Meru National Park



The park has magnificent feeling of highly diverse larger wilderness. The Meru and Kora sister parks feature luxuriant jungle, coursing rivers, verdant swamp, khaki grasslands and gaunt termite cathedrals all under the sky’s great blue bowl.

Building Exterior PatioLittle visited and utterly unspoilt, few places are comparable to the remote and rugged atmosphere found here. Visitors can see Grevy’s zebras, elephants, Bohor reedbucks, hartebeests, pythons, puff adders, cobras, buffalos and more than 427 recorded species of birds.


  • Rhino Sanctuary – Meru National Parkincorporates a 44km² rhino sanctuary, home to over 40 white rhino, and 20 black rhino and several babies.
  • History – built overlooking the site of George Adamson’s camp in Meru, the rock was the playground of Elsa the lioness of “Born Free” fame.
  • Location – currently the only fully operational lodge in Meru National Park, Elsa’s guests have the entire Park to themselves. The park is arid with Doum Palms and Baobab trees, but its 13 rivers and springs also allow for thriving riverine habitats.
  • Superb for families.
  • Fantastic koppies (hills) and views in a park where you are one of a small handful of guests.

The incredible true story of the Adamson lions.


Visit Meru National Park with Image Travel limited


Image Travel’s safari experts operate a number of tours which visits the Meru’s impressive landscapes. Make sure to contact a member of the team to let them know you want to experience the Meru, added to any of our range of Kenya safaris.







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Meru National Park