Lake Naivasha boat ride day trip is a full day excursion in the Lake Naivasha –a beautiful rift valley fresh water lake and popular day trip getaway. It is a favorite 1 day excursion from Nairobi to go and enjoy a boat ride in this magnificent lake. A one day trip to Lake Naivasha can also include a walking safari on the crescent island among giraffes, zebras, gazelles and many other animals.
A boat ride on lake Naivasha takes you close up with the hippos in the water and you will be able to watch them at a close point as they rest among the reeds. There are also hundreds of birds to see in the lake including the famous fish eagle and the cormorants. The shores of the lake is littered with wildlife including buffalos, zebras, giraffes among others.
Lake Naivasha boating and fly fishing day trip starts after breakfast from your Nairobi hotel. Best Lake Naivasha Day Trip allows you to take great hippo pictures on a Lake Naivasha 1 day boating trip or a 2 days Naivasha overnight safari.
Stop over at the Great Rift Valley view point to learn how and when the Great Rift Valley system was formed.
Arrival at lake Naivasha Sopa lodge and start a of your boating trip on the lake. Enjoy a 4-5 hour boating and fishing ride in the lake as you watch the hippos and thousands of bird species.
Drop at the crescent island for a quick picnic packed lunch at the shores and continue with a walking around the island among the giraffes, zebras, and gazelles.
Continue with your walk around the island and return to boat by 3:00pm. Return to the Boat and head out to Elsamere conservation centre for high tea and a visit to the information centre to learn about conservation efforts of George and Joy Adamson and the ‘Born Free’ movie about Elsa the lioness.
Drive back to Nairobi and check into your hotel at 1930 hours.
Cost of Safari
The cost of this safari will vary depending on date of travel, type of accommodation, transport mode and number of people on the safari.