The Sanctuary, grassland and woodlands ecosystem is located about 3km from Kisumu city. The ecosystem hosts leopards, hyena, olive baboons and vervet monkeys. It also provides grazing lands for Hippos, habitat for numerous small mammals including the threatened Sitatunga, and supports a variety of reptiles and birds species.
- Roads: Kisumu is located 355 Km North of Nairobi, the sanctuary is 3 km from Kisumu near Hippo Point.
- Air: The Flight from Nairobi takes around one hour to kisumu and there are regular scheduled flights.
- Water: Kisumu is linked by ferry with Kendu Bay, homa Bay and Mbita Ndere Island
- Ndere Island: 355 km from Nairobi. You connect by boat to the Island.
- Ndere Island: the papyrus swamps around Lake Victoria contain a unique selection of water birds.
SIZE / LOCATION
- Kisumu Impala: Less than 1 sq. km
- Ndere Island: 4.2 sqkm.
- Hot and humid
- Entry is by Cash only. Proof of identification will be required.
- Citizens – Valid Passport or National ID
- Residents – Valid Passport & re entry pass
- over 115 species have been recorded
- impala, leopard, hyena, jackal, ostrich and vervet monkey
- Wildlife includes; impala, hippo, baboon, vervet monkey, sitatunga antelope, crocodile, monitor lizard and a variety of snakes
WHERE TO STAY
- Kisumu Impala: No inpark accommodation. Visitors can stay in Kisumu town which offers plenty of accommodation options
- Ndere Island: There is no accommodation on Ndere Island but there are many places to stay on the mainland in Kisumu
- Game viewing
- Lake Victoria Viewing
WHAT TO TAKE WITH YOU
- Drinking water and picnic items. Also useful are: binoculars, camera, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and guidebooks