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Equator Marker

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Nyeri - Nanyuki Road, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Here you are in the middle of the globe according to geography.The guys here will show you the movement of water north and south of the Equator.The shops are strategically placed and a variety of items.

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank Wachira44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Due to the rain and the shut down of Hell's gate due to a lioness/cub sighting, we decided to visit the Equator marker. Was a little bit disappointed, since it was just a sign off the main road, so not sure if authentic. It was...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank SAROJA R
Reviewed October 31, 2019

One of those must do things, i suppose. This pit stop (for the loo) is a common stopping place for travelers. Its still fun to have one foot either side of the equator, although i'm not sure of this is exactly the equator. If you...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Andy P
Reviewed October 23, 2019 via mobile

On every long drive you need a place to stop for the loo. There are lots of these on the tourist safari routes. This one lies conveniently at Nanyuki and offers a nice diversion to stretch your legs after fending off the curio folk.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Hayers111
Reviewed September 20, 2019

The site itself is not well marked and less than impressive. It was a good spot to take some pictures.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Brooksville01
Reviewed September 6, 2019

Not sure why exactly, but the demo of the Coriolis Effect amused me no end. You only have to go a slight distance from the equator on either side to see this effect on falling water. The guy doing the show is a showman extraordinaire...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed September 4, 2019

Took a few nice shots as I was passing to go to Nanyuki town. There some curio shops at the back, perhaps worth checking out.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank afra_whitedoe7
Reviewed September 3, 2019

There are many so called areas that are center of equator. This one comes with demo of effect on rotation of object floating in water as it empties out of a hole. Colioris effect. Have googled and seems to be not real phenomenon. But hey...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Cloudatlas2013
Reviewed August 30, 2019

On our long drive from Ol' Pejeta to Lake Elementaita, we took a short break at one of the Equator Marker stops. These are typical tourist traps with exorbitantly priced souvenir shops (you must be an expert bargainer) which display a wide variety of African...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank veer2808
Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

The Equator line that passes the globe exactly in the middle.Here you will be shown how the water moves south and North of the Equator. Learn about this geographical feature and have enough photos.A good idea indeed.

Date of experience: March 2019
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