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“Safari Walk and Orphanage” 3 of 5 stars
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Nairobi National Park
Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
254 020 602121
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Ranked #5 of 89 things to do in Nairobi
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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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“Safari Walk and Orphanage”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Really enjoyed the safari walk and got some great tips from the guides about where to look for the animals. If I didn't have the guide with me I would never have been able to spot a few of them! The orphanage is a bit sad, but mostly because the pens and cages are too small. Again though, make friends with a keeper as they will give you great tips and maybe even you will be able to stroke a cheetah!

Visited February 2013
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“Drive through the Park and See the Wild”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

For those who want to see wild animals at close range and also take pictures of them. Drove through the park in the morning and saw some warthogs, giraffes, zebras, and of course the wild vegetation, not so many animals. I guess with a different timing I would see more. After the visit we went for a meal at the nearby Ole Sereni Hotel where you can have the view of the park as you enjoy great meals. There is also a curio shop in the Hotel where you can buy some souvenirs and meet with the local and international tourists.

Visited December 2012
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“IN THE CITY”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Where else in the world, can you go to a national park that is in the city...complete with lions, rhinos and many other animals. This is a wonder for the local residents and visitors alike. IF you take the park tour...make sure you go on the jeep and not the bus...the bus is crowded and dusty and you cannot see out the windows...but the jeep is open air and only seats 8 people....DO NOT MISS THIS PARK....

Visited January 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
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“If you are lucky you can see a lot of wild life”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Imagine a game park in a city ... Go early in the morning or after 5 PM, if you are lucky you will see lions, giraffes, buffalos etc. There is some spots to pic nic , baboons can aso be interested by your food , they are fast to steal. Very good spot to go to see some greeen, ejoy open space and wildlife

Visited December 2012
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Nairobi
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“No animals to see”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

No animals to see. Drove for hours in the park and all we could see were a few giraffes. I think Lake Nakuru National park is far much better. However, if you are in Nairobi, you might as well just go to the animalorphanage next door where you can view seveal animals instead of driving for hours in the park to only view shrubs andnothing else or if you are lucky an occasional lion

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