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Crater Lake Game Sanctuary

Address: Crater Lake, Naivasha, Kenya
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Ranked #4 of 6 Attractions in Naivasha
Type: Outdoors
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Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I have been here before and was disappointed this year by the park. I remember there being far more animals that what was available this time. We weren't expecting to do the whole crater walk, it was a bit much in the heat. The park used to be worth it but not this visit.

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Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My visit to Crater Lake Santuary June 2014, was one of my favorite trips to Africa. In the past I've been to the Big Parks and seen the Big Five. This trip was off the beaten path a little more laid back. I do photography and don't think you can't get a great photo or enjoy a walk among nature... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

When we visited it was very dry so most of the animals couldnt be seen however we were able to spot giraffes, monkeys, buffalos, and zebras,gazelles so many animals despite the harsh conditions

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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We enjoyed the warm welcome to the place and the sanctuary is awesome with a view of sun set, wild animals, scenery and a lot of birds around.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The floating restaurant in the middle of the lake on the crater makes the dinning experience unique and intersting. The lawns and the gardens around the resort are well maintained. The campind site within the property makes it convenient for Karoga (cook out) or a private (nosiy) party.

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Jeddah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Huge area (10000 acres I think) full of game you can walk amongst (giraffe - lots, buffalo, zebra, baboon, velvet monkey, gazelle, antelope, dik dik, lizards, birds etc). The lake we only looked at from a viewpoint (great view) - not green anymore due to recent years rainfall. No flamingos anymore as a result. Water is too high for you... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I got married and my husband almost had to leave me at Crater Lake! Loved loved every single thing about my stay here. From the management, staff, scenery, furnishings, views, animals...can I stop now! Fabulous and worth every single penny!

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Sanctuary is home to a wide variety of animals, including cape buffalo, eland, impala, giraffe, wart hogs and many others. While most people do a driving safari through the sanctuary, you are able to hike. This, of course, is at your own risk. Our favorite activity is to include a picnic. We scope out an open area, where we... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My sons, a friend and i visited Crater lake game sanctuary during the Easter holidays this year and it was good. we paid a little fee at the reception and took off to view animals.We were privileged to see wild animals such as zebras,giraffes,the shy warthog and gazelles .We enjoyed the game drive,however the structures at the restaurant require renovations.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Monkeys, giraffes, zebras, baboons,gazelles and so many other animals to see up close. It was great to see so many colombard monkeys in all their black and white glory in such a safe environment.

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