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Rock Climbing in Hell’s Gate National Park, Naivasha Lake, Central Province Kenya

Difficulty:
Easy to Medium
Grade:
4-5
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 at 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, the spot is famous for its variety of bird species including vultures, verreaux's eagles, swifts and augur buzzards.

Fischers Tower is a 25 m/82 ft high volcanic plug, standing on a flat valley floor and is mainly used for rock climbing in Hell Gate. With rocks composed of lavas, cracked vertically to bring forth columns with narrow rotten bands in between will definitely challenge your skills.

Climbing here is described from the east and anti-clockwise, graded between 4-5. There are 14 climbing routes which cater for all levels of climbers. The main cliffs face at the east, making mornings not suitable for climbing unless it is on a cool day.

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Tuesday to Saturday the charge  is 13$ for 100 balls per head. On Sundays we give a discount whereby the charge is 10$ for 150 balls per person, which is inclusive of the protective gears and all the equipment used in the game.

We also have lunchbox packages that go for 20$ and salad packages for 15$ inclusive of the game. Each game session goes for 1 hour and  30 minutes.

We are open  from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

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$ 13
Sundays 10$ for 150 balls per person