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Nairobi Arboretum

State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Not a place for tourists

Visited with my 2 year old boy for a walk... not exactly an arboretum... more like a forest as it... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2016
Mohamed A
via mobile
Good Public Gardens

It's great if you are a naturalists or an ornithologist. It offers a great variety of birds... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2016
Abdallah J
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Visited with my 2 year old boy for a walk... not exactly an arboretum... more like a forest as it is not well maintained. May be a place for the locals... definitely not the best place to visit as a tourist. They also don't accept...More

3  Thank Mohamed A
Reviewed September 19, 2016

It's great if you are a naturalists or an ornithologist. It offers a great variety of birds. Security might not be the best here.

1  Thank Abdallah J
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Arboretum has a variety of species of trees and is the home to various birds and some species of monkeys that will come out in search of food and just curiosity. Perfect for a picnic,team building,a short nap in nature,or a book read when you...More

Thank NSaruni
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Really great seeing so many green spaces in the city. Some areas look not very well looked after, but the trees (and the associated information about them) is really quite amazing. Enjoyed the visit!

Thank Johan J
Reviewed August 30, 2016

You can reach this place on foot also. Its very near to the University crossing. around 10 mins walk from there. Its a big park with lots of lots trees. You can walk, jog or just seat down and breath fresh air. Has a nominal...More

Thank Spurkait
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Nairobi Arboretum is a large park with walking paths. The park has a large collection of trees from different parts of the world, including South America and Australia. The beautiful part is that all the different types of trees have been marked out so one...More

1  Thank akshayhiremath
Reviewed August 16, 2016

A very good place for jogging and meditating and just breathing fresh air! lots of flora and fauna to indulge for environmental lovers. events and activities have known to take place including the recent Koroga Festival events. Catch natural animals and birds living within this...More

1  Thank WAUDO M
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Went to the arboretum to walk my dog, it was a trip down memory lane as I used to go as a child. It was awful! Poorly maintained, rubbish strewn, down & outs sleeping on the grass, strange preachers shouting about the wrath of God...More

1  Thank Annie202014
Reviewed August 8, 2016

I have been here two times and I liked it a lot.Went with family for a gathering just to have fun. We played football,lots of games.Went back for a date.Its a great place for a picnic.Its cool,has lots of vegetation, and very spacious. Even when...More

1  Thank felista k
Reviewed August 3, 2016

A great place to have a quiet family get together, a picnic or just to enjoy the gardens and the peace and quiet.

Thank John S
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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.