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Lake Naivasha

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Naivasha Road | Nakuru County, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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US$ 150.00*
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Full-Day Lake Naivasha Tour from Nairobi
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US$ 145.00*
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Lake Naivasha Guided Day Trip From Nairobi
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US$ 110.00*
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Naivasha Highlights: Guided Day Tour from Nairobi
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  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“boat ride” (68 reviews)
“crescent island” (34 reviews)
“fish” (26 reviews)
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Naivasha Road | Nakuru County, Kenya
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+254 720 650869
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"boat ride"
in 68 reviews
"crescent island"
in 34 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 days ago

So much to do here and many accommodation options: To do - climbing, walking, gorge exploring, cycle safari, bird watching camping, and amazing hot spring pool/spa, etc in Hell's Gate. Hippo boat rides on Naivasha lake from numerous places. Also other watersports too. Crater lake...More

Thank Simon D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived early after a long drive up from Nairobi - ours was one of the first boats out on the lake and our guide 'Joel' knew all the spots to see the wildlife. The boat was clean and safe and life jackets were made available....More

Thank SamAdamstown
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lake Naivasha is one of the two freshwater lakes in the Kenyan Rift Valley and the closer one from Nairobi. Being freshwater, it hosts a large number of different species, in particular birds. We took an hour long boat ride around the eastern part of...More

Thank Yu S
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

A major haven for birds and hippos! Tip the guides as the fees paid as just way below the value of the lake tour. I did a US$20 boat ride with Crescent Island Safari and I thought I should have paid more. And I did...More

1  Thank Josua M
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

If u r not coming from deserts and u r planning for MASAI, AMBROSELI, or even LAKE NAKIRU; u can SKIP this attraction as it has nothing new to offer UNLESS U HAVE PLANNED TO STAY AT "Lake Naivasha Country Club"......A DESTINATION IN ITSELF AND...More

Thank drvijaysrivastava
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

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 31 March 2018 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

2  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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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
16 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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