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Nairobi National Park

Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
254 020 602121
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Nairobi National Park, Karen Blix Museum and...
Ranked #4 of 42 Attractions in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: Noble black rhinos are the highlight of this amazing park, Kenya’s first national park and a local treasure.
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

if you are short of time, but want to have a safari experience it is a must try for all. The parkk is open from 0600 - 1800 hours and whole lot of safari providers organize tours in batches from 0600 - 1200 and 1400 - 1800 best time is early in the morning !! we got to see Giraffes,... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

we dint see all the big four,i was longing to see the king of the jungle but we dint get a chance to see it,but all in all,the safari was fantastic because i saw the buffalo,rhino and leopard.it was tiring a bit to search for the animals in the park but we were patient enough.

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Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

I have been all over Kenya and visited quite a few national parks and now looking back I definitely think Nairobi National Park is not worth the high entry fee. If it s the n,y park you have time to go to then you may see a few animals but if you can go to my favourite Maasai Mara which... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I am responding to this review: "“Park, or Zoo” Reviewed April 12, 2012 It was worth the trip, but it was also like visiting a zoo. Many of the animals were in enclosures. " The Nairobi National Park is a HUGE unfenced area, where you can go on a drive safari, and see whatever animals happen to be there at... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Hopefully the uncontrolled poaching in Kenya's animal parks won't come there and enjoy the Park before developers pay off Kenyan politicians and build roads/houses inside. There is some talk that a new bypass may take away some of the parks land.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Was difficult to see the lions, but in all not a bad trip? Very organized place recommend u have a professional guide. Saw some Zebras,hippos, giraffes water buffaloes in their natural habitat

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

We were lucky enough to be taken here by my cousin, who used to work as a safari driver. He still has his wagon, so the four of us went out for a picnic in the park. There were very few other people there, but the rangers were dotted about and were able to tell us where the animals were.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Probably one of the best places in Nairobi. However, if you go there after Serengeti, Ngorongoro or Masai Mara it will be highly disappointing since the number of game and animals is decreasing continuously. It looked rather a zoo to me. It is interesting to see the contrast of Nairobi's skyscrappers as background landscape though. However i felt quite annoyed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

It is really so special to be able to turn off from a horrific traffic jam and find yourself in nature within a minute. It is a bit of a shame that it is so expensive for non-residents as it really makes for a lovely outing or a fantastic detour to or from the airport if you are heading to... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Best place in Nairobi. Go down to hippo dam, spend a five hours, bring a picknick and enjoy!! Get close to the buffalos and the giraffe. See a few lions and you will be able to handle one more week in Nairobi.

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