SPOTS FOR AFFORDABLE ZIP LINING IN KENYA

SPOTS FOR AFFORDABLE ZIP LINING IN KENYA

If your blood vessels indeed read adrenaline junkie, then you know, average, just does not cut it. In the land of safaris and white beaches are other activities for daredevils. Put on your adventure-seeking super suit. Pack extra doses of courage. Maybe a pair of spare underpants as they may just come in handy. And let's take a drive around the 254, learning about the regions you should visit to have that devilish dance with Mother Nature.

Here is a list of the best zip-lining locations in Kenya. Zip lining is a thrilling activity that is perfect for anyone looking for an adventure. It reduces blood pressure thus keeping the heart in check. This is an essential item on your bucket list.

Before engaging in this activity, you are required to dress appropriately. Be in trousers and wear comfy shoes. Trousers are encouraged to make the harness strapping process easier. Whether you prefer a short quick thrill or a full-on experience, here is a list of the best and most affordable places that will quench your thirst for adventure.

Best Zip Lining Locations In Kenya

1. The Forest, Kereita

Kereita is located in Kimende town. It’s just one hour from Nairobi city centre. The Forest has the longest zip line in East Africa and Kenya offering over 2.2km of flight across the lush Kereita forest. This includes 6 zip lines with the longest being 430M. This is arguably the best location to go for the ultimate zip-lining experience. It is also a perfect location to enjoy other activities such as mountain biking, archery, paintball, camping, nature walks and team building.

Entry Fee to Kereita Forest is Kshs 200 for adults and or Kshs 50 for students and under 18 years person. The Zip lining charges are Kshs 1,800 for 2 lines and Kshs 2,800 for the 6 lines. All payments are made via Paybill or M-PESA.

For bookings call: 0711 112 233

2. Kompass, Ngong Hills

Kompass is located inside Ngong Hills. It’s just an hour away from Nairobi through Ngong town. Though not long as the Kereita one, their zip line is about 250 meters long over the expansive Ngong forest. Beside Zip lining, they have other activities such as paintball, archery, bike riding, picnics, hiking and photography. There is also a restaurant and a bar.

There is an entrance fee of Kshs 232 per adult and Kshs 58 per child to access Ngong Hills. They are two options; you can do one Zipline which costs Kshs 700 or two lines for Kshs 1,000.

Contact: 0798 002 474

3. Paradise Lost, Kiambu

Paradise Lost is located in Kiambu Town. It’s just 20 minutes from Nairobi city centre. Paradise Lost Resort is a magnificent tourist attraction in Kenya, an oasis in the middle of a coffee farm. Here you will enjoy zip lining across the man-made dam on their two zip lines which are about 650 metres long.

At Paradise Lost you can also enjoy; Exploring the stone age caves, a stunning waterfall, picnics, fishing, boat riding, a visit to a coffee farm, horse riding, camel riding, nature trails and bird watching. The entrance fee is Kshs 500 per person for adults and Kshs 300 for children. Zip lining costs Kshs 1500 per person for two lines.

For bookings email: info@paradiselost.co.ke

4. Machakos People’s Park

Machakos people’s park is another ziplining location in Kenya. It’s just one hour from Nairobi. The zip-lining cables are suspended 30 feet above the ground, giving a perfect aerial view of Machakos People’s Park and its environs. The park is also a perfect location for an array of activities such as picnics, biking, boat riding, archery, photography, and horse and camel riding.

Entrance to the park is free. You can choose between the 200m long zip line and its 300m long counterpart, but the latter is where the fun can be most experienced. They charge Kshs 500 per person.

For bookings email: 0704 394 622

5. Rapids Camp, Sagana

Sagana is famous for the Tana River. The Rapid Camp, Sagana is the ultimate centre for adrenaline junkies. From bungee jumping, white water rafting, kayaking, plunging, abseiling, rock climbing and nature walks. It’s about 1.5 hours from Nairobi. Rapids Camp has one of the most amazing Ziplines in Kenya cutting across the Rapids falls. The Zipline is 250 m long and has 110 m on top of the river which make it unique in Kenya.

The zip lining is Kshs 3,000 per person which I consider is too expensive for the length of the zip line. The better option is to choose a package that covers zip lining, kayaking or gliding, the bridge plunge, and a shorter white water rafting for Kshs 5600 which is also inclusive of lunch.

For booking call: 0722 308 026, 0737 559 547

6. Bofa Beach Resort, Kilifi

Bofa Beach Resort is in Kilifi Kenya, one hour drive north of Mombasa. Nestled in the quiet holiday zone of Bofa Beach – Kilifi, on the second row. Bofa Beach Resort is a dreamy getaway to the magical Kenyan coast.

They are the first to offer zip lining in the coastal region and they charge Kshs 1,500 per person. They also offer rope course challenges.

For bookings call: 0703 110 995

7. The Dam RedHill, Limuru

The Dam RedHill is located on the outskirts of Nairobi a little past Ndenderu & Ruaka. Overlooking expansive, green Limuru Tea Farms, the Dam RedHill is quiet and beautiful. They offer Boat Riding, Zip Lining, Picnic & Camping grounds, Horse Riding, Fishing, and a Children’s park.

The RedHill zip line which is the first in Kenya built in 2016, offers an exciting experience across their man-made dam. It is shorter than normal zip lines but is worth every adrenaline-pumping thrill. It will cost you Kshs 2,500 to enjoy a two-way Zipline experience.

For bookings call: 0723 273 914

8. Camp Dunda Falls, Embu

Camp Dunda Falls is located in Embu county off the Embu-Meru highway, about two and a half hours drive from Nairobi. The entrance fee is Kshs 350 and it covers activities such as canopy walks, nature walks, hiking, picnic, bush trekking, and bird watching among others. Zip lining, mountain biking, archery, camping, and sharing meals are provided on order and should be booked for.

They have two zip lines each 250 meters long and they charge Kshs 1,000. The zip lining is across the Rupingazi river and the forest. Here you get to put your fears to test and live to tell the experience.

For bookings call: 0798 884 410

9. Last Village Resort, Athi River

The last Village resort stands in Lukenya, Athi River (33Kms from Nairobi) in an idyllic spot with mesmerizing view of the plains and encircling range of hills, here you feel a sense of stillness and space, the vastness and majesty of nature. Activities to do while at the lodge include Swimming, quad biking, zip-lining, cycling, and many more. The zip lining costs Kshs 1,500 for one line and Kshs 2,000 for two lines.

For bookings call: 0799 149 944

10. Nguge Hill Lounge, Siaya

Nguge Hill Lounge is nestled on the slopes of Nguge Hills and located on the outskirts of the city of Kisumu and in a valley in the Gem countryside is perhaps Western Kenya’s best-kept secret. This lodge boasts the first adventure park in Western Kenya (former Nyanza and Western Provinces). Here you can experience zipline, ropes courses, archery, climbing walls and hiking). Adventure Park entry fee is Kshs 1,500 providing access to two adventures.

For bookings call: 020 7865243

Now, you have ten spots to choose for your adrenaline junkie heart. Figure out what lights your inferno the best, and go for it.


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