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Lake Naivasha

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Naivasha Road | Nakuru County, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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USD 384.55*
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1 Day trip to Hells Gate and Lake Naivasha From Nairobi
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“boat ride” (62 reviews)
“crescent island” (31 reviews)
“fish” (25 reviews)
Naivasha Road | Nakuru County, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Reviewed yesterday

While coming back from Masai Mara, took a detour to visit the lake. The drive was good with good roads and excellent landscapes.The lake is big and looks exciting. We visited the banks of the lake where people tend to do party and picnics. Looked...More

Thank MohitHanda10
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were driving past and our driver asked if we wanted to do a boat safari for $50 pp on the lake. Of course we said yes! We wore a life jacket which fortunately we didnt have to use. It's so amazing to be so...More

Thank Alexandra O
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Well, rent a boat with guide, nice adventure for a hour long. You can see hippos, lot of birds, like eagles etc.

Thank izret
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This section was part of our tour. We arrived at the lake & were taken in with the barren like landscape of ghostly trees. We boarded our boat for the sightseeing tour. The Lake proved to be home to a diverse range of birds. Hippo's...More

Thank travella2016
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a not to miss place! The animals were plentiful especially the hippos. I had a family of giraffes come really close.

Thank happyhappyhappy2
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We went to Lake Naivasha on way to Lake Nakuru. Were told to expect a lot of hippos and birds. Once we reached we went on a boat ride to the other end of the lake. Saw a few snouts of hippos - nothing to...More

Thank Sanjiv J
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We took a boat trip on the lake and all along the crescent island. It was amazing, and the guide was so knowledgeable. There are tons of hippo in the water, but our highlight was the African fish eagle that swooped into the lake to...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A visit to Lake Naivasha was not on our itinerary, but so glad we stopped. We were able to get up close to lots of hippos and a variety of birds. It was crazy to see men standing in the shallow waters fishing (apparently not...More

1  Thank CBDurf
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Hi guys, Abundant birdlife: cormorant, jacana, winding cisticola, hadada ibis, african darter, fish eagle, holy ibis, sunbirds. And of course the hippos. They leave the water at night. Roaming around your accommodation. The boattrip was not cheap. regards Schliek

Thank schliek
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We did the boat ride to Crescent Island, which is now a peninsula. This was one of the top highlights of our trip to Kenya. I'm an avid birder & our boat guide was fantastic. He really knew the birds & got us up close...More

Thank Kylewag
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16 July 2017|
Response from Marco H |
We had to pay 5000 shilling for the two of us. Its the price for the boat. Its for one hour
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7 May 2017|
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Response from Amaka E | Reviewed this property |
Distance from nairobi to naivasha is roughly 73-80kms. Driving will take about 70-90mins depending on how far into naivasha / nairobi you are going
17 January 2017|
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Response from prateek d | Reviewed this property |
Don't really know, but it totally depends on the no. Of people visiting.. you can take help of the office people at lake