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
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.
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.
Price From US$ 237
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.
Price From US$ 311
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.
This is a bush dining experience that includes barbeque with the following options.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
|Sweetwaters Serena Camp
|2nd Jan. to 29th Feb. & 1st June to 30th June 2024
|1st March to 31st May 2024
|Sunday – Thursday
|Friday – Saturday
|Sweetwaters – Morani Wing
|Sunday – Thursday
|Friday – Saturday
Ol Pejeta Conservancy Entry Fee 2024
|Non Resident Full Board Rates in US$ per room per night
|Sweetwaters Serena Camp
|2 Jan-31 Mar 2024
|1 Apr-31 May 2024
|1-30 June 2024
|1 July-31 Oct 2024
|1 Nov-22 Dec 2024
|23 Dec-1 Jan 2025
Non Resident Ol Pejeta Conservancy Fee
|Ground Package Rate per Person Per Night in US$
|Dates / Seasons
|2 Jan, 2024 31 Mar, 2024
|1 Apr, 2024 31 May, 2024
|1 Jun, 2024 30 Jun, 2024
|1 Jul, 2024 31 Oct, 2024
|1 Nov, 2024 22 Dec, 2024
|23 Dec, 2024 1 Jan, 2025
Ground Package Includes:
Terms & Conditions:
Ground Package Children’s Policy
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.