Zip Lining Near Nairobi

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Two weeks ago, the bustle of Nairobi city was emptied into Mombasa road. Families packed up for the beach to enjoy the sun, sand and sea food. Given the hefty expenses incurred over Easter, it is quite normal to look for a significantly cheaper holiday. Zip lining is definitely the activity to engage in to avoid digging deep into your wallet on Labour Day.

  1. Limuru Zip Line
zip lining The Dam Redhill

The Dam Redhill

Easily accessible by public means, The Dam Redhill on Limuru Road is a 15km journey from the city centre! Besides zip lining, you can also do boating and sport fishing. Carry your bikes for the 20km track that you can circle around. The floating restaurant is a romantic setup with a local menu. There is a picnic ground should you opt to pack lunch. Built and designed with kids in mind, needless to say you’ll have happy children at the end of the day.

  1. Kereita Zip Line

At 70km from Nairobi near Kijabe town, all you’ll need is to pack lunch and water and fuel the car halfway. Kereita Forest is at the tip of Aberdare Ranges with an incredible nature trail. The 5-hour walk leads through caves and water falls to the beginning of the 750-metre zip line. Zip lining 80m above this indigenous forest for 45 minutes is definitely the epitome of all nature lovers. Other activities include archery, mountain riding and paint balling.

  1. Machakos Zip Line
Zip Lining at Machakos People's Park

Zip Lining at Machakos People’s Park

The popular Machakos People’s Park is a short 1-hour drive away from the city. Every Friday to Sunday, the 300-metre long zip line is operated at affordable rates. There are various picnic tables around the park so don’t forget your cutlery and Masai blankets.

  1. Tana River Zip Line
zip lining tana river

Zip lining across Tana River

On your way Nyeri, you’ll see a signboard  for Sagana after an hour’s drive from Nairobi. You can swoosh across the Tana River if the rain is not too heavy. Besides Sagana camp being popular for white water rafting, other activities include guided walks and mountain riding.

Apart from zip lining, what other activities can Nairobians do for a fun-filled day at pocket friendly rates? Check out our Infographics on Pinterest or share with us your favourite budget destinations.

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20 Comments

  1. Caroline

    July 5, 2017 at 7:20 am

    I would be interested in the zip lining package. Kindly get back. Thanks

    • Kiburu

      July 17, 2017 at 6:43 am

      Hello. Currently we do not offer zip lining packages. We have safari and flight packages

  2. Marion Kihoro

    September 6, 2017 at 2:29 pm

    Kindly e-mail your packages.Thank you

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  4. Derrick

    December 27, 2017 at 10:08 am

    How much for the zip lining?

    • Kiburu

      December 28, 2017 at 5:17 am

      Hello Derrick. The zip lining rates are available on the respective websites for each place.

  5. Esther Ndungu

    December 29, 2017 at 6:18 pm

    What you are doing is a great job.
    When is the next Zip lining?

  6. Charity

    January 14, 2018 at 7:22 am

    How much does it cost to zip line?

    • Kiburu

      January 18, 2018 at 10:10 am

      Hello Charity. Each location has different zip lining rates. Generally the charges range from Ksh. 1000 to Ksh.3000

  7. senchez

    March 10, 2018 at 5:02 am

    how much zip in machakos people park

    • Kiburu

      March 29, 2018 at 7:43 am

      Hi Senchez. The zip line at Machakos costs Ksh. 500 per adult.

  8. shani

    March 26, 2018 at 4:39 pm

    how much does lunch and zip lining cost?

    • Kiburu

      March 29, 2018 at 7:39 am

      Hello Shani. The zip lining rates are available on the respective websites for each place. But a general budget for one person would be Ksh.2,500.

  9. ARTHUR

    June 24, 2018 at 11:10 am

    Any thing i should do before I decide to ZIPLINE

    • Kiburu

      June 25, 2018 at 5:15 am

      Hello Arthur. You may call for a reservation especially if you choose Kereita.

  10. Muriithi Agnes

    July 4, 2018 at 6:05 am

    Hi.is there a specific day for zip lining activity in machakos?.and how do I get started to get there.

    • Kiburu

      August 8, 2018 at 6:50 am

      Hello. Usually it’s the weekend. If travelling from Nairobi, you can use the public means to Machakos Town then a motorbike ride to the People’s Park

  11. Kevin

    August 6, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    Hello….how much for limuru zipline

    • Kiburu

      August 8, 2018 at 6:51 am

      Hello Kevin. The cost is dependent on the number of lines you want to do. Please consult their website for more information.

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