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Oloolua Nature Trail

Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Wow, a must visit!

If you like nature, peace and quiet, this is a place to visit. One can hike, take a dip in the... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2017
Smilin555
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Nairobi, Kenya
One with nature

Oloolua is perfect if you feel liking getting away for a short while. It's great for a short walk... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2017
07EmilyS
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed February 16, 2017

If you like nature, peace and quiet, this is a place to visit. One can hike, take a dip in the waterfall, camp, do a bonfire & cook or have a picnic. It will recharge you. I will be going back soon.

1  Thank Smilin555
Reviewed January 21, 2017

Oloolua is perfect if you feel liking getting away for a short while. It's great for a short walk especially if you live in Karen

1  Thank 07EmilyS
Reviewed December 29, 2016

This is the best place ever apart from other nature trails within the busy CBD, it has trees,waterfall and so much,there's security,you are given maps to enjoy your walk,i'll definitely give it props for camping,romance,and discoveries,carry parked lunch and you won't be disappointed.

Thank Noris M
Reviewed November 19, 2016

Looking for a cheap way to kill a Saturday/Sunday afternoon? Go be at one with nature at Oloolua Nature Trail! The artificial waterfall adds to the scenic beauty. They have a cave too, pitch dark and scary in a beautiful way. Go go!

1  Thank mbula2016
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Its cool place to be...amazing landscapes its beautiful nature is all what you want to experience,bird watching and their nice sounds is relaxing..

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This place is really good for hikers its really nice green and quiet and the waterfall is so amazing it should never be missed

1  Thank Youssef O
Reviewed May 31, 2016

Its a great nature walk, site sounds for both couples and for young families. We enjoyed a great picnic. Its worth a visit if you are a nature lover.

Thank Lorraine H
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Visited with the family. So many beautiful mature trees and a troop of monkeys (about forty of them!) passed through the forest while we were there! With that being said, it was a little strange to see all the pipes and pumps around the waterfall......More

Thank WhitneyKoonce
Reviewed April 24, 2016

If you are looking for a remote place to just go and be alone or spend some time alone out with just nature around you, this is the place. While it also serves as a very good picnic spot for groups, I found it to...More

Thank Denis Y
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Oloolua Nature Trail is part of the 662 Ha Oloolua Forest. It is a little-known paradise of rich vegetation and with so much to offer the traveller wanting a place away from the hustle and bustle of Nairobi city yet near enough to afford a...More

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kinuthiakelvin03
April 28, 2017|
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Response from Noris M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It is in Karen,quite cool and peaceful with proper guidance of the map you will cover in 2hrs or less,waterfalls,swamp,camp place,cave. I would advice to go there around 1pm and exit and 4pm
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Eliud W
January 3, 2017|
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Response from Noris M | Reviewed this property |
Hi,it can hold a perfect team building and also site seeing since it has a waterfall,also has good spots for camping.i loved the scenery
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Gladys M
September 29, 2016|
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Response from WhitneyKoonce | Reviewed this property |
You can take Langata Rd. or Ngong Rd all the way to Karen. The nature trail is just past Karen Blixen House, where Karen Road dead ends.
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