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Lake Naivasha

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Naivasha Road | Nakuru County, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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US$145,00*
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Lake Naivasha Guided Day Trip From Nairobi
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US$160,00*
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Full-Day Lake Naivasha Tour from Nairobi
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US$110,00*
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Naivasha Highlights: Guided Day Tour from Nairobi
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“boat ride” (67 reviews)
“crescent island” (33 reviews)
“fish” (26 reviews)
LOCATION
Naivasha Road | Nakuru County, Kenya
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+254 720 650869
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"boat ride"
in 67 reviews
"crescent island"
in 33 reviews
"fish"
in 26 reviews
"an hour"
in 19 reviews
"masai mara"
in 13 reviews
"per person"
in 12 reviews
"hell's gate"
in 9 reviews
"bird watchers"
in 9 reviews
"the great rift valley"
in 8 reviews
"species of birds"
in 7 reviews
"day trip"
in 8 reviews
"two hours"
in 6 reviews
"national park"
in 6 reviews
"small boat"
in 4 reviews
"different types"
in 4 reviews
"marabou storks"
in 4 reviews
"worth the trip"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Naivasha it is almost mandatory to take a boat ride on the lake to see the many hippo families. If you are an avid birdwatcher, there are a myriad of species to observe. All the hotels offer boat rides but you can also...More

Thank Madame_Trey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

80 kms from Nairobi. 2 hr fun drive. Beautiful scenery, wonderful weather; it is a must visit location. The motor boat ride takes 1 hr, if towards one side of the lake. If you have time, must visit / walk the island (half day minimum)...More

Thank Pankaj_Sootha
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Fantastic boat ride to see all of their birds and of course the Hippos. This is a great experience to see the animals up close in their own habitat.

Thank Joshua B
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

At AA Lodge Amboseli you will find a shared lounge, a business center, and a games room. The property offers free private parking on site.

Thank GiddiTours
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Visited lake naivasha located around a 100 kilometres from Nairobi. Drove down from nairobi early morning and reached there under two hours. There is a public spot where you can rent a boat to take a round if the lake. We haggled on the price...More

Thank sainbasha
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

The boat ride was the best experience. We saw several families of hippopotamus. There are also so many wild animals at shore including zebras, and water bucks. There were many species of beautiful birds.

Thank Karen K
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

In lake Naivasha the hippos live in the wild. You can book at tour by boat to see them. On the tour you will also get close to a small island and see an eagle dive for fish. (This is a part of the tour)....More

Thank Handersen1
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

The birds are extremely numerous here. You can take a boat tour with a guide (tip of 100KSH per person recommended). You will see hippopos as soon as you enter the lake. Then, you will follow Crescent Island, where you will see several animals (Water...More

1  Thank Jessy R
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Just like the Masai Mara is an abundance of wildlife this lake was abundance of water animals and birds. Dot. Forget to take a boat ride on the lake early in the morning. You will come across experiences that you will remember for life. A...More

Thank Charuus
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We had a fantastic trip with our guide called John. As avid bird-watchers we really enjoyed seeing a wide variety birds so close, much closer than you would on safari elsewhere in Kenya (big credit to John for this). Also we saw a lot more...More

Thank zoe w
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Zyxwvu
21 January 2018|
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Response from lovelynnc2017 | Reviewed this property |
It was about $20-$25 per person if I remember correctly. There may be a discount in groups - do ask them at the ticket office
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samkimonye
15 July 2017|
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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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