Satao Camp is
an exclusive tented wonder. Nestling among Tamarind trees,
overlooking the busy watering hole.
The camp provides tranquillity and relaxation in the “Eden of East
Africa” with the extra personal touch.
Satao is situated in Tsavo East National Park, approximately 45kms from
both Buchuma and Voi Gates.
The camp was built 9 years ago. It has 20 tents all en-suite giving a
total of forty beds , the tents are built in a semi circle ensuring all get a front
row view of the watering hole.
Each tent has been constructed out of eco friendly materials, sisal and
boriti poles topped with a makuti roof. They are attractively furnished
with locally made beds and unique masai decorative covers. The front of
the tents have their own patio with table and chairs, there is also a
disabled tent with wheelchair access.
Satao Camp is an enchanting, mystical place, the home to a variety of
animals and birdlife. Resident impalas graze confidently only a few feet
away from your tent, the watering hole is a buzz with the “locals” coming
in for some refreshment, Elephant, Zebra, Lion, Gazelle; the list is
endless. You can Sit back on your balcony and take in the atmosphere of
the true “Eden Of Africa”
You truly get close to Africa in Safari Style, being part of the
surroundings, at one with nature and sleeping under canvas in the African
One of the added advantages of visiting Satao is the vehicles, all are
fitted with extra shock absorbers for comfort, we boast a “guaranteed”
window seat for all.
The Game Drives are superb, all of our drivers have incredible knowledge
of the animals and their habits.
A day at Satao starts with the early morning game drive, you are woken
at 6am, the coffee and tea are waiting for you in the restaurant. At
– 6-30 off you go exploring hoping to catch a glimpse of Lion, Leopard,
Cheetah, your favorite animal perhaps.
You return at approximately 8-30 for breakfast where there is a
selection of “Full English”, “Continental” and fresh fruits in season.
After Breakfast, you may relax in your tent or go up to the observation
tower and study the animals who have wondered into camp.
Lunch is served under the tamarind tree, the next game drive is 3.30 to
early evening, just when the animals are coming out, after the heat of
the midday sun.
On return from your game drive, have a “bush shower” in your tent and
relax at the bar or swap stories of your days adventure round the camp
fire. There is also an optional extra at Satao of a “Sundowner in the
This option is magnificent, you are taken out into the bush where a camp
fire is lit, bitings and champagne are served, watch the blazing red
sun sink into the night making it a truly wonderful experience.
Satao has its own all weather airfield and 4 x 4 land rovers for
game drives, making this an ideal location for fly in safaris as well.