SCC is an industry leader and consequently holds a number of very strong and personal relationships. Our accommodation options don't just end with our own lodges, we are able to introduce you to a number of other wonderful places and retreats all across Africa opening up a world of even more exciting options to add into bespoke itineraries and trips. See below a few of our favourites.

  • Situated on the well-known Lewa conservancy where the numbers of Black and White Rhino rival anywhere in the world, this is a truly fabulous location. The lodge overlooks a waterhole where all the game visits during the day, which means you hardly have to move. Sirikoi not only offers superb game viewing but an outstanding level of accommodation and hosting.


  • In the northern frontier of Kenya lies the Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy, an area of 850,000 acres of pristine wilderness in the Mathews Range. The savannah plains and lush mountain slopes are home to elephant, leopard, reticulated giraffe, wild dog and kudu in ever increasing numbers. This remote and dramatic landscape is also home to the local Samburu people whose age-old traditions, including the famed ‘singing wells’ are as much a part of the fabric of this land as the wildlife.


  • Latitude Adventures sets up camps in the dry northern territory of Kenya. This is more about culture and scenery than a wildlife experience. We combine this experience with a helicopter to explore the mountains and deserts returning to your camp each night. On the ground, we use quad bikes to dry up the dry riverbeds and often encounter local tribesmen and women about their daily chores and watering of their livestock which is a beautiful experience. The scenery is dramatic and harsh which on its own would be very inhospitable but clutching a glass of chilled wine and listening to the subtle sounds of the African night round the camp fire make for fabulous memories. We try and incorporate this stay in our conservation itineraries as every guest who stays pays conservancy fees which directly benefit the community.


  • Wild Frontiers offers tailor made walking safaris into the heart of Samburu country where founder of the Milgis Trust – Helen Dufrense has lived for over 30 years. Her relationship with the tribes-people has enabled her and her partner Pete Isley to set up a network of rangers who patrol and police this vast district and ensure that the pastoralist way of life continues to live in harmony with the wildlife. The safaris are personally escorted by either Helen and Pete or Helen’s nephew Digby. Everything is included (except transport to and from the camels), and you choose the others that go on the adventure. This is another truly special camping experience where you are active each day walking and rewarded with hot showers, a comfortable bed and delicious cuisine and plenty of ice for your drinks!


  • A family owned luxury tented camp in the Mara North Conservancy. Owned by Richard Roberts and his partner Liz, who are actively involved in managing the Mara North Conservancy as well as the Mara Elephant project, they have great style along with all the traditions of a camp fire and sitting out under the stars listening to the many sounds of the African bush.


  • Ol Donyo Lodge is in the heart of the 275,000-acre Mbirikani Group Ranch, located on the slopes of the Chyulu Hills National Park between the Amboseli and Tsavo West National Parks in southeast Kenya. Its location is unrivalled with full views of Mount Kilimanjaro and in the path of traditional wildlife migration routes. It is a lodge rich in history, passion and most importantly conservation.


  • Ithumba Hill Camp is a very special lodge set into the side of Ithumba hill in Tsavo East. A vast park well known for its big tuskers – the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust opened this lodge to offer guests a chance to stay overnight and witness the orphan elephants as embark on their re-introduction back into the wild and see their interaction with the ex-orphans and wild elephants living in the Park. This is a stunning lodge, incredibly well thought out and a must-do. A truly stunning experience. Self-Hosting.


  • Owned and run by the Maasai community, Il Ngwesi offers something truly special. Visitors to the lodge have a full wildlife and cultural experience, enjoying hospitality more akin that offered to a valued family member. With no other tourist facilities within the Group Ranch, it is the ultimate personal experience. Supporting both communities and wildlife, it remains the only upmarket lodge that is both owned and run by the community. Its significance cannot be overstated.

Il Ngwezi Community Reserve

  • Serian was the first of Alex Walker's camps, and it perfectly captures the essence of its name: meaning ‘peaceful, calm, serene’ in the Masaai language, it was designed to be a retreat from the bustle of contemporary life, and a chance to experience untamed Africa in traditional tented splendour. It lies in the private Mara North Conservancy, and the beauty of this location is that only 10 other camps have access to it – so the feeling of having your own personal piece of Africa is a luxury that the camp has plenty of. ALex Walker's Serian has other camps across Kenya and Tanzania that we also love!

