Attractions at Taita Hills

Nearby attractions:

  • Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary Located in the Sanctuary
  • World War1 Museum and battlefields Located in the Sanctuary
  • Mzima Springs 66.3km Usually included as a package visit to Tsavo west with lunch

Game Drives

Early morning and late afternoon game drives provide an ideal opportunity to view and photograph the diverse array of wildlife within the sanctuary. The water holes below provide even a wonderful opportunity to view animals at close proximity within the comfort and confines of the lodges.

Walking Safaris

It is an opportunity to experience the unique flora, fauna and dynamism of this fascinating ecosystem. Take a nature walk with a qualified ranger guide, learning the intricacies and connectivity of an enabling environment immersing in the solace and tranquility of the wilderness.

Bird Watching

Over 350 bird species including resident and migrant bird species have been recorded and documented in the sanctuary. Three endemic bird species can also be viewed at the nearby Taita hills; i.e. the Taita thrush. Taita Apalis and Taita white eye.

Taita Hills WWI Museum

2018 marks the centenary year to the end of World War 1 in Taita Taveta County in Kenya which pitted forces from German ruled Tanganyika against British forces protecting the British colonies in British East Africa (now Kenya & Uganda), Nyasaland (now Malawi) and the adjacent Northern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and the Belgian Congo (now The DRC).

Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary has taken the lead in East Africa by identifying all these leads and has come up with an exciting historical journey told in pictures and an artefacts museum at Taita Hills Safari Resort & Spa. This artefacts museum will be the start point of the “Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary World War 1 battlefield tours.