Hells Gate National Park

Hell's Gate National Park is a small national park popularly used for outdoor activities and wildlife watching. Major activities include cycling tours, birds watching, hiking, rock climbing, nature trails and tour of the cliffs, gorge and geothermal stations. A great plays for day or weekend picnics and family getaways.

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About Hell's Gate National Park

Hell's Gate National Park is a unique national park located south of Lake Naivasha, it’s a small park with an area of 68 Km2, established in 1984; the park was named after one of its narrow cliffs and it mainly comprises of savannah grassland, the hells gate gorge, hot springs, stunning cliffs and natural towers.

The park is home to over 103 bird species, Buffalo, zebra, eland, hartebeest, Thomson’s gazelle and giraffe, baboons, serval cat, klipspringer antelopes and Chanler's mountain reedbuck. It is also home to three geothermal power stations at Olkaria and a Masai Cultural Center.

Major Activities

Major activities at Hell's Gate National Park would include; wildlife watching, nature walk to the cliffs and gorge, hiking and Rock climbing, bird watching, biking, photography and educational tour to the hot springs and the Olkaria Geothermal Station.

Accommodation

There are no hotels and Lodges within Hell's Gate National Park, only camping sites for the traditional camping. Alternative accommodation can be found a kilometer away along Lake Naivasha or in Naivasha town.

The three main campsites that include the Oldubai campsite (at the cliff top, south of Fischer’s Tower), the Nairburta campsite and the Endchata campsite (across the gorge at the northern cliffs).

When to visit

The best time to tour Hell's Gate national park is on the dry season; in Kenya the dry season are between January-March and July-October, this is the best time for outdoor activities and wildlife watching. April, May and November are considered to be shoulder season with lesser wildlife compared to the high season. Bird’s watching is best in October - December.

Getting there

Hell's Gate National Park is about 90Km from Nairobi and 10Km from Naivasha town, just off Moi south road and on Gorge road via Elsa and Olkaria gates. By air, it can be accessed via Naivasha airstrip.

Camping at Lake Naivasha

Camping at Lake Naivasha

Naivasha Camping Tour

This is a three days and two nights camping weekend at Lake Naivasha, the weekend include engaging in various camping activities, going on a Lake excursion, watching birds, visiting Hells gate national park to watch wildlife, nature walks and biking. An ideal package for nature and outdoor lovers.

Tour Cost From

$ 215

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Hiking and Cycling Holiday

Hiking and Cycling Holiday

Hiking & Mountain Cycling

This a five days mountain climbing, biking, hiking and lake excursion holiday in Kenya; the sporting holiday starts in Nairobi, driving down to Lake Naivasha; cycling and hiking at Hells gate national park, mountain climbing at Mount Longonot and Mount Suswa, and Lake Naivasha excursion. This holiday itinerary

Tour Cost From

$ 770

Booking Details

Hells Gate Day Tour

Hells Gate Day Tour

Day Tour to Hells Gate

This a one day wildlife watching and nature walk safari holiday at Hells Gate national park, the trip begins by driving from Nairobi to Naivasha; where you will spend the day hiking on the cliffs and gorges, wildlife watching and sightseeing. A great package for day activity and

Tour Cost From

$ 70

Booking Details

Day Trip to Lake Naivasha

Day Trip to Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha Day Tour

This a day tour of Lake Naivasha. Driving from Nairobi through the beautiful escapements, down to Lake Naivasha Country Club; where you will spend the day on Lake excursion to watch birds, hippos, giraffes, antelopes, monkeys among other wildlife. its a great place for family weekend getaways, group

Tour Cost From

$ 170

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Hotels in Hell Gate Park

There are no hotels or Lodges within Hell's Gate National Park, only the traditional camping sites. Alternative accommodation can be found a kilometer away along Lake Naivasha or in Naivasha town.

The three main campsites within the park include the Oldubai campsite (at the cliff top, south of Fischer’s Tower), the Nairburta campsite and the Endchata campsite (across the gorge at the northern cliffs).


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