Ziway, also called Zway or Batu, is a town on the shore of Lake Ziway, a Rift Valley lake, in Oromia, Ethiopia. Lake Ziway is the closest major Rift Valley lake to. Surrounded by volcanic hills and covering a massive sq km, Lake Ziway ( ዝዋይ ሐይቅ) is the largest of the northern group of Rift Valley lakes. Typically the. Lake Ziway: Amazing birdlife – See 52 traveller reviews, 69 candid photos, and great deals for Ziway, Ethiopia, at TripAdvisor.

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Amazing birdlife – Lake Ziway

Nearby Attractions See all 2 nearby attractions. Address, Lake Ziway Reviews: It has a very dense wild life of birds like Pelicanes, Marabus and on some days Flamingos and lots of Hippos tht can This property is closed Report incorrect address Suggest edits.

Reviewed January 1, via mobile Not a mustlooks neglected, variety of birds.

Many waterfowl can be found near the jetty, as well as boats to the islands scattered about the lake and to hippo spots. Why Book on TripAdvisor?

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Spend a whole day exploring Tulu Gudo Island! Log in Join Recently viewed Bookings Inbox. It was a happy reunion, this time organized by the Ethiopia Community Tourism. Reviewed October 23, via mobile Amazing. More in this category: Yes, we saw hippos! Claim your laek for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.


One of the Best Lakes in Ethiopia for Nature! Is this a romantic place or activity that you would suggest for couples? Is this attraction a good picnic spot?

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We also saw zillions or so it seemed of Ziwa Birdlife was amazing, the trip to the monastery on the island a bit of a let down, great little island to walk around but the famous monastery was a locked and recently refurbished church all cement and brighlty coloured religious figures in the outside that didn’t give me any of the sense lakr history that is supposedly connected to the place it was the hiding place for the Arc of the Covenant, alledgedly.

I visited in the early morning as the fishermen were cleaning their catches. Anything that you can imagine seeing is here.

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Review of Lake Ziway. Hotels travellers are raving about Reviewed 26 October It was a real pleasure, going with the flow! Tulu Gudo is the largest island and is famed for once acting as the hiding place of the Ark of the Covenant. Own or manage this property? Show reviews that mention.


Gazzilions of colourful birdies, plenty of hippos in the To Book Directly Manager: For nature lovers, Lake Ziway offers a fantastic variety of aquatic and arboreal bird species on its islands, shoreline, and neighbouring forests. It has a maximum depth of 4 meters and is at an elevation of 1, meters. Travellers who viewed Lake Ziway also viewed. The town of Ziway is not the attraction.

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A new museum is under construction private donation to properly show case the manuscripts. TripAdvisor LLC is not responsible for content on external web sites. Reviewed May 3, via mobile A nice daytrip from Addis. Lake Ziway holds adventures for both culture and nature lovers alike. Ask Afzal A about Lake Ziway.

It’s the usual dry season dusty, untidy, and active mess one expects with a concentration on commercial flower growing in kilometre long green houses. The lake is fed primarily by two rivers, the Meki from the west and the Katar from the east, and is drained by the Bulbar which empties into Lake Abijatta.