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Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy Laikipia Kenya

Sweetwaters Serena Camp

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Sweetwaters Serena Camp,Ol Pejeta

A sheltered Oasis, clustered around a waterhole and set in the pristine calm of its own private reserve, Sweetwaters Serena Camp is in a class of its own. Located in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, abounding with wildlife, unfetted by the more rigorous strictures of the Kenyan National Parks and designed to offer a charming blend of under canvas ambiance and uncompromising service

Framed by picturesque views of Mount Kenya, Sweetwaters Serena sophisticated tented accommodation offers a tranquil respite in the wild, with ensuite bathrooms, free Wi-Fi and a private balcony or veranda. Begin or end your day with a delicious meal and superb views at the camp light-filled restaurant, enjoy a guided game drive on the conservancy, indulge in a massage in the camp treatment room or simply relax by the pool.

With a dedicated event venue, modern facilities and exceptional planning services, our Ol Pejeta tented camp is one of central Kenya’s most stunning destinations for weddings and corporate retreats with a difference. And our unparalleled location in Ol Pejeta Conservancy facilitates exploration and discovery of the spectacular wildlife for which this region is famous. We look forward to helping you create cherished memories at Sweetwaters Serena Camp in Ol Pejeta

Accommodation-A Tented Safari Camp Retreat

Tucked inside the landscaped grounds and accessible via winding stone pathways, Sweetwaters Serena Camp’s accommodation offers an elegant retreat amid the breath-taking natural beauty of Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Our 56 stylishly appointed tents include the standard wing and the deluxe Morani Wing, and are designed with charming thatched roofs, solid floors and canvas interiors. All of our tents feature electricity, an ensuite bathroom with hot and cold water, showers and flushing WCs.

Make yourself at home during your safari holiday with modern amenities including free Wi-Fi, a coffee/tea making station and plush bathrobes and slippers. Some of the camp`s tents are on raised platforms with private balconies; the rest include private verandas, all with safari chairs and tables. Evening hot water bottles are provided; mosquito nets, extra beds and cots are available upon request.

Standard Wing Tents

These spacious tents combine the traditional ambiance of a safari camp with the comforts of home. They offer either a king bed or two twin beds and views of the water hole; amenities include a bathroom with a one-hand washbasin, a WC and a shower with a shower curtain.

in-room amenities

  • Private balcony or veranda
  • Robe
  • Safe (located in Manager’s office)
  • Coffee/tea making station
  • Premium bath amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Work desk and chair
A Standard Tent at Sweetwaters Serena camp

Price From US$ 237

Moran Wing Tents

Boasting views of Mount Kenya, the new Morani Wing features 17 deluxe double, twin and triple tents, one of which is specially adapted for guests with mobility concerns. Bathrooms include a two-hand washbasin, a WC and a shower with a glass door.

in-room amenities

  • Private balcony or veranda
  • Robe
  • Safe (located in Manager’s office)
  • Coffee/tea making station
  • Premium bath amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Work desk and chair
Moran Wing Tent at sweetwaters Serena Camp

Price From US$ 311

Dining

Whether you’re preparing for an exciting day in Ol Pejeta Conservancy or unwinding after an eventful afternoon, you’ll be delighted with the welcoming atmosphere of The Rhino Room. Located in what was once the ranch manager’s house, our elegant restaurant features delicious international cuisine – punctuated by remarkable water hole views through floor-to-ceiling windows. In addition to the restaurant, Sweetwaters Serena Camp offers a cosy bar with a fireplace – perfect for relaxing with friends after an exhilarating safari.

Experiences
Safari in Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Enjoy a plethora of experiences and activities during your visit to Sweetwaters Serena Camp. Our unmatched location within the Ol Pejeta Conservancy enables you to take part in everything from game drives and lion tracking to scenic bird walks along the river.

Bush BBQ Lunch/Dinner

This is a bush dining experience that includes barbeque with the following options.

  • Lunch by the Ewaso Nyiro River @ $45 per person
  • Dinner exclusive of beverages @ $35 per person
  • Dinner inclusive of beverages @ $55 per person
bush dinning

Camel Rides

  • Experience charged per person – $35.
camel rides

A Visit to Rhino Information Centre

Take a morning or an evening ride within the 600-acre Endangered Species Enclosure, accompanied by knowledgeable staff on Ol Pejeta’s safari horses. These rides will take you on a journey through a predator-free area set aside by Ol Pejeta for the recovery of the northern white rhinoceros. As well as meeting the last three remaining northern white rhinos on the planet, you will ride through herds of the highly endangered Gravy’s zebra and Jackson’s hartebeest. You will also encounter many other species including southern white rhinos and a myriad of plains game.

