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Nairobi National Park

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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“city skyline”(45 reviews)
“wild animals”(140 reviews)
“safari walk”(55 reviews)
Noble black rhinos are the highlight of this amazing park, Kenya’s first national park and a local treasure.
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Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 602121
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 20, 2005

Nairobi National Park is unique. Situated immediately adjacent to the city of Nairobi (it's northern boundary marches next to the Industrial Area) this is Kenya's oldest national park which shows how the land was when Nairobi was established one hundred years ago. It is small...More

52  Thank Happiness4840
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 7, 2010

We had a long layover on Sunday at the Niarobi airport, so we decided to do one last safari at the Nairobi National Park. What a waste of time and money! We saw about 5 animals throughout the entire park!! When we asked our driver...More

8  Thank jennyfy
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

I do game drives almost everyday here with our clients...Every game drive gives you a new experience with the sight of Nairobi city in the vicinity.

1  Thank Wasili Kenya S
Reviewed May 20, 2018

The park within a capital city and we understand it is the only one in the whole east Africa with this status. Situated in Langata road the Nairobi National park has the following to offer: 1. An animal orphanage with all the cats and most...More

2  Thank Raj M
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Started early morning @6:30 as advised by the tour guide.. hope of seeing Dangerous and WILD Animals.. For our surprise as we entered the park was lucky to Spot Lions... looking for a morning pray.. as we drove passed by many many animals on the...More

1  Thank Mahareef M
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

6am as soon as the sun came up we entered. I LOVED IT, I saw 3 of the big 5, 2 lions (females), rhinos, buffalos, giraffes, crocodile, impalas, and more. It's cooler in the morning... bring a jacket or dress in layers as it may...More

Thank 156kayh
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

I was in a business trip in Nairobi and had few time to explore the city, but I am glad that I experienced Safari in Nairobi National Park! I saw many of inhabitants of this park.

Thank Guja L
Reviewed May 12, 2018

I thoroughly recommend a tour of the National park if you have a day free in Nairobi. You can choose to do a game drive and there as some great picnic spots. Since its on langata road you can also combine it with a trip...More

Thank anitamballack
Reviewed May 7, 2018

The weather on the day of our visit was glorious but the previous week’s rainfall had left many roads in the park almost impassable even for heavy duty 4 wheels drives. Not even the hefty non-resident admission charge included a map or alternate route advisories....More

Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Go very early in the morning. Amazing variety of wild animals. We saw lions and giraffes close up. Also zebras, buffalo, baboons, antelope, ostrich, rhinos, hippos, lots of birds and many more.

1  Thank SVK789
Reviewed May 6, 2018

My advice: TAKE A GUIDE! ... Our morning at the park started at 05:45, meeting our excellent guide Peter in the car park. The professional guides know where the sightings of game are, and communicate with each other when something is seen, so I HIGHLY...More

Thank Lev P
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We travel to Nairobi before flying back to Malaysia after humanitarian mission in Lodwar, and we only has a few days in Kenya which no able for us to go to Masai Mara, therefore, Nairobi National Park was the right choice to experience the wildness...More

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Allison T
September 25, 2018|
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Response from Srikanta P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You can visit the Animal Orphanage inside the same campus. No need to hire any vehicle. just roam around for 2 hours. for national park safari, vehicles are available. you can always check that at the counter. Further... More
September 6, 2018|
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Response from Al L | Reviewed this property |
we booked via Viator, turned out as a 'private' tour for only 4 of us. driver/guide picked us us from hotel, took to Giraffe place, then Elephant orphanage and after that to the park. truck drivers use radio to communicate... More
Chiara R
August 4, 2018|
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Response from Wasili Kenya S | Reviewed this property |
Hi there,national park game drive in a tour van with pop up roof will cost you 329 dollars..this includes services of an english speakong guide,game drive in a tour van with pop up roof,fuel,driver and car entry fees and all... More