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Cresent Island Giraffe House & Bee Hut, Naivasha

Self Catering


About Giraffe House & Bee Hut

Set on a hill with sweeping views of Lake Naivasha and the surrounding conservancy, you will find you never want to leave this bright, airy sanctuary, above the fray of everyday life. The house is perfect for large groups; relax on the patio, take long walks to see the game & bird life on the island or cruise the lake shore on a boat. At Giraffe House you will enjoy a true safari experience but with the all comforts of home.

Inside the main house, there are three bedrooms. The Bee Hut is a separate building which has one bedroom and one bathroom. The house sleeps up to 8 people (10 people on request). The kitchen comes with cooking basics, cutlery and cooking equipment, fridge, freezer, gas stove and cook to assist you with meals. We provide filtered rain water for cooking and drinking (if you want bottled water you must bring it yourself). This house is entirely self catering and we do not arrange or provide any food for guests. Hippo House has outdoor chill out areas which feature unbeatable lake and conservancy views.

Crescent Island is a convenient two-hour drive (and a short boat ride!) from Nairobi. One of the first vacation properties on Crescent Island Game Sanctuary. It is located on Lake Naivasha, Crescent Island is often called Naivasha's best-kept secret. All conservancy fees for this stunning sanctuary are included in the price when you book the house. Please note this is a functioning sanctuary so there will be boats landing on the shore nearby with day visitors. 



The main house has 3 bedrooms:

Room 1: has 1 queen bed and 1 single bed with ensuite bathroom.

Room 2: has 1 queen bed and 1 single bed, bathroom shared 
with room 3.

Room 3: has 2 single beds, bathroom shared with room 2. 
Inside The Bee Hut there is one double bed and one bathroom. The house sleeps up to 8 people (10 people on request). 
Please note all houses are solar powered and surrounded by an electric fence. 



Baby Cot & High Chair

Lake View




Crescent Island Game Sanctuary

One of the most beautiful park, perfect for Wildlife Watching, Bird Watching, and fans of the wilderness.

Crescent Island Tour Guides

We do have a few Guides on the Island, on a first come first serve basis. 

Lake Naivasha

A fresh water lake with one indigenous fish until  the Black Bass and Tilapia were introduced.



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Rate Cards

Low Season Rates

Whole house - USD 636 per night

High Season Rates

(20th Dec2023 - 5th Jan 2024, 29th Mar - 14th April, 1st July - 31st Aug, 12th -20th Oct, 18th Dec - 7th Jan2025)

Whole house - USD 671 per night

Please note:

Minimum two night stay

Included in the price is all day access to Crescent Island (8.00am – 5.30pm)
Crescent Island is only accessible by boat; not included in the price.

Boat transfers cost

1,500/- ($15) per transfer. Max 7 pax per boat.
All the houses on Crescent Island are self catering.
All rates are inclusive of 16% VAT and 2% Catering Levy.

Extra activities are: 
Guided walks @1000 per adult and 500 per child

Non-guided walks are included in the price. 
Boat rides - 3000 per hour, max 7 pax per boat
Night game drives - 4000 per drive, maximum 6 pax. 


Make A Booking For Crescent Island Giraffe House & Bee Hut

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