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Address: Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: 254720650869
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for nature lovers

a good plan for a saturday afternoon with friends who love nature. The scenery is epic with some good views near the waterfalls. My best part of the walk was going into some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
david m
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Saginaw, Michigan
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

This place is very green with fairly clear paths. On the downside it is not very big and the highlights are not that exciting. The waterfall is not super large and has pumps and pipes on the sides. The cave is not that big and doesn't extend very far. The swamp is nothing special. The campsite does look nice, but... More 

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Arusha, Tanzania
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

As far as I am concerned, it is a nice natural forest. Though i did not see wild animals or birds probably i didn't go their side but my visit after Christmas with a bunch of kids and games was best experience. Especially when there isn't much to do in a busy sunny Nairobi. I will surely go again sometimes.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

a good plan for a saturday afternoon with friends who love nature. The scenery is epic with some good views near the waterfalls. My best part of the walk was going into some really dark caves with tonnes of bats. A bit creepy but loads of fun.

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Thank david m
Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Has a nice nature walk which one can do with the family and a 4 year old can also complete it. Do go with enough water/drinks and snacks. Alternatively one can also carry a picnic lunch and have it at the shades Dress lightly as the weather can be warm during the walk.

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3 Thank shafiqjafferji
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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93 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This was a great way to get out of the sun but stay in nature. The park has clearly marked trails and some beautiful sites. We found a decent waterfall, caves and lots of wildlife. The paths can be a bit step and rugged, so wear good shoes. They tell you that newbies to the forest need to take a... More 

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Thank lvanclief
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

It's a nice place to have a walk in the forest and enjoy mother nature. There are places in the forest where people can have a picnic and enjoy. There also a lot of benches in the forest where people can sit.

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Thank Ethel M
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78 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

This is a nice short walk in Karen. We like to do it on Sundays before having lunch at Tamambo or Purdy Arms. The trail is nicely built with waterfall, cave, papyrus area, bamboo place with seating. Best time is Sunday morning, as most people are in church and it is peaceful. After that it gets crowded and very noisy,... More 

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Thank Anginafrika
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We walked the children and dogs here this morning, through forest terrain and criss-crossing a small river. The trail is lovely, although marred by litter in places. A few extra directional signs would improve the overall experience

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Thank Anton B
Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Smaller and less popular than Karua and less groomed but another alternative escape. Marked walks, waterfalls and caves. Limited facilities so plan to be self sufficient.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The Oloolua Nature Trail is a nice place to burn calories after a scrumptious meal at the nearby Tamambo. The gate staff were really friendly and gave us a quick overview of the sights and walking times. Since our time was short, my son and I headed straight for the waterfall which is not impressively big, but still a pleasant... More 

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