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Hell's Gate National Park

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Lake Road South | South of Lake Naivasha, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You really must see this place. Probably the only national park you can ride your bike through. Plan for a full day here to see the most, though you could also go straight to the gorge and do a small (1hr) walk. Obsidian rock, lava...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sudikev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Named appropriately by the original dwellers, the Masai tribe, after a volcanic eruption created widespread destruction in the area, the Focal point of the hells gate is the gorge walk. It is a moderately difficult walk courtesy some slippery slopes and navigation around crevasses that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank AbiBan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small but interesting and fun park, you can hire bikes if you want! - but be aware it's miles and miles and best to motor around imho. Nice walk along the gorge to the 'kitchen' and 'bedroom' of the devil. Hot springs and a decent...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Auld_ReckieEdinburgh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hells gate is a park every traveller has to visit...saw a few animals like zebras, antellopes and monkeys.. their so much to learn from seeing the devils bedroom, shower and kitchen hahaha it was an amazing thing to learn. I ended the day by doing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jemimahmaina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had very low expectations as pictures clearly can't do this place justice. We got up early and were the first ones in the park that morning. We have young children (3 and 1) so the bike ride wasn't an option for us, but if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sydneyannem
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We bicycled and hiked this park with an excellent private guide named Abraham. This is a great break from the time spent in Safari vehicles. You cycle past Zebra and other animals. The park has lots of interesting geology and the hiking was great.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kevleeann
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

It is a nice safari to start in Kenya. You can see buffalos, cebras, gazelle, baboons, etc. They dont have any predators, but it is nice to ride a bike. We paid around 25$ for park entry + 500KES to rent a bike + 250KES...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank luarit
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Hell's Gate is one great picnic spot for those who love outdoors and exploring natural land-forms. A must visit for those who care to know more about the Great Rift Valley.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Osande
Reviewed 26 November 2018

If you are staying long enough in Kenya maybe you should consider going to Hell's Gate. It's quite expensive and unfair, especially for non-residents (US$26 + 500 shillings to rent a bike + a couple of dollars to ride a bike in the park), but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank RebecaHeringer
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Wow! To hike among the animals is an experience I will never forget. You can truly get right up next to them. I never imagined that it would be possible to see zebras this close without being stuck inside a safari vehicle or viewing through...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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20 September 2018|
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Response from Kimberly S | Reviewed this property |
we got our bikes from the first one off the main road as you head toward the gate, turn off the main road and it was the first place on the left - we had great bikes from there!
3 September 2018|
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Response from gordita33 | Reviewed this property |
Hells Gate Park doesn’t require guide. You can just hire bike (Ksh400)very near park entrance and peddle along 8K to Rangers Post where you then hire a guide (Ksh2000) to lead you to the gorge. I didn’t see bikes with child... More
1 July 2018|
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Response from josephkinyanjui | Reviewed this property |
One can always find a place to do picnic.