Dodori National Reserve
Dodori National Reserve

Dodori National Reserve

Kenya Wildlife Service controls Dodori National Reserve, a region covered in Lamu East District of Coast Province in Kenya. This area is part of a larger region that has been globally recognized as an important cultural heritage site and a valuable conservation site.

Through worldwide companies together with the IUCN. Conservation International, World Wildlife Fund, amongst others. Together with the close by Kiunga Marine National Reserve, the Dodori National Reserve become named a UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve in 1980.


Dodori National Game reserve is famous for its large population of coastal topis than elsewhere in Kenyan national park, other species to see here on your game viewing include coastal Topis, lesser kudus, greater kudus, elephants, adder’s duiker, gazelles, zebras, sea turtles’ lions, leopards, sea cows, and dudongs.


  • Game viewing
  • Bird Watching
  • Cultural Experience.


  • Forodhani House.
  • Ocean Beach Resort and Spa.
  • Honeymoon House.
  • Kenyan House Boutique Hotel.
  • Southern Cross.
  • Double Heart Resort.
  • African Pearl Hotel.
  • Melinde Hotel.

Getting there

The creek in Dodori National Reserve, which borders Boni National Reserve in the North Eastern Province, can be reached by using a boat. The reserves were established as a protected area in 1976 and are located approximately 280 kilometers north of Mombasa.

Masking a place of 1,339square kilometers even as Dodori country wide reserve sits in East Lamu district of coastal province on land masking 877 rectangular.

Best Time to Visit

The reserve requires a 4×4 wheel safari power vehicle for access during the wet seasons due to the far and difficult roads.

People visit the reserve throughout all 12 months because of its humid and warm weather.

Come enjoy a lovely surroundings panorama with huge variety of natural world species. Additionally, let the breathtaking pristine sand beaches surprise you and blow your mind.” Blowing cultures across the reserve and contact it a amazing safari journey to the heart of Africa. ’Kenya Destination’’.

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Sabina Kamene