A semi open air cottage on the western shores of lake Jipe that is owned and run by the park authorities - KWS. It has several rooms, a grass thatched roof, a shared indoor toilet, a kitchen area, basic furniture and a balcony with amazing 24/7 views of the lake, though each visitor has to bring their own food.What to do there?
Spend a night on the lakeshore, with amazing views of it and of mt. Kilimanjaro in the distance. Or go bird watching, camping at nextdoor campsite, bird watching, game drives, safari walks.
A list of other things to see inside this park can be found on our attractions page
.Best time to visit?
Any time of the year Location of Lake Jipe cottage
The cottages are located on the western shores of lake Jipe and near the border between Kenya and Tanzania that sits in the lake itself. It is also inside Tsavo west national park
, and a few hours worth of driving from mount Kilimanjaro.
For more information on this location, please see the map below.How to get there?
By air or road, with the lake Jipe airstrip nearby serving regional flights from most airports in the country, with no vehicles being required unless you are intending to do some game drives.
Or have a good old safari drive - whether self driven or otherwise, with a lot more wonders and animals to see inside this park and others nearby. For more information on park fees and tariffs, please see the KWS website