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Address: Naivasha Road | Nakuru County, Kenya
Phone Number: 254720650869
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Lake Naivasha Day Trip From Nairobi with Lunch
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Hell's Gate National Park: Full-Day Adventure

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Abundance of wild life

I was amazed by the amount of Giraffes, Zebras and antelope you see when driving around the Lake. Many interesting places to stay and visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Lizette W

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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was amazed by the amount of Giraffes, Zebras and antelope you see when driving around the Lake. Many interesting places to stay and visit.

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Thank Lizette W
Houston, Texas
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81 reviews
54 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Our guide Leo took the two of us out in a motor boat for apporx 1.5 or 2 hours. We saw an abundance of birds in the water, on logs, or perching on the trees. But we didn't see any flamingoes. Going early ensured there were very few other boats on the lake. This enhanced the tranquility and peacefulness we... More 

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Thank need2know101
Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Naivasha lake a place to see not far from Nairobi this lake is a must to see. Hell s gate national park you can bike riding rock climbing enjoy a wonderfull landscape or only picnic it s one of best place to rest only only enjoy the place

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Nairobi, Kenya
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70 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Not only is the landscape of this area beautiful, but there is plenty of wildlife to see, too. For about 2000/ you can take a one hour boat ride from some of the resorts/hotels/camp sites around the lake. You can access Cresent Island by boat or ride along the island to see many animals grazing. We saw many types of... More 

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Thank Sarah I
Nairobi, Kenya
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39 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This lake is located in Naivasha town, two hours drive from Nairobi city. This is a fresh water lake and fishing is common activity here. Boating is encouraged. Attractions in the lake are Hippos and crocodiles. Lake Naivasha also have a large number of bird life for the birding lovers. There are several high end resorts on the shores of... More 

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Rotterdam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

We visited Lake Naivasha for a short visit and boat ride. The scenery is beautiful and there is a lot of wildlife including hippos and many birds including cormoran, pelican, fish eagles. The boat rides are quite expensive, 30 usd per person regardless of the duration, but worth it. Take sun blocking cream!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Naivasha is a beautiful lake in Kenya. a Great place for bird watchers. One can see a number of colorful birds here including the African Jacana, Cape Teal, African Fish Eagle, Black Crake, Great white pelican and the Giant Kingfisher... and many ,more. Do not miss the Boat ride, which allows you to go closer to birds without disturbing them.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

arrived here in the afternoon and decided to do the boat trip after reading few reviews, good decision. Relaxing great hour on boat enjoying the hippos and birds. Ask your boat man to get the fish eagle to catch a fish and have your camera ready :) Prices seem to vary, we paid $35 per head, but only had two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

One of the best camping experiences in this park.. don't miss the Top camp location with best cottages and camp sites over looking the lake

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Thank Sara F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Good roads lots of animals easy access from hotels- LOTS OF ANIMALS. Good experience would recommend.

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