Severin Safari Camp

Severin Safari Camp - tsavo west

true African wilderness in the heart of Tsavo West National Park

The Severin Safari Camp provides a truly authentic African wilderness experience in the heart of Tsavo West National Park. Enjoy an unrivalled combination of adventure and relaxation.

After a busy day of game drives, bush walks and animal tracking, head down to the campfire and watch the sunset with an ice-cold gin and tonic; the perfect spot to relax and watch the wildlife at the nearby waterholes. Local Massai warriors will accompany you to your tent after dark.

Take pleasure in the camp’s comprehensive facilities. Enjoy a meal with a glass of wine in the a la carte restaurant; unwind in the spa; or take a refreshing dip in the pool. Guests that are feeling energetic can head to the fitness tent which is equipped with a treadmill, stepper, bicycle, weight bench and yoga mats. Enjoy the panoramic view as you work out!

Severin Safari Camp has been awarded the TravelLife Award and was also awarded with the Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for excellent service in 2014.

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Look out for...

  • The Big Five! Elephants, rhinos, buffalos, lions and leopards can all be spotted in the magnificent Tsavo West National Park.
Responsible travel

Severin Safari Camp has developed a programme to protect the park’s fragile ecosystem. The camp is dedicated to ecological tourism and encourages all guests to join a short environmental conservation tour during their visit.

Fresh water is brought into camp directly from the local Mzima Springs by pipeline and the water is heated using solar energy and heat recovery from the power generators. Severin Safari Camp is the pioneer in possessing a waste water treatment plant which cleans all of the camp’s waste water.

The camp’s General Manager, Mr. Severin Schulte founded the ‘Skills for Kenya’ foundation which helps young Kenyans receive the training and education they need to give them to have an improved chance of finding work. Extra attention is given to disadvantaged children, particularly orphans, who lack the financial resources for education.

Good combined with...
  A visit to the Severin Safari Camp would work well combined with any of our carefully selected safari camps in Kenya. Contact us for our recommendations or take a look at our other options in Kenya.


The camp offers 27 tents and suites all with spectacular views over the magnificent African landscape. All of the accommodation has been designed in a naturally elegant style with traditional African wooden furniture and warm colours which all create a cosy and comfortable atmosphere.


Game drives and night drives
Experience the most impressive scenery and wildlife of Kenya.

Animal tracking
Learn tracking skills around the camp with the Massai.

Exclusive bush walks
A unique animal tracking adventure with an armed KWS ranger.

Enjoy a breath-taking view of Kilimanjaro and watch the sunset at Poacher’s Lookout with a glass of sparkling wine and canapés.

Bush breakfast / lunch
Breakfast or lunch in the African wilderness!


  • Severin Safari Camp is tucked away in the remote Kitani Wildlife area of Tsavo West National Park.
  • The camp can be accessed either by regular scheduled flights from Mombasa and Nairobi Wilson airport or by a short private charter flight.
  • Also accessible by road, the camp is 250 kms from Mombasa.

Guest areas

The Severin Safari Camp has everything you need to relax and enjoy your stay in style. Spoil yourself at the spa, cool down in the pool, relax in the bar or lounge area and indulge in some retail therapy in the boutique safari shop! There’s also a restaurant and a fully-equipped fitness tent.





  • Restaurant
  • Kenbali Spa
  • Fitness tent with gym equipment
  • Pool
  • Bar and lounge area
  • Boutique shop
  • Cozy en-suite tents and suites
  • Internet


Guests at the Severin Safari Camp can enjoy a breakfast buffet and à la carte lunch and dinner in the “Out of Africa” Restaurant.

The chef’s specialty is marinated local meat from the served on a hot stone or as fondue, served with fresh vegetables, salads and herbs. Specially selected wines accompany the appetizing menu.

Guests are also welcome to enjoy the stunning environment during a private bush breakfast or barbecue.




  • Wildlife lovers
  • Honeymooners  and couples
  • Families


"During our safari we had a one-night stay at Severin Safari Camp. We have been overwhelmed by the affectionate reception at the camp and the friendly service. Your staff is simply adorable! Especially Manja – the camp manager – was all ears for our questions and wishes.Our personal highlight was gathering at the campfire in the evening. We will definitely return, but next time we’ll stay longer!"
Heinrich, Frankfurt

"Our safari to Severin Safari Camp remains unforgettable! A big herd of buffaloes passed nearby the camp during dinner time. The other day, we viewed some antelopes and zebras from the beautiful swimming pool of Kenbali Spa! And finally at night, there was a giraffe grazing right before our tent. You definitely cannot be closer to nature! Thanks for this memorable experience."
Marlies, Osnabrück

"We have had wonderful days at Severin Safari Camp. We liked the change between exciting safari experiences and total relaxation at the pool of Kenbali Spa. This camp is a very special place in Kenya and we would love to return. You can feel it’s run with passion and the staff really makes you feel at home."
Sebastian, Innsbruck

"We spent our honeymoon at Severin Safari Camp in March 2013 and it exceeded all our expectations. It’s got what you need for a first-class safari camp: infinite silence, excellent service and spectacular views even from the restaurant during the meals. In the evening during dinner, we watched some zebras, antelopes and later on even 2 hyenas which came down to the waterhole in front of the camps’ restaurant. The camp’s kitchen is brilliant and everyone gets his money’s worth there."
Tim and Johanna, Trier