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Visit Ndere Island National Park, Kenya

Typically enclosed in plains, Ndere Island shares its borders with Homa hills to the south, Mageta Island to the east and glimpses of Kampala in Uganda away from the south-west horizon. Serenity and beauty describe this forested Island Park with rolling hills with grass, inhabited by some fifty Impalas and other fauna includes African fish eagles, swifts, hippopotamus, and Nile crocodiles.

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Main Attractions

  1. Rich Wildlife
  2. Amazing Birdlife
  3. Spectacular Vegetation
  4. Beautiful Scenery

 

 

 

 

Rich Wildlife:

The shores of the lake on the park provides habitation to a wide variety of animals including hippos, Nile crocodiles, monitor lizards, snakes, baboons, monkeys, impalas, sitatunga antelopes, waterbucks, zebras, warthogs, aardvark, butterflies and several fish species.

Amazing Birdlife:

There are over 100 different species of birds seen in Ndere Island Park. They include African fish eagles, black-headed gonoleks, Hamerkop and grey-headed kingfishers.

Spectacular Vegetation:

The predominantly grassland island park takes a brown colour flowering on the aerial view. Interspersed with indigenous tree species and shrubs, the island has woodland and forest on its lower rim as Papyrus reeds line its shores.

Beautiful Scenery:

The Island has beautiful sceneries with a distant view of Homa hills to the south, Mageta Island to the East and the imagination of Kampala beyond the south-west horizon.

 

More About Popular Activities at Ndere Island National Park

Wildlife viewing:

Though not exactly boasting the chance to spot the big five, Ndere Island National Park is endowed with small games like antelopes and baboons making the park ideal for wildlife viewing.

Bird watching:

Located on Lake Victoria, Ndere Island is a haven for birds. The Island is popular for having a wide variety of bird species including the fish eagles, ibis, Hammer Kop, Goliath Heron, and hawks. Bird lovers would love it here.

Hiking:

Revel in the smell of fresh grass, the view of flowers, butterflies and some interesting African avifauna combined with the sheer tranquillity of walking as you explore this park for a day trip.

Walking:

Just like in any national park in Kenya where walking amidst wild animals is allowed, you’ll need a Kenya Wildlife Service Park Ranger to accompany you. The air and lake breeze leaves you with a feeling of freshness and buoyancy.

Sightseeing:

The view from Ndere Island is beautiful with its lush shoreline. If you’re lucky, you would get a fair chance of spotting the crocodiles and hippos that are often found basking on the islands and shores. Take photographs of the beautiful scenery provided by the lake and the landscape of the park

Information for visitors

Did you know?

  1. Ndere Island National Park is located on Lake Victoria.
  2. Ndere means “meeting place” in Dholuo,  one of the languages spoken by the Luo People of Kenya and Tanzania).
  3. According to Luo folklore, early tribal migrants used the Island as a resting place on long journeys. 
  4. The Island was declared a national park in November 1986 and has been uninhabited since.

The closest airport is Kisumu

Popular Activities

  1. Birding
  2. Wildlife Viewing
  3. Game Drives
  4. Hiking
  5. Walking
  6. Photography

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