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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 3 days ago via mobile

Apart from the bureaucracy at the main gate, once inside you are transported to a paradise of animals, open spaces and towering cliffs. It’s hard to describe and sadly I deleted my photos. This place is worth going. You can bike, walk, climb a cliff...More

Thank salimkeshavjee
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great outing! I had my 74 year old aunt with me, so she could not easily hike down into the valley. She waited back at the picnic area with a friend and the rest of us went for the long, beautiful and...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had heard a lot about it before we went and it didn't disappoint!! A sense of adventure, and at the same time quite safe (look out for rains, as heavier rain may lead to flash floods). Also, make sure you have a guide from the...More

1  Thank PGHG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great park. There aren't many climbing spots where you can watch giraffes elegantly crossing the horizon while gripping the side of a cliff. Hell's gate park is a relaxing, open safari compared to Nakuru, Nairobi, or any of the others I've seen. Most animals are...More

Thank yuxiang_cawley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic and beautiful place. Nature lovers any where in the world, Hell's Gate is the place to visit.

2  Thank Sinkeet S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super great little Activity to do, riding through beautiful nature surrounded by warthogs, zebra, giraffe, buffalo and many antelopes. Highly recommend going in the morning to beat the heat, and save time for the gorge walk (we didn't have enough time to do it but...More

1  Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We went on an adventurous, at times seemingly dangerous, hike through an amazing gorge. The guide was very skillful and often helpful making sure all of us made safely through some very difficult passages. He was also a lot of fun, sharing a lot of...More

1  Thank JulsVern
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We rented rickety bikes at the entrance and arranged to have them picked up at Hell's Gate and return back by car. It's a nice bike ride but dusty from the passing cars and most wildlife is far away from the road. One way was...More

Thank hoppityhop
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Hells Gate National Park is amazing and not to be missed. Just beware of everyone along the way. I took a matatu from Naivasha to Hells Gate. From there it is another 2 km uphill on dirt road to get to the Elsa gate. There...More

4  Thank Angie H
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This park has a number of activities, from cycling in the park to rock climbing to visiting the gorges. The park has buffaloes, zebras, warthogs etc. When going to the gorges, you must go with a guide. Some paths require some effort to climb. It...More

1  Thank Divya K
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Karolyn M
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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 James K | Reviewed this property |
Paid 3000kshs for the quide,a Lively fellow had lots of insight about the place
1 July 2018|
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Response from josephkinyanjui | Reviewed this property |
One can always find a place to do picnic.