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Lake Naivasha, Naivasha

#4 of 16 in Nature in Rift Valley Province
Water Body · Nature / Park
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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  • the lake by itself is nice but be carefull it happens that if you take a boat for a tour on the lake you have bad surprises,sometimes they ask you 30 dollars for each people for one hour toue  more »
  • We booked this as one of four locations along our 12 day safari. Originally we wanted to go here for the Hippos as we weren't sure if we'd see them otherwise. We saw them at Massai Mara and...  more »
  • 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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