The rides will only be open to experienced riders and some proof of riding ability will be required at point of booking; clients judged to be of insufficient riding ability will not be permitted to undertake this activity.

Available twice daily from the Morani Information Centre at 10:00am and 3:00pm.

* Chargeable

rhino information centre at Ol Pejeta

Night game drive

Thanks to Ol Pejeta Conservancy’s private status it is able to offer night game drives, an activity not available in most national parks and reserves in Kenya. A night game drive offers visitors an opportunity to discover Ol Pejeta Conservancy ‘after hours’. With the help of a filtered spot light, the drives can produce some unusual sightings of nocturnal animals, including aardvark, white-tailed mongoose, caracal cat and even perhaps, bat eared fox. Lion, often sleeping during the day are often sighted alert and active at night, and even on occasion, the more elusive leopard.

Available daily between 7:00pm – 9:00pm and 9:00pm – 11:00pm.

Price:

  • Night game drive: $80 per person
  • Day game drive: $65 per person
ol pejeta night game drives

Lion Tracking

A unique opportunity to track and learn about the lions of Ol Pejeta and contribute towards their conservation. Guests can participate in helping us to gather vital research information needed to monitor the collared lions. In the event that the collared lions are inaccessible, other lion sightings are reported and the same identifying features such as whisker spots, ear tears and nose spotting recorded

Lion tracking is a great way to learn about lions and all of the information gathered is passed on to the Ol Pejeta Ecological Monitoring Department.

Available daily between 6:30am – 8:30am and 3:30pm – 5:30pm.

* Chargeable

ol pejeta night game drives

Visit to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary

A unique opportunity to learn more about the day-to-day care of the chimpanzees in our care.
Gain exclusive access to feeding time and the enrichment activities within their enclosures. Chimpanzees are not indigenous to Kenya. One can also adopt a chimp.

Available daily between 09:30am – 1:00pm and 2:00 pm – 4:30pm.

* Chargeable

Ol pejeta Chimpanzee sanctuary at Sweetwaters

Guided Bush Walk (and/or Ravine River Bird Walk)

The bush walk gives visitors the opportunity to learn about game trails and spoor identification as well as the insects, birds and smaller mammals of Ol Pejeta. The walk is not designed to be strenuous however a reasonable level of fitness is required, as you can expect to be walking for around two hours.

Available daily between 7:00am – 8:00pm.

* Chargeable

guided bush walks

Event Venue

With a dedicated event venue, modern facilities and exceptional planning services, Sweetwaters Serena Ol Pejeta tented camp is one of central Kenya’s most stunning destinations for weddings and corporate retreats with a difference. And the camp unparalleled location in Ol Pejeta Conservancy facilitates exploration and discovery of the spectacular wildlife for which this region is famous. We look forward to helping you create cherished memories at Sweetwaters Serena Camp in Ol Pejeta.

Meeting & Conferences
Unique Corporate Events In Kenya

Escape the energy of the city, and host your next meeting or corporate retreat at Sweetwaters Serena Camp in Kenya. Our dedicated conference tent is nestled within landscaped gardens, adjacent to the pool; airy and light-filled, it is roughly 170 square metres in size, and features modern audiovisual facilities and high-speed Internet access. Trust our expert management team to assist you with every aspect of your event, including venue setup and energising catering. We also offer event packages and promotions, which allow you to further enhance your gathering.

Allow us to arrange additional teambuilding activities and incentive options for your corporate event guests, including:

  • “Power breakfasts” in the bush
  • Private sundowners with drinks, canapés, music and entertainment
  • Lantern-lit poolside cocktail receptions
  • Themed bush dinner events at our dedicated BBQ bush dinner area with traditional Samburu/Maasai dance and cultural performances
  • Dedicated, expert-led private game drives or conservancy tours for your delegates
  • Post-event massage and beauty services
  • Pre-departure receptions, briefings, cocktails or working breakfasts at the Nairobi Serena Hotel

Sweetwaters Serena Tented Camp Rates

Resident Rates in Kshs
Sweetwaters Serena Camp
2nd Jan. to 29th Feb. & 1st June to 30th June 20241st March to 31st May 2024
 DoubleSingleDoubleSingle
Sunday – Thursday  31,000.00  18,000.00  29,500.00  16,500.00
Friday – Saturday  34,000.00  20,000.00  32,000.00  18,000.00
Sweetwaters – Morani Wing 
Sunday – Thursday  35,000.00  21,500.00  33,500.00  19,500.00
Friday – Saturday  23,000.00  23,000.00  36,000.00  21,000.00

Notes:

  1. Applicable to residents of: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Sudan, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, DR Congo
  2. Proof of residency will be required.
  3. Easter supplement – Kshs. 3,500.00 per person per day to apply from 29th March to 1st April, 2024.
  4. Team building, Conference facilities, Air, Train and Ground packages available
  5. No Half Board Reduction.
  6. Not applicable for conferencing groups.
  7. Cancellation policy applies as per contract rates. Family room/ Morani Family tent supplement – Amboseli & Sweetwaters – Ksh. 2,500.00 per night. Extra Adult sharing in triple room – 75% of per adult sharing rate.

