Kulalu Camp offers the best in home from home comfort in the wild. The “little camp that cares” located by the Galana River and the Galana Wildlife Conservancy is perfect for that get away, a romantic weekend or for family fun and adventure. Kulalu has a private atmosphere, with 5 luxury ensuite tents, a mess area for dining and relaxing along with an active bar offering panoramic views of the river and the Lali Hills beyond. An extended area for visitors dropping in requiring lunch only and for resident guests relaxing between game drives adjacent to the “Cuddle Puddle” a small plunge pool to cool off from the heat of the day
Kulalu Camp is socially conscious with a power source running off solar which provides a welcome hot water after a dusty day. We are ever-conscious of the wonderful environment in which we are privileged to have our homely camp. The dining and lounge areas are constructed in complete harmony with the surrounding bush, offering a real wilderness experience. Yet it provides a safe and comfortable place to quietly witness nature and its many creatures as the Galana River makes its way toward the Indian Ocean.
Food at Kulalu is renowned for its preparation and presentation. Baraka and Johnny our chefs, Masaka (Bush) our front of house and their experienced staff will take care of you while you stay with us. Along with catering for any dietary need once notified in advance. Our experienced bush chefs provide a variety of cuisine using fresh produce from our kitchen garden and brought in from the coast. The Kulalu experience is inclusive of three home cooked meals and unlimited water. For soft drinks and alcohol, we have a fully stocked bar for you to purchase your favourite tipple while viewing the renowned African sun set.
While Kulalu is an escape, and retreat to take time out to absorb nature at its best, we do realise that you may want to connect to the “real” world and maybe share you share photos of your amazing adventures with us. For this we provide a WIFI Service, using the Safaricom network; although we are remote, we are fortunate to have a transmission mast just 5 kms away in the Lali Hills. Also a good Airtel network is available and for mobile internet connections.
Game drives are our speciality. We have a wealth of wildlife to offer you in the Galana Wildlife Conservancy and Tsavo East National Park. 5 minutes and 35 minutes respectively, these protected areas are home to families of lions, elephants, cheetah, leopard (if you are lucky) and all the plains game. There is other major attractions to accompany the charismatic species, these include 193 species of birds for the “twitchers” all within 2 kms of camp and we can also provide Shaddy our guide for those extra special sightings. All roads are easily navigated in both conservation protected areas. We don’t have a vehicle and driver/guide at camp, so this would need to be booked in advance with Melinda. Both Galana and Tsavo are well marked for self drive safaris, with Shadrack as your eagle-eyed spotter.
As we are only one and half hours from the beach we also offer special deals with our beach partners from Malindi and Watamu, Ocean Sports Resort, Watamu and Che Shale for bush to beach packages. You can enjoy the dolphins and dik diks, lionfish and lions and buffalo and billfish. Talking of billfish, fishing is also a bush to beach specialty, and you can join Simba Big Game Fishing on the Watamu fishing banks for the most exciting sports fishing that Kenya has to offer. Combine this with a fishing trip in the Galana River, but make sure you don’t hook a crocodile! The choice is yours, just contact Melinda to book your bespoke safari