Category Archives: Great Rift Valley – Naivasha

Great Rift Valley Lodge Hosts 15th East Africa Challenge Golf Championship

Hosts Kenya ended the day one of this year’s Keroche Breweries sponsored East Africa Challenge Cup golf Championship in third place with five points after losing three matches at the scenic Great Rift Valley Golf Resort course on Wednesday (30th … Continue reading

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Snow In Naivasha!

The lush fairways of the 18-hole Great Rift Valley Lodge were recently blanketed after a hail storm that hit the region. It was reminiscent of a white Christmas, an odd spectacle in the tropics.   The pictures below show the … Continue reading

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Great Rift Valley Lodge Goes Foal!

On the morning of 9th July 2012, by the second hole on the golf course a zebra foal was born. The zebras were introduced at the Great Rift Valley Lodge four months ago and now we have two mature females, … Continue reading

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A Topic For Co-evolution & Interesting Insects

At the Great Rift Valley lodge the Acacia drepanolobium is a common plant. Its thorn-filled branches have evolved over the millennia to avoid being browsed on by the giraffe which evolved to have prehensile tongues to be able to pick … Continue reading

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Mount Longonot

The majestic mountain seen from the Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort stands at 2,785m above sea level. It has one of the largest calderas in Kenya. The name Longonot is derived from the Maasai word Oloonong’ot meaning ‘’Mountain … Continue reading

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