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Nairobi National Park

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Address: Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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+254 20 602121
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

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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Go for a quick safari

Within the city ! Yes, that's the beauty of it. Can manage some good wildlife sightings in half a day. Giraffe, lion, rhino, hippo, zebra, types of deer and antelopes, Pygmy... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Within the city ! Yes, that's the beauty of it. Can manage some good wildlife sightings in half a day. Giraffe, lion, rhino, hippo, zebra, types of deer and antelopes, Pygmy antelopes, birds, wild boar and buffalo.

Thank Manish R
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Must visit place while in Nairobi. Only game park in the world which is situated in the city. Nice experience.

Thank assham
Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you don't have time for a lengthy safari, this is the way to go. We spent a morning here and saw impala, babboons, zebras, rhinos, crocodiles, giraffes, wildebeests, lions, love birds and much more. You will want to hire a guide who has a safari van to take you through - this is not a park that you walk... More 

Thank Robyn S
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Isn't it amazing to realize that this wonderful quiet park exists within the precincts of the hustle and bustle that Nairobi city is known for. A sure place to visit on your bucket list with a variety of natural vegetation to sample. Plenty of animals to see even though the encroachment by human settlements seem to be choking the migrational... More 

Thank Gerald A
West Chester, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whilst in Nairobi, one must safari - and I did!!! The Sankara concierge arranged my safari for me and it was one of the most fun trips that I have ever had! My guide (Eric) was able to show me so much in my half day safari that I was literally worn out. We even watched lionesses hunting zebras -... More 

Thank Brian C
Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent a whole weekend in the Park at Nairobi Tented Cam - the only camp actually in the National Park. It was great BUT Kenya Wildlife Services need to simplify or modernize entry proceedures. Its ridiculous that a busload of people need to all squeeze into the payment office to be verified by face - and then have a headcount... More 

Thank Judy K
Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A real jewel in the vicinity of Nairobi! Within 45 minutes from the hustle and bustle of the capital, one can immerse oneself into a wildlife and can have an amazing sightings of lions, rhinos, etc. Really hope all the efforts to preserve this unique park will be made, so the generations to come will be able yo experience this... More 

Thank Ania M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This park has many of the major wildlife one wants to see in a safari and it's right in the city, well at least near the airport. You can see the city skyline from inside the park. The KWS HQ are located here and it's very well protected, currently facing a drought which is difficult for the animals inside the... More 

Thank Jessica M
Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda
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14 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

if you want a place to enjoy, relax and be captivated of the place and the animals within then Nairobi National Park is what you need. Just by walking inside the park forest like you will be enchanted as if your really in a different animal kingdom. It is so relaxing you can sit the whole day just by watching... More 

Thank Virginia J
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've visited this park every time I come to Nairobi and every trip never ceases to amaze with the amount of wildlife you can spot, from rhino to the graceful giraffe, lots of variety of deer and of course lions and zebra! Amazing bird variety too, the drivers are knowledgeable and add to the experience, especially if they are as... More 

Thank Cath M

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