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“African safari” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park
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Half-Day Nairobi National Park Tour from Nairobi
Ranked #3 of 109 things to do in Nairobi
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Owner description: Noble black rhinos are the highlight of this amazing park, Kenya’s first national park and a local treasure.
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“African safari”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Inside the park you can only move by the means of wheels, because Nairobi National Park is a big territory with wildife. We've been lucky to see lions, zebras, rhinos, giraffes, and lots of african birds.

Visited May 2012
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Isiolo, Kenya
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Perfect for a sundowner and for those who don't have time for a longer safari”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

I love going to Nbi Nat park in the afternoon, take a picnic sundowner and enjoy some wildlife and beautiful scenery so close to home. I recommend it to anyone coming to Nairobi for work and wanting to get a taste of the Kenyan parks. There are lions, cheetahs, leopards- very hard to see. There are rhinos, but no elephants. Enjoy!

Visited March 2012
1 Thank BushAdventures-Kenya
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Prince George
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Thumbs down”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

While I appreciate seeing animals that are not in cages, this park was a bit too zooish or North American zoo "safari" park like for my taste. It is fairly small and seeing the lines of apartment buildings and development along one edge was not appealing to me. Also there was a lot of air traffic around. I did see zebra, buffalo, impala, giraffe , birds, a rhino and wart hogs eating out of the garbage at the gate. If your time is limited and this place is your only chance to get out and see some wildlife, do it. If you have been or are going to go to Masai Maea, my advice is: skip it

Thank salmonpg
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Mombasa, Kenya
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The only park in a capital city.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Its such a lovely place, animals to see are plenty from zebra's,giraffes and lions if you live around Nairobi its a good place for a weekend gate away with the family or friends and also a place to have your picnics

Visited March 2012
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Stockton, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A Surprise Connection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

What you are about to see in the photo happened so quickly that my reaction was one of surprise and not of fear. For an instant, I knew that I was not afraid and I believe she sensed that I was not afraid of her. She was very affectionate and allowed me to be close as she very gently licked my arm. After several minutes, I stood up and she proceeded to wrap her body and long tail around my legs. Then as quickly as she had run up to me she loped away. I visited the park in 2007.

Visited December 2011
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