Wildlife in Kenya is among the best tourism attraction aspects of the nation. The country is endowed with numerous national parks, marine and game reserves that are home to several captivating wildlife species. Majority of the wild animals on an adventurer’s wishlist can be found in Kenya. It is the Mecca of more than 50% of the globe's wildlife families. So let's take a look at some of these high-density parks and reserves.
The list below entails some of the best national parks in Kenya. Over the years, they have become a dream destination point for most tourists worldwide. You can easily find them documented online or offline under different titles such as the best safari parks in Kenya. Whatever name used, these are the most beautiful parks Kenya has to offer.
referred to as the home of the elephant family. It is found the Rift Valley Province at the Loitoktok district. In Kenya, this is within Kajiado County.
situated in Meru, Nyeri and Kirinyaga Counties. Near towns include Meru, Nanyuki, and Embu. .
notably one of the vital safari parks in Kenya. It is in Taita-Taveta County near the town of Voi. .
adjourning the Tsavo East National Park in Coast province. They are separated by a railway. Thus, in the same county of Taita-Taveta. .
every list of national parks in Kenya must include this park. It is in Rift Valley Province in Nakuru County near Nakuru town .
just as the name suggests, it is in Nairobi County in Kenya’s capital city. .
one of the national parks found in 2 counties. That is Nyeri and Nyandarua. Its nearest town is Nyeri. .
: rarely mentioned in the list of the best national parks in Kenya, but it should be. It sits Turkana County on the northeastern side of Lake Turkana. .
famous destination by a majority of local and international tourists. It is found near Nakuru town in Rift Valley Province. .
: it is at the Kenya-Uganda border. The nearest Kenyan town being Kitale. .
this park lies in between the Amboseli and Tsavo ecosystems, and it is found in Makueni County. .
another park within the Rift Valley Province. It is located near the town of Naivasha. .
part of Lake Turkana parks. It is near the town of Marsabit. .
also known as the Crocodile Island. It is another part of Lake Turkana's parks, and it’s in Turkana County. .
a refugee centre for the enormous tusked elephants and it's in Marsabit County. .
it’s situated on the eastern side of Meru County near the town of Meru. .
a magnificent park located in the Tana River County. .
: a habitat for the famous aquatic antelope called Sitatunga, and it's near the town of Kitale. .
a tiny island within Lake Victoria in Kisumu County. .
a magical destination within the beautiful Machakos County. .
found in Homa Bay County and it’s known as the “Last Retreat of the Roan antelope.” .
The wildlife in Kenya is not just in national parks. There are several game parks in Kenya and national reserves that give the national ones a run for their money. Let’s see some of these reserves. .
The only place you can view the Sable Antelopes. It’s in the Kenyan Coast, in Kwale County. .
among the most famous game parks in Kenya where you get to see the great migration of the wildebeest. It is located in Rift Valley within the county of Narok. .
this is a nature reserve in the county of Embu within a place called Kiritiri. .
constituents a natural tropical forest within the counties of Nandi and Kakamega. The closest town is Kakamega. .
it’s in the north side of Mwingi town. .
an ideal destination to go with kids and in West Pokot County. .
the best wildlife reserve within Isiolo County. .
Marine parks in Kenya are another tourist magnet. Let’s mention a few good examples.
a perfect destination within the county of Mombasa.
the most famous marine destination among the marine parks in Kenya. It is in Watamu Town.
found in Kilifi County near Malindi Beach in the same town of Malindi.
found in Kwale County off the Shimoni and Wasini islands.
one of the most enchanting places to see in Lamu County.
In Kenya, you are assured of an overflow of wildlife species. As seen, they are not only in national parks but also in the game and marine reserves. All these make Kenya the absolute best tourism destination in Africa.
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