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Ndere Island National Park
Ndere Island, a newly gazetted park, covering an area of 4.2 km2 is an island just off the north 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 near Ndere after her long journey south down the Nile Valley She found the lush shore lines so pleasing that she and her people stayed.