Hobley's volcano

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The remains of a volcanic eruption inside Hell's gate national park, with big holes emitting steam from underground.

It is also home to mountain reed bucks and was named after a British colonial administrator, Charles William Hobley1, who served in Kenya between 1894-1921.

What to do there?View the amazing phenomenon, go hiking, biking or horse riding in the area nearby.

Have picnics, bird watching and game viewing in the area.

Best time to visit?Any time of the year

Location of Hobley's volcanoHobley's volcano is in western — Hell's gate national park, near the Olkaria geothermal spa.

How to get thereBy vehicle, hiking, horse riding or biking — from one of the park's entrances, with the nearest being Olkaria gate.

The park can be reached from other parts of the country by bus, train or air, though the stations for these are in Naivasha — less than an hour away by car.

References1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_William_Hobley - accessed on 20th December, 2018


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