Kisumu Impala wildlife sanctuary is located a few kilometers from Kisumu Port and is surely a rich wild eco-system adorned in savanna grassland, papyrus swamps fringing the Lake Victoria and forest woods. Kisumu Impala sanctuary occupies an area of 1.5sq km and includes the
Ndere island sanctuary
which is 4.2sq km.
The forest woodland hosts several primates such as vervet monkeys and olive baboons I addition to several other mammals like rare sitatunga antelope, leopard, hippos, crocodiles, impala, hyena, reptiles such as monitor lizard, snakes and water birds too. Much of the wildlife is found on Ndere Island with more than 115 recorded mammals
How to get there
By road, Kisumu is only 335km from Nairobi to the north and only 2km from Kisumu Hippo point. Charter flights are one hour from Nairobi with regular scheduled flights. Kisumu and Ndere Island are also accessible by boat or ferry from Kendu Bay, Homa Bay and Mbita
Where to stay
There are no camping and overnight facilities in Kisumu Impala sanctuary but accommodation is available in Kisumu with several overnight options ranging from guesthouses, motels, inns, hotels