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Prehistoric site

Having heard of hyrax hill I took the opportunity to visit the site. Small museum with helpful... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2017
Opua, New Zealand
good photo op at Hyrax Hill

great place to stop for lunch or getting out and stretching the legs. The Rock hyrax's can help... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2014
Jeelan A
Perth, Australia
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30 Nov 2017
30 May 2017
“Prehistoric site”
With the discovery of Iron Age and Neolithic artifacts on this spot, paleontologists Louis and Mary Leakey unlocked thrilling mysteries to Kenya’s ancient prehistory.
Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
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Reviewed November 30, 2017

You can have the best views of lake Nakuru National park while here, please take care of your belongings and always keep your vehicles closed to keep off the crazy baboons.

Thank John M
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Having heard of hyrax hill I took the opportunity to visit the site. Small museum with helpful guide, includes large collection of living tortoises. Trails lead to the dig sites where artefacts found relating to early man. Very wet in rainy season!

Thank Andrew6345
Reviewed February 8, 2017

nice excursion with the family and friends to learn more about the various available species.... we met the old tortoise, over 100 years i guess...

1  Thank evalynek2015
Reviewed February 25, 2015

A must visit place, if you are in Nakuru. We get an amazing view of the lake and the wild life from the top. Tourist has to be cautious of the baboons, which don't hesitate attacking the humans, if they get to know of food....More

Reviewed December 7, 2014

great place to stop for lunch or getting out and stretching the legs. The Rock hyrax's can help pass the time, as can the views of the lake. In peak season, the entire lake boundary has a solid pink border around it - courtesy of...More

2  Thank Jeelan A
Reviewed May 7, 2014

The Hyrax hill museum exhibition was great, well worth the entrance fee. The Museum is free otherwise and is worth a visit.

3  Thank Matex T
Reviewed September 15, 2013

i loved the reception and the guide..what i didnt like was the entrance to the place..the entrance was very deserted and without a good guide its easy to loose you track..all in all the place is full of history

1  Thank James G
Reviewed February 17, 2013

It doesn't seem like they get many visitors and there isn't much to see inside the museum, but the site is very nice. Being that there are few places in and around Nakuru that you can walk around and explore without an over priced game...More

Thank ehmjae
Reviewed February 12, 2013

Hyrax Hill is easy to reach from Lake Nakuru and worth a short visit. You won't see much of the archeological remains, but a well-meaning guide will show you where the digs were conducted and give you a general impression of the context and surroundings.

Thank vgwin
Reviewed January 30, 2013

A student-guide on on his last day before graduating insisted on explaining every exhibit in the museum in the most token manner before taking us around to the various archaeological sites. Although he was a nice guy, he really didn't know much, and made the...More

Thank Ariel Z
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