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Nairobi National Park, Nairobi

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#1 of 63 in Nature in Kenya
See wild giraffes and black rhinos walking across a backdrop of skyscrapers at Nairobi National Park. Situated just 7 km (4 mi) south of the city center, the park is easily one of the country's most accessible nature reserves, yet despite its proximity to humans, it attracts a large and diverse range of wildlife. Tour the plains and see the park's extremely successful rhinoceros sanctuary, as well as hippopotami, Masai giraffes, and several species of big cats. Bring along a picnic and learn about the park's conservation projects on a guided visit. With our online itinerary creator, Nairobi attractions like Nairobi National Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Have been to the national park zoo on several occasions. Kids really enjoy it, there’s lots of open space if you plan on chilling out on the grass. Pricing for locals or residents is very attractive.  more »
  • The very first safari we did was to Nairobi National Park. It's a great half day adventure if you're looking for something to do. A lot of animals live there except for elephants. We saw so many anima...  more »
  • It's totally mind-blowing to experience "wild Africa' with lions, baboons, rhinos, zebra, gazelles and more with the skyscrapers of Nairobi on the near horizon! Plus the new railway line snaking throu...  more »
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  • If you love to get outdoors then Nairobi National park is a perfect destination for you. Let us entertain you with nature-based activities, things to get your pulse racing and create memories from the wonderful forest adventures you have enjoyed. Whatever the season, we have a wide-range of activities so whether you fancy a fresh walk in the winter or some of our water sports in the summer there is plenty of choice on offer. If you are here on a family holiday, away with friends or you simply fancy trying something new, let us inspire you below with our great outdoor and adventure activities…
  • It is a nice and beautiful game park. You should create time and visit the park in the city to see wild animals such as the lion, warthogs, hyena, snakes, monkeys, Buffalo, giraffe, antelopes, baboons, leopards and many more. I can't explain the fun, come experience it
  • A great safari experience, without leaving the city. We saw lions hunting, black rhinos, giraffes, zebras, warthogs, and many other animals. I even found a tarantula in a hold at one of the picnic sites (exciting for me). The nice thing for us was that it was way less crowded than Masai Mara national park so we weren't competing with other groups for views. We really enjoyed the day.
  • It was the best place to be. I enjoyed my time there. I viewed wild animals with the aid of a guide. I can recommend every one to visit the Nairobi National Park
  • We drove trough Southern Expressway beside Nairobi national park, and lucky to see Zebras here. From Airport to Hotel this path is charming. If you are only visiting Nairobi - This park is highly recommended to see wildlife from very close.
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