Ol Tukai Lodge is said to be one of the best spots in the world to watch elephants against the background of Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro. Writers have described Ol Tukai and the surrounding Amboseli National Park 'as a home for the Gods'. A place of rugged beauty, abundant water, lush grass and forest, set like an oasis in surrounding savannah scrub.
The lodge overlooks Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro and the Amboseli plains. The eastern boundary is home to several families of elephant and is known to be amongst the best spots in the world to watch elephants.
There are 80 luxury chalet-style twin rooms, all with an uninterrupted view of the wetlands or Kilimanjaro. Stylish and comfortable, the rooms have private bath rooms and individual terraces.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.
The dining room opens onto a veranda in the garden where lunch is usually served and on most occasions elephants, zebra and buffalo can be spotted metres away from the fence. The restaurant serves al a carte menus as well as set buffets. Theme nights are held throughout the week and include barbecues and Swahili fish menus. In addition the kitchen has an in house vegetarian and Indian cuisine chef. For any special needs please speak to the chef, who will be more than happy to cater for your particular taste.
The pool bar; serves snacks and drinks between meal times. The pool waiters are pleased to assist you, and the barman can make you a special fruitpunch while you soak up the sun.
The Elephant 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.