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Kisumu Impala Sanctuary

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What strikes you first, is the cool breeze from the lake. Although the KWS officials at the gate... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Frank G
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Nice place to see wildlife

A nice and quick stop to see local wildlife. More like a zoo then a park. Bring a picnic to enjoy... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Anya A
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Harambee Rd, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
+254 57 2501535
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What strikes you first, is the cool breeze from the lake. Although the KWS officials at the gate needs to be more professional and needs customer care service training. They were rude and almost turned us back because we only had our cash in MPESA...More

Thank Frank G
Reviewed August 26, 2018

A nice and quick stop to see local wildlife. More like a zoo then a park. Bring a picnic to enjoy by the lake or take a boat ride to see the hippos.

Thank Anya A
Reviewed August 22, 2018

The sanctuary is nice. It is just beside lake Victoria. It is a nice green spot for the locals. The animals are kept nicely. I used to stay around 5 minutes away from this place and hear the roar of the lions every night which...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2018

We took our kids here in 2015 while visiting family. It was incredible. Our kids still talk about our visit to this park.

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This is essentially a zoo! Not a reserve/park!!! Interesting range of animals however (lions, cheetahs, hyenas, ostriches, baboons, etc.)

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Reviewed July 28, 2018

The Impala Sanctuary is great for a day out with a loved one. The stroll through the pathways offers a sense of relaxation, and the guides are very knowledgeable of their craft

Thank Ochieng K
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Went for camping and inspite of a little hitch we were very happy with the setting of the camp. Did a bonfire which will always remain in the kid's memories. Got to see lots of impalas and slept among them. Got to pet the Giraffe,...More

Thank chotu6277
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Generally untouched environment it takes about an hour to go round on foot. Cars are not allowed . You can see lions monkeys cheetah impala birds Eco lodge iinside the park where snacks and meals are served is a nice quiet place away from the...More

Thank 1stimeindia
Reviewed July 12, 2018

It has the most popular wild animals in Africa. Its an okay place. What they could improve on is maybe provide a guide to help explain more. But generally its a nice place to learn

Reviewed July 7, 2018

Went there late in the day but my card didn't seem to go through, so I was told. So I ran it through again. Still it didn't work, but I refused to run it through again. My companion ran her card through, same thing. We...More

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Derrick M
July 19, 2018|
Response from Ginny442 | Reviewed this property |
Good morning Derrick, from memory it was considerably cheaper for a Kenyan citizen than a foreigner. I think it is around 2500/- for foreigners and around 1000/- for citizens. This may have changed since April.
March 24, 2018|
Response from Luecht | Reviewed this property |
Is this a question how much the charges are? I don’t know by heart but on here you can find the general admission fees. kws.go.ke/content/kisumu-impala-sanctuary I guess they have special fees for schools but best call... More
Jesse A
February 8, 2015|
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Response from Timothy O | Reviewed this property |
Adults 300 Children 100