Author's details

Name: Harvey Croze
Date registered: 7 April 2012

Latest posts

  1. New Electronic Ticketing System — 1 August 2015
  2. TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015 — 23 June 2015
  3. Karura Colobus Population Reaches 86 — 12 March 2015
  4. Dogs in Sigiria – Off-leash area re-opened — 31 January 2015
  5. Sigiria Fitness Experience — 11 September 2014

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Aug 01

New Electronic Ticketing System

A new electronic ticketing system is being implemented at all Karura Forest points of entry. The bugs are being worked out, and it should be a couple of weeks before the system is up and running smoothly. Please be patient and bear with us. Please make sure you sign-in at the gates and get a …

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Jun 23

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015


One again visitors have given Karura top marks as the 4th best attraction (out of 81 reviewed) in Nairobi.  

Mar 12

Karura Colobus Population Reaches 86

Colobus Mum

With more Colobus Monkeys transfers into the Karura Forest just before the recent rains, the total number has climbed to 86: a good start for a healthy population. The target is 100, according to the estimated availability of food plants for the monkeys.  The black-and-whites are settling in and beginning to spread out: recently they have been spotted along …

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Jan 31

Dogs in Sigiria – Off-leash area re-opened

Dog letter to members November 2014

At the last KFK-KFS Joint Management Meeting it was decided to allow dogs to be off-leash in one specific area of Sigiria on a trial basis. The area is the vlei (grassland) between Junctions 61 and 63a. All other parts of Sigiria, including the paths leading to and from the vlei are strictly on-leash. Check …

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Sep 11

Sigiria Fitness Experience


Opening Monday, 15 September, at Karura Forest, Sigiria Block, next to Thigiri Gate entrance (end of Thigiri Lane off Thigiri Ridge). Test your fitness on the Obstacle Course. Yoga, Pilates, H.I.I.T. (High-Interval Intensive Training – “Heat”) on the purpose-built Qi Platform. Team-Building and Personal Training available. Controlled exercising on the Jungle Gym. All activities under trees …

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Aug 20

Northern Bike Trail

Bike Track

With the building of a bridge across the Karura River beyond Junction 12a, and the new bike trail from Junction 12 to the bridge, bikers can now access the northern bike trail directly from KFEET. The other direct access to the trail is from the ‘Sharks Gate’ (Gate ‘C’) entrance off Kiambu Road. The gate, …

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Apr 25

Useful Karura Contact Numbers

Kenya Forest Service Inspector Ezra ………….……… 0724 145314 Sgt. Kimani …….…..…….……. 0721 409662 John Orwa, Chief Forester …… 0727 818963   Friends of Karura Forest John Chege, Chief Scout ………………… 0724 215423 Peter Njui, G4S ……………………………. 0722 846264 Karanja Njoroge, Chair ………………..…. 0729 030301 Cristina Boelcke-Croze, Vice-Chair …… 0702 633613 Please make a note of these numbers and …

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