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Nairobi Arboretum

State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Good Place for Peaceful Sojourn

Nairobi Arboretum is a beautiful forest reserve of about 75 acres with stretched green lawns, dense... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2017
Multan, Pakistan
You will love the place

It's a good place to visit if you need peace and calm environment outside town. It is located in... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2017
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State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Reviewed February 6, 2017

Nairobi Arboretum is a beautiful forest reserve of about 75 acres with stretched green lawns, dense trees and wonderful nature trails. It is home to about 100 species of birds, more than 350 species of indigenous and exotic plants, a large number of monkeys and...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

It's a good place to visit if you need peace and calm environment outside town. It is located in state house area of Nairobi. Good for family and group bonding

Thank Kenyanbackpacker
Reviewed February 1, 2017

If you want to go as a group to someplace quiet in the serene parts of Nairobi, this is up there. It's free entry, with vendors selling ice cream,sweets and the rest closer to the gate. Just come with a plan on what to eat...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed January 31, 2017

held a farewell picnic on sunday, brought food and drinks...free entry. DO NOT LITTER PLEASE :) limited no. of restrooms but haha u know what 2 do :)

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Good place for team building and picnic with friends.. Was good to just run around and relax and take walks on the stairs and down the paths . Beautiful place after the rains as the garden are a bit run down during dry seasons especially...More

Thank Vecky M
Reviewed November 12, 2016

The Arboretum is where I do my bootcamp workout every Saturday. The air is fresh and great environment in the city.

Thank frantz05
Reviewed November 7, 2016

A natural setting, peaceful, allows private time for lovers. Its safe and good for nature walk too. Group events like recreation, team building activities..! Its a cool place to be.

1  Thank Mathew M
Reviewed October 30, 2016

We were wandering around thinking what a gorgeous nature spot this was until we noticed that every other person there (except the park rangers) seemed to be talking to themselves. We have come to the conclusion that all those people were in fact, praying. A...More

Thank Kezban H
Reviewed October 8, 2016

We visited the arboretum as a family last weekend to just get out of the house and enjoy a little bit of nature. It is definitely a peaceful and quite haven in the middle of the city, but could really use some updating. Lot of...More

1  Thank WhitneyKoonce
Reviewed September 26, 2016

The place offers wide space where people can picnic...and kids can play around enjoying nature! Noplaying balls allowed though....and there are monkeys all around....interesting...

Thank Nyakato
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April 25, 2017|
Response from Dennis N | Reviewed this property |
Small picnics are allowed, Adults pay sh 50 and there's a price for kids as well but it's really affordable.
April 23, 2016|
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Response from Noris M | Reviewed this property |
You will have to arrange with the security team,the charges will be fair considering ample security and parking
Dhansukh V
March 28, 2016|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
Yes Jacklyne is right. But they charge you for any camera. And there is a fee for parking as well.