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Tour Lake Naivasha and Crescent Island

by Angelique Platas

Sep 24, 2018

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Destinations / Africa

Visiting the vast, wild continent of Africa can take some planning. First, you need to narrow down the country and locale that best suits your family. For those who want to immerse themselves in the rugged-meets-luxury world that is Kenyan safari camps, Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya can help.

Established in Kenya and opened in 2004, Cruzeiro boasts a wealth of safari packages, day tours and experiences all including airfare. Rest easy while planning a family trip with Cruzeiro and let them do all the leg work. They can plan, arrange and curate travel options and experiences to the travel group’s taste. Their knowledge extends to optional tours through Uganda and Tanzania as well.

One newer tour to consider, Lake Naivasha and Crescent Island showcases some of the region’s most incredible flower blooms and unique black water. Located in the cosmopolitan region of Nairobi, visitors have the incredible offerings of the city, including Nairobi National Park, Giraffe Center, Bomas of Kenya and an elephant orphanage, with the added wild itinerary of Lake Naivasha.

Guests explore the beautiful botanical shores, littered with wildlife and natural beauty. Lucky travelers see native birds, papyrus and yellow-backed acacias, or even hippos playing. The Lake and Crescent island are true wonders any avid traveler or outdoorsy family can appreciate.

Learn all about Crescent Island’s wildlife sanctuary and where a rim collapsed, leaving a black volcanic crater to form, creating a new island along Lake Naivasha. Guests walk through the foliage searching for resident giraffes, water bucks, elands, countless bird species and two different kinds of gazelles.

Take in the varied history of the Eslamere Conservation Center, developed in honor of Joy Anderson, famed writer. Visit the memorial room to view a presentation on the life and story of Joy Anderson before returning back to base.

The entire trip is an easy boat ride to the Lake and Island, a day of fun exploring the protected wild terrain, a short educational video and a ride back to Nairobi. Read more about the new tour here, and check out more day tours, excursions and group visits to local wildlife centers with Cruzeiro before your next big family trip to Kenya.

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