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“Remains a good place for a first visit to a national park in Kenya” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park
Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
254 020 602121
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Nairobi National Park, Karen Blixen Museum and...
Ranked #4 of 85 things to do in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
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.
Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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15 reviews
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“Remains a good place for a first visit to a national park in Kenya”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

In spite of Nairobi's increasing expansion and population, this is still a place where, with a bit of luck, you can see a fair sample of Kenya's wildlife except for elephants. It is however under serious threat since it is surrounded by the city and the remaining corridor in and out of it is increasingly used for agricultural and horticultural expansion and road infrastructure. Its wildlife population varies according to the seasons but we have seen some wonderful things there on our many visits including lions, cheetah, even a leopard, rhino, plains game, birds,...). Definitely worth a visit, especially for visitors to Nairobi with no time to visit the more distant parks.

Visited August 2012
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“Best Urban Wildlife Park I've Ever Seen”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Great park, lots of wild animals to see- lions, rhinos, hippos, giraffes, impalas, waterbucks, etc...no elephants

Visited March 2013
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Nairobi
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“Truly one of a kind”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

The only National Game park like it in the world. See lions with a city back drop - Amazing! Visit this place and contribute to the efforts to save all game in Kenya and beyond.

Visited March 2013
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“A must for wildlife fans”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

JUST outside Nairobi, this is great. Get up early, and go at sunrise. You really won't be disappointed. Many, many animals, and more

Visited November 2012
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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“Safari really near town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

First time I saw a male lion in a safari, also saw the dead eaten buffalo he had left behind. It is close to town and worth a visit if you have the time. Book your trip at the hotel.

Visited January 2013
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