The Hotel Hippo Buck established in 1992 is situated in the serene of Sophia Valley on the outskirts of Homa Bay town,overlooking Asego Hills and just one kilometer away from the shores of Lake Victoria which is the second largest fresh waterlake in the world and home to several magnificent islands such as Sukru,Takwiri,Sikiri.
Homa Bay town is within the peripherals of the beautiful Ruma National Park in Lambwe valley and other historical sites such as Simbi Nyaima, Ondgo Bird Sanctuary, Homa Hills Hot Springs, Nyamgondho wuod ombare and Thim lich ohinga.
The park is situated 25km west of Homa-bay. The park is filled with tranquil and magnificent escarpments of savannah and woodland and a sanctuary to endangered animals. The Roan antelopes which are one of Africa’s rarest antelopes can be spotted in this park.
Thim Lich Ohinga
Thim Lich Ohinga is a dry stone wall built five centuries ago by the first communities who settled in the lake region. The architectural design is made up of loose massive piled up stones and blocks, 150m diameter and 1.0 to 4.2m in height.