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beautiful and interesting

wonderful place with diverse plant and bird life. Great for going for a hike. be sure to get a... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
Kisumu, Kenya
Descending the crater

The crater isn't expensive to visit (by U.S. standards), and it's not too far off a major road, so... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
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Nakuru, Kenya
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

wonderful place with diverse plant and bird life. Great for going for a hike. be sure to get a guide that can explain all the details of what you see here.

Thank Irene-van-Laarhoven
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We have hiked here several times with our clients,the views are breathtaking ...If you love hiking,please experience this caldera hike which is one of the larges in the world.

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

The crater isn't expensive to visit (by U.S. standards), and it's not too far off a major road, so it won't be hard to find. There are some little stores up top if you need souvenirs or a drink. You can also choose various lengths...More

Thank knyagrl
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Menengai Crater is one of the dormant volcanoes in Kenya and holds one of the largest caves in Africa. There are trails that take you down to the crater floor and to the magnificent and well natural maintained caves. There are many stories related with...More

Thank Chinkutravels
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Mountain climbing, Bird watching and excellent place to ride bicycle and hiking, Splendid view of one of the world largest craters

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Menengai Crater is without doubt a fascinating spot and absolutely worth a visit. But it's incomprehensible why non-residents are charged with entrance fees that are almost four times as high as those for residents,

Thank FlorianFalkS
Reviewed 22 June 2016

It is a nice place to roam if you are in and around Nakuru, Kenya. The place is good past time for 3-4 hours. You can even get few things to buy as artifacts with reasonable price

Thank Abhijit W
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I love nature, so this was always in my TO DO LIST.. The view is spectacular, the myths around it are funny, I hear the devil cools food there that why you might see smoke .. It was worth the visit. My friends and I...More

Thank Mercy-Mburu
Reviewed 4 June 2016

you might wanna spend some time here if you are on a leisurely holiday. a 30 min drive from lake nakuru takes you to a viewpoint, from where you can see the remains of the crater. apparently a long time ago the masai grazers and...More

2  Thank Shaheda26
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This place is really beautiful for walking and also for good photos taking the view.the place is very safe and is a place where you can meet friendly people whom stay around the crater.

Thank Erick151
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Response from SueLester | Reviewed this property |
We hired a car and driver in Nakuru.
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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