Ol Pejeta Conservancy
The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a 90,000 acre private wildlife conservancy situated on the equator, in Kenya’s Laikipia District, between the foot hills of the Aberdares and the magnificent snow-capped Mount Kenya.
The Ol Pejeta Conservancy boasts an astounding variety of animals, including the Big Five (the endangered black and white rhino, leopard, elephant, buffalo and lion), Grevy’s zebra, Jackson’s hartebeest, cheetah and chimpanzee. The combination of amazing wildlife and stunning views across the open plains of Ol Pejeta guarantees an unforgettable safari experience. As a safe and secure private sanctuary, the Ol Pejeta Conservancy can guarantee a hassle-free safari experience with amazing wildlife viewing on good all-weather roads.
Wildlife Conservation at Ol Pejeta
The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is the Largest Black Rhino Sanctuary in East Africa and home to 96 black rhinos (Diceros bicornis michaeli). It is home to around 300 Elephants, 11 Southern White Rhino’s, 28 Cheetah’s, 69 Lions and Barraka the blind and tame Black Rhino.Link to more information: Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservation
Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary at Ol Pejeta
This is the only place in Kenya where this highly endangered and remarkably intelligent species can be seen! Over the last decade Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary has been accepting chimpanzees rescued from traumatic situations bringing the total number of chimpanzees in the Sanctuary to 42. At Sweetwaters Sanctuary chimpanzees are being carefully nursed back to health so they can enjoy the rest of their days in the safety of a vast natural enclosure. The chimpanzees live in two large groups separated by the Ewaso Nyiro River.
Link to their website: Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Santuary