Kisumu Impala Sanctuary

“A Lakeshore Walk with the Impalas”

Set on the shore of Lake Victoria, the largest freshwater lake in Africa, the Kisumu Impala Sanctuary is a peaceful, relaxing place to enjoy the natural beauty that abounds here..

The sanctuary hosts impalas, the rare Sitatunga antelope as well as big cats, buffalos, giraffes, cheetahs and several primate species.

The sanctuary is also home to five campsites all with spectacular views of Lake Victoria. Bird watching, nature walks and glass bottomed boat rides compliment the activities availed at the sanctuary.

How to get there

Roads: Kisumu is 355km north-west of Nairobi. The sanctuary is located 3km from kisumu City near Hippo point. Drive- in visitors to use Sitatunga gate whereas walk- in visitors are advised to use Main gate.

By Air:The flight from Nairobi takes around one hour and there are regular flights operated by local airlines.

  1. Free ranging herds of impalas, zebras and vervet monkeys
  2. Animal orphanage which hold species under special care.
  3. The local hippo population and threatened Sitatunga antelope
  4. A shady and peaceful place with its abundance of birdlife and picnic sites beside the lake
  5. The sanctuary provides an ideal refuge away from Kisumu’s busy and noisy town centre.

Park Activities