Horse Riding, Boat Rides, walking and a bit further away: Rock Climbing, Fishing, Golf, Tennis, Gyms and Spas
Is the perfect place to ride, walk and cycle in a safe private environment, whilist enjoying the numerous species of wildlife and worldclass birdlife that are protected our farm. Visit the dairy farm where our cows are still being milked by hand. The Sanctuary Farm football club practice most evenings and welcomes visitors to join in.
A boat ride is an opportunity to get closer to rafts of hippo, watch fish eagles darting for fish and experience the lake from the water.
The boat operators are skilled and experienced and will always find a safe place for a refreshing swim in the lake on a hot day.
A stunning location, elevated with magnificent 360 degree views across the lake, is linked to Sanctuary Farm by a causeway. No vehicles are permitted on the island and walks are guided.
Hell’s Gate National Park
A small national park known for its volcanic scenery. There is a dramatic little gorge which is great fun to scramble down and follow the stream from the splashing hot springs. One can rock climb, cycle, ride, walk and drive in the park. Rock climbing instructors and opes etc, can be organized at the gate, as can the hire of bicycles.
Hell’s Gate National Park is 10km from Sanctuary Farm on a good tarmac road, which turns into a good dirt rood.
A trail runs from the par entrance up to the crater rim and continues in a look encircling the crater. The whole tour is 8-9km long, but quite steep, so the round trip takes around five hours hiking. Mount Longonot National Park is a 20 minutes drive from Sanctuary Farm on a good tarmac road, which then turns into a dirt road.
Lake Nakuru National Park
Is best known for its myraids of fiuchsia pink flamingoes nesting along the shores of the alkaline lake and feeding on the abdudant algae which thrives in the warm waters. Also of interest are the Rothschild giraffes, black and white rhinos. Lion, Cheetah and Leopard are also often seen within the park.
Nakuru National Park is a hour’s drive from Sanctuary Farm on a good tarmac road.
Aberdore National Park
Contains a wide range of landscapes – from the mountain peaks to a deep v-shaped valleys intersected by streams, rivers and waterfalls.
Moorland, bamboo forests and rainforests at lower altitudes. Visitors can indulge in trout fishing, walking, picnincs and bird watching - there are over 250 species. An hour drive on good tarmac road turning into an inconsistently good murram road.
Is the flower home of Jay Adamson, author of Born Free – which became a vey popular film. A 20 minute drive from Sanctuary Farm on a good road.
The Crater Lake
Is a tiny jade green crater lake, There are many trials including one for hikers along the steep but diminutive crater rim. 40km from Sanctuary Farm on a rough road.
Golf at The Great Rift Valley Lodge
Voted the leading golf resort in Kenya. 40km away from Sanctuary Farm on a rough road.
Tennis, Swimming, gyms and spas are available at the Sopa Lodge and The Holiday Inn, both 5km away on a good tarmac road.