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Reviewed 28 August 2018

We visited it on 26th August, Although it drops 300 meters its an adventurous trip. I had my wife and 4 year old daughter who also accompanied to the floor.

Thank RanganathK7
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

A.must see location when in the Malindi/Watamu area. Go early morning as it gets fiercely hot as the day progresses. (the clue is in the name) get some great photos. Book a local guide for a half day trip, the tour operators charges are exhorbitant.

Thank John W
Reviewed 15 January 2018

A small canyon near Malindi in Kenya not as impressive as other canyons I have visited and only worth a visit if you are in the area as the road is difficult and you might be accompanied by small children pestering you for money.

Thank Sevin H
Reviewed 24 December 2017

The friends I was with were more impressed with this place than I was, I think because I've seen many spectacular canyons in my travels to other places. A few recommendations: 1. order lunch before going for a walk so they can pick up the...More

1  Thank Rick S
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Getting there is an experience in itself but the depressions are stunning. Exploring the bottom of the gorge with a local guide, just magnificant.

1  Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 30 October 2017

It is a depression environment. The Unique Depression & the history about it Bring Cameras, Walking Shoes Short Visit,one hour

Thank NathanielB331
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

One of the undiscovered tourists attractions places in the Kenyan Coast. It’s worthy a visit and won’t be disappointed

Thank Perpetuah
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Headed here from Malindi. Initially the main highway roads were very good, if you discount the army checkpoint at the bridge and their ' monetary' expectation to allow you on your way. Then the roads disappear into a dirt track with horrendous potholes - really...More

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is Kenya's equivalent of the Grand Canyon. It is spectacular. It is known locally as Nyari, a Kigiriama word which means the place broken by itself. Getting there is easy and there is convenient public transport from Malindi. The smaller Nissan matatus are better...More

1  Thank Martin_Wahogo
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Visited in April 2017, the natural-forest ambience was quite welcoming. The colourful rock formation and the natural forest around made us spend more time. Thank you to the guide who was very knowledgeable is issues of birds and environment. For a visit to this place,...More

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Margie G
2 July 2018|
Response from Sevin H | Reviewed this property |
We organised a tour in a jeep so I cannot answer that question.
Diana N
14 November 2017|
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Response from Martin_Wahogo | Reviewed this property |
It was 100 bob when I last visited. They tried to tell me it was 500bob but then I discovered that the extra cash is for a guide. You have to be careful about that.
Fredrick O
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Response from NathanielB331 | Reviewed this property |
Please gate my details from my facebook page @Bayasafarikenya or Here (Trip advisory)we talk for the arrangement.