"The Last Frontier"
Hot, dry, remote and unspoiled, this reserve is a designated a Wilderness Activity Zone and allows for fly camping, fishing, camel and horseback safaris for the intrepid visitor. Other attractions include the Adamson’s Falls, fishing and boating on Tana River and visiting Kampi ya Simba – former home of Joy and George Adamson and the grave of Elsa the lioness.
Due to the fact that Mwingi national reserve is bordered by other reserves it is frequently visited by different animals from the neighboring parks. Animals that are found in Mwingi national reserve Caracal, elephant, hippo, leopard, lion and several antelope species among others.
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When to go
How to get there
- Roads: The reserve can be accessed via Thika to Mwingi then north-east through Kyuso village, or from Meru National Park through Adamson’s Bridge via Kora National Park. There are also efforts by Kitui County Government to increase the accessibility to Mwingi national reserve.
- Wilderness habitat; game viewing
- Adamson’s Falls
- Fishing and boating on Tana River
- Kampi ya Simba – former home of Joy and George Adamson and the grave of Elsa the lioness
There is currently no accommodation in the reserve but there is available accommodation through safari accommodation in the Meru National Park and the neighboring town of Mwingi and Thika.