South African Lodges

Sarova Shaba Game Lodge

Shaba National Reserve
East Kenya
Lodge Type
Big Five, Leisure, Safari Lodge

Sarova Shaba Game Lodge Reviews & Information

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The Sarova Shaba Safari Lodge is situated in the arid northern region of Kenya in East Africa. It offers safari travellers a wildlife viewing destination in a natural oasis within the heart of the wildlife-rich Shaba Game Reserve.

This safari safari lodge is set 314 km away from Nairobi with a flight taking 45 minutes from the city of Nairobi to the Shaba or the Samburu airstrip. Sarova Shaba nestles along the bank of the Ewaso Nyiro River and is laid out around the springs which flow into the river.

Shaba lodge features 85 modern accommodation in chalet style, the rooms afford views of the Ewaso Nyiro River where wildlife can be observed. The private balconies offer a welcoming place for relaxation and for taking in the river and bushveld views.

Room features:

  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Showers and WC
  • Running hot and cold water
  • Razor outlets with 220 and 240 volts
  • Beds with mosquito nets and duvets
  • Overhead fans
  • Tea and coffee making facilities.


With its own vegetable and herb garden, guests at the Sarova Shaba Safari Lodge are treated for a culinary journey during their stay. Dining is a spectacular affair with various dining venues being available.

The lodge's Surpelei Restaurant is raised on stilts from where stunning views of the lush gardens as well as the Ewaso Nyiro River can be admired. The Surpelei Restaurant offers buffet-style breakfasts, lunches and dinners. The restaurant's delicious cuisine includes different flavours which include Pan-European, Pan-African, as well as Pan-Asian.

Dining options:

  • Surpelei Restaurant
  • Chemi Chemi Bar
  • Poolside Bar
  • Champagne breakfast
  • Outdoor dining experiences.


Safari drives through the Shaba National Reserve are exciting during the day and in the night. This game reserve is of particular importance to the history of Kenya's conservation. It was here where Joy Adamson's first hand-raised lion was released. Camel Safaris are a particular favourite for guests staying at Shaba.

Experience the surrounding landscape with an experienced ranged from the back of this amazing desert mammal. A visit to the traditional Samburu Village is very interesting where one can observe cultural dances and learn about the tradition and culture of the Samburu community.


  • Safari drives
  • Camel safaris
  • Shaba Special Five
  • Visit to Traditional Samburu Village
  • Spa treatments.

Tulia Health and Beauty Spa

Guests may unwind and relax after a morning filled with wildlife viewing experiences in the lodge's wellness spa where tranquil treatments await. The word "Tulia” means relaxation in the Swahili language, the trickling sound of the stream and the peaceful nature which surrounds make for a perfect setting. Spa treatments include, amongst others, Holistic, Swedish, Indian and Aromatherapy.

Below detailed information about the Sarova Shaba Game Lodge is available.
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  • Bedside table
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Mosquito net
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Viewing Deck
  • Writing desk

  • Boma
  • Hiking trails
  • Hotel Bar
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck
  • Waterhole for wildlife

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 12:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Basic first aid assistance
  • Braai & Barbeque
  • Housekeeping service
  • Safari drives
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments

Available Rooms

1 Bedroom Suite

Single Room US $350
Double Room US $350

Executive Suite

Single Room US $290
Double Room US $290


The Lodge has 80 chalet style rooms that are designed to incorporate intricate detail and offer fantastic views of the Ewaso Nyiro River and surrounding wildlife. The ground floor rooms are also suitable for guests with limited mobility.

Room Amenities:

  • Private balconies with close views of the river and game park.
  • Ensuite bathrooms
  • Beds with mosquito nets and duvets.
  • Overhead fans.
  • Tea and coffee making facilities.
Single Room US $200
Double Room US $260

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: 0.664707

Longitude: 37.708612


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

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