Hell's Gate National Park, Kenya

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No. Travellers

International Adults
12+ years

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Under 12 years

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12+ years

Resident Children
Under 12 years

Infants Under 2
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No. Travellers

International Adults
12+ years

International Children
Under 12 years

Resident Adults
12+ years

Resident Children
Under 12 years

Infants Under 2
International or Resident

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Visit Hell's Gate National Park

Hell's Gate National Park is one of the most visually stunning parks in Africa. A remarkable quarter of the Great Rift Valley, Hell's Gate is Located between beautiful Lake Naivasha and the twin Longonot and Suswa Volcanoes. An ideal venue for a day trip from Nairobi, the park features a bio-diverse wildlife and birding species as well as exciting options for outdoor activities.

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Main Attractions

  1. Wildlife Viewing
  2. Prolific Birdlife
  3. Dramatic Scenery
  4. Intense Geothermal Activity
  5. Volcanic Scenery

 

 

 

 

Wildlife Viewing:

Though not a big five destination, Hell’s Gate is home to plenty of wildlife such as African buffalo, zebra, eland, hartebeest, Thomson's gazelle and baboons, giraffe. The park is also home to klipspringer antelope and Chandler’s mountain reedbuck. Predators like the cheetah, hyena or serval aren’t easy to spot.

Prolific Birdlife:

With more than 100 species recorded, Hell’s Gate offers an amazing bird watching all through the year. Once a popular breeding place for lammergeyers, its cliffs are now a tranquil abode to nesting raptors including the Egyptian and Rüppell's vultures, Verreaux's Eagles, augur buzzard and swifts.

Dramatic Scenery:

The spectacular and dramatic scenery of the park is what attracts tourists and locals to it. This includes the towering cliffs, water-gouged gorges, stark rock towers, scrub-clad volcanoes and belching plumes of geothermal steam makes Hell’s Gate one of the most atmospheric Parks in Africa.

Intense Geothermal Activity:

From its hot springs to the Olkaria Geothermal Station and Health spa, Hell’s Gate is known for having intense geothermal activity within its boundaries.

Volcanic Scenery:

With a steep-sided valley running through the park among other dormant volcanos, Hell's Gate and its landscape have stunning volcanic scenery.

More About Popular Activities at Hell's Gate

Bird watching:

With over 100 species, the birding specials in Hell’s Gate are a treat for avid birders. See the migratory birds and raptors among many species in breeding plumage as they nest during the wet season.

Mountain Biking:

Hell’s Gate is not a big 5 destination making cycling and walking in the park excellent. Trade your safari vehicle for a bike to begin your journey through the park.

Camping:

After a fun and tiring day of exploration, you may return to Nairobi in time for dinner or camp within this geothermal park.

Game viewing:

While the beauty of its landscape may be its forte, Hell's Gate is still home to some buffalo, antelopes and a variety of birds.

Hiking:

With impressive sandstone cliffs and volcanic outcrops, Hell Gate is one of the few parks in Kenya where you can seamlessly walk among herds of plain animals.

Rock climbing:

Adventure will find you when you ascend the 45m Fisher's Tower with the aid of a local professional. Climb your way through the distinctive terrain of Hell's Gate Gorge.

Information for visitors

Did you know?

  1. Bikes are available to rent at the park gate. So if you not keen to walk, grab a bike and have a little off-road adventure.
  2. If you biking, try and get there early so you can avoid vehicles driving through the park.
  3. Over 103 species of birds have been sighted and recorded on the park.
  4. The area gets quite cold at night so pack some warm clothes if you plan to stay over.

The closest airport is Nairobi Wilson

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Masai Mara - Keekorok (KEE) to WIL 159.41 USD
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Masai Mara - Kichwa Tembo (KTC) to WIL 178.04 USD
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Popular Activities

  1. Bird watching
  2. Mountain Biking
  3. Camping
  4. Game Viewing
  5. Hiking
  6. Rock Climbing

 

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