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Crescent Island Game Park

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“boat ride”(39 reviews)
“walking safari”(18 reviews)
“lake naivasha”(37 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Naivasha Bottom Road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing boat ride seeing Hippos and Fishing Eagles and other birds galore! The walk on Crescent Island was beautiful and thrilling to walk among the Zebra and Giraffes and other animals. Ben was the perfect host and his pleasant,welcoming,enthusiastic personality was really appreciated.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kevleeann
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing trip to Crescent Island to see hippos and watching a fish eagle catch a fish were highlights of the trip.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank P T
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Was mere feet away from wild giraffes, zebra and gazelle. Didn't go too close to the buffalo! As the area has no natural predators he animals are mostly unperturbed by visitors so it's possible to take amazing photographs. As well as animals the lake and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Juliet M
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Really enjoyed our visit to Crescent Island. The boat trip to and from the island was a fun experience in itself and we saw lots of birdlife and wildlife. It was great to be able to walk around the island in the presence of a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MouseB_21
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Visited the island with my husband, son/wife and 2 1/2 year old grandson. We took a small Boat over the the island and spent 90 minutes walking around the scenic ‘out of Africa’ landscape. You are free to walk the island without any guides etc....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank conniec434
Reviewed 5 November 2018

It was amazing! Having been born in Kenya & lived here for all my life, i never imagined there was such a place! Walking so close to the antelopes, zebras, wildebeests, flamingos at the edge of the lake.... the list is endless! The kids also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank nuriruby
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We made a daytrip from nairobi. This could be an option only if you do not have time to take the Masaai Mara safari. The entrance fee is $30 and you do not get any service for it not even a decent toilet. You can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Trek589433
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We had a local guide to explain all the different bird and animal species we saw and there were lots, it was wonderful walking along with giraffes just a few feet in front of us on the path.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gavin A
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Its a a nice game Santuary located in moi south lake road. Around 10kms from naivasha town.hiking and bird watching is necessary here.wildebeest, zebras gazzeles and warthogs are found.its necessary to take a boat cruise to crescent island;if camping next to lake naivasha.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank peternjoru
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Our walking tour of Crescent Island was arranged by our tour director Agoi Hosking of Affable Tours and Safaris. It was here that we were able to get closest to the giraffes of any place on our Kenya trip

Date of experience: September 2018
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Megan J
25 September 2017|
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Response from Steve T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Megan The weather on Crescent Island is pretty much the same year round. I was just there yesterday and the weather was perfect. It was warm with lots of sun, mixed with a good breeze that made the experience awesome. The... More
27 July 2017|
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Response from Myview2020 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it feels safe. The Hippos are in a specific area. The boat doesn't go too close to the Hippos anyway. It's a lovely quiet ride. I had checked the weather forecast for the day we were planning to go. It was going to be... More
Shaki S
28 August 2016|
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Response from Kriticat_Mav | Reviewed this property |
We arrived by road. Yes I would say 2 hours is plenty of time to wander around and I can't answer about the guide as we came with our own guide. Enjoy.