Ruma National Park

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January to March, June to October, December to December
This rarely visited park was established to protect Kenya’s last remaining population of the beautiful roan antelope The park is totally undeveloped and visitors need to be self-sufficient Some other wildlife has been introduced, but densities are low and animals are skittish This is a good place to see the endangered blue swallow which migrates between here and northern Tanzania
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Recent Sightings


Zone A, Zone B

  • Tiger was sitting on a log, Leopard with a cub sitting on a tree, Elephants, gaur, sambar, malabar giant squirrel. White bellied woodpecker, crested serpent eagle, green imerial pigeons, streak throated woodpecker and crested hawk eagle. Crocodiles and Rattlesnake.

How to reach?

Visitors to Ruma need to be totally self-sufficient with a fully-equipped 4x4 The park is located 425km/264mi west of Nairobi, 140km/86mi from Kisumu, and 42km/26mi from Homa Bay on Lake Victoria Fly-Sax offers scheduled flights to Homa Bay

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