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Lake Oloidien

Naivasha, Kenya
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Disappointing (Public Beach)

A very disappointing place. I wanted to see some birds but the lake was quite empty. Some hippos... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Good for weekend getaway

Its a good cool quiet place next to the lake with lots of hippos, birds and monkeys. We enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very disappointing place. I wanted to see some birds but the lake was quite empty. Some hippos here and there. Also quite dirty. Since some years there are also no flamingoes. The lake is to sweet.

Thank Daniel_86_J
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Its a good cool quiet place next to the lake with lots of hippos, birds and monkeys. We enjoyed our stay there, the staff were helpful even in setting up our own tents and their prices are very friendly. A good place for a weekend...More

Thank Eadiey
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We spent an hour in a boat on the lake. It was 4000/3500ksh for the hour, life jackets supplied. We saw lots of wildlife and took lots of pictures. There is ample parking by the lake. Afterwards we went to the Ranch House Bistro for...More

Thank r0se1990
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Can get cold and rainy in the evenings. It's beautiful and green. You can have a boat ride and there is a restaurant and you can even camp there.

Thank Kui K
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We loved this place and stayed for 3 nights. It's conveniently located, only about an hour and a half from Nairobi. The clientele were mostly families and with the abundant tents, well-kept grass, room for play, boat rides, and quite good tiled hot-water showers and...More

Thank Robin Y
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Ended up at Lake Oloiden by a mistake while going to Lake Naivasha for a camping trip on weekend night. Really nice experience, the lake is really beautiful... even better if you have the time to experience the sunrise or the sunset. The lake is...More

Thank Drashya
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Lake Oloidien is a smaller lake straight west of Lake Naivasha. It is very calm and peaceful, you can drive to a small beach and take a boat trip there. It also famous for the Flamingo's, however we did not see them, only some nice...More

1  Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is another one of the beautiful nature attractions in Kenya. If you have a trip plan to Nairobi, don't forget to put it inside your plan.

Thank Kiarash_Omrani
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Got to see lots of animals and birds at the lake, including the hippos. Suggest to go slightly before sunset time so you can also see the amazing sunset view on the boat.

Thank saruwhite
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I can recommend to go on a boatsafari on Lake Oloidien in the morning or evening. You can see a lot of animals, it's relaxing and cheap.

Thank Lwouterse
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28 December 2014|
Response from Joseph C | Reviewed this property |
They only offer camping tents for Single,Double and also family tents all on the shores of the lake.They range from 3000 to 7000 depending on the kind of tent you need.What is your preference?