Nairobi National Park Safari

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Escape to Nairobi National Park, where Africa’s wild wonders meet city convenience. Just minutes from Nairobi’s center, witness lions, giraffes, and elephants roaming against the iconic skyline. Immerse yourself in the captivating wildlife, enjoy guided safaris, and embrace nature’s beauty on this unforgettable day trip.

Nairobi National Park is host to a wide variety of wildlife including the endangered black rhino, lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, buffaloes, giraffes and diverse birdlife with over 400 species recorded.

Want a longer safari? Just tell us in advance!

Location:

  • Nairobi National Park

Price Includes

  • Picked up from your hotel or residence
  • Shared game drives in 4wd pop up top safari Jeep
  • Services of English /other language speaking driver guide
  • Game viewing drives
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Government taxes and local levies

Price Excludes

  • Park Fees
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tips

Impact Created

  • Support for Conservation InitiativesThe entrance fees and permits collected from visitors contribute to funding conservation initiatives within Nairobi National Park. These funds are used for anti-poaching efforts, habitat protection, wildlife monitoring, and community engagement programs. While raising awareness about conservation by visiting the animals in their natural habitat.
  • Local EmploymentThe trip supports the local economy by creating jobs and income opportunities for guides, rangers, drivers, and other tourism-related services.
  • SustainableWe ensure that wildlife encounters are conducted responsibly and with minimal impact on the environment. This helps protect the delicate balance of the park's ecosystems.
  • Strengthening Environmental StewardshipThrough witnessing the coexistence of wildlife and a thriving city, visitors are encouraged to consider their own impact on the environment. This can lead to more environmentally-conscious behavior and a sense of responsibility towards protecting nature.
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1st:Departure from Nairobi

Start your day early (6am) to make the most of your half-day trip. Pick up from your accommodation in Nairobi.

2nd:Arrival and Entry

Arrive at the main gate of Nairobi National Park, where you’ll pay the entrance fee. The park is located just a short drive from the city center, making it easily accessible for a half-day excursion.

3rd:Morning Safari

Embark on an exciting morning safari, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide who will lead you to the best spots for wildlife viewing. Keep your eyes peeled for lions, giraffes, rhinos, zebras, wildebeests, buffaloes, and various bird species that call the park home.

4th:Scenic Stops

Along the safari route, there will be designated scenic stops where you can step out of the vehicle and appreciate the stunning landscapes. Capture memorable photos of wildlife and the Nairobi skyline harmoniously coexisting in this unique setting.

5th:Visit the Ivory Burning Site Monument

Take a brief stop at the Ivory Burning Site Monument, a historical landmark within the park, where tons of confiscated elephant tusks and rhino horns were burned in a powerful statement against poaching and illegal wildlife trade.

6th:

Drop off back to your accommodation between Midday – 1pm. Or choose to carry on exploring Nairobi through our other experiences as an add on.

FAQ's

How far is Nairobi National Park from the city center of Nairobi?

Nairobi National Park is located approximately 7 kilometers (about 4.3 miles) from the city center of Nairobi. Its close proximity makes it easily accessible for a half-day trip.

What wildlife can I expect to see during the morning safari?

Nairobi National Park is home to a variety of wildlife, including lions, giraffes, buffaloes, zebras, wildebeests, rhinos, and various bird species. While animal sightings are not guaranteed, the park’s diverse ecosystem offers excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing.

Is Nairobi National Park suitable for children and families?

Yes, Nairobi National Park is family-friendly, and children will have a memorable time observing the animals and enjoying the safari experience. It’s a great opportunity to introduce young ones to the wonders of wildlife and conservation.

Do I need to bring my own safari vehicle for the tour?

No, you don’t need to bring your own safari vehicle. We provide a 4×4 Land Cruiser with a driver/guide, ensuring a safe and informative experience.

Can I walk around the park during the safari?

No, walking around the park is not allowed during the safari. For safety reasons and to preserve the park’s wildlife, visitors must remain inside the designated safari vehicles.

Are there restroom facilities available in the park?

Yes, there are restroom facilities available at certain points within the park, including the main gate and other designated locations. However, it’s advisable to use the restroom before starting the safari to avoid disruptions during the trip.

Can I bring food and drinks into the park?

Yes, you can bring snacks and non-alcoholic drinks into the park. However, it’s essential to dispose of any waste properly and respect the park’s conservation guidelines.

Are there any additional fees for photography or videography?

No, there are no additional fees for photography or videography within Nairobi National Park. Feel free to capture the stunning landscapes and wildlife during your safari.

What should I wear and bring for the trip?

Wear comfortable clothing suitable for a safari, including light-colored and breathable attire. Depending on the time of the year it’s cold in the morning, so wrap up warm!

Don’t forget to bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, a camera, binoculars, and a refillable water bottle for a pleasant and enjoyable experience.

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Freya

Solo Traveller

This place provided an enchanting experience. The animals were incredibly nearby, and the surroundings were breathtaking. We encountered a wide variety of animals, including a lion, which brought tears of happiness to our eyes.

Visiting this national park illustrates the remarkable harmony between animals and humans. Even if you only have a brief layover, as we did, I strongly recommend not missing out on a safari adventure.

We spent four hours inside the park and were genuinely captivated by the magnificent African wildlife.

September 7, 2023

Della

Solo Traveller

If you have a bit of time to spare, visit this park! The number of animals you can see here is astonishing considering how close it is to the city.
We took a half day tour and found all of the animals we were hoping to see. Lions, black and white rhinos, hippos, crocodiles, zebras, impala, eland, masai giraffe and much more.
I also counted over 50 different species of birds including white-backed vulture and secretary bird. Two species I hoped to see.

August 18, 2023