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Crescent Island Game Park

#2 of 6 things to do in Naivasha Features Animals
Naivasha Bottom Road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
+254 50 2021030
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$200.00*
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Full-Day Lake Naivasha Tour from Nairobi
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$90.00*
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Lake Naivasha Walking with Animals Day Trip From Nairobi
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Naivasha Bottom Road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This area is where Out of Africa was filmed. The lions were removed years ago, so you can do a "walking" safari. It is awesome!

Thank Marloflabbers
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an optional trip for our tour. Only 6 of us took advantage of it. The experience was awesome. The entire group took the boat tour on Lake Naiveté to see many birds, hippos & then we broke off to be dropped off on...More

Thank Kleamiller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to take a short boat trip to get to this island. Be ready with your binoculars and camera and watch out for the hippos and the cormorants during the boat ride. When you get to the island, someone will provide you with advice...More

Thank Talampakan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic walk. Got close to animals. Bring camera, good walking shoes. A snack for younger visitors is good. There are trees for shadow but most walking is in the sun. Not so much up/down after first two uphills.

Thank Duckseal
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Crescent Island Game Park is located on Lake Naivasha, Kenya in the Great Rift Valley. It is one of the most beautiful parks in Kenya. Lake Naivasha is a fresh water lake, about 95 km north of Nairobi. Its close proximity to Nairobi and easy...More

Thank Anne K
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Went for a Sunday chill out walk with the beasties, its great to see how the animals migrate around the island from different visits, you can get a guide but its better and you can get closer by taking yourself around, nothing there will eat...More

Thank TheTallGuy1001
Reviewed May 14, 2017

Came here with our family, and spent a full 1 hour walking around the island, watching the wild animals in their own habitat. We found it a pleasure to be able to walk within meters of Giraffe, water bucks, Zebra, Thompson Gazelles, and Fish Eagles...More

Thank Tangerbabe
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing! Must do ! The animals used for the shooting for out of Africa are released here and they are partially accustomed to humans ,so you can walk here.Zebras ,bush bucks ,grants and Thompson gazelle ,giraffes are seen.We got 2 metres to a giraffe...More

Thank Pavan M
Reviewed April 16, 2017

$30.00 to go into a place with no more animals than the sanctuary that you go through to get there, and that only charged 300/- to enter. In the immortal word from 'The Castle'... tell 'em they're dreaming.\

1  Thank John D
Reviewed April 10, 2017

My wife and i have been to Crescent Island on several occasions, by ourselves or with visitors. It's always a joy to visit with Mrs Linda before the walk. The "island" offers a good stretch of the legs with the beauty of Yellow Bark Acacia...More

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Shaki S
hi... planning to visit cresent island on my way back from mara to nairobi ... 1- can i reach there by road as iam not interested in boat ride... 2- is 2 hours enough for the walk to see animals at close range 3- 30 dollars per adult is inclusive of guide or guide charges are separate? thanks
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.
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brucejacobs27
Good Morning, This sounds like a great trip to take during my brief stay in Nairobi. By any chance, did you visit Crescent Island on a day trip from Nairobi? If so, could you tell me the name of the touring company that took you there? Thanks, Bruce
February 9, 2016|
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Response from Thuku | Reviewed this property |
A day trip is sufficient for the tour. I used private means, from Nairobi. The sanctuary is exactly 20 km from the Nairobi-Nakuru highway junction along Moi S. Lake road. The area is well accessible (murram road off the... More
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raphael k
how much do you charge local tourist
November 10, 2015|
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Response from KellyG707 | Reviewed this property |
Google "Crescent Island Game Park". They have their prices listed. We had a great hike there, and the photos were 'on foot' vs from a Jeep.
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