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Nairobi National Park

#3 of 122 things to do in Nairobi Features Animals
Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 602121
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Noble black rhinos are the highlight of this amazing park, Kenya’s first national park and a local treasure.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wild animals” (120 reviews)
“city skyline” (36 reviews)
“game park” (47 reviews)
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Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 602121
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Reviewed yesterday

I enjoyed a full day safari experience at the park and it is truly a "Must Do" experience in Nairobi. I had the chance to experience what wild life is and saw 4 of the big 5. Make sure to visit also the zoo that...More

Thank Ziacho
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nairobi National Park is located right on the outskirts of the city. Facinating view of game with the Nairobi skyline in the background.

Thank gormsgundersen
Reviewed yesterday

At Nairobi National Park you get a close view of nearly all kinds of animals( lions, zebras, giraffes, etc). The most interesting thing about the park is its location. It is located at the outskirts of the city hence you wont travel far.The guides service...More

Thank _barnabasmutua1998
Reviewed 2 days ago

I think the key to enjoying a short time in the park is a good game driver. The one we had was on the phone and talking to other drivers to find animals. In one afternoon we saw lions, zebras, giraffes, cape buffalo, ostriches, elan,...More

Thank bdavisengr
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Close there is the Elephants orphanage and the Girafe s center. Combine visit with others nearby and it,s worthy!

Thank HeloisaDallanhol
Reviewed 3 days ago

Be sure to hire a local driver to ensure you see all of the wildlife. It is truly magnificent! I recommend you use the restroom before entering the park. The Maasai warriors are just outside of the gate and for a small tip they will...More

Thank Anna Y
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

About an hour's drive from the city ( if you r extremely lucky to beat the traffic), NNP is a great safari trip if you r short of time. It can't be compared to the likes of Masai Mara or Serengeti but this park has...More

Thank Prasanna K
Reviewed 3 days ago

We saw all big animals! it's a pity there are no elephants there but the lions are majestic!! You have to go very early in the morning, after dawn to be able to see them though!

Thank Erato K
Reviewed 4 days ago

we had a good driver, booked by the hotel, who knew where to find all the animals and he did us proud.

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to other National Parks in Kenya I would thoroughly recommend this Park. It has a very unusual backdrop of the city in parts but there is an amazing array of game. There are certain parts where you could be in the middle of...More

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Do non resident visitors need to carry their passports with them for identification?
June 28, 2017|
Response from bdavisengr | Reviewed this property |
I just visited last Saturday (24 June 2017) and did not need my passport to pay the park fee and enter the park.
I will be visiting Nairobi for business. however I have one day completely off. Can you suggest best place to spend whole day?
May 26, 2017|
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Response from Manish R | Reviewed this property |
Mornings in Nairobi National Park for sure if you haven't already been to an African national park. And Masai market for souvenirs. Rest of the day as per your interest and trip advisor rankings of things to do!
How did you contact Will Knocker as a guide? Thank you for your advice.
April 14, 2017|
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Response from Delta W | Reviewed this property |
Will Knocker +254 721 646 588 there is also an email address listed on the Silole Sanctuary website but I am not allowed to list it here