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Oloolua Nature Trail

Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Love it but very little scenery to enjoy.

I think my title sums it all. I keep going there because of how quiet it is and the waterfall, for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Martin M
via mobile
very relaxing

It is an ideal place to just relax away from all the hustle and stress of the city life. The water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
travellerjoie
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I think my title sums it all. I keep going there because of how quiet it is and the waterfall, for meditation purposes, but there's very little to see.

Thank Martin M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an ideal place to just relax away from all the hustle and stress of the city life. The water fall especially is breathtaking and the air is fresh because of the many trees around. It is also a good place to have picnics.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Went to the nature trail today. Entry fees are cheap and friendly. The nature trail is not as well maintained as Karura nature trail. There is no security visible are you navigate the nature trail. One side of of the nature trail opens to the...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

In all honesty I expected much more. its not really a place you can go solo like other nature trails. In a group it can be better, and its not something where you can spend and enjoy an entire day. All in all, average. And...More

1  Thank Paaras R
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Oloolua is tucked away in Karen Hardy area and offers a lovely green escape to walk, jog or have a picnic. The trail of about 5km has diverse, indigenous flora with part of Mbagathi River passing through it, complete with a waterfall! There are also...More

Thank vifarel
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I have visited this place 3 years straight.... Very quiet place.. Birdwatchers paradise. A small waterfall exists and you can take photos, chill out with family and friends... BBQ's are allowed, as long as they are controlled i.e. grills, charcoal ovens. Though it's advised you...More

Thank Kimzi7
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

I went early on a Sunday morning when it was quiet - no yet filled with picnic goers (there are picnic sites and camping grounds). I saw a couple of people with their dogs, and two individuals. The trail is part stone, part track, and...More

Thank Redbackspider
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The place is great to visit..the nature trail is about 5 kilometres long... Alongthe trail there is a cave, a beautiful water fall and a picnic bench.. Great for Saturday morning runs... Entry fee is 200 Kenyan shillings for residents

Thank Rora B
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

I love a forest walk but this is just a bit disappointing. Unlike Karura forest which is well managed with great paths and loads of animals and bird life this feels a bit unloved. There were crowds of noisy picnickers, litter, overgrown narrow paths etc....More

1  Thank Annie202014
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Having popped down to the trail in early April for the first time; a friend and I did the dash down to the cave and back. Whilst we managed in sandals, I would recommend better shoes (and a tetanus shot!). Partly as the terrain is...More

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kinuthiakelvin03
28 April 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
3 January 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
29 September 2016|
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Response from Whitney K | 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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