Lake Baringo Island Camp
Lake Baringo, Kenya - Adventure 3
Island Camp is located on Lake Baringo, one of only two freshwater lakes in the Rift Valley, and one of Kenya's premier area for bird watching. Ol Kokwe island is home to this unique luxury tented camp. Built on a hill, the tents are perched on rocky outcrops or under trees most with view over the lake.
Small, exclusive and remote. Island Camp offers a perfect opportunity to escape the humdrum of city life or a change of pace in-between visiting the many national parks. A chance to relax, recuperate and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of this idyllic island.
The camp is located on the island of Ol Kokwe in lake Baringo.
The lake is approximately 208 kilometers north of the capital Nairobi and in the Lake Baringo. To the west of the lake lies the southern end of the magnificent Elgeyo Escarpment and the Tugan hills. (The Rift Valley is a natural flaw which extends three thousand miles from the shores of the red sea to the coast of Mozambique in the south east of the continent).
Lodge information & Guest services
Island Camp offers a perfect opportunity to escape the humdrum of city life or a change of pace in between visiting the many national parks. A chance to relax, recuperate and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of this idyllic island.
The camp is situated on Ol Kokwe Island, home of the Njemps tribes.
The Island is owned by the Ol Kokwe Self Help Group and the community derive and income and many other social and development benefits from the Camp.
All electrical power at the camp is supplied by generator. Water comes from the lake which is treated by Ultraviolet and Charcoal filters.
Communication is via wireless telephone and radios and whilst cell phone signals are receivable in certain locations on the Island, their use is discouraged.
Guest services include
- Boat and walking excursions
- Sundowners on Lesukut Island
- Champagne breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Entertainment by traditional dancers
- Water sports
- Room service
- Laundry service
- Local airstrip transfers