Camping in Naivasha is one of the exciting things to do when exploring that side of the Great Rift Valley. Naivasha presents a range of adventures to experience when camping there. These activities include a tour of the gorges of Hell’s Gate National Park, swimming in Ol Karia Geothermal Spa and hiking Mount Longonot.
The best setting for camping in Naivasha is along the shores of Lake Naivasha. Camps and hotels along Moi South Lake Road are ideal. Here’s a look at three options to choose from when camping in Naivasha.
Camping in Naivasha hotels
Top hotels with camping facilities are:
- Burch’s Resort
Burch Resort’s extensive camping grounds can host team building activities too.
Meals (Lunch) – KSh 1,500
Camping in a 4 people tent plus breakfast – KSh 4,000 per night
Mobile: 0712 333 136
- Fish Eagle Inn
Fish Eagle Inn’s spacious camping grounds have lush grass and the shade of mature acacia trees.
Camping fee – adult KSh 500, child KSh 250
A two people tent/per night – KSh 700
A four people tent/per night – KSh 1,400
Beddings (1 mattress + 2 blankets) – KSh 350 per night
Meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner is KSh 1,000, 1,500, 1,500 respectively
- Triple Eden Resort
Triple Eden Resort is a budget facility a short distance from the Moi South Lake Road. You can reach this resort by matatu from Naivasha Town.
2 man tent and beddings – KSh 1,950, 4 man tent and beddings KSh 3,450
2 man tent and beddings (Dec 23rd to Jan 5th) – KSh 1,950, 4 man tent and beddings KSh 3,900
Mobile: 0708 915 770
Best Campsites in Naivasha
- Fisherman’s Camp
As one of the established camping sites in Naivasha, Fisherman’s Camp has a range of exciting activities.
Camping fee (with own tent) – adults KSh 700, child under 12 years KSh 350
A two people tent inclusive of beddings – KSh 2,400 per night
Meals – breakfast is about KSh 500, while lunch and dinner ranges between KSh 800 and KSh 1,000. The restaurant is a separate establishment, and these rates depend on what you order.
- Crayfish Camp
Set on the shores of Lake Naivasha, Crayfish is one of the most popular camps in Naivasha. It welcomes day guests too for boat rides on Lake Naivasha or for a meal at the camp’s restaurant.
Camping fee – KSh 2300 per person
Meals – KSh 1,000, KSh 1,800, KSh 1,800 for breakfast, lunch and dinner respectively.
- Camp Carnelley’s
Camp Carnelley’s lush grounds and the panorama of Lake Naivasha make it a great place to camp. Its camping facilities include modern flush toilets and showers with hot water.
Mobile: 0722 260 749
- Camp Oloiden
This camp is set on the less popular Lake Oloiden, which is a volcanic crater lake situated south west of Lake Naivasha. Guests pitch their tents on a serene spot facing the lake.
Camping in a two people tent – KSh 3,500 per night
Beddings hire – KSh 1,000 per set
Meals – breakfast and lunch is about KSh 600, 400 respectively. Most campers prepare their meals on-site.
Mobile: 0708 798 075
- Sanctuary Farm
At Sanctuary Farm, you pitch a tent under indigenous trees, on lush grass, on the shores of Lake Naivasha. This campsite has a modern shower block.
- Crater Lake Camp
This award winning camp is within the 87 ha of an extinct volcanic crater in Naivasha. Within the crater is a scenic crater lake whose water has an iconic green colour.
Camping fee per night (with own tent) – adults KSh 500, child KSh 250
Tent hire inclusive of beddings – KSh 1,500 per person, KSh 2, 500 for two, KSh 3, 000 three people sharing
Camping with meals – KSh 5,000 full board per person, KSh 8,000 full board for two
Luxury camps in Naivasha
- Lake Naivasha Crescent Camp
Thinking of camping in Naivasha on the shores of the lake? Then book a luxury tent in Lake Naivasha Crescent Camp. The tents are raised on stilts for guests to view the stunning surroundings from a private balcony. Additionally, these tents are set apart, for ultimate privacy of occupants. On site, you can go swimming. Nearby, you can explore Lake Naivasha. In the surrounding area, you can visit other Naivasha attractions like Hell’s Gate National Park and Crescent Island.
- Kiboko Luxury Camp
Sun Africa’s Naivasha property, Kiboko Luxury Camp, has spacious stylishly furnished tents set on the shores of Lake Naivasha. The location is excellent for a relaxing weekend away from the rush of the city, and this camp has 8 tents only. The tents are en-suite, and for the ultimate dining experience, there is a restaurant and a dining room. Alone, with your partner or family, this camp will awe you.
- Eutut Camp
Eutut Camp, formerly known as the Sleeping Warrior Tented Camp, has magnificent view of Lake Elementaita, one of the less popular but enchanting attractions in Naivasha. This luxury Naivasha camp has a restaurant, a bar, and you can enjoy dining outdoors, guided nature walks and excursions in Naivasha attractions.
Now you know where to go for the best camping in Naivasha experience.
NB: The rates above may change seasonally. Kindly call the property to confirm the current rates.