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“Lovely park for a walk or picnic”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Nairobi Arboretum

Nairobi Arboretum
Ranked #14 of 119 things to do in Nairobi
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Nairobi
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Lovely park for a walk or picnic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2014

Trees are labelled in this lovely arboretum, which showcases both native and planted species. Heavily used on weekend afternoons. The trail around the outer edge takes about 40 minutes.

Visited June 2014
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“Perfect for a several hours outing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2014

It is an oasis of tranquility not far from centre. Great place for a jog, feels safe, parking space is ample, There is no fee, but if you want to take a camera in, you pay 1000 KES, you get a receipt. There are tables for picnic, trees are labelled, there are toilets, I do not know the condition they are in, There is some food available at the parking, but it is not a real restaurant. All sorts of physical activities are organised, particularly for kids.

Visited May 2014
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Kenya
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“Excellent for a jog”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

Always love my jogging moments at the Arboretum. Fresh air,great trails, safe and refreshing! The only downside is when it rains.. down at the river,there's a lot of trash washed up from upstream(blame fellow humans) mainly plastic bags which is a sad sight. Otherwise with the regular patrols by the KFS team,one feels safe even whilst jogging alone in the forest. Long live the Arboretum!

Visited May 2014
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“It's a forest with longer history than Kenya”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

Founded 1907, threes inside are giant and the environment is perfect for camping or families gathering. Love this place by the first time l went in.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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“Great Picnic Location”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2014

It is a great place to picnic, rest or take a walk. Also advisable to come with a friend or a group of friends to enjoy the beauty, peace and tranquility away from the city.. Well at least your mind will make you think so heheh

Visited May 2013
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