Kora National Park

"The Last Wilderness" 

Home to the Adamsons’ Camp - Kampi ya Simba - the former home of George and Joy Adamson, the Kora National Park offers a pristine wilderness dotted with tall inselbergs and graced by the Tana River on which the Adamson’s Falls, Grand Falls and Kora Rapids are found. Visitors can enjoy the diverse birdlife, fishing in Tana River rock-climbing and also visit George Adamson's grave.

Key features

The Adamsons Bridge, Wildlife along Tana river, the Adamsons Camp - Kampi ya Simba which is the former home for George and Joy Adamson, Pristine wilderness, Inselbergs, Tana River with Adamson's Falls, Grand Falls and Kora rapids, diverse birdlife, George Adamson's grave, fishing in Tana River and safaris to the national park.

Protected Area Type

Park Size

1,787 sq. Km

Climate

The climate is favorable (Hot and Dry), all year round therefore you should make an effort to visit the park and enjoy the marvels of the nature.

When to go

All year round
  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Rock Climbing

How to get there

  • Roads: Kora is 280 km to the north-east of Nairobi. Access is via Thika to Mwingi then north-east through Kyuso village.

Nairobi - Thika -Mwingi- Tseikuru - Kaningo gate
Nairobi - Thika - Mwingi - Tseikuru - Masyungwa gate - Kampi ya simba
Nairobi - Embu - Meru N. Park - Adamsons gate
Nairobi - Nanyuki - Meru N. Park - Adamsons gate

  • A bridge (Adamson’s Bridge) across the Tana River joins the park with Meru National Park. The park has a road network.
  • Airstrips: Kyethoni airstrip, Kampi ya Simba airstrip and can also be accessed through Masanduku airstrip in Meru N. Park
  • Road Network - 4WD is required throughout the year

Attractions

  • Pristine wilderness, Inselbergs, Tana River with Adamson's Falls, Grand Falls and Kora rapids, diverse birdlife George Adamson's grave.

Park Entry Fee

Kora National Park

Citizen

Resident

Non-Resident

Adults

KSH

Child

KSH

Adult

KSH

Child

KSH

Adult

USD

Child

USD

300

215

1,030

515

52

35

* Kindly refer to the document KWS Tarrifs 2016 below for other services and charges 

Park Resources

Contact Person:Warden Kora

Phone: +254 720 765 445,020 2321696

Postal Address:

Kora National Park,

P.O. Box 11,

Maua, Kenya

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