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Hell's Gate National Park

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Lake Road South | South of Lake Naivasha, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is a nice safari to start in Kenya. You can see buffalos, cebras, gazelle, baboons, etc. They dont have any predators, but it is nice to ride a bike. We paid around 25$ for park entry + 500KES to rent a bike + 250KES...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank luarit
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hell's Gate is one great picnic spot for those who love outdoors and exploring natural land-forms. A must visit for those who care to know more about the Great Rift Valley.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Osande
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are staying long enough in Kenya maybe you should consider going to Hell's Gate. It's quite expensive and unfair, especially for non-residents (US$26 + 500 shillings to rent a bike + a couple of dollars to ride a bike in the park), but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank RebecaHeringer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! To hike among the animals is an experience I will never forget. You can truly get right up next to them. I never imagined that it would be possible to see zebras this close without being stuck inside a safari vehicle or viewing through...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank waverider681
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour arranged a four hour afternoon bike and hike trip in the park with a guide. Our guide was Peter. He was very informative and provided an excellent tour. The bikes were outdated, but functional. The bike was 20k round trip and the road...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alaskachick907
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Hell's Gate recently and didn't have the best experience. It could have been way better if I had known certain things beforehand, so to help others I wanted to provide to tips to future visitors. First up, it's good to rent bikes from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Zutot
Reviewed November 5, 2018

This isn’t the biggest of parks but we still saw a lovely range of animals, including zebra and wildebeest. The rock formations are really impressive - in fact it resembled Jurassic Park so I half expected dinosaurs to wander in to view! We were driven...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MouseB_21
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We visited Hells Gate while staying in Nairobi and would highly recommend. We left Nairobi around 5:30am (found an Uber that was willing to drive us and we paid cash $35 usd) and arrived at the park at 7:30am. We rented two bikes at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank archrsmith
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Forget zoos and circuses! Animals at the most natural environment. After you gate fees, grab a bicycle or trek through the park. I did not believe it possible until I witnessed people on foothat and cycling. Herds of buffalo, zebra, warthog, giraffe, gazelles eagerly welcome...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank damon a
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Nice daytrip, go early with Peter as a guide. Really nice guy and knows a lot. Lot’s of zebra and pumba’s near de path. Cycles are not the best, but ok for the trip. Let Peter arrange them. The walk trough the canyon is quite...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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karolynm789
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Response from Kimberly S | Reviewed this property |
we got our bikes from the first one off the main road as you head toward the gate, turn off the main road and it was the first place on the left - we had great bikes from there!
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ndegarichard
September 3, 2018|
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Response from James K | Reviewed this property |
Paid 3000kshs for the quide,a Lively fellow had lots of insight about the place
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July 1, 2018|
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Response from josephkinyanjui | Reviewed this property |
One can always find a place to do picnic.
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