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Central Island National Park - CLOSED

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Hot but Enjoyable

Spent a morning on Central Island. Went early as the lake was calm. Saw a great variety of birds... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2014
Afghankiwi
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Opotiki, New Zealand
High adventure

Our boat ride took longer than expected so we didn't have time to go to the crocodile viewing place... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2014
2880Emerald
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Portland, Oregon, United States
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2 Mar 2014
“Hot but Enjoyable”
26 Jan 2014
“High adventure”
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

Spent a morning on Central Island. Went early as the lake was calm. Saw a great variety of birds and a significant flock of flamingoes. Not much shade and it got hot quickly. Very friendly Coxswain and guide. Unfortunately the Guide had little idea about...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank Afghankiwi
Reviewed 27 January 2014

Our boat ride took longer than expected so we didn't have time to go to the crocodile viewing place (it was our fault). We saw the flamingos though, which was really cool. It was hot - more than 100 degrees fahrenheit. This trip is not...More

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank 2880Emerald
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Located, as the name implies, right in the middle of lake Turkana about 90 min. boat ride from Elye Springs and 60 min from Ferguson's Gulf (Fishing Lodge) this fabulous island consists of two volcanic craters filled with water that form two distinct lakes -...More

Date of experience: February 2013
1  Thank Mikhail S
Reviewed 23 October 2012

The trip itself was great just too short. Our operator said 3-4 hours, length of boat trip such that we had insufficient time there. The tour operator was not organised with respect to refreshment there i.e. they needed someone to carry drinks.

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank David A
Reviewed 31 March 2012

I dislike the highland just for one thing, very hot

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank Ramadhan K
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