Fourteen Falls, Thika

1 Day

The Fourteen Falls, Thika cascade on the Athi River is only a short drive from Thika. The  name comes from the fourteen distinct waterfalls that are visible in the rainy season. A person’s  mind can be calmed just by staring at the flowing waters and listening to the waves. It is fairly  inexpensive to enter.  

The backdrop of the Kilimambogo hills offers an ideal setting for capturing photos and cherishing memories. For those seeking adventure, diving into the water is an option; there are excellent spots for it, offering an unmatched experience. Additionally, you can enjoy boat rides, which provide the finest way to cruise the waterways, despite the associated cost. Feel free to contact us for more information.

Some of the Activities Include;

Nature Experiences

  1. Enjoying the Waterfalls: Visitors can take in scenic views and capture stunning photos of the main attraction.
  2. Boat Tours: Experience the falls from a unique perspective by taking a boat ride along the Athi River.

Outdoor Activities

  1. Picnicking: Relax and enjoy the natural beauty of designated picnic spots while surrounded by lush greenery.
  2. Hiking Adventures: Immerse yourself in the local flora and fauna as you explore the trails surrounding the falls.

Cultural Immersion

  1. Interacting with Locals: Engage with the community to learn about their culture and traditions.

Informative Tours

  1. Guided Tours: Gain insights into the falls’ history, geology, and ecology from knowledgeable guides.


To reach Fourteen Falls, start by traveling from Nairobi to Thika town. The journey takes about an hour by car via the Thika Superhighway. From Thika, follow the signs or use a GPS to navigate to the falls, located about 65 kilometers northeast of Nairobi.

Upon arrival, you'll find a parking area where you can securely leave your vehicle. Head towards the entrance where you'll pay a small fee for entry.

Begin your visit by walking to the main viewpoint, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the cascading waterfalls. Take some time to capture photos and soak in the scenery.

Next, consider hiring a local guide for a boat ride. The guide will take you closer to the falls on the Athi River, providing a unique perspective and offering insights about the area.

After the boat ride, explore the trails around the falls. These paths lead to various vantage points and natural spots perfect for hiking and bird watching. Ensure you wear comfortable shoes for these activities.

For a midday break, find a suitable spot for a picnic. Enjoy your packed lunch while listening to the soothing sounds of the falls. If you didn't bring food, there might be local vendors selling snacks.

If you're adventurous, you can join locals in cliff diving or take a refreshing swim in the river. Always check with guides for safe spots before diving or swimming.

Wrap up your visit with a leisurely walk, taking in the flora and fauna of the area. Finally, make your way back to the parking area, ready to return to Thika or Nairobi with memories of a beautiful day spent at Fourteen Falls.

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Fourteen Falls, Thika
From KSh100
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From KSh50
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