OL DONYO NATIONAL PARK

The Ol Donyo Sabuk national park is located about 85km north-east of Nairobi in Machakos district in the Eastern province. The park is home to 45 species of birds and is about 20.7 Km2

Animals in this park include:  Buffalo, bushbuck, leopard, olive baboon, colobus monkey, vervet monkey, Sykes' monkey, Kirk's dik-dik, bush pig, duiker, reedbuck, rock hyrax, bush-baby, tree and ground squirrel, aardvark, porcupine, mongoose, python and monitor lizard, bushbuck, impala, duiker and Black Rhinoceros

 

Bird species include: white-browed sparrow weaver, grey- headed sparrow weaver, African pied wagtail, mourning dove, augur buzzard, African hawk eagle, purple-breasted sunbird, yellow-vented bulbul, speckled mousebird, helmeted guinea fowl, black-headed oriole, grey tit, ring-necked dove, bateleur, great sparrow- hawk, bronze sunbird, superb starling and Mackinnon grey shrike, Ayers' Hawk Eagle, Great Sparrow Hawk, African Goshawk, Olive Pigeon, Lemon Dove, Emerald Cuckoo, Hartlaub's Turaco, cinnamon-Chested Bee-eater, Narina's Trogon, White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher, Black-throated Apalis, Ruppell's Robin Chat, White-starred Bush Robin and Grey Cuckoo among others

 

Attractions

  • Montane landscape
  • McMillan grave
  • Wildlife
  • Forest birds
  • Fourteen Falls

   

 

 

 

 

What to do

  • Game viewing
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Bird watching
  • Site seeing

 

 

 

 

When to go
All year round

Access:
By Road: Drive 85 km north-east of Nairobi and connect to the park.