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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” (31 reviews)
“walking safari” (15 reviews)
“lake naivasha” (28 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Naivasha Bottom Road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
+254 50 2021030
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Crescent Island via the Sanctuary Farm courseway. It is a short drive off Moi South Road in Naivasha. Having paid KES 800, the citizen fee for a guided tour on Crescent Island, we were sent off on our own by Linda, the...More

1  Thank Chibole W
Reviewed 1 week ago

we were two families with kids from 3-7 years old. get ready for a long interesting 2-3 hrs walk with the giraffes, zebras and many animals. the lady there were very welcoming and the kids didn't get bored at all. just take some water and...More

Thank Maryam E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One thing this offers that Masai Mara doesn’t is that you can go on the boats and get really close to the hippos . It is a small park but has unque things to offer, such as the boat ride and eagles.

Thank Cityl0ver129
Reviewed 19 November 2017

I have been to Crescent Island more than five times. This is the best place in Kenya to walk and see the animals. I keep going back because there is nothing like it. This as close you can get to all sorts of animals without...More

1  Thank frantz05
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We had a very, very warm welcome. Then were walked around by a very knowledgeable guide. Views were beautiful and it was so peaceful. We got close up to zebra, water buck, giraffes, hippos as well as many cormorants, fish eagles, flamingos. The pelicans were...More

1  Thank Laura H
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Quite unusual peninsula, all wildlife imported for the 1984 film, no cats or predators, currently sheep farm but all wildlife remained after filming, plenty giraffes, gazelle, wilderbeast, one hippo, zebra, you can walk or hire a horse. well worth a visit.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Crescent Island this week - wow! Having the opportunity to walk nearby giraffes and zebra’s, it was really amazing. We walked for two hours (without ranger, but I think with ranger is also possible). Also a lot of beautiful birds around the island....More

Thank Susanvdh
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The hardest thing here is finding the turn off the main road. However it is more than worth it. You pass through Sanctuary Farm (seeing plenty of wildlife) and pay KES 300 to get through. Passing over a causeway you are on Crescent Island. We...More

Thank THFA1984
Reviewed 14 October 2017

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 4 October 2017

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

1  Thank schliek
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Megan J
24 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.