Probably Kenya’s number one tourist destination it holds spectacular scenery as well as vast amounts of bird and wildlife. The Reserve is famous for it’s huge herds of Wildebeest and Zebra which migrate through Maasai Mara from the Serengeti around June-October each year. However aside from abundant birdlife the Maasai Mara is a Big 5 National Reserve meaning it has Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephant and Black Rhino which permanently reside here. It also has Cheetahs, Serval Cats,Hyenas, many species of Antelope and resident herds of Zebra and Wildebeest which don’t migrate to Tanzania and therefore can be seen year round. As well as the plains wildlife there is also some stunning scenery and rivers including the Mara, Talek and Sand River which are home to Hippos and Crocodiles.
Lake Nakuru offer sightings of baboons, birds of prey and scurrying hyraxes, as well as great views of the park. The national park covers 180 sq km and is home to warthogs, waterbuck, buffaloes, reedbucks, and the occasional leopard as well as white and black rhinos which were introduced to the park some years ago.Lake Naivasha, fringed by thick papyrus is almost 13 km's across, but its waters are shallow with an average depth of five meters. The waters of the lake draw a great range of game to these shores. Visit the Crescent Island. There is just one “Crescent Island Game Park”. It is simply one of the most beautiful parks in Kenya, often called Naivasha’s best kept secret.