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Ndere Island National Park

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Address: Kisumu, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 (20) 600800
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Ndere Island - Lake Victoria - Kisumu - Kenya

Captivating panoramic views from the top after trekking up the island. If you're lucky, you'll spot some zebras from the peak otherwise don't get you're expectations high as this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Captivating panoramic views from the top after trekking up the island. If you're lucky, you'll spot some zebras from the peak otherwise don't get you're expectations high as this will depend on the wildlife's feeding cycle and availability of shade or during the cooler periods of the day. The 3 main criticism points are; 1. Why does KWS charge tourists... More 

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Ngong, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I went to the island with two friends and we all thoroughly enjoyed our time there! We drove the 40 kilometers from Kisumu so we could take a shorter (and cheaper) boat ride to the island (as opposed to taking a boat from Tilapia Beach at Kisumu). The island is beautiful, with rolling hills covered in grass. In some areas,... More 

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Kisumu, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Ndere Island is nice, with beautiful views. There aren't any places to sit or rest etc and it is difficult to spot wildlife.

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Corning, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The boat ride to and from Ndere Island is beautiful. Make sure to travel with an experienced guide - I would recommend a KATO certified agency like Integritour, because my trip with another agency was not well planned. The island itself is beautiful, but is a bit of hike. It's not too challenging, but you should be prepared with hiking... More 

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Kisumu
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One of Kisumu's best kept secrets. Out of this world feeling. It's said to be where 'Safaricom' shot it's famous commercial. This is the second national park after Hell's Gate that allows hiking and camping. The antelopes... The zebras... It's possible to be the only camper on the huge island for the night as it's rarely visited . . .Beware... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Located about 40km from Kisumu town. This is a national reserve littered with giraffes, monkeys, impalas etc, take a boat ride to the island and have a hike of a lifetime. Peaceful and serene, ideal for a picnic with family or friends

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

and its sooo little known kinda Hidden? but the restaurant at the shore is priced exhorbitantly beware!

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Kisumu, Nyanza, Kenya
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

lake view, boat ride, wildlife like baboons, impala,real nature of the lake victoria and a very conducive environs with the cool breeze during hot season

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Kisumu, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

This park is tucked hidden in lake Victoria about 80km from Kisumu off the Kisumu Bondo Highway. The road is motorable all weather with adequate signage right into the park. The park offices are on the mainland together with a lush picnic /camping ground. The park itself is a 10-minute motorboat launch into the open lake. A magnificent sight it... More 

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Murray Bridge, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

The Lake Victoria is so awesome... just to motor out and watch the fishing boats on the way, and see the great Talapia caught is a bonus, even a hippo or 2 can liven you day.

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Address: Address: Kisumu, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 (20) 600800
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nyanza Province  >  Kisumu

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