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Crater Lake Fact Sheet

Climate
The weather is moderately hot most of the year

Altitude of Crater Lake
1800m -2000m above sea level

Location of Crater Lake
38km From Naivasha town along the Moi South Lake road off Mahi Mahiu Nairobi Highway. It’s a mere one and half hours drive from the nation’s capital on 1138kilometers of a good road. Contiguous with Hells Gate National Park.

Temperature
The average temperatures are 27°C during the day and 18°C during the night

Recommended Attire
The camp site is informal. Comfortable clothes are recommended, e.g. casual wear, hats and sweaters for the evening.  Trainers are the most ideal footwear.

Recommended Equipment
Cameras, extra films, binoculars, Hats, Suncreams,

Important Information

  • Number of tents: 11
  • Number of honeymoon Suites with Jacuzzi: 1
  • Number of family Banda: 1
  • Bed types available: Single / Double / Twin / Triple
  • Children: Child friendly environment
  • Mosquito nets: Yes
  • Private flush toilet: Yes
  • Private shower: Yes
  • Hot Water: 24 hours
  • Security: All tents lockable
  • Safe: At main reception
  • Personal bars: On request
  • Telephone: At main reception
  • Mobile phones: Network very good
  • Room Service: 24 hours
  • Check in: 10am
  • Check out: 11am
  • Power: Electricity
  • Invertors for charging cell phones: Available at reception
  • First aid kit: Available at reception
  • Excursions: Drinks and Food available on sale

Camping Rates

Own TentCrater Lake

  • Adults Kshs 500 per night or $6
  • Children Kshs 250 per night or $3

Tent Hire(from the Camp & inclusive of bedding)

  • Kshs 1,500 per person
  • Kshs  2,500 two people sharing
  • Kshs 3,000 three people sharing

Camping with Meals

Equipment/ Items Hire

  • Sufuria-Kshs 100
  • Jiko-Kshs 100
  • Charcoal per Debe- Kshs 250
  • Blanket Kshs 100
  • Mattress Kshs 150
  • Bed sheets Kshs 100
  • Pillow & case Kshs 50
  • Chef per meal-Kshs 1,000

N.B. The camping rates are commissionable at 10% to tour operators