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Address: Naivasha Road | Nakuru County, Kenya
Phone Number: 254720650869
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Beautiful, Serene and wild

A boat trip on lake Naivasha is a worth with a smooth ride in silent waters and plenty of hippos to be seen in their natural habitat and wild animals such as zebra, giraffe... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 12, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

A boat trip on lake Naivasha is a worth with a smooth ride in silent waters and plenty of hippos to be seen in their natural habitat and wild animals such as zebra, giraffe, antelope, wilder beast, water bucks and a variety of birds on the shore with the best view from the lake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We made a stop on our way back from Mara. I was reluctant but the guide insisted. I was wrong. I was mesmerised by the number of birds I saw, I saw more exotic birds in the wild then i have seen my entire life. The two guys guiding us in the hired boat were proud guides who wanted to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We took a boat trip along the lake. We both love animals and nature, and we definitely saw plenty of those! As you float along the lake, peace strikes you. The only noise you hear are the birds. The lake is gigantic and filled with all sorts of animals. We saw heaps of hippos, sleepily enjoying the serenity of the... More 

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Hubli-Dharwad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

it was indeed a great experience....never imagined kenya to be such a bful country until we visited lake naivasha and lake nakuru.....plenty of opportunity for photography.....

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Lagos, Nigeria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The view, the animals, the ambience, the weather, the peace that the environment brings... what more can I say.... Basically a piece of heaven in Kenya....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I had low expectations for Lake Naivasha but our 1 hour boat safari was great! We saw many hippos (including a baby) close up and a lot of other animals including many birds, waterbuck, zebras, giraffes and other mammals.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

A boat trip was an excellent experience - loads of birds, hippos, eagles diving through air for a fish that you threw. It is an affordable excursion and with the knowledgeable guides it was very pleasant to bask in the sun and listen to the facts about the lake. One of the options is also a walk on the island... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Good for a 1 -2 hr visit, Has good history especially with the Out of Africa movie shot on the Crescent Island. Few Hippo families, flamingos and Pelicans, lots of water birds and a enjoyable boat ride. Priecy $90 for the ride

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

lake naivasha is very amazing place we visited with my friend from india.we have alot of fun ,riding by the boat and again great stay in sopa lodge.we thank spotted safaris for their arrangement.credits goes to lenny for his knowledge of nature and birds.we spotted for more than 200 birds species in the lake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I never saw so many hippos together in my life. We were able to get very close to them. Similarly, saw lots of pelicans (and other birds whose names I am yet to research). We walked on the Crescent Island w'ldl'fe sanctuary and again we were fascinated with the beauty of the nature and variety of the wildlife there. Must... More 

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