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One of the freshwater lakes that dot Kenya's Great Rift Valley, the large but relatively shallow Lake Naivasha is a sanctuary for a diverse range of wildlife, from hippos and zebras to over 400 species of birds, including the majestic African Fish Eagle.

The southern part of the lake is flanked by the Hell's Gate National Park, known for its remarkable geothermal activity and unique wildlife.

It's a popular spot for boat tours, including to the Crescent Island sanctuary on the lake's eastern side. For something a little different try a cycling safari in Hell's Gate National Park.

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