HELLS GATE NATIONAL PARK


Hells gate national park is located south of Lake Naivasha in Kenya and North West of Nairobi.  The park is 68 square kilometers in size. It’s a home to about 100 bird species.

Animals in this park include:  lions, leopards, cheetahs, buffalo, zebra, eland, hartebeest, baboons, klipspringer, antelope and Chanler's mountain reedbuck

 

Bird species include: Verreaux's eagle, Ruppel's griffon, augur buzzard, and swifts

What to do

  • Bird watching
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Hiking
  • Rock climbing
  • Spectecular Gorge walk
  • Hot springs
  • The Olkaria Geothermal Station

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attractions:

  • Elephant in Eden
  • Aruba Dam
  • Fischer Tower
  • Obsidian Caves          
  • Hell's Gate Cliffs
  • Olook Karia Maasai Cultural Center

   

 

 

 

 

 

When to go
All year round

Access:
By Road: Drive 90kms via Naivasha Town
By Air: Fly from Nairobi to Naivasha air strip