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Nairobi National Park

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Address: Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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+254 20 602121

Noble black rhinos are the highlight of this amazing park, Kenya’s first...

Noble black rhinos are the highlight of this amazing park, Kenya’s first national park and a local treasure.

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Game drive in the city

If you aren't able to go on safari, or are short on time in Nairobi, this is the place to go. We lucked out on going during the week when the park wasn't so crowded. We had some... read more

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Sarah I
Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you aren't able to go on safari, or are short on time in Nairobi, this is the place to go. We lucked out on going during the week when the park wasn't so crowded. We had some good sightings, including rhinos. It's best to go early in the morning to get the best sightings. There's a little snack shop/cafe... More 

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Gulu, Uganda
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

second time we go to Nairobi National Park and this time we were super lucky. We saw all that there is, Including lions and rhinos. Just an amazing experience right out of the city. Perfect for a day trip (we actually did it in 4hours). Remember to bring along your passports for entry. simply beautiful.

Thank Ayo78
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lions, rhinos, wild cats, antelopes and hundreds of birds. Everything spotted in a 4-hours trip, 30mins (with the traffic) from Nairobi's city centre. Really a must-see if you don't have time to go to Masai Mara or Amboseli. And it's definitely not a zoo, but one of the best national parks in Kenya!

Thank Alexandre B
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Nairobi National Park was amazing. To be able to see Lions, Zebras, Giraffe, Rhino's etc within site of a major capital city like Nairobi was incredible. If you ever come to Nairobi, this attraction is a must. Especially since a trip to the Masai Mara will cost you the Earth.

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Islamorada, Florida
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The only wildlife park within a city, in the world. Watch rhino, zebra, giraffe, wildebeests, impalas, lions, and a multitude of beautiful animals (no elephants). Easy driving (without rain).

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are staying in or around the capital, a day in Nairobi National Park is a must. It is an easy and relatively cheap way to get out and see the wildlife. Following the tracks around this huge park will lead you through picturesque landscapes and bring you face to face with much of the famous and fascinating wildlife.... More 

Thank wil571
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed in Nairobi for 4 years and during my 4 years, I have had multiple opportunities to visit the national park. Not even once I can say, it was a disappointment. The entire landscape and the ride is just memorable. The closest to this is the Masai Mara National Park but then the Nairobi has its own charm.... More 

Thank Harsh S
Engare Nairobi, Tanzania
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Easy and relaxing game drive near the city of Nairobi. The incredible Nairobi National Park lies within the capital city's limits and offers travelers easy access to some of Africa's biggest animals.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nairobi National Park is close to the city, it provides an opportunity to view wildlife in their natural setting. In less than 2 hours we saw a wide variety of animals including a lion, giraffes, zebras, elands, buffalo, musk deer,rhinoceros and wildebeest

Thank DEL67NJ
Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This park is actually in at the heart of Nairobi city. A 3 - 4 hour visit is probably enough the see the wildlife at this park. The fact that its in the heart of the city is a good reason to visit even if you don't have a lot of time. I was buffalo, giraffees, zebra, lions but no... More 

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