Swara Plains Acacia Camp

Swara Plains Acacia Camp

Nairobi, Kenya - P O Box 15083, Athi River
$155 per night
$155 per night

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Description - Hotel

Swara Plains Acacia Camp is just 30 minutes from Jomo Kenyatta International airport or 36 Kms from Nairobi, nestled in a glade of shady Yellow Fever trees on the Kapiti Plains opposite the rugged Lukenya Hill. It is fully contained within a privately fenced 20, 000 acre wildlife sanctuary and hosts a resident population of over 3, 000 game animals and over 270 identified bird species.

With such an accessible location, this magnificent piece of African Savannah provides an experience not to be missed. The sanctuary is home to many species of animals: Cheetah, hyena, bat eared fox, jackals and many plains game including Zebra, Eland, Oryx, Giraffe, Ostrich, Impala etc.

Swara Plains Acacia Camp offers comfortable rustic accommodation. There are 13 cozy little bandas each with their own en-suite bathroom and 5 tents. The main mess area is open with views of the garden.

Day and night game drives.
Nature walks
Bird Watching

The space
  • Property type: Hotel
  • Guest rooms/units: 18
  • Year built: 2005
Hotel accommodations

Lowest price available: $155

Cottage Double Twin

Hotel amenities

Bar/lounge Bicycle rental Breakfast included Children permitted Express checkout Gardens Laundry/valet service Linen included Luggage carriers Meeting facilities Multi-lingual staff No curfew Open 24 Hours Parking (free) Pets allowed Restaurant on site Room service Smoking permitted Taxi service Tour/sightseeing assistance WIFI (free)

Room amenities

Thatched cottages, all en suite set in beautiful gardens.

Coffee/tea maker Cribs available Ensuite Maid service daily Showers without bath Smoking rooms WIFI Wake-up calls


Close to Nairobi city and international airport but yet in the bush surrounded by wild animals.

Points of interest
  • 140 kms to Amboseli National Park
  • 40 kms to The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
  • 35 kms Nairobi City Centre

Price details

$155 - 255 per night

B&B, half board or full board

An additional deposit may be requested prior to arrival. If so, you will be contacted directly after you confirm your booking.

Credit cards: Not accepted on location

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

50% on confirmation of booking and balance on arrival.

Location - Hotel

P O Box 15083, Athi River
Nairobi Area
Kenya  00509

How to get there

  35 kms from Nyayo Stadium roundabout on the Mombasa Road
  Dual carriage way ends at Athi River and it’s another 8 kms to Acacia Camp turn off
  Pass Green Park housing estate on your left
  Pass Primarose Flower Farm on your right
  Pass Daystar University/LuKenya Getaway turning on your left
  Look out for fence made of blue plastic water bottles on your right (turning half way up)
  On brim of hill, take the next turning right, immediately after bus stop on right. (Same turning as Small World Country Club – big banners saying “Live Band on Sunday)
  If you reach Simba cement factory, you have gone too far! Turn around and then it’s the first on your left after Simba Cement.
  Follow the dirt road straight until you reach the gate for the Game Ranch
  Go straight over the dam, at corner go left and keep straight until you reach camp


Nearest airport: Jomo Kenyatta - 20 kms