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Hell's Gate National Park

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Open Now: 08:00 - 17:00
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Lake Road South | South of Lake Naivasha, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 August 2011

You HAVE TO GO to Hell's Gate! I've traveled quite a bit around Kenya and I have to say this was one of the better things I've done! I drove up from Nairobi with a friend and we had a great day exploring the park...More

7  Thank Semuteh
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Okay this review is a bit tricky, I guess I can only comment based on my experience because this is a good park but with a caveat to it. Let me start off by saying that this park would be a big disappointment to those...More

7  Thank Dimitrz
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Hell's Gate recently and didn't have the best experience. It could have been way better if I had known certain things beforehand, so to help others I wanted to provide to tips to future visitors. First up, it's good to rent bikes from...More

1  Thank Zutot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This isn’t the biggest of parks but we still saw a lovely range of animals, including zebra and wildebeest. The rock formations are really impressive - in fact it resembled Jurassic Park so I half expected dinosaurs to wander in to view! We were driven...More

Thank MouseB_21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Hells Gate while staying in Nairobi and would highly recommend. We left Nairobi around 5:30am (found an Uber that was willing to drive us and we paid cash $35 usd) and arrived at the park at 7:30am. We rented two bikes at the...More

1  Thank archrsmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Forget zoos and circuses! Animals at the most natural environment. After you gate fees, grab a bicycle or trek through the park. I did not believe it possible until I witnessed people on foothat and cycling. Herds of buffalo, zebra, warthog, giraffe, gazelles eagerly welcome...More

1  Thank damon a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice daytrip, go early with Peter as a guide. Really nice guy and knows a lot. Lot’s of zebra and pumba’s near de path. Cycles are not the best, but ok for the trip. Let Peter arrange them. The walk trough the canyon is quite...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great tour with Peter. I just arrived in Kenia and went to Hell’ Gate National park. It was amazing, really great experience. Riding on a bike and walking in nature with the animals and having all the time in the world was...More

Thank Emmy016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its unique and lovely,with animals and geological features. Volcanic features and gorges.you can cycle in the middle of wildlife.giraffes,zebras, Thomson gazelle,elands, water bucks, Buffalo,grant gazelles,spotted hyenas,Bart eared fox and golden jackle are some of animals found here.

Thank peternjoru
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An ideal and beautiful park to walk though and learn about East Africa's geological activities. It can be done one one day. Great biodiversity of plants and animals. I also participated in rock climbing and ended up at the Geothermal spa.

Thank Nyasmythe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stop at the Hell's Gate Gorge was arranged by our tour director Agoi Hosking of Affable Tours and Safaris and was one of the high points of our trip; to Kenya. Especially enjoyed the hike down the gorge,

Thank indianamoon1
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Apart from the bureaucracy at the main gate, once inside you are transported to a paradise of animals, open spaces and towering cliffs. It’s hard to describe and sadly I deleted my photos. This place is worth going. You can bike, walk, climb a cliff...More

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Karolyn M
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Response from Kimberly S | Reviewed this property |
we got our bikes from the first one off the main road as you head toward the gate, turn off the main road and it was the first place on the left - we had great bikes from there!
3 September 2018|
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Response from James K | Reviewed this property |
Paid 3000kshs for the quide,a Lively fellow had lots of insight about the place
2 July 2018|
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Response from josephkinyanjui | Reviewed this property |
One can always find a place to do picnic.