Child Policy:

  • Children under 6 yrs, sharing a room with an adult – Free.
  • Children 6-12 yrs, sharing a room with an adult – 25% of the double rate per child.
  • Children 6-12 yrs, in own room – 75% of the per person adult twin rate per child (minimum 2 children).
  • 3 children below 12 yrs in own room – double rate to apply.
  • Teens 13-17 yrs, in own room or sharing – 75% of adult rate.
  • The above policy remains applicable on extra meals & Easter period supplements.

Ol Pejeta Conservancy Entry Fee 2024

  • Adult:EA Citizen Kshs 2,000 EA Resident Kshs  3,500 Non Resident US$110
  • Child:EA  Citizen Kshs 1,000 EA Resident Kshs 1,750 Non Resident US$55
Non Resident Rates in US$
Non Resident Full Board Rates in US$ per room per night
Sweetwaters Serena CampSWSC_Moran Wing
DatesSingleDoubleTripleSingleDoubleTriple
2 Jan-31 Mar 2024254330455334433596
1 Apr-31 May 2024142283390166332456
1-30 June 2024254330455334433596
1 July-31 Oct 2024311424582418566779
1 Nov-22 Dec 2024254330455334433596
23 Dec-1 Jan 2025311424582418566779

Other Charges

  • Easter Period Supplement: (29th March to 1st April 2024) – USD 30 per person per day.
  • Festive Period Supplement: ( 24,25,26,31st Dec 2024 & 1st Jan 2025) – USD 35 per person per day.
  • Extra Meal – USD 30 per person.
  • Lunch Box – USD 25.00 per person.
  • Half-board Reduction – USD 15 per person. per day
  • Sweet waters Morani family room supplement USD 20 per room per day

Non Resident Ol Pejeta Conservancy Fee

  • 1 Jan -8 Aug 2023 USD 90
  • 9-August Onward USD 110
  • Children(5-11 Years pay 50% of Adult rate

CHILDREN/YOUNG ADULTS

  • Children under 5 years are on complimentary.
  • Children 6-12 years sharing with adult or in own room 50% of adult per person rate.
  • Three Children below 12 years in their own room: Double rate is applicable.
  • Young Adults 13-17 years in their own room pay 75% of adult per person rate.
  • One Adult sharing with a child: The adult pays half twin rate and the child pays 75% of the half twin rate.
Ground Package Rate  per Person Per Night in US$
Dates / Seasons1st nightExtra nightSRS
2 Jan, 2024 31 Mar, 202428225048
1 Apr, 2024 31 May, 20242762410
1 Jun, 2024 30 Jun, 202428225048
1 Jul, 2024 31 Oct, 202432829454
1 Nov, 2024    22 Dec, 202428225048
23 Dec, 2024 1 Jan, 202532829454

Ground Package Includes:

  • Full board accommodation
  • Two game drives per day
  • Airstrip transfers.

Note:

  • For a two night package, one can opt for a night game drive in lieu of the fourth game drive at Sweet Waters Serena Camp.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Supplement for exclusive use of Game drive vehicle – USD 200 nett per vehicle per Game Drive.
  • Extra Game Drive charged at USD 40 per person per Game Drive
  • Morani wing supplement @ SWSC USD 50 per person per day throughout the year except April & May when USD 25 per person per day applies.
  • Suite supplements, Easter period supplement & Festive period supplement apply as per contract.
  • Circuit Discounts applicable.
  • A group supplement of USD 20 per person for group booking of above 30 pax.

Ground Package Children’s Policy

  • Children under 4 years- Free of Charge.
  • Children between 5 and 12 years- 75% of the per person rate applicable
  • Over 12 years will pay full package.

Special Offers-Serena Safari Packages in Kenya

An unforgettable holiday awaits you in Kenya at Sweetwaters Serena Camp. Our packages enable you to make the very most of your stay with us, whether you’re visiting for a relaxed weekend getaway or to enjoy an exciting tour or safari.

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