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Nairobi National Park

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Open Now: 06:00 - 19:00
Open today: 06:00 - 19:00
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“city skyline”(49 reviews)
“wild animals”(156 reviews)
“safari walk”(55 reviews)
Noble black rhinos are the highlight of this amazing park, Kenya’s first national park and a local treasure.
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Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 602121
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a great national park with a restaurant inside called Sebastian corner. Typical, flavored and warmer staff where u can live away from city centre a special night. Fore leg with a delicious taste, and.. do not leave the restaurant without trying “mukimo” , kind...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Proto-Indo-Euro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nairobi National Park is a good place for bird watching since I was there mainly for the birds.It is also a good place wildlife viewing with a variety of wildlife.I saw hippos,giraffes,black and white rhinos,jackals,zebras,antelope,ostrich and buffalo, .I must say that the most exciting sighting...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank africanman_840
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to Nairobi and it's interesting to see the animals with the skyline in the background. If the is your only chance to take a safari, you will enjoy it. However, compared to the other parks in Kenya, ie Masai Mara, it does not have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank drjwdavis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’ve guessed right the worm here are the lions in the park and we weren’t the early bird. Began at 700 am and then due to delay in organizing logistics of payment through mpesa (make sure you carry your card, I didn’t) we went...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank AbiBan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good viewing of lions, hippos and rhinos in addition to deers, giraffe, zebra and even ostrich. If you are short of time and can't visit Masai Mara, Nairobi National Park is a good option owing to it's proximity to the city. It doesn't have elephants...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Priya10Mittal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw some animals like bufallo, Zebra, rhino, warthogs, gazelles , we didnt get to see the lions though, the whole ride took 3 hours.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank retiredvaingirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stay at Ololo if you can, but definitely go to the park if you aren’t having a full Safari. We saw Rhino and Giraffe and lions, and it’s all really accessible and an easy visit from the city. The landscape isn’t stunning but at certain...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dspilo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wildlife Sanctuary next to Nairobi airport. Can see when you come into land. Still a lot of wildlife. perfect for a transit visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank FaizalP61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my girls to see the animals. The guard at the gate was really helpful. The place is well coordinated and it was great spending time at the park. My children were really happy. It is affordable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Reubenkimani
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tried the self drive but rarely encountered any wild animals. Got in late morning so maybe missed the flow of animals in their early search for food. Better hire a driver with their vehicle and make use of their experience in spotting and radioing...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ziad H
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30 November 2018|
Response from Srikanta P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Its a tricky situation to carry the luggage and travel for a half day trip inside the city. Nairobi National Park is a big one and everyday almost 500 visitors are coming there, So difficult for them to provide a locker... More
Grace M
15 November 2018|
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Response from Wasili Kenya S | Reviewed this property |
The game drive is the same as just in the morning,only that in the afternoon you are limited to the exit time unlike in the morning you can extendntime.Also you need a driver guide who knows the park well.
Allison T
25 September 2018|
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Response from Srikanta P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You can visit the Animal Orphanage inside the same campus. No need to hire any vehicle. just roam around for 2 hours. for national park safari, vehicles are available. you can always check that at the counter. Further... More