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Nairobi National Park

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Address: Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: 254 020 602121
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Noble black rhinos are the highlight of this amazing park, Kenya’s first...
Noble black rhinos are the highlight of this amazing park, Kenya’s first national park and a local treasure.
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Wild up close

This is an amazing experience so close to the city of Nairobi that you can see the skyscrapers from your vehicle on safari in this national park. We went there because my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This is an amazing experience so close to the city of Nairobi that you can see the skyscrapers from your vehicle on safari in this national park. We went there because my colleagues were only spending a few days in Kenya on a business trip. We saw giraffes, zebras, lots of monkeys and the beautiful impala (African antelope). It was... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I've only ever visited in June which is not the best time of year so game has been a little sparse.Still probably the best bet for black rhino outside private reserves and I've always seen one here albeit from a distance.Unique in being so close to a capital city and if you have a day in Nairobi on stopover then... More 

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Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I went to this park! it's marvellous experience! I had ana amazing feeling to see wile animals very closer to you! I saw lions, zebras, elephants! I took many pictures as souvenirs! and I will definitely go there when I have chance to visit Nairobi.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

If you have limited time, this is a great way to see some wildlife. Expect large herds of zebras but don't expect much more.

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Sough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Its huge, teeming with wildlife and if you arrive early enough say 0600 you will see the cats doing what they do. In any case, you will get up, close and personal to all manner of deer, rhinos, giraffes galore, vulture and hippos. About £30 to get in all day, there are picnic areas (yup, in the enclosure) and we... More 

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Entebbe, Uganda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The possibility of seeing interesting animals is what draws us in, of course, and there are few locations anywhere in the world I'm aware of where that offer such opportunities in close proximity to a major urban centre. Having done it a few times now I'd recommend paying slightly more to get a dedicated vehicle and driver instead of being... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I went around 10AM and most of the animals were gone because it was a time they slept. You have to get here at 6AM or late afternoon if you want to see anything.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We hired Martin, which we have a review on trip advisor for him, and we saw more animals at the Nairobi National Park than we did on our four day african safari to two other parks that we drove for hours to get to.

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Fergus, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

What a great safari experience with the office buildings of Nairobi in the background. This was our last safari experience after spending 6 days at Masai Mara and Kigio Conservancy. Our driver spent several hours driving around the park and we saw a great selection of animals, however we still hadn't glimpsed a rhino. As we got closer to the... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

When I went to this park 5 years ago, I was impressed with the amount of animals I saw. I saw ostriches, zebras, giraffes, elephants, lions, and plenty of other things. However, I went again about a week ago, and experienced quite the opposite. Saw some water buffalo, some guinea fowl, and some elands off in the distance, and that... More 

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