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Lake Ziway, Ziway

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Observe herds of hippos as they hide in the waters of Lake Ziway, a vast body of water and part of the ancient Rift Valley lakes. Stretching 31 km (19 mi) by 20 km (12 mi), the lake supports a significant population of hippopotamuses and birdlife. A boat ride can take you to the islands in the middle of the lake, where you can explore wildlife and intact nature. Watch the local fishermen, and join in on the hunt for the next big catch, or check out the villages for a fresh meal and drink. Note that you should always keep a safe distance from the hippos. Use our Ziway planner to arrange your visit to Lake Ziway and other attractions in Ziway.
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  • The only lake in eatography where you can also swim and swim. Beautiful scenery, you could also stand it here longer
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  • You can see several kinds of birds and some hippos. As long as to be there, as well do a boat ride on the Lake.
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  • amazing experience. awesome sights. perfect weather. had a cool tour on the lake and even saw hippos!
  • Just started with coffee and fish
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