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Hell's Gate National Park

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Lake Road South | South of Lake Naivasha, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
+254 20 2433037
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  • Excellent58%
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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“hot springs” (52 reviews)
“hell's gate” (106 reviews)
“rock climbing” (44 reviews)
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Lake Road South | South of Lake Naivasha, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
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+254 20 2433037
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For adventure lovers, this is the place to visit. There are deep gorges and valley. We also have Fischer's tower for rock climbing. One can also enjoy game drive. However, one should always be cautious about the weather.When it rains, flashfloods are experienced down the...More

Thank josephkinyanjui
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure why but we could not see much. Also we did not have a map and they did not have maps available at the entrance. One thing we recommend for sure is to do Gorge hiking. That was really awesome

Thank Vandochka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hells Gate National Park provides the perfect get away for those who want to reconnect with the wild. If you want a break from civilization, this is your perfect destination. You can drive in or hire a mountain bike for a closer encounter with nature,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

2 entrances, 26 dollars entrance fee. travel by foot, bicycle or (own) car. Includes: black lava glass rocks, hills, meadows, leleshwa trees, gorges, hotsprings, geothermal swimming pool . zebras, giraffes, monkeys, antilopes, buffalos. numerous birs, incl black eagle.

Thank foreveyman
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an awe inspiring park! My wife and 3 kids Did the game drive and then hiked the gorge. Enjoyed the views of cliffs and rock formations, hot springs and being able to walk near the animals. The rope climb in the gorge was fun!...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hell’s Gate is a nice place for a day trip from Nairobi where visitors can enjoy mountain biking, rock climbing and a natural spa.

Thank ExoticTravelCentre
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1 amazing park you can not resist visiting as it offers unique activities ie bike riding, hiking and walking in the park among other services i'd recommend it

Thank Adventure B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a wide variety of wildlife in the national park, though many are few in number.Examples of little seen wildlife include lions, leopards, and cheetahs. However, the park has historically been an important home for the rare lammergeyer vultures. There are over 103 species...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hell's Gate is the only national park in Kenya that allows tourists to walk/cycle in the park, as there is minimal risk of canivores like lions (but respect and do not provoke the wildlife there). The place is usually hot and dry, so the wildlife...More

Thank Yu S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good park, lots of herbivores & warthogs. But main attraction is Devil's Bedroom. Beautiful gorge. Try to go down with a guide and walk in both directions. Beware of flash floods. Check with guide and make sure it didn't rain profusely in the past days...More

1  Thank Marcel B
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Annalisa1970
20 June 2018|
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Response from josephkinyanjui | Reviewed this property |
It is possible to walk but it is a long distance. Again it is not very safe because of dangerous wild animals. The idea of a game guide and olkaria is excellent.
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Rachel C
14 June 2018|
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Response from Josua M | Reviewed this property |
You should be really fit and during the summer ensure you have lots of water. Doing all three may be asking too much. You may be able to do the cycling and hiking together. Make sure you have a quality bike and if possible a... More
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skdodge
11 April 2018|
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Response from Expectmoretoday | Reviewed this property |
You have to be reasonably fit. The guides will assist those less athletic. The thermal pools are not that exciting, but the gorge walk is well worth it.
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