater kudu, Grant’s and Thompson’s gazelle, lion, leopard, cheetah, spotted hyena and jackal. There are crocodiles in the rivers and abundant birdlife, much of which gathers on the banks of the Kerio River
South Turkana National Reserve as part of the North Rift Region Kenya Safari Circuit
One of the main event in this circuit is the annual camel derby, other activities here include game watching , ballooning, camel riding, fishing, horse riding and mountain biking. Other parks and attraction in the North Rift Region Kenya Safari Circuit include;
South Turkana National Reserve / Park Contacts
Attraction Type: Wildlife
Category: Game Reserve
City / Town: West Pokot
Road / Street: Lokichar-Lomut Road
Telephone: 254 20 600 0800, 254 20 600 2345, 254 20 237 9407
Entrance Fee: Yes