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Ndere Island, a newly gazetted park, is an island just off the northern shore of Lake Victoria and was opened in November 1986.
Ndere means ‘meeting place’ in the language of the local Luo tribe. According to the Luo folklore, Kit Mikayi, mother of the tribe, rested up near Ndere after her long journey south down the Nile valley. She found the lush shorelines so pleasing that she and her people stayed.
PO Box 1193 Kisumu Tel: +254 (0)57 21105 www.kws.go.ke
Kisumu District of Nyanza Province
Distance from Nairobi
4.2 square km
Go to www.kws.go.ke or contact tour operator.
Hot and humid
Ndere Island; game viewing;African fish eagles; hippopotamus;Nile crocodiles; impalas.
Access to Ndere Island
Road: Access to the park can beby road or boat from Kisumu
Air: Kisumu Airport is 60 kmaway
Kenya Wildlife Service: two campsites.
Best time to visit
All year round