South Turkana National Reserve is a rugged and very beautiful expanse of land with very few visitors consisting of dense thorn bushes and riverine forests, the landscape has a great variety, especially away from the seasonal riverbeds.
Although it is low on plains game, it is worth a visit for the large expanses of mixed vegetation and the landscape.
Attractions at South Turkana National Reserve include scenic landscape and mountain vistas. South Turkana National Reserve has a number of permanent rivers with woodland fringes and salty springs, game viewing.
Wildlife recorded in this reserve include Elephant, giraffe, buffalo, eland, oryx, impala, bushbuck, greater kudu, Grant’s and Thompson’s gazelle, lion, leopard, cheetah, spotted hyena and jackal. There are crocodiles in the rivers and abundant birdlife, much of which gathers on the banks of the Kerio River