Adventure Destinations

3 Other Places to Zip Line Near Nairobi Besides The Kereita Forest

If it’s zip lining, everybody tends to think of the Kereita Forest, after all it’s the longest zip tour in East Africa at over 2,200 metres takes you flying fast and high over Kereita Forest, offering unique views of the stunning landscape.

However if you are looking to zipline elsewhere, here are a couple of places to try out:

1. Limuru Zip Line

image: The Dam Redhill

The best part is that you get to zip across an entire dam at just Kshs 500.

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. While the floating restaurant is a romantic setup with a local menu.

2. Machakos Zip Line

image: 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.

3. Tana River Zip Line

image: jumia

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.