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Crescent Island Game Park

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Naivasha Bottom Road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
+254 50 2021030
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“boat ride” (30 reviews)
“walking safari” (14 reviews)
“lake naivasha” (27 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Naivasha Bottom Road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
+254 50 2021030
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic small island in Lake Naivasha. Go here if you like bird watching. Furthermore there are troops of wildebeest, buffalos, impalas and zebras on the island, they say also giraffes but didn't see them.

Thank HPBeek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place has very nice wildlife especially mammals and even some nice bird species in good numbers too

Thank Cisticola
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi guys The walk took 3 hours. It was hot. If you want a shorter walk: that's possible. we had our own private ranger (Mungai) He is very knowledgeable. A lot of animals: gnu, giraffe, fish eagle, rollers, winding cisticola By the way: it is...More

Thank schliek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we reached the park to take the boat ride it started drizzling which later became stronger but this did not deter us from taking the boat ride on Lake Nivasha. You see many families of hippos lazing in the waters of the lake or...More

Thank SunnyKochhar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one can get off the boat and take a guided walk around this sanctuary. it teems with birdlife. also you can walk pretty close to giraffes, zebras and some storks

Thank Tejas P
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We went to Crescent Island during our safaris trip in Kenya early September. We stayed in Crescent camp and we could go to Crescent Island with small boat. It was great to walk amongst animals (which is not possible in reserves). Crescent Island is a...More

Thank emily_vbq
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

If you are a bird lover its ok, but i can see cormorans and pelicans in my own country. We saw a colony of 20 hippos, but the tourguide said they are always on that spot because they getting fed there everyday. If you come...More

Thank Stephan F
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We visited Crescent Island with my friend and three children in total. To be prepared for this place, make sure you get there at least by 9 a.m. to be sure to be able to walk when it is still relatively cool. The guide was...More

Thank Sheeru O
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We enjoyed the boat ride to the island as well as the walk around with our guide. Well worth a few hours time.

Thank aebida2016
Reviewed 30 August 2017

On the banks of Lake Naivasha, this park has a good fauna of giraffe, deers, impalas & zebras. Nice morning walk place for walking safari.

Thank SuvodipMoitra
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Megan J
25 September 2017|
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Response from Steve T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Megan The weather on Crescent Island is pretty much the same year round. I was just there yesterday and the weather was perfect. It was warm with lots of sun, mixed with a good breeze that made the experience awesome. The... More
27 July 2017|
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Response from Myview2020 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it feels safe. The Hippos are in a specific area. The boat doesn't go too close to the Hippos anyway. It's a lovely quiet ride. I had checked the weather forecast for the day we were planning to go. It was going to be... More
Shaki S
28 August 2016|
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Response from Kriticat_Mav | Reviewed this property |
We arrived by road. Yes I would say 2 hours is plenty of time to wander around and I can't answer about the guide as we came with our own guide. Enjoy.