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Hell's Gate National Park

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Address: Lake Road South, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
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+254 20 2433037
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Interesting and going into the Gorge is unique!

This was a new experience in Kenya. we have been to Masai Mara several times as well as Lake Naivasha but going here was unique where animals are spotted roaming around freely... read more

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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Reviewed today NEW

This was a new experience in Kenya. we have been to Masai Mara several times as well as Lake Naivasha but going here was unique where animals are spotted roaming around freely. the most interesting part was going into the Gorge- the guide John was very good- one needs good shoes as it can be slippery and climbing uphill or... More 

Thank Global_Desi123
Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great Experience and Amazing Place for Nature Lover. One-Day Trip from Nairobi. You can ride a Bike or Drive in between Zebras, Buffaloes, Baboons, gazelles and antelopes and watch them in their natural Habitat. Excellent choice for a one-day trip from Nairobi.

Thank Gouri2015
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk, drive or ride a bike freely while the zebras, giraffes, wild buffaloes, warthogs stroll n merry around u! And then take a hike into the beautiful gorge, to Hell and back!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place! Took a bicycle near Elsa Gate before entering the NP (1,000 KES/10$), spent 5 hours riding, hiking, climbing, exploring gorge, etc. So beautiful. Lots of wildlife: zebras, warthogs, buffalos, snakes...also if you're lucky (or not)) there is a chance to spot a leopard.

Thank Дмитрій Р
Lappeenranta, Finland
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience! Excellent choice for a one-day trip from Nairobi. Different kind of experience when you can get out of the car and enjoy the park by bike and/or on foot.

Thank Petra Y
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only national park in Kenya where you can cycling. Along the way you can get so close to the animals, until you reach the place for a hike. The hike is definitely not a easy one, especially for a non-hiker like myself, but it worth the effort. The scenery is simply amazing! Highly recommended.

Thank saruwhite
Tehran, Iran
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a must to visit when you are around Naivasha. you could visit a great nature view like you may remember through Lion King animation :)

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Abbotsford, Canada
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I rented bikes and hired a guide before the entrance of the park. The bikes were delivered to us at the entrance and after paying the admission we started off. Best time to go is in the morning as it can get very hot by afternoon and you will not see as much wildlife. The wildlife was... More 

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Pisek, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One from the few parks where you can free guide, on foot, by bicycle ... Hot springs, cool stream, rocks - the possibility of climbing, gorge, elegant giraffes, running gazelles and antelopes, a bic group and family of warthogs.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hell's gate trekking was included in our trip arranged by Lion Trails safari. Is one of the things you must not missed if staying at Naivasha. The landscape is amazing and you can find many wild animals on your way to the trekking spot (buffalos, giraffes, zebras, monkeys, wildebeest, etc, although it is very rare if you are lucky... More 

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