Sibiloi National Park covers 1570 square Km of wilderness scenic landscape on the shores of Lake Turkana. The park was partially established through the initiative of National Museums of Kenya to protect unique prehistoric and archeological sites some of which are linked to the origin of man.

The fossils include a crocodile Euthecodon brumpti, giant tortoile Petusios broadleyi, elephant Elephas recki and the petrified forest.

The terrain is lake shore, dry semi desert bush and near desert country. The park is waterless apart from the alkaline waters of the lake.

Sibiloi National Park is 800 km from Nairobi by road via Lodwar or Marsabit. there are two airstrips, Park Hqs and Koobi Fora.

Major attractions

  • Origins of Man: Koobi Fora Museum & Research Base,
  • Thousands of Fossils including Giant Tortoise, Behemoth, 45ft long Crocodile,
  • Lake Turkana Scenery,
  • Bird watching: Flamingos, Pelicans, Ducks,
  • Shoreline Game viewing: Hippo, Crocodile, Zebra, Giraffe


  • Archeological safaris,
  • game viewing.