African Jacana Safaris Profile


African Jacana Safaris, the name of our company is symbolic of our rich African heritage a name derived from one of the famous African Bird "African Jacana".

Location & Contact

Location - Nairobi City

Street - Muindi Bingu

Building - Portal Place House, 4th Floor, Suite No 410

Address - P O Box 16119-00100 Nairobi

Telephone - 254-20-343515 or 254-20-343516

Fax - 254-20-311307

Mobile Phone - 254-722-623355

Email -

Website -

Contact Person - Fred Kimani


African Jacana Safaris is a government recognised company having been registered under Kenyan Registration Act of the Companies as well as being a licensed Tour Operator under the Ministry of Tourism and Trade.

Its noteworthy that the company is a member of KATO (Kenya Association Of Tour Operators) (Membership No. 235) not to mention its membership in KTF (Kenya Tourist Federation).


African Jacana Safaris was started way back in 1997 a brainchild of Fred Kimani as the Marketing Director.

Ever since, African Jacana Safaris has translated its noble vision to be a key player in Tourism Trade in Kenya into a tangible reality.

Milk flow personnel management, rich field expertise, innovative and strategic planning has seen the company through local and global economic fluctuation and has grown from strength to strength.


Re-define tourism with a view to lifting this service industry to dazzling heights. Open new horizons to our clients visiting both Kenya and Tanzania for game viewing, birding, Mt. Climbing etc.

Make tourism a key way of celebrating humanity, promotion of global cultural integration, enhance international relations, promote and preserve Eco-tourism and earnestly give back a share of our turnover to environmental preservation.


African Jacana Safaris has meticulously hired top cream staff team in management, customer service, field personnel and even to invest heavily in giving them further training in order to be in tune with global marketing, customer service and technological changes.

Further to this, we have multi-lingual guides and driver who have full command of various languages e.g. Japanese, Spanish etc.

Refresher courses and advancing language studies is our company's policy. This is to enhance proficiency in languages and thus beating language barrier when dealing with our clients who come from different parts of the world.



African Jacana Safaris owns and manages a fleet of safari cruisers.

All our safari cruisers are fitted with VHF radio call for long distance communication, which means we are ever in touch with our driver guides while on safari. They are also well designed with comfortable seats, cooler box, mini library and pop-up roof to offer breath-taking panoramic and close views.

In case of a big group, we offer an escort vehicle, which acts as a rescue vehicle as well as a luggage carrier.

To maintain top quality service in our transportation system, all our safari cruisers are manned by experienced professional multi-lingual driver guides and in cases of sizeable groups, a multi-lingual tour leader is present to facilitate co-ordination.


Our carefully chosen accommodation for our clients is second to none. Special accommodation arrangements are made for honey-mooners, families and VIPs. Our representative with check-in and checkout formalities assists all our clients.


1. KATO (Kenya Association Of Tour Operators)

Hughes Building 3rd Floor, Kenyatta Avenue/Muindi Mbingu St.

P.O. Box 48461, Nairobi

Tel: +254 2 225570/229970/227906

Fax: +254 2 218402

E-mail :

Website :

2. Ministry of Tourism and Trade

Utalii House, Uhuru Highway

P O Box 30027

Tel: 331030


2. KTF (Kenya Tourist Board)

Langata Road

Tel: 604245/6

Fax: 501096