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The wonders of Watamu

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Discover the hidden treasures that Watamu on Kenya’s coastline has to offer.

Spectacular Mount Suswa in Kenya’s Rift Valley

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Hike, camp and explore the beautiful Mount Suswa in the Kenyan Rift Valley.

A tribute to Ringo the rockstar rhino

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The little rhino with a big personality, who showed people just what rhinos are made of – a heart as well as a horn!

Leopard cub bonding

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A lost leopard is found by her mother in the Maasai Mara in Kenya

Monkey causes nationwide blackout in Kenya

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A monkey causes nationwide blackout in Kenya after it fell on an electrical transformer!

Prey turns the tables on predator

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Warthogs turn on cheetah cubs in Kenya’s Maasai Mara.

Adrenaline pumping action on the water in Kenya

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Sagana is the perfect location for kayaking, bungee jumping and white water rafting in Kenya.

Video: 60 hyenas take on a lion

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A brawl between hyenas and lions over a buffalo in Kenya’s Maasai Mara.

Exploring the Chyulu Hills of Kenya

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Discover all that there is to do in the majestic Chyulu Hills of Kenya.

Sleeping wild in an African volcano

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Traveller Derek Cullen packs up his tent and conquers the volcanic crater of Mount Longonot, Kenya.

Kicking back in Kilifi, Kenya

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Experiencing the small town of Kilifi in Kenya by boat.

A birdwatcher’s paradise at Lake Nakuru National Park

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Lake Nakuru National Park is home to over 450 species of birds, including some of the largest flocks of the bright pink lesser flamingo in the world.

The elephants of Amboseli

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Find out more about the pachyderm populations that wander the dusty plains below Mount Kilimanjaro.

6 tips for a Great Migration safari

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Watching over a million wildebeest plunge into the Mara River and swim across to the safety of the Serengeti is hard to beat. Here are six tips for planning your ultimate safari.

10 overlooked animal families to see in Kenya

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Kenya has more to offer than just the Big Five. Here are 10 more animal families worth watching out for.

White water rafting Kenya’s Tana River

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White water rafting the murky waters of Kenya’s Tana River.

Across the equator in Kenya

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Explore all-inclusive Kenya from south to north as you pass through the earth’s equator.

Free climbing the peaks of Mt Kenya

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Free-climbing to the summit of Nelion, one of the three major peaks on Mt Kenya.

A guide to planning your Kenyan safari

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Make these important considerations before booking a safari in Kenya.

Hiking to Mount Longonot’s crater

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Get away from Nairobi for the weekend and hike up this dormant volcano in Kenya.

Kenya’s ivory burn: the story in pictures

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Photos documenting the biggest ivory burn in history, which took place in Nairobi National Park last weekend.

4 undiscovered Kenyan destinations

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Avoid the tourists and discover the beauty of Kenya with these four lesser known spots.

5 reasons not to miss Kenya’s Samburu Game Reserve

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Explore what Samburu Game Reserve in Kenya has to offer visitors.

Kenyan conservationist bears the weight of elephants on her shoulders

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As Kenya proceeds with the largest ever ivory burn, Raabia Hawa says goodbye to thousands of elephants that she never managed to protect.

Why it makes sense to burn ivory stockpiles in Kenya

Stacks of 105 tonnes of ivory in Nairobi National Park, Kenya. On 30 April Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will set fire to the ivory in a public ceremony in order to put it out of economic use. ©Kenya Wildlife Service

In the lead up to 30 April, when Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will set fire to 105 tonnes of ivory, a Kenyan conservationist takes a closer look at why it makes sense to burn ivory stockpiles.

Leopard hung up in a tree by another leopard

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A leopard is hung out like prey in an acacia tree after a territorial dispute in Samburu.

Rhino conservation and IVF at Ol Pejeta Conservancy

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Ol Pejeta Conservancy works hard to protect the critically endangered rhinos of Kenya.

4 photographers show the beauty of Kenya

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An interview with four Kenyan photographers on why they love Nairobi, what inspires them and how they showcase the beauty of Kenya.

Railway route through Nairobi National Park abandoned

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Following opposition from the public, controversial plans that were set to destroy 20% of Nairobi National Park have been dropped.

Another lion killed in Kenya

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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has announced the slaughter of yet another lion near Nairobi.

Graphic videos shows moment Kenyan rangers killed Mohawk the lion

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Mohawk, a lion from Nairobi National Park was brutally shot yesterday by Kenya Wildlife Service rangers in an horrific scene.

5 places to visit in Kenya

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Here are just five places that can’t be missed on your holiday to Kenya.

Downtime in Diani

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For a tranquil getaway in a slice of paradise that is quieter than ever, Diani Beach in Kenya is the place to go!

A true bucket list trip to the Maasai Mara

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A photographer is given a second chance at life and uses it to embark on the ultimate bucket list photographic safari to Kenya’s Maasai Mara.

Video: Saving an elephant’s life at Lewa

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A weak and dehydrated elephant is rescued from a muddy well in Kenya’s Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.

Discovering magical Samburu

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A first time visit to the spectacular Samburu National Reserve in Kenya.

World’s rarest antelope, the hirola, flourishes under community conservation

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Meet the hirola – an unassuming creature that is the centre of what may be one of the most successful conservation efforts in recent history.

Run wild with the Tusk Safaricom Marathon in Kenya

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Run for charity with this must-do marathon in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya.

Video: Wild and wonderful Kenya

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Enjoy this video that captures the beauty of Kenya.

Peter Beard and The End of the Game

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A meeting with Peter Beard, author of the End of the Game – a provocative tale of the harsh reality of starvation, poaching and hunting in Kenya.

Hollywood stars show their support for elephants

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Leading Hollywood and media personalities will be in Kenya in April to attend a major summit on the illegal trade in wildlife.

Join this great tusker safari to save elephants

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Help to save some of the last tuskers in Africa by going on a safari in Kenya that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the conservation work of The Tsavo Trust.

4 reasons to visit Nairobi National Park

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Here are four short reasons why you should visit Kenya’s Nairobi National Park – the park within the heart of a city.

6 new lion cubs in Kenya

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6 one-month old lion cubs say hello for the first time to safari goers in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Kenya.

Kenya makes bold changes to encourage tourism

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The president of Kenya unveils an unprecedented tourism incentive package to attract world travellers back to Kenya.

What to do and where to go on your East Africa holiday

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All you need to know when planning your holiday to East Africa.

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