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“Urban Safari with really wild wildlife!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park
Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
254 020 602121
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Ranked #5 of 43 attractions in Nairobi
Type: National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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“Urban Safari with really wild wildlife!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Considering the city location (the view of the skyline of Nairobi is surreal) it is a pretty good game park. We saw a lioness stalking an antelope ready for the kill after walking out in front of our car! Also saw lots of giraffe, elan, buffalo, dassies, and fantastic birds (eagles, maribou storks, etc). We would have seen more but heavy overnight rain meant that a river ford was impassable so we didn't get to see hippos and crocs or rhino! We were taken there by a driver/guide from Rickshaw travel who was superb and we had one of the park supplied guides too. She was very knowledgeable.

Visited April 2013
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“very good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Went on Safari walk at Nairobi National Park. Excellent way to spend a few hours and see animals up close.

Visited April 2013
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“Beautiful but a little boring?”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013 via mobile

Nairobi national park is a really beautiful place. Not to expensive to Get in. But i guess you Pay more to Get a car and a driver. Be sure to Get a 4 weel drive, and With a look out through The roof.
We had a magical day there. But Found it a little boring After a while. A lot of antilopes, gazelles. Zevras and buffelos.
To se Lions, be sure to go when The animals Are hunting!

Visited March 2013
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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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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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