Finch Hattons Safari Camp, Luxury Tented Camps Accomodation.Luxury Tented Camps Accomodation  in  Tsavo West

Finch Hattons Safari Camp overview

Finch Hattons is named after Denis Finch Hatton, the playboy hunter and lover of Karen Blixen. This exclusive camp offers its guests a unique opportunity to relive the golden era of the safari, with elegance, first class comforts and the finest cuisine surrounded by the spectacle of the great African wilderness.


Finch Hattons Camp Rooms:

The spacious, beige, safari “tents” each have large “windows”, wooden flooring and a permanent thatched roof. Inside their comfortable decor icludes an en-suite bathroom, large mirror, WC, hot and cold running water and showers. A fully stocked mini bar, shaver outlet for 110v and 200v and hairdryers all mean that guests are experiencing the bush in comfort and style. The camp accommodates up to 50 people in either double or twin bedded accommodations. Period brass lamps, writing desks and Afghan ‘Kilims’ complete the setting.


The tents are all built on elevated platforms with spectacular views of the surrounding springs and forest. Outside the tent is a comfortable day bed, chairs, table and a large wooden deck which allows guests a tranquil and relaxing retreat.

Finch Hattons Camp Restaurants & Bars:

Finch Hattons gourmet meals are served in a remote and wild setting. They aim to achieve standards of food preparation and culinary protocol that are are unmatched elsewhere in the bush. The imaginative and delicious cuisine uses only fresh Kenyan produce, and is very good indeed!


Breakfast and lunch are served “al fresco” on the terrace that overlooks the main hippo pool. It is a stunning place to dine with with a backdrop of Mt Kilimanjaro in the distance.


A six course meal is served each evening in the elegant dining room. Finch Hattons have a well stocked bar and offer an extensive selection of imported wines from their exclusive cellar. They also have a wide range of premium spirits and other preferred beverages to suit your taste.


Most special dietary requirements and meal preferences are happily accommodated by Finch Hattons’ chefs.


The bar is open all day and also services the pool terraces.

Finch Hattons Camp Facilities:

After a morning of game viewing, guests may want to relax and enjoy a refreshing swim. The elevated swimming pool is next to a shaded deck area, surrounded by indigenous trees. Drinks are available from the bar and make this a stunning and very peaceful place to relax.


There is a cosy library and reading room with a varied choice of books, located on the elevated mezzanine floor. An excellent range of classical and slightly more contemporary music is found here which includes many of the Mozart classics favored by Denys Finch Hatton.


Excursions and activities

Mid morning and afternoon game drives in the park are offered in customized, open sided 4x4 safari vehicles with professional driver guides. You may book an exclusive safari vehicle by prior arrangement.


Escorted Nature Walks are available and optional Sundowners and/or Bush Breakfasts can also be arranged.


The Camp is in West Tsavo, and day excursions to Amboseli National Park - famous for it’s massive herds of elephants and proximity to Mt Kilimanjaro. It takes around 2.5 hours to drive there and can be arranged, if prior notice is given.



Other Amenities Offered

A small gift shop sells high quality books and gifts and is open throughout the day.


For those guests travelling with their own laptop, a WI-FI Hotspot service is available at the camp .


For guests who choose to drive themselves to Finch Hattons, a secure parking area is on site. There is a guide’s room where drivers are welcome to stay (meals provided)


A “same day” laundry service is available 7 days per week.
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Finch Hattons Safari Camp, Summary

Safari Type Accomodation
Sub-Type Luxury Tented Camps
County Bungoma
Location Tsavo West
Road Tsavo
Capacity 50
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Finch Hattons Safari Camp  in  Tsavo West