Although Lake Naivasha is not a national park, in its own right, the beautiful lake has become a staple of Kenyan safaris. With its serene surroundings and a variety of activities, Lake Naivasha is a great stop. For birders, Lake Naivasha is a haven. The shallows host large numbers of hippo, while Crescent Island offers the opportunity to walk amongst giraffe, buffalo and waterbuck. One can also visit Elsamere Field Study Centre, which boasts a small museum dedicated to its former owner Joy Adamson of Born Free fame.

Getting there: Road transfer mainly.

What to do: Game viewing, boat trip, bird watching, relaxation, camping.

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