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Trip to Nairobi National Park?

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Brisbane, Australia
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Trip to Nairobi National Park?

Can anyone help me with a company that will do a day trip to the Nairobi National Park? My 11y/o insists that she goes in a safari jeep!! Any help will be appreciated..

Thanks Beezely

Nairobi, Kenya
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1. Re: Trip to Nairobi National Park?

Beezely, are you going on safari whilst you are here? Because if you are, I wouldn't waste your money going to the Nairobi National Park. It costs a fortune for non-residents to get in, and I personally don't know of any companies that do the trip in a 4x4, although someone else on here might be able to help. Most people take their own vehicles in. If your trip has been organised by a Tour Operator, it might be worth asking them.

nyc
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2. Re: Trip to Nairobi National Park?

If going on safari, you might as well wait for that than a visit to Nairobi NP.

As to an open safari vehicle, verify with your tour operator about the camp/lodges you'll be visiting and whether their game drives are done in open vehicles. Many do have these.

While in NBO, I believe your 11/yr old would better enjoy the Giraffe Center and Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage.

What is your entire itinerary while in Kenya? Which parks/reserves, # of days, where staying? We can better comment.

Brisbane, Australia
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3. Re: Trip to Nairobi National Park?

OK .. I havent booked any safaris as I have a kenyan friend who was going to take me places.. I think now that maybe I should book maybe a 3 day .. So can anyone recommend a good safari company that wont cost the earth?

Thanks so much

London
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4. Re: Trip to Nairobi National Park?

From the recent postings I have been reading,Nairobi Nat Park is turning out to be not all that but you can always give it a shot...if you have a kid with you,maybe giraffe centre/dalphne sheldrick or a trip to naivasha for boat ride and a nakuru national park with flamingoes would excite him/her..for tour companies,many to choose from but if i was to recomend...www.diwakasafaris.com or write directly to joseph@diwakasafaris.com...have always reco them here..good thing is they provide a private guide for free alongside the tour driver/guide.

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