Maasai Mara

  • Offbeat Mara is a small, traditional safari camp, situated within the 74,000 acre Mara North Conservancy (MNC). The area is full of wildlife yet far from any other camp or lodge. MNC is only open to member camps and has a strict policy on game viewing etiquette. For these reasons our guests get a wholly exclusive experience that is otherwise becoming hard to find. Offbeat Mara maintains its private homely feel by consisting of only seven tents.

Maasai Mara

  • Sprawling over the Laikipia plains, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is a prolific wildlife conservancy that is popular with celebrities, conservationists, writers and photographers. Lewa found recent media attention with stories of a Royal romance and the fairytale engagement that followed. Visitors to Lewa are privy to some of the most spectacular wildlife viewing that Kenya has to offer: lion, leopard and jackal. The Conservancy is home to the largest concentration of Grevy’s zebra in the world, and its range of habitats attracts diverse birdlife and hosts over 130 Black and White rhino. Featuring large tented bedrooms with verandahs and full en-suite bathrooms, Lewa Safari camp offers authentic comfort; cozy log fires in the sitting room are perfect for relaxing after a day in the Conservancy. This unique and exclusive retreat offers privileged access to 65,000 acres of private protected wilderness.

Lewa Conservancy

  • Finch Hatton’s, which is located in the largest park in Kenya, Tsavo, is named after the famed British explorer Dennis Finch Hatton who arrived and fell in love with Africa decades ago. Finch Hatton’s ideals of dedication to elegance and style, coupled with a passionate love of the Kenyan wilderness and a long forgotten way of life all live through his tented camp.

Tsavo West

  • This eco-camp one of te few camps in the region for being entirely community owned, managed and run. Set in the Chyulu Hills, in the south of Kenya, Campi ya Kanzi offers luxurious comfort, thrilling outdoor adventure, memorable wildlife encounters and authentic connection to the Maasai people. All the while this camp allows you to leverage the benefit of tourism to protect local environment and to preserve Maasai culture. The camp is well known for spotting leopards!

Chyulu Hills

  • Tassia lodge captures all elements of the Kenyan bush and is an ideal escape for those searching for a taste of unspoiled Africa. Set in a stunning wilderness area, situated on the 60,000 acre Lekurruki Community Ranch; it gives a spectacular and breathtaking view of the Northern Frontier District towards Samburu and its neighbours, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and Borana Ranch. Perched dramatically on the edge of a rocky bluff, which protrudes from the Mokogodo escarpment and overlooks a valley filled with Acacia and Newtonia trees. Staying at Tassia means removing yourself from the world as you know it (no tv, no internet, no cell reception) – whether walking through the bush or scrambling up to the caves where the Maasai used to live, you will not meet another car or tourist. A wonderful escape!

Lekurruki Community Ranch

  • Governors has been pioneering immersive and transformational safaris in the Mara since 1972. They were the first operators to be permanently based inside the Mara, with the site chosen for its prime location and was the designated “getaway” for the Governors of Kenya. The camps are unfenced and right in the heart of the action. Our camps are located in some of the best and most precious wildlife locations in the world. Little Governors, also based in the Maasai Mara, is a smaller camp with a more intimate feel to it.

Maasai Mara

  • Located in the peaceful Nairobi suburb of Langata, bordering the Giraffe Sanctuary, this beautiful little gem with just eight rooms will provide the safari traveller with an ideal location to rest and relax in tranquil surroundings. This incredible private home forms the foundation of the hotel, original artwork is featured throughout - making this hotel a living gallery. The five brand new suites are converted from the on site artist's studio, the hotel itself spares no modern convenience - delicious food and wine, beautifully appointed rooms, first class service, in room televisions and wifi, boutique designer shops on site, as well as access to amazing restaurants, museums and wildlife on our very doorstep.

Karen, Nairobi

"We saw so many extraordinary things - not only stunning wildlife but met interesting locals and conservationists which made our trip exceptional."

Candice Trafford, USA May 29, 2016


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