Lake Naivasha, Rift Valley Province

4.2
#4 of 17 in Nature in Rift Valley Province
Enjoy the cool air and vast expanse of water at Lake Naivasha, a large freshwater lake surrounded by greenery and trickling out of the Njorowa Gorge. At 1,890 m (6,200 ft) above sea level, the lake stands at the highest point of the Kenyan Rift. A combination of volcanic rock and later sedimentary deposits, it supports a variety of wildlife, including a large presence of hippos and bearded vultures. Long-tailed and great cormorants, kingfishers, and pelicans gather to feed on carp, black bass, crayfish, and a variety of other fish species. PutLake Naivasha into our Naivasha driving holiday planning website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake fringed by thick papyrus. It is part of the Great Rift Valley in Kenya. A boat ride around the lake is a great way to explore hippopotamus. We really...  more »
  • LAKE NAIVASHA - take the optional boat tour and get up close and personal with sleeping hippo families. The hippos feed at night, so they will be napping if you go during the day. Because we went...  more »
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  • Lake ride in the boat is always good. It's an hour well spent. Till now have not got boared.
  • Fabulous because we had a boat tour which finished with a walking Safari. There are no predators so it was safe for us to walk around in the bush and get close to the animals.
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