Scouting for a location in Kenya to film your video production or photo-shoot for your upcoming music, wedding or movie. The find below best video shooting places in Nairobi and around Kenya.
What You Will Learn
Mountain location: Mt. Kenya
Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second after Mt. Kilimanjaro. The mountain is associated with a number of traditions from the Kikuyu people. Other Mountains in Kenya you might also consider include;
- Mount Elgon
- Mount Longonot
- Mount Suswa
- Mount Homa
- Mount Kinangop
- Mount Kipipiri
- Mount Marsabit
- Mount Ol Doinyo Orok
- Mount Sabuk
- Olkaria Mountain
Mount Kenya is good for shooting video that need natural scenes.
Cave Location: Hells Gate National Park
Hells Gate is located in Naivasha. If you want to shoot a video with geological scenery then this is the best location to be. It is also a nice place for shooting horror movies as it has scary caves.
National park Location: Maasai Mara National Park
Maasai Mara is located in Narok Count, about 3 hours’ drive from Nairobi, Kenya. It is good for shooting videos that require wild life sceneries.
River Locations for shooting vides
There are a number of places where you can shoot a video with a river and forest sceneries. Some of those places include;
- Oloolua Nature Trail (Located in Kare, Nairobi)
- Karura Forest (Nairobi)
- Rhino River Camp (Located Meru National Park, Meru)
- Naiberi Campsite (Located in Eldoret)
- Paradise Lost (Nairobi)
Slums areas in Nairobi
If you are shooting a video that tends to portray a lifestyle of people in hardship areas in Kenya then you may consider Kibera slum or Mukuru slums.
Local areas: African Tradition
If you are looking for locations to shoot something that portrays typical African (local/village) lifestyle. Something close to Black Pantha or Afro futurism. Then consider going to Turkana.
Beach Locations: Coastal Area
If you are looking to shoot a video that portrays relaxation, fun and high lifestyle then coastal areas in the beach or island are the best locations. Some of the best beaches in Kenya include;
- Nyali Beach
- Watamu Beach
- Bamburi Beach
- Shanzu Beach
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