Borana is steeped in history and style. Located deep inside the Borana Conservancy, Kenya’s newest and most successful rhino sanctuary, it’s set on a beautiful hillside to provide far-reaching views, and additionally boasts wonderfully organic design.

Established in 1993 as one of East Africa’s original boutique eco-lodges, Borana has since been the prime economic driver enabling this conservancy to safeguard vital habitat for endangered species

By staying at Borana you are making a direct contribution to conservation, allowing its owners to continue on their sustainable journey, committing all profits to securing conservation integrity.

  • Borana Lodge is proud to be one of The Long Run’s certified Global Ecosphere Retreats (GERs) – with only 11 around the world
  • It is located amidst the private, 32,000-acre Borana Conservancy
There are eight rooms: four standalone cottages with double beds and exceptional views, plus two further cottages whose double and twin rooms provide a perfect refuge for families. These have shared lounges between the bedrooms, allowing parents to rest assured that their children are safe next door.
All are spacious and have both tubs and showers looking out over the wilds of Africa.
Both communal and private dining are offered in the main mess area and a lunch pavilion.
Swimming pool
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Families, singles, couples or small groups



  • Game drives
  • Bush walks
  • Mountain-biking
  • Horse-riding
  • Farm tours
  • Children’s cooking lessons
  • Rhino-tracking expeditions
  • Anti-poaching team deployments
  • Visit the local school
  • Visit a local Maasai village
  • Visit Borana’s mobile medical clinic
  • Visit the Ngare Ndare Forest