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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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The animals inside is really beautiful and rare, but you can just see them in a cage, so if you like to see wild animals ,that is not the best place to visit. The price of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

With the park almost to ourselves, our family enjoyed a wonderful weekend in the park, staying at the outstanding Nairobi Tented Camp overnight. We saw an exciting variety of animals, including a great herd of zebra paddling around in a large water-hole; a pair of white rhino; plus the usual display of antelope, zebra, giraffe, ostriches... Being Nairobi residents we... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Even if you are on business and plan on flying in and out. Make sure you have time to do a drive around this park. You can seen anything, (except wild elephants who are simply too big). It is a little surreal taking photos of a lion-kill with tower blocks in the background but does grow on you, and eventually... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Wonderful national park very close to Nairobi. Great safari stopover if you cannot make it out to the wild in a day. Close to the airport.

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Bergen, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The park may be good, but without arranged transportation this is a bummer. The buses costs 60US $ per person, very pricey. If you have your own car, it is 70US $ for the car, and 50US $ for each adult passenger inside. So we did not enter the park, but we could however, do the safari walk. The prices... More 

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The animals inside is really beautiful and rare, but you can just see them in a cage, so if you like to see wild animals ,that is not the best place to visit. The price of the ticket is a little more expensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

For sure if you are looking for action...like lion's hunting you have to be very lucky! Safari is like play in the lottery!! I did my safari from 7 am until 11 am and we saw a lot of zebras, birds, gacel's, bufalos!! We were not so lucky with the lion's we only saw 2 of them! We also saw... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This was my very first stop in Kenya and very well worth it. The vast expanse of the part literally takes your breath away - and seeing all of this against the back drop of the city makes it even more amazing. I'd certainly recommend this, particularly if you are on your first safari. While you can spot all the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

If you are looking to see a variety of animals then this is not likely the place, particularly around Aug/Sep timeframe Dont waste your money or time and goto Masai instead. Although i understand animals will migrate from one place to another, however i think the park has a duty to tell you this and set expectations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The park opens at 6 am. The entry procedure takes about 5 to 10 minutes. You can take your own 4 wheel drive or a sedan and drive it. You need to follow certain rules. In my opinion in the middle of the city this is the only park in the world. It is beautifully maintained. I have seen many... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

If you are going to Masaai Mara, then I would skip doing the national park. plus the fee is too high for what you get.

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