We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Crescent Island Game Park

Features Animals
Save
Share
Book In Advance
297
All photos (297)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“boat ride”(37 reviews)
“walking safari”(17 reviews)
“water buck”(10 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
21°
11°
Sep
21°
12°
Oct
21°
12°
Nov
Contact
Naivasha Bottom Road, Naivasha 20117, Kenya
Website
+254 50 2021030
Call
Ways to Experience Crescent Island Game Park
from US$90.00
More Info
from US$150.00
More Info
from US$540.00
More Info
Reviews (280)
Filter reviews
223 results
Traveller rating
108
80
22
10
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
108
80
22
10
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsboat ridewalking safariwater bucklake naivashasanctuary farmfish eaglesgame parkwalk aroundnice walkbaby giraffeswild animalsfew hourson footbirds includingnature walkcouple of hoursall sorts
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 223 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a power boat out to the island and walked around the periphery. It was incredible to walk amongst giraffes, water buck, wildebeest, zebras and antelope. Surprisingly, they kept their distance but allowed us to approach as long as we didn't more too quickly.

Thank davidgerdmoore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I really liked this park. Cheapest way to go is by own car (check google maps satelite pictures for route). From the main road you go to the "sanctuary farm" for which you have to pay 300 shilling to enter in total...More

Thank Edwin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Crescent island being a place where there are no predators, one can experience a walking safari. We spotted a lot of Impala, Wildebeest, Giraffe and a host of beautiful birds. There are also many hippos by the water.

1  Thank Anirudh_Anand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very beautiful island at Lake Naivasha where animals roam freely. You can see Giraffes at a very close distance, zebras, buffaloes, Wildebeests, Gazelles and a variety of birds. Please do take a guide though as he/she will explain how the island was formed and...More

Thank sundar k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a wonderful experience to walk around on Crescent Island with zebras, giraffes, impala, gazelles, and the enigmatic wildebeest. The wildebeest is determined to keep a safe distance, though all the other animals are not that shy. The giraffes let you be pretty close so...More

Thank mohan_mathew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on the island as part of our safari boat ride on the lake. We were fortunate to spend about 2 hours strolling the island. It was amazing just to walk amongst the wild life there. It was so peaceful and real. It just...More

Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Crescent island is an amazing place to go for a Nature walk. We saw Zebras, Water bucks, Giraffes, Impalas, Gazelles and birds. The walk is gentle, not exhausting at all and we loved it!

Thank Shiruz
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is a game park in which you walk with the animals. It is situated around Lake Naivasha in Nakuru area. We drove down from nairobi and reached the park around 11.00 AM. We bought the entry tickets after parking the car. We were not...More

1  Thank sainbasha
Reviewed 6 August 2018

After 4 days of intense safari, the walking tour of Crescent Island was a welcome break. The absence of dangerous predators let us walk up close to giraffes, zebras, horses, impalas, gazelles and water bucks. You can see flamingoes, pelicans, hippos, african fish eagle, cormorants,...More

Thank A C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Seriously, this place shouldn't exist. The makers of Out of Africa moved a bunch of giraffes, gazelles, impalas, buffalo, horses, and zebras to a beautiful island on a freshwater lake and left them there once they were done shooting. The result is that the animals...More

Thank Cate U
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 hotels in Naivasha
Lake Naivasha Country Club-Sun Africa Hotels
628 reviews
1.14 miles away
Enashipai Resort & Spa
1,110 reviews
1.42 miles away
Sawela Lodges
373 reviews
2.08 miles away
Lake Naivasha Simba Lodge
276 reviews
3.86 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 21 restaurants in Naivasha
Carnellys restaurant
160 reviews
5.98 miles away
Cafe Ubuntu
45 reviews
17.76 miles away
Cactus Eco Camp and Lodge
8 reviews
19.70 miles away
The Forest Restaurant
7 reviews
22.24 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 7 attractions in Naivasha
Mount Longonot National Park
151 reviews
8.88 miles away
Hell's Gate National Park
661 reviews
10.21 miles away
Flying Fox at The Forest
10 reviews
22.60 miles away
Soysambu Conservancy
38 reviews
22.97 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Megan J
25 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Steve T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Megan The weather on Crescent Island is pretty much the same year round. I was just there yesterday and the weather was perfect. It was warm with lots of sun, mixed with a good breeze that made the experience awesome. The... More
1
Vote
ralya1982
27 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Myview2020 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it feels safe. The Hippos are in a specific area. The boat doesn't go too close to the Hippos anyway. It's a lovely quiet ride. I had checked the weather forecast for the day we were planning to go. It was going to be... More
0
Votes
Shaki S
28 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Kriticat_Mav | Reviewed this property |
We arrived by road. Yes I would say 2 hours is plenty of time to wander around and I can't answer about the guide as we came with our own guide. Enjoy.
1
Vote