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Oloolua Nature Trail

Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Not enough Security

Went to the nature trail today. Entry fees are cheap and friendly. The nature trail is not as well... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Nothing fancy

In all honesty I expected much more. its not really a place you can go solo like other nature... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Paaras R
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Karen Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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A TripAdvisor Member
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 21 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

Thank Paaras R
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
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
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
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
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
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

1  Thank stugom
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The forest is located in the serene and quite neighborhood of Karen in Nairobi. You can choose to have a picnic, walk through the nature trail or camp. They charge differently for each item but they are all affordable. Its much affordable if you want...More

Thank victork2542016
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This place is too good when you are doing the walk around the forest 4km is so good . It is fun for the kids too there will love it Also the the waves and the waterfall is too good I recommend it to everyone

Thank Sumeet G
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29 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
Eliud W
4 January 2017|
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
Gladys M
30 September 2016|
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.