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Address: Harambee Rd, Kisumu, Kenya
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+254 57 2501535

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Few animals but its a city location

The place does have some lovely animals but they are few,caged uncomfortably and its located in a somewhat urban surrounding.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place does have some lovely animals but they are few,caged uncomfortably and its located in a somewhat urban surrounding.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although I have visited Kisumu many times over the years on business it was only recently I went to the Impala Sanctuary. Was on a weekday. Very quiet (for visitors) but it is just so lovely to walk quietly around. A very relaxing experience. Views of the Lake and the impala - and other animals. Nice flora and shade as... More 

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Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Impala Sanctuary is by the lake and a nice place to see wild animal (lion, leopard, cheetah, buffalo, ostrich, warhog, impala, giraffe) in captivity. You can also take a boat-ride on the lake and have a picnic in one of the many sites in the sanctuary.

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Oslo
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We went there with our kid who is 11 years old, and a family member from Kenya. First of all you need to bring a passport along so the park attendance can see if you are going to pay 250 KES (Kenyan citizen) or you are going to pay 2250 KES per.person (foreign visitor). We just laughed and turned back.... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We were disappointed with our visit. The name is rather misleading as I would call this a Zoo and it's rather reminiscent of zoos in the 70's. As a place by the lake shore, it's quite nice, but walking past the animal enclosures is depressing. The enclosures are a series of cages on a barren hill top in scorching sun.... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visited here a while back and would not hesitate to recommend it for anyone wishing some peace and quiet in clean and beautiful surroundings. Very well kept, and borders the lake. There is a fancy restaurant within the sanctuary that is very nice. Great place for visitors to Kisumu on business travel to take some time out .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The place has a very nice vegetation cover and fauna that if you not seen in the wild its captive,have visit with your family and enjoy a walk of short distance to see the animals.have a camera and enjoy it more..

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Thank Maiyo T
Kisumu, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

A great place to be on a weekend. The animals are easily seen, presenting spectacular memories. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Its a place worth a try

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I had alifetime experience touring Kisumu Impala Park. Saw various wild animals I only saw in the books, the tour guide was friendly. I one day will be back there. Guys if one day you get the chance to be in Kenya, let Kisumu Impala Park be in your schedule.

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Thank Cypy_Kay
Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Impala Sanctuary lies on the shores of Lake Victoria largest freshwater lake in Africa, covering less than 1km2. if you are an outdoor lover this the best place for camping and they have five campsite with a good view of lake victoria

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