The park is home to over 2,000 elephants, black rhinos, leopards, spotted hyenas, olive baboons, black and white colobus monkeys, buffalos, warthogs and bushbucks among others. Rare sightings include those of the Giant Forest hog, bongo, golden cat, serval cat, African wild cat, African civet cat and the blue duiker. Visitors can indulge in picnics, trout fishing in the rivers and camping in the moorlands. Bird viewing is rewarding, with over 250 species of birds in the park, including the Jackson’s Francolin, Sparrow hawks, goshawks, eagles, sunbirds and plovers
The accommodations in Aberdare are as special as the park. They are both located near frequently visited watering holes and are excellent vantage points to view the locals as they come to drink.
As its name implies, is actually a treehouse where you can stay and view the wildlife. The lodge became internationally known when Princess Elizabeth stayed here and learned that she had become Queen of England upon the death of her father.
The Ark Lodge
The lodge has been designed in the shape of Noah’s ark. It has enchanting views of the park’s wildlife as they come to close-by watering holes and a salt lick.
A night or two in these facilities will be a souvenir you’ll never forget.