Samatian Island Lodge
Samatian Island Lodge offers breath-taking views across the waters of Lake Baringo with Laikipia Escarpment as a backdrop of the lodge. The lodge offers 5 open planned rooms with either indoor or outdoor bathrooms. Activities at the lodge vary from relaxed to up-beat activities.
Samatian Island Lodge Highlights
Lake Bogoria, close to the lodge, is home to thousands of flamingos as well as many species of birds. Guests are able to see a variety of wildlife, including the rare greater kudu, impala, zebra, grants gazelle and warthog to name a few. The lake is also known as an important birding area. Lake Baringo offers beautiful sunsets, a variety of bird life, and the Njemps fishermen continuing their lifestyle for the past 200 years. Lake Baringo is also a Ramsar site, which is recognised internationally as an important wetland.
- The popular Laikipia Escarpment is a backdrop of Samatian Island Lodge.
- Lake Baringo is home to the Njemps tribe, who are related to the Maasai tribe.
- Guests may often see the Njemps fisherman, near Lake Baringo, fishing.
- Guests can take a boat ride to explore Lake Baringo to view the resident hippo, crocodile, giant monitor lizards, as well as over 450 species of birds.
Samatian Island Lodge Game Viewing and Activities
Activities at Samatian Island Lodge include community involvement opportunities where guests can get involved with teaching at a local primary school, nurturing local people at a hospital or help local women do beadwork and tailoring. Fishing for Tilapia and cat-fish on the shores around the island can be great fun especially for guests who have never fished before. Scenic flights by helicopter to the northern Rift – Cradle of Mankind is an adventurous experience for guests as the Great Rift Valley is one of the most dramatic features on Earth. Canoeing is known as a popular activity for guests to take part in as well as wake boarding and boat trips in the lodge’s well-built Sesse Canoes. For the more relaxed activities, guests can enjoy a massage and bird watching.
Classic Kenya Safari for families
Exclusive 8-night Classic Kenya Safari for families to the famous Masai Mara reserve, home to the Great Wildebeest Migration from July to October. Next, travel to Mombasa for a tropical African beach break, creating the perfect East African beach&bush safari.
Kenya Escape Adventure
This adventurous 7-night Kenya Escape Adventure Safari takes guests from the bustling capital city, Nairobi, to the best game reserves Kenya has to offer. After 1 night in Nairobi, guests will be transferred to the Samburu National Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park and the famous Masai Mara.