Author's details

Name: Harvey Croze
Date registered: 7 April 2012

Latest posts

  1. Karura Oct-Dec 2015 Newsletter Just Out — 13 January 2016
  2. Karura Colobus Population Tops 100 — 28 November 2015
  3. Tara Path Now On-Leash for Dogs — 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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Jan 13

Karura Oct-Dec 2015 Newsletter Just Out

Pyramid_of _Karura

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Nov 28

Karura Colobus Population Tops 100

Colobus Mum

NEWS FLASH — The Karura Colobus monkey transaction project is one of the most successful ever undertaken for arboreal primates! Peter Fundi and his team from the Institute for Primate Research have persevered through the onset of the rains and  fought slippery slopes on the edge of the Aberdares to capture 8 more black-and-whites. The monkeys …

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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 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 3rd best attraction (out of 91) 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 John Orwa, Chief Forester …… 0727 818963 Corporal Kuloba ..…….……. 0721 409662 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 carry your mobile with you. Keep …

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