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.
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Start your day early (6am) to make the most of your half-day trip. Pick up from your accommodation in Nairobi.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Drop off back to your accommodation between Midday – 1pm. Or choose to carry on exploring Nairobi through our other experiences as an add on.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.