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Kisumu Impala Sanctuary

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liked seeing the hippos

I have two friends that live in Kisumu And we went to the sanctuary. The best thing we did was see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 14 October 2018
Nairobi, Kenya
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“eco lodge”(16 reviews)
“wild animals”(11 reviews)
“lake victoria”(25 reviews)
Harambee Rd, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
+254 57 2501535
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All reviews eco lodge wild animals lake victoria nice place close range free roaming boat ride close encounter cool breeze impala park picnic pet nature buffalo lion gate
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just have time for like 2hrs to go and see the great wildlife in the Impala and birds you will be more of an happy person at the end of the visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tokalion
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have two friends that live in Kisumu And we went to the sanctuary. The best thing we did was see the hippos,. It was fun, it's good but not great tomorrow

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hilltopfwb
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Great place to relax and be one with nature located in the Milimani area in kisumu. One can stroll to the place or use local public means like 'bodaboda' at affordable rates. Park rates about 2$ and you can get a guide to take you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mboya
Reviewed 14 October 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Frank_Ganda58
Reviewed 27 August 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anya A
Reviewed 22 August 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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Suman Sankar G
Reviewed 22 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank olivier2501
Reviewed 29 July 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ochieng K
Reviewed 25 July 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chotu6277
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Derrick M
20 July 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.
24 March 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
9 February 2015|
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Response from Timothy O | Reviewed this property |
Adults 300 Children 100