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The park is found in Naivasha. It mainly comprised of savannah ecosystem is home to a wide variety of wildlife. Some of the frequently observed animal species include zebra, eland, hartebeest, Thomson's gazelle, and baboons. There are several species of birds in the park.

ACCESS

The park is 90 km from Nairobi and easily accessible by road .

By Air: Naivasha air strip

GATES

  • The main Elsa Gate
  • Olkaria Gate

SIZE / LOCATION

68 Km2.

Naivasha , Rift Valley Province

CLIMATE

  • Temperature ranges from 20-300
  • Long rains – March & April. Short rains – Nov/ December

SAFARICARD REQUIRED?

  • No safari cards. Entry is by cash (Kshs or US $)
  • Citizens – Valid Passport or National ID
  • Residents – Valid Passport & reentry pass

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

  • Game viewing
  • Raptor nesting in cliffs
  • Gorge walk
  • Hot springs
  • The Olkaria Geothermal Station
  • The Mervyn Carnelley Raptor Hide
  • Fischer’s Tower
  • Tourist circuits, nature trails and picnic sites

WILDLIFE

Buffalo, zebra, eland, hartebeest, Thomson’s gazelle and giraffe, baboons, serval cat and antelopes.

WHERE TO STAY

There is no accommodation in the Park but there are several accommodation facilities in Naivasha.

ACTIVITY OPTIONS

  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Rock climbing
  • Biking
  • Bird watching
  • Wildlife viewing

WHAT TO TAKE WITH YOU

Drinking water, binoculars, camera, hat, sunglasses, walking boots and a guide