Lake Naivasha Things to Do

  • Lake Naivasha
    Lake Naivasha
    by lotharscheer
  • Lake Naivasha
    Lake Naivasha
    by lotharscheer
  • Lake Naivasha
    Lake Naivasha
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Most Viewed Things to Do in Lake Naivasha

  • 1. Bicycling to Kongoni

    From Fisherman´s Camp about 10 km east at the first roadfork left at the second roadfork to the right you will see a lot of wildlife like Zebras, Monkeys, Boars etc., if you continue a little past...

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  • 2. Hell's Gate National Park

    This is a small National Park, where you can go around by bicycle, see some Giraffes, Zebras, Buffalows etc. and hike at the Hell's Gate Gorge. Entrance fee is $ 30. The entrance is about 1 km north...

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  • 3. Eland

    One of the larger antelope of East Africa, Elands are abundant in the park. They live in large herds on the open plains of east and south Africa where they...

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  • 4. Giraffes

    The park has a large population of Giraffes and being able to do walking tours allows you to get closer to these gentle animals than at most other parks where...

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  • 5. Hippos

    The other animal that is common at Lake Naivasha is hippos. They live in the shallower water at the edge of the lake and marshes nearby. Boat tours on the lake...

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  • 6. Impalas

    Naivasha also has its share of Impalas, like all game parks in Africa. They live in small herds and are among one of the least shy and therefore one of the...

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  • 7. Fishing eagles

    One of the things Naivasha is most known for is its Fish Eagles. These African Fish Eagles are among the fiercest predators to prowl the lakeside. Guides will...

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  • 8. Kingfisher

    Another unique inhabitant of lake Naivasha are kingfishers, they can be found in trees along the banks of the lake waiting on prey. However they make there...

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  • 9. Water Bucks

    Lake Naivasha has a healthy population of Waterbucks as it's lakeshore and marshes provide the perfect habitat for waterbucks. We spotted quite a few including...

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  • 10. Wildebeest

    Lake Naivasha has a few wildebeest but not as many as other parks as these animals tend to migrate over much wider areas than the park allows for. We spotted...

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  • 11. Zebra

    There are many Zebra at the park. They are peaceful but keep their distance as you take a game walk through the park. You're certain to spot a few either...

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  • 12. The landscape

    Lake Naivasha is a freshwater lake in Kenya's rift valley. It's major site for flamingos and other birds along with a sizable population of Hippos. The shores...

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  • 13. ElsaMere camp ; and Born free

    It felt just wonderful to get lost in the dense woods around the Elsamere camp.This is the most authentic place one can be while in Naivasha, the place which...

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  • 14. A walk around Elsamere Camp : Different wings

    Elsa came from the name of the Lion cub reared by Joy Adamson , and made famous in the book ( and later movie) called " Born Free.". The sequeal was named...

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  • 15. Walk in the forest : Elsamere Camp

    Elsa and her life as depicted in the book ( and later movie) "Born Free" has been an attraction from childhood.The living quarters of Joy Admason and her...

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  • 16. Follow in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie ...

    ... which is not something that I usually care to do, but as the fact that sequences from "Tomb Raider" were filmed in Ol-Njorowa gorge was perhaps the only...

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  • 17. Brilliant wildlife against a beautiful landscape!

    Hell's Gate combines savannah grassland - complete with herds of grazing herbivores - with some more rugged scenery, including the escarpment that forms the...

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  • 18. An elegant sufficiency of eland!

    One of our abiding memories of the Kenyan Rift Valley will be the abundance of eland - seen here in a group at Hell's Gate that probably numbered about 30...

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  • 19. Visit the intriging obsidian caves

    One of the most intriguing attractions that Hell's Gate has to offer are its obsidian caves ... which, even if you're not a lapsed geologist such as myself,...

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  • 20. A very special outcrop of pumice ...

    OK, by now you probably know that I'm a lapsed geologist, but usually I try to keep my enthusiasm under control ... until I see outcrops like this!This is...

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  • 21. Some algae don't mind being in hot water ...

    ... in fact, these lurid green algae positively relish it!With the Ol-Karia geothermal power projects being located within the boundaries of the Hell's Gate...

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  • 22. Bird Watching and Photography

    The camp , with its abundant greenery enveloping it from all sides, the continuous flow of birds in and around, the constant chirping sound of bokets,...

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  • 23. What an unlikely place to find a vineyard!

    Of all the things that I expected to find in Kenya's Rift Valley, a vineyard was not one of them!Actually, to be strictly accurate, we didn't find a vineyard,...

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  • 24. A national park that makes power for the nation!

    On first consideration, the prospect of having a power station within a national park would seem unlikely ... but then, as we discovered, Hell's Gate is a place...

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  • 25. Go rock climbing at Fischer's Tower!

    One of the attractions of Hell's Gate is that - unlike many of the other national parks, where game spotting is the main attraction - there are a whole range of...

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