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Nairobi National Park
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Africa Fund for Endangered Wildlife’s Giraffe Centre and David Sheldrick’s...
Ranked #3 of 122 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.
Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed July 21, 2013

Hired a private four wheel drive and driver and entered at gate opening time... saw lions, elephant, rhino, giraffe, absolutely stunning...and unbelievable considering you could see the lights of Nairobi in the background... a definite must for anybody in Nairobi for more than a couple of hours!

Visited January 2013
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“best of urban safari”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

Everything is extra ordinary!!! The only thing maybe should be done is add the phone numbers of the main gate on the receipt. so that in case of an emergency a person knows where to call.

Visited April 2013
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Fletcher, North Carolina, United States
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“See the big five in a matter of hours!”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

For $40 US you can see tons of wildlife up close and personal. After three hours in the park I saw half a dozen lions, a troop of baboons, three ostriches, four giraffes, a rhino, and several herds of zebra all within ten feet of the car. Just make sure to get there when the park opens at 6am or you'll miss the lions. While a taxi works just fine, a taller vehicle might make for better viewing.

Visited July 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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123 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Wildlife up close”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

The best way to get optimum views of animals is to hire a guide; they know the best spots in which to get up close to the animals. We were able to get so close to both zebras and giraffes that you could touch them. We also saw two rhinos, one with a baby, heaps of orangutans, antelope, a civet and and a variety of magnificent birds.

Visited July 2013
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Laufelfingen, Switzerland
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“Overlooked Safari Park in Nairobi”
Reviewed July 18, 2013

I have been on many safaris but never did I think to go to Nairobi's park that is actually part of the city. You can even see the city in the background while on safari. I think it is the only one like this in the world. I had time to kill so I had a diver guide take me there. I was completely surprised. They even have a tented camp that I had lunch at.Other parks / reserves do not have many rhinos. I was shocked to see on this 2 hour trip 6 rhinos. I also saw a cat I have never seen which was a Serval. This is a good place to go if you are waiting for your international flight which may be late in the night.

Visited September 2012
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