Hell's Gate is located in the south of Lake Naivasha and at about 90 km/55 mi in the northwest of Nairobi City. It covers an area of 68 km²/26.25 mi² and is 1900 m/6233 ft above sea level. Some of the highlights are the Fischer's tower, Central tower and Hell's Gate gorge. Although there is a wide variety of wildlife, it is famous for a variety of bird species including vultures, verreaux's eagles, swifts and augur buzzards.
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Rappelling /Abseiling in Queenstown, South Island, Otago New Zealand
The town is surrounded by Lake Wakatipu and the awe-inspiring Southern Alps, with spectacular mountains such as the Remarkables, Cecil Peak and Ben Lomond. Queenstown and the surrounding area was the setting for the legendary films Lord of the Rings and X-Men Origins. Despite the mountainous landscape, the climate is considered to be oceanic, with warm summers and temperatures that can reach up to 30°C/86°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls.
Queenstown, with a great variety of tracks and routes on the surrounding mountains and hills, is the perfect destination for abseilers of all levels. Experience the perfect adventure and feel the thrill of descending down steep slopes and dangerous rocks, learn how to use anchors and handle the ropes to control your speed, learn and exercise abseiling techniques dedicating your mind and body 100%.
Note: Wear warm shocks and closed-toe sport shoes or hiking boots.