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“nakuru town”(2 reviews)
Nakuru, Kenya
+254 712 110958
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All reviews tourist shops an amazing view nakuru town worth a visit hike road souvenirs nature lodge plants camping receipt fee scenery solo kes development
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Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

It is close to Nakuru along quite a bumpy road. There is a small fee to enter and we paid a local guide John,1000 KES,to take us on a short hike which lasted just over an hour but gave great photo opportunities. The views are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Killie1953
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

For an amazing view of the crater, this is worth a visit. The road is a bit on the dusty side, but the view at the top is breathtaking. Some curio shops and snack joints at the scene and photographers offering to take photos are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sudikev
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The Menengai Volcanic Crater is one of the main attractions in Nakuru. From the top it offers awesome views of nature at its best and the new Geothermal development adds to more eye pleasing and relaxing views. I was happy to see that the Nakuru...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank RaphaelMN1
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Marvelous nature, breathtaking, you just can't fathom the richness of nature in this scenery, simply amazing!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mbuguarimui
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went by car to the top of the hill/mountain just to check the viewpoint. When we were up there an official guy went to us saying that we have to pay 700 shilling per person. He told us that we should...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Edwin G
Reviewed 31 August 2018

An environmental friendly, with good picnic sites, in and out outdoor activities. good secure camping sites. got a lodges too. as its under Kenya forest association on your lucky day you can spot a few I mean a few wild animals, come one come all...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Africkson
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Menengai Crater is one of those few breath taking spots that I would want to visit again and again..With one of those gorgeous views of Nakuru town and a background of lake Nakuru..its just makes it a perfect spot in this small city. However it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank omittoti
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I've been up here a few times before, but it never gets old. The view is spectacular and the geothermal plants are fascinating. There are many curio shops if you want a souvenir (negotiating the price is acceptable). You can hire guides if you want...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rejoicing
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Decided to hike up to the top of the crater for the views. Takes 3 hours from Nakuru and is pretty tough going especially if it's hot. Entry is 700 for visitors or 500 for students. To go to the top you don't need a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank cjrb1g13
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Beautiful place for a hike... visit with friends and carry your own water.. I try to have hikes with my family monthly and we always have a great time...expect to get tired and dusty... please do not visit when it's raining for obvious reasons..

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank Elizabeth m
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Response from SueLester | Reviewed this property |
We hired a car and driver in Nakuru.
14 August 2015|
Response from Clive M | Reviewed this property |
Its Free, although there are the usual sellers at the car park at the top.. We had a young guy offer us a guided walk for free, but after he wanted to show us his store. It was well worth having the guide and buying a few... More