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Crescent Island Game Park

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Naivasha Bottom Road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
+254 50 2021030
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“boat ride” (30 reviews)
“walking safari” (14 reviews)
“lake naivasha” (28 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Naivasha Bottom Road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
+254 50 2021030
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been to Crescent Island more than five times. This is the best place in Kenya to walk and see the animals. I keep going back because there is nothing like it. This as close you can get to all sorts of animals without...More

Thank frantz05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very, very warm welcome. Then were walked around by a very knowledgeable guide. Views were beautiful and it was so peaceful. We got close up to zebra, water buck, giraffes, hippos as well as many cormorants, fish eagles, flamingos. The pelicans were...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite unusual peninsula, all wildlife imported for the 1984 film, no cats or predators, currently sheep farm but all wildlife remained after filming, plenty giraffes, gazelle, wilderbeast, one hippo, zebra, you can walk or hire a horse. well worth a visit.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Crescent Island this week - wow! Having the opportunity to walk nearby giraffes and zebra’s, it was really amazing. We walked for two hours (without ranger, but I think with ranger is also possible). Also a lot of beautiful birds around the island....More

Thank Susanvdh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hardest thing here is finding the turn off the main road. However it is more than worth it. You pass through Sanctuary Farm (seeing plenty of wildlife) and pay KES 300 to get through. Passing over a causeway you are on Crescent Island. We...More

Thank THFA1984
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Fantastic small island in Lake Naivasha. Go here if you like bird watching. Furthermore there are troops of wildebeest, buffalos, impalas and zebras on the island, they say also giraffes but didn't see them.

Thank HPBeek
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Hi guys The walk took 3 hours. It was hot. If you want a shorter walk: that's possible. we had our own private ranger (Mungai) He is very knowledgeable. A lot of animals: gnu, giraffe, fish eagle, rollers, winding cisticola By the way: it is...More

Thank schliek
Reviewed October 1, 2017

When we reached the park to take the boat ride it started drizzling which later became stronger but this did not deter us from taking the boat ride on Lake Nivasha. You see many families of hippos lazing in the waters of the lake or...More

Thank SunnyKochhar
Reviewed September 15, 2017

one can get off the boat and take a guided walk around this sanctuary. it teems with birdlife. also you can walk pretty close to giraffes, zebras and some storks

Thank Tejas P
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

We went to Crescent Island during our safaris trip in Kenya early September. We stayed in Crescent camp and we could go to Crescent Island with small boat. It was great to walk amongst animals (which is not possible in reserves). Crescent Island is a...More

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Megan J
September 24, 2017|
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Response from Steve T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Megan The weather on Crescent Island is pretty much the same year round. I was just there yesterday and the weather was perfect. It was warm with lots of sun, mixed with a good breeze that made the experience awesome. The... More
July 27, 2017|
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Response from Myview2020 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it feels safe. The Hippos are in a specific area. The boat doesn't go too close to the Hippos anyway. It's a lovely quiet ride. I had checked the weather forecast for the day we were planning to go. It was going to be... More
Shaki S
August 28, 2016|
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Response from Kriticat_Mav | Reviewed this property |
We arrived by road. Yes I would say 2 hours is plenty of time to wander around and I can't answer about the guide as we came with our own guide. Enjoy.