Ndere Island, a newly gazetted park, covering an area of 4.2 km2 is an island just off the northern shore of Lake Victoria and was opened in November 1986. Ndere means "meeting place" in the language of the local Luo tribe. According to the Luo folklore, Kit Mikayi, mother of the tribe, rested up near Ndere after her long journey south down the Nile valley. She found the lush shorelines so pleasing that she and her people stayed.
Kisumu District of Nyanza Province.
Hot and Humid.
HOW TO GET THERE
Access to the park can be by road or boat from Kisumu.
Kisumu Airport - 60 km away.
There are neither Park Roads nor Park Gates.
Well maintained walking trails
Walking, game viewing.