By Felix Achanda
Stationed in an expansive location, supporting grueling activities for both individuals and groups, Chaka Ranch is a place to go with family or friends for bonding and team-building activities.
Located two kilometers from Nyeri town, the ranch has several hotels, camping sites, a team building arena and a racing track. The facility is also home to a host of indigenous trees as well as birds. Entrance to the ranch varies from free to Ksh 1000 depending on the season.
There is ample parking space reserved for visitors. Unlike most leisure parks, Chaka Ranch has playing grounds dedicated to children activities. Adults have separate areas at Chaka Ranch. Children draw fun from swings, trampolines, bouncing castles, floating balloons and seesaws.
As children have fun at the kids play area, adults also can engage in soccer, bubble basketball, climbing tower and paintball. However, Chaka Ranch has more than conventional fun activities. Visitors get a chance to participate in excruciating activities such as motor racing, tug of war, tug-team obstacle lifting, rope juggling and blindfolded-puzzle solving among others.
On motor racing, adult visitors enjoy quad bikes ride while children ride quad buggies dedicated. The children quad bikes are meant for children aged between five and 13. The management ensures safety of riders by deploying escort bikes placed in front and behind the riders.
The racetrack comprise of marsh, dry land and gravel. The facility has restaurants selling international and local cuisines. Alcohol starts selling at 5:00 pm on weekdays and 2:00 pm on weekends. For skaters, the facility is a haven. As beginners in the sport get training, professional skaters begin the game right after changing into necessary gear.
The park has a nature walk through a forest. For those camping, Chaka Ranch has professionals to guide in setting up a camp. Besides a catalogue of fun events at the facility, Chaka Ranch offers a scenic view of Mt.
Kenya and Aberdare mountains. With its dedication to safety, expansive grounds, challenging activities and helpful stuff, Chaka Ranch is the place to get loose and have fun with beloved ones.