Top Ten Best Picnic Sites in Ruiru

This blog posts identifies the Top Ten Best Picnic Sites in Ruiru. All of these picnic sites are located in a peaceful setting, have a beautiful natural scenery, and are family friendly.

top ten best picnic sites in ruiru

Above all, these picnics have lush green grass, several seating areas and shaded places that provide relief from the sun on hot days.

In no particular order, these are 10 of the Best Picnic Sites in Ruiru

1. Tropical Gardens (TG)

Tropical Gardens (TG) is arguably one of the Best Picnic Spots in Ruiru. It is located in Toll Station just after Kimbo. The Garden has a Google Rating of 4.3 Stars after more than 250 Google Reviews.

One of the best things about Tropical Gardens is that it overlooks a Beautiful Dam that provides breathtaking views especially during sunsets.

Another good thing about Tropical Gardens is that it is family-friendly and it is located in a serene place where there is no noise.

Below is a table that shows the Picnicking Charges at Tropical Gardens.

CategoryCharges
AdultsKES 350
ChildrenKES 100



Tropical Gardens (TG) Address

Toll Station, After Kimbo, Ruiru

Tropical Gardens (TG) Phone Numbers

+(254) 701 59 49 50

2. Mystical Waterfront Garden

Mystical Waterfront Garden is located along Dam View Road in Mugutha. The Gardens has a Google Rating of 4.6 Stars after more than 200 Google Reviews.

Generally, Mystical Waterfront Garden is a good picnic spot because it is covered with lush green grass everywhere.

Another good thing about Mystical Waterfront Garden is that it is very clean, has running water and there is ample space for everyone!

Mystical Waterfront Garden is open daily from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. The Entrance Fee at Mystical Waterfront Garden is KES 300

Mystical Waterfront Garden Address

Along Dam Road in Mugutha.

Mystical Waterfront Garden Phone Numbers

(254) 751 91 79 11

3. Mashinani Waterfall

Mashinani Waterfall is a fantastic hidden gem located in Ruiru. It is a quiet, beautiful and nice place to chill.

Generally, Mashinani Waterfalls is a good place to go for a picnic because the soothing sound of flowing water and the tranquil atmosphere near waterfalls can help you relax and unwind.

Another good thing about going for a picnic at a waterfall is that it offers a unique dining experience and it is a good place to take photographs.

in case you are looking for a romantic hidden place to go a for a Waterfall Picnic, you should try this spot!

The are no charges for picknicking at Mashinani Waterfall.

4. Ruiru Dam

Ruiru Dam is the most scenic place to go for a picnic in Ruiru. The Dam is located off Dam View Road.

Generally, Ruiru Dam is a good place to go for a picnic because it offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape. You can enjoy the beauty of the water, the dam structure, and the natural surroundings while having your picnic.

Another good thing about Ruiru Dam is that it is a family-friendly place. It allows children to explore nature and play in a safe environment.

The gentle breeze at the Dam also creates a soothing atmosphere.

5. Imani Parks Garden

Imani Parks Garden is located 1.8 Kilometres from Ruiru town towards Githunguri. The Gardens has a Google Rating of 4.5 Stars after more than 80 Google Reviews.

One of the best things about Imani Parks Garden is that it offers privacy and seclusion and this can make your picnic more enjoyable and intimate.

Another good thing about Imani Parks Garden is that it has lush, and well-kept lawns to provide a comfortable surface for sitting and lounging, as well as for playing games like soccer.

Imani Parks Garden Address

1.8 Kilometres from Ruiru town towards Githunguri

Imani Parks Garden Phone Numbers

+(254) 722 38 86 35

6. Flo Garden Resort

Flo Garden Resort is located along Dam View Road, Ruiru and it has a Google Rating of 4.2 Stars after more than 700 Google Reviews.

Generally, Flo Garden Resort is a good picnic destination because it has trees which provide shade during hot days!

Another good thing about this picnic destination is that it is conveniently located from the main road and has clean and well-maintained restroom facilities

Flo Garden Resort Address

Along Dam View Road

Flo Garden Resort Phone Numbers

 +(254) 759 58 91 90

7. Ray’s Garden

Ray’s Garden is located in Thika Road Next to NIBS (Nairobi Institute of Business Studies). The Gardens has a Google Rating of 4.1 Stars after more than 60 Google Review.

One of the best things about this Garden is that it is conveniently located. This picnic spot is a few metres from Thika Road near Kimbo, Ruiru.

Another good thing about this picnic spot is that it is safe for picnickers. Guests can free picnic at the site without any security worries.

Last but not least, Ray’s Garden is a good destination for a picnic because it has designated picnic areas with ample seatings.

Below is a table that shows the entrance fees or charges for Ray’s Garden

Full Day Rates

AdultsChildren
500300

Half Day Rates

AdultsChildren
250150

Ray’s Garden Address

Thika Road Next to NIBS (Nairobi Institute of Business Studies)

Ray’s Garden Phone Numbers

 +(254) 768 62 57 89

8. Wembley Gardens

Wembley Gardens is located in between Ashaki Gardens and Ruiru Spur Mall. This picnic destination has a Google Rating of 3.8 Stars after more than 90 Google Reviews.

Asides from being a popular weddings ground, Wembley Gardens is also a favourable Picnic Spot because it has well trimmed grass and it is located in a private location.

Another good thing about Wembley Gardens is that it is located in a quiet place and this enhances the overall picnicking experience.

9. 3S Gardens

3S Gardens is located at Ruiru Toll along the Thika Road Superhighway. It is a very scenic spot to go for a picnic because it overlooks Ruiru Dam.

The Gardens has a Google Rating of 4.0 Stars after more than 500 Google Reviews.

Another good thing about this picnic spot is that it has beautiful flowers planted on every corner of the garden, this makes 3s Gardens a very beautiful and colourful place to go for a picnic.

Finally, 3s Gardens is an amazing place to picnic because it has areas that offer a degree of privacy or seclusion. This makes one’s picnic more enjoyable and intimate.

3s Gardens does not have picnicking charges. It is free as long as you are going to buy foods and drinks sold at the venue.

3S Gardens Address

Ruiru Toll along the Thika Road Superhighway

3S Gardens Phone Numbers

+(254) 721 67 69 17

10. Vipe Bliss Gardens

Vipe Bliss Gardens is located in Mugutha, Ruiru. It has a Google Rating of 4.3 Stars after several reviews. For the best picnic environment, I highly advise you to visit this picnic destination.

One of the best things about Vipe Bliss Gardens is that it has a spacious ground to carry out other picnic activities such as playing ball games and taking photographs. The gardens also has a children’s play area.

In case you are looking for a picnic ground that is less crowded and offers some privacy to its guests, Vipe Bliss Gardens should be on your bucketlist!

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