in Nakuru, Kenya

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-0.717 and 36.436 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -0° 43' 0" and E 36° 26' 9"
Currency and Currency Code:
Shilling - KES
Spoken languages:
English, Swahili
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:56 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Nairobi
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:29 am and 6:34 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.819 and -140.068 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Kenya in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,1 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Kenya.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Kenya. Last Update: 2024-05-29 08:01:30

Delve into Naivasha

Naivasha in Nakuru with it's 38,366 habitants is a city located in Kenya about 47 mi (or 76 km) north-west of Nairobi, the country's capital town.

Current time in Naivasha is now 05:56 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Nairobi with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Naivasha, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Kenya is Nakuru Airport in a distance of 35 mi (or 56 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Kenya is Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley in a distance of 81 mi (or 131 km), North. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ol Kalou, Nakuru, Nyeri, Kiambu and Narok. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 74 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 50%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 66% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 30th of May 2024

24°C (75 °F)
16°C (60 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 31st of May 2024

24°C (75 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Saturday, 1st of June 2024

24°C (75 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Kiboko Luxury Camp

2,5 mi
South Lake Road - Naivasha
00214 Nairobi

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

THIS IS OUR MOMENT - The story of Upendo Village

Published: August 22, 2011
Length: 06:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Pruehs & Associates, LLC

This is the story of Upendo Village, a project designed by Kenyans to respond at the local level to the needs of Kenyans living with HIV / AIDS.

Fisherman's Camp Hska's photos around Naivasha, Kenya (fishermans camp naivasha)

Published: November 10, 2010
Length: 26:21 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Hska's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using...

Lake Naivasha and Hell's Gate Honeymooners's photos around Lake Naivasha, Kenya (travel pics)

Published: November 15, 2010
Length: 44:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Honeymooners's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod...

buffalo mall naivasha

Published: March 21, 2015
Length: 04:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: dominic kuria

I created this video with the YouTube Slideshow Creator.

Kenya Youth Leader (UMTV)

Published: February 06, 2013
Length: 16:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: UnitedMethodistTV

More at Peter Karanja fled violence in his Kenya hometown in 2007. He not only found a place to land, he found a church home at The United Methodist Church of Naivasha,...

Micothon EX Greenhouse Spraying Robot 2013 - Kenya

Published: January 15, 2013
Length: 01:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Micothon Intl

Preview of the new Micothon EX in Naivasha Kenya. Especially developed for plastic greenhouses. Spraying in plastic greenhouses, even nowadays, still continues to be done mainly by hand and...

Mount Longonot

Published: June 26, 2007
Length: 07:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CityBoyOuttaHisMind

Kevin and Josh reach the crater rim of Mt. Longonot. From this vantage point, the Great Rift Valley, Lake Naivasha and the eerily carpet-like inner forest of the crater are all clearly visible.

African sun power Dutch solar panels

Published: September 17, 2012
Length: 41:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ruud Elmendorp

Dutch company opens production plant in Kenya to chip in on 300 days of sun per year. Help us caption & translate this video!

Kevin on Mt. Longonot - KSL

Published: June 24, 2007
Length: 27:20 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: CityBoyOuttaHisMind

Kevin atop Kenya's Mt. Longonot, greeting the viewer and describing the surrounding area in KSL.

Kenya Tong Il Moo Do

Published: December 06, 2013
Length: 43:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Cris Tina

Tong Il Moo Do Training at YMCA Kenya.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Naivasha is a market town in Rift Valley Province, Kenya, lying north west of Nairobi. It is located on the shore of Lake Naivasha and along the Nairobi - Nakuru highway and Uganda Railway. Naivasha is part of the Nakuru District. The town has an urban population of 14,563 (1999 census). The main industry is agriculture, especially floriculture. Naivasha is also a popular tourist destination. Hell's Gate National Park, Longonot National Park and Mount Longonot are nearby attractions.

Located at -0.720236, 36.4285 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Nakuru District, Populated places in Rift Valley Province

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Naivasha.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Naivasha, نایواشا، کنیا, ნაივაშა, Naivaša, Найваша, 奈瓦沙