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Thomson's Falls

on the Ewaso Narok river | Mageso, Aberdare National Park 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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VERY NICE VISIT

Nice falls but have seen much better around the world, you could skip the expense if you'd like to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bernard L
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Townsville, Australia
Impressive but spoilt by the hawkers

We had a brief stop over here during our safari. The falls are impressive but unfortunately our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
simbadoo
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  • Excellent19%
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  • Average38%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“be careful” (6 reviews)
“nice stop” (5 reviews)
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on the Ewaso Narok river | Mageso, Aberdare National Park 00200, Kenya
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+254 720 650869
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice falls but have seen much better around the world, you could skip the expense if you'd like to wont miss uch.

Thank Bernard L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a brief stop over here during our safari. The falls are impressive but unfortunately our experience was marred by the number of locals trying to get you to have your photo taken with them. The ladies who have the shops also accost you...More

Thank simbadoo
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

We had a quick stop for a view and some pictures of the falls. Be advised to be careful who you talk to at the falls lest you become victim of taking a picture that costs you a bit much.

Thank Jeff D
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Very pretty waterfall which could be a truly enjoyable experience but you are pestered by locals as you stop which becomes tiring during long journeys. We were warned beforehand so just went to the viewing point took our photos and left. Approached by several locals...More

Thank Daytripper2084
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Inexpensive admission, after snapping off a few pictures and maybe eating a picnic lunch,Thompson"s Falls are not worth a special trip but are one more quick item to see if you are touring Kenya.

Thank worldwandererAtlanta
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Fantastic vies of waterfall. Good coffee shop with great views. Not much to do there but worth the break.

Thank karibunisafaris100
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped off, from the Aberdares,to Nakura. Water flow was low, but still worth a photo. Souvenir shop assistants quite persistent, but that's life. Unsure whether the modern lodge development overlooking the falls adds to the ambiance.

Thank tbonjour
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I was staying in Nanyuki and thought it would be a nice afternoon trip to go to Thompson Falls. Google maps said it was only an hour away but it was 1 1/2 hrs away. It was nice to see but because of the time,...More

Thank Julie J
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

A beautiful peaceful place. Going down hill to the river is an awesome experience. Better done as a team . Very bus place. Put on comfortable( sports shoes) for ease of going down hill. Could be slippery during the rainy season.

Thank Kit K
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

A breathtaking view of this waterfall as we take a well deserved break on our way to Lake Nakuru National Park!

Thank WSaula
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