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“Really not worth the expensive entry fee!”

Nairobi National Park
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$152.00*
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Half-Day Nairobi National Park Tour
Ranked #3 of 119 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.
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Really not worth the expensive entry fee!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013

I have been all over Kenya and visited quite a few national parks and now looking back I definitely think Nairobi National Park is not worth the high entry fee. If it s the n,y park you have time to go to then you may see a few animals but if you can go to my favourite Maasai Mara which as the 'big five' then there is no reason to waste your $80 entry fee on this park as you will definitely not see the big five and on, see a few animals.

Visited April 2013
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“Unfenced Wildlife Park AND a Zoo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2013

I am responding to this review: "“Park, or Zoo”
Reviewed April 12, 2012
It was worth the trip, but it was also like visiting a zoo. Many of the animals were in enclosures. "

The Nairobi National Park is a HUGE unfenced area, where you can go on a drive safari, and see whatever animals happen to be there at the time. It is adjacent to the city of Nairobi, and to NBO airport, the large, international airport. When you drive to/from the airport, near the airport end of the road, you are driving alongside the Nairobi National Park and can sometimes see animals in the park, usually giraffes or antelope, and sometimes zebra.

On my one driving tour of NNP, I saw a lion, rhinos, and a lot of other animals...no elephants, cheetah or leopards.

At the entrance to the unfenced area of the park, they also have a number of animals in enclosures, kind of a zoo/animal park type of presentation. If you have the time, take a driving tour of the unfenced park, and a tour of the zoo-type area.

Nearby is the "Giraffe Center", where you can feed the giraffes by hand (or mouth) and also see warthogs??? Also nearby is the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, where you can see baby elephants being fed at around noon (and I also saw a VERY cute baby rhino being fed!).

Visited June 2012
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Ottawa, Canada
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“Go See It”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2013

Hopefully the uncontrolled poaching in Kenya's animal parks won't come there and enjoy the Park before developers pay off Kenyan politicians and build roads/houses inside. There is some talk that a new bypass may take away some of the parks land.

Visited May 2013
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Accra
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“Kool places”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2013

Was difficult to see the lions, but in all not a bad trip? Very organized place recommend u have a professional guide. Saw some Zebras,hippos, giraffes water buffaloes in their natural habitat

Visited May 2013
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Oslo, Norway
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“Fun tour”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2013

I had Peter as a guide. He was fantastic. Visited at day time which meant than some of the animals were out of sight. Fantastic to maintain a parl almost in the middle of the city

Visited May 2013
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