Accommodation at Amboseli

Ol Tukai Lodge in Amboseli is one of the best spots in the world to watch Elephants. It is located in the heart of the Amboseli National Park, in Kenya which is one of East Africa’s most fascinating wildlife parks.

The eastern part of Ol Tukai Lodge is home to several families of an elephant. Writers have described Ol Tukai and the surrounding as “A HOME FOR THE GODS”

With the flat plains on one side and lush, indigenous acacia tree forest on the other. Ol Tukai Lodge Amboseli’s design takes full advantage of this natural topography. For this reason, it is one of the most modern lodges in East Africa. They pride themselves as being the best in the hospitality and service that they extend to their guests.

Ol Tukai Lodge is exotic and refined in all aspects and is 4 km from the Amboseli Elephant Research Camp and has beautiful views of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

The Ol Tukai Lodge main restaurant offers nightly themed dining. The Makuti-style verandah overlooking the Reserve with open-air bar features a rooftop deck with panoramic views. Activities include game drives, Maasai dancing, and cultural lectures. Ol Tukai has a refined lounge and a tree-shaded outdoor pool with a sundeck and loungers.

  • Located outside the park
  • Has a swimming pool
  • Has wi-fi connection
  • Has spa

Ol Tukai Lodge Facilities

Ol Tukai Conference facilities

Ol Tukai’s conference room is fully equipped with video, flip charts, projector, and other relevant apparatus. The room can accommodate up to 200 delegates and the management is happy to cater for specific seating requirements.

Ol Tukai Multi-denominational chapel

Services are held every Sunday and all are welcome. Ol Tukia Lodge multi-denominational chapel is a wonderful place to tie the knot or renew marriage vows.

Ol Tukai Shops

Browse through our shop for souvenirs and memorabilia. Toiletries and other personal necessities are also available.

Ol Tukai Lodge Clinic

Ol Tukia Lodge resident nurse operates a clinic for guests, staff and the local community within the Park.

Bureau de Change

Ol Tukai Lodge has a Bureau de Change. You can exchange foreign currency at reasonable rates.

Credit cards

All major credit cards are accepted at Ol Tukai Lodge

Accommodation for Children

Children are welcome at Ol Tukai Lodge. Most bedrooms are easily large enough to accommodate an extra bed. A children’s menu and early supper are available and security guards patrol while parents enjoy their dinner.


Ol Tukai Lodge has 24-hour telephone, WIFI internet services, and a business center

Ol Tukai Lodge Rooms Types

There are 80 luxury chalet-style twin rooms at Ol Tukai Lodge, all with an uninterrupted view of the wetlands or Kilimanjaro. Stylish and comfortable, the rooms have private bath rooms and individual terraces.

They are equipped with safes, fans, tea and coffee counters. To accommodate physically challenged guests, two rooms at Ol Tukai Lodge have been designed according to EU standards.

The beautifully appointed rooms provide quality, comfort and attention to detail. The presence of the wilderness can be felt in the silence of the night.

Food & Drinks options at Ol Tukai Lodge

Ol Tukia Lodge Restaurants/Bars

The dining room at Ol Tukai Lodge features an intricately designed sisal tapestry by a local artist, depicting the Maasai people. Just meters from elephants and other game that venture close to the boundary, the dining room opens onto a veranda in the garden where lunch is usually served.

Ol Tukai Lodge Pool Bar

The pool bar serves snacks and drinks between meal times. The pool waiters will be pleased to assist you, and the duty barman can make you a special fruit punch while you soak up the sun.

Ol Tukai Lodge Elephant Bar

The Elephant Bar at Ol Tukai Lodge is situated between the lounge and dining room. This open-air bar serves a wide selection of beers, cocktails, liqueurs and fresh fruit juices, and above the bar a roof level deck offers a splendid panorama of the marshlands and Kilimanjaro.

Activities at Ol Tukai Lodge

Swimming pool

After the morning game drive, before your afternoon game drive, why not take a cooling swim or lounge by the pool on a sun-bed in the shade of the acacias. You will love the fresh air at Ol Tukai Lodge.

Board games

Scrabble, Monopoly, cards and many other games are available from reception. Spend some quality time with family or other travelers in your group.

Game drives

If you are on a flying package, you can book a Vehicles for game drives at the hotels reception.

Maasai dancing

A troupe of Maasai Moran warriors will entertain you with traditional songs and dances after dinner at about 9.15pm, on alternate evenings.

Bird walks

Ol Tukai is home to 400 species of beautiful African birds. Enjoy the short bird walk that starts at the entrance of the hotel and rambles under the canopy of acacia trees around the lodge. A must for any fledgling ornithologist!


Lecturers from Elephant Research regularly give interesting, informative lectures at the Lodge.

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