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Marafa-Hells Kitchen

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Address: Malindi, Kenya
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Marafa Hells' Kitchen and Malindi Tour from Malindi
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I was a little nervous when I read the other reviews about the bad road, but once we headed out, I realized it's a typical Africa packed dirt road. Not great, but certainly not... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 July 2016
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

It's a long dusty drive from Malindi Town, honestly I thought it a wasted trip while my companions were enthralled. Bought a very nice wooden bowl in the ad hoc gift shop and listen to the local bargain over the ticket price to go in. Amusing day all in all, but I still don't rate the site ....

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Beckley, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I was a little nervous when I read the other reviews about the bad road, but once we headed out, I realized it's a typical Africa packed dirt road. Not great, but certainly not terrible. The drive does take about a hour from the main road. The views of life outside of "touristy areas" is worth the trip to remind... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

The road to get there is really bad mostly during rain season. To do if interested to see some traditional ( and really poor) villages along the road. A taste of real africa but the hells kitchen are not the impressive. But nice

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Beautiful place, shame that there is not a decent restaurant, and kids are begging for money. View is stunning thou!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

The landscape is gorgeous and super fascinating. I highly recommend to visit! We had a very nice guide who was a local. A visit here will also benefit the local community and they offer you the opportunity to donate books or other necesites to the community.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

bad road on the way to Marafa, but real good countryside. maybe worth the long trip, maybe not, I am not sure

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

Beautiful and evocative place that i strongly suggest you to visit when you will be in Kenya. Main attraction

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Riding a bike through the stunning park is amazing! So peaceful and majestic and enough animals to keep you oohing and ahhhing. Take food water money!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

We have feel exactly like in Hell because the temperature there was very high. We took an hour-long tour of the valley and on the shore. After that we waited for sunset. This time colors will be especially bright and distinguishable. Colors of the valley changed every minut during sunset time. It is so beautiful.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

If you happen to be in the area, Hells Kitchen is worth a stop but it wouldn't be the highlight of any trip to the coast. Basically, it's a highly-eroded piece of land that one can hike down into but there's little wildlife unless you count the people hounding you to buy their knick-knacks.

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