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Kisa homes & retreat , Butere

For the past 5 days we have used, KISA Homes & retreat in Butere, a splendid venue very... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
raytaximan
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bromsgrove
Very disappointing and beware of the water

We went to see the lake from Kisumu Kenya. At the end of one road, people would drive their cars... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2017
janelle h
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 Apr 2017
“Kisa homes & retreat , Butere”
10 Jan 2017
“Very disappointing and beware of the water”
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

For the past 5 days we have used, KISA Homes & retreat in Butere, a splendid venue very comfortable 2 bedroom chalets ,excellent & plentiful of food provided, this venue is also used as a conference centre, they organised our transport & guide for our...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2017

We went to see the lake from Kisumu Kenya. At the end of one road, people would drive their cars into the lake and others would wash them. Went to another beach and we were charged 1500 shillings for a boat ride. First boat had...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Over the past two weeks a group of us have used Kentan Safari based in Nairobi for all sorts of transportation, accommodation bookings and a Maasai Mara Safari. I give them a 5 star rating for being flexible and friendly. Congrats James Onsare , Chris,...More

2  Thank rainbowsend8
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

From traveling by " engine" boat now to a ferry, transportation over the lake has truly come a long way. Now you have the luxury of driving on the highland. As you cruise the waters of lake Victoria, you get to view the prestine highlands...More

1  Thank Steve O
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

We paid $3 USD to get in a boat with the hope of seeing some Hippos in Lake Victoria. We saw about 20 different types of birds, which was really cool. Towards the end we spotted a Mother Hippo and her young baby eating near...More

4  Thank Adam S
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

Its somhuge to be called a lake it should be a sea but that is geography, but what geography doesnot tell you is that people are verry friendly and the fish they get out of it is verry tasty but minde the hygene issue as...More

5  Thank Shaltoni
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Reviewed 4 November 2013

The Lake is in Kisumu City-Kenya so accommodation is in plenty,from five star to basic..etc. The tour of the lake is done by boat.Breath-taking scenery and close range viewing of hippos in their natural habitat plus plenty of fish. Being the second largest fresh water...More

6  Thank dianisafarisholiday
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Reviewed 4 October 2012

lake victoria have good site atraction for example you can see some differend types of fish and some hipo,people around the lake there co-operative,if you are in kisumu try and visity lake you wili see more than this

6  Thank makokha
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Reviewed 17 February 2012

Chris Justus Ochieng is the guide manager of Kisumu Integritours. We had a private tour. He picked up up from our hotel and off to the lake where we were met by 2 kayaking guides. I chose to go in a 2 seater with my...More

6  Thank Ann B
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