Author's details

Name: Harvey Croze
Date registered: 7 April 2012

Latest posts

  1. Now Open! Limuru Gate-A Road & Parking Improvement — 4 October 2015
  2. Tara Path Now On-Leash for Dogs — 29 September 2015
  3. Karura Colobus Population Reaches… 97! — 29 September 2015
  4. Ticketing & Entry Control System — Delays, but Coming Soon — 5 September 2015
  5. TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015 — 23 June 2015

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Oct 04

Now Open! Limuru Gate-A Road & Parking Improvement


At last! Limuru Road Gate-A is open for visitors in vehicles. There’s still some work to be done, so please drive in carefully. Special thanks to Joseph Swartzman, CEO of H. Young, the ever-diligent primary contractors Charles & John Kariuki, and FKF’s own Peter Njui and Cristina Boelcke-Croze and their team who have been on-site …

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Sep 29

Tara Path Now On-Leash for Dogs

Dogs on Leash

Dog Walkers in northern part of the main forest Please Take Note. Tara Path together with the new picnic site along the Ruaka River near the Tree Outlook Platform is now an On-Leash zone. The whole of Wangari Maathai Track and Muhugu Trail remains off-leash, for the time being (see map). That still gives you and …

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Sep 29

Karura Colobus Population Reaches… 97!

Colobus Mum

NEWS FLASH — Peter Fundi and his team from the Institute for Primate Research fought slippery slopes and the beginning of the rains on the edge of the Aberdares to capture six more black-and-whites, including one several month old infant. The monkeys were held in the acclimatisation cage for three days and then released into …

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Sep 05

Ticketing & Entry Control System — Delays, but Coming Soon

The new ticketing and entry control system (TECS) is taking longer than we had hope to be implements for Karura’s special needs. The developers assure us that it should  be up and running by 19 September. Please be patient and bear with us, and with the Gate Clerks as they become familiar with the system. Please …

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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.  

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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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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