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The World’s only Wildlife Capital

Beyond the towering skyscrapers and the deafening music from the most popular Nairobi’s means of commute – matatus or mathrees as they are locally known, lies a haven of peace and tranquility. About 10Km drive out of Nairobi Central Business District is Nairobi National Park, the world’s only wildlife capital with a wide variety of wildlife, birdlife and the best scenic views from the park and beyond. The park is a popular outing space for families, couples and organized groups.

A short drive out of Nairobi’s central business district is the Nairobi National Park. Wide open grass plains and backdrop of the city scrapers, scattered acacia bush play 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.

Visitors can enjoy the park’s picnic sites, three campsites and the walking trails for hikers.

Attractions & Activities

A great game viewing experience awaits wildlife lovers against the city backdrop. Common animal species include – Giraffe, leopard, zebra, buffalo, antelope, lion, black and white rhino, hippo, and crocodile. The park is a thriving rhino sanctuary and is one of Kenya’s most successful rhino sanctuaries.

The park’s exceptional birdlife records a remarkable over 400 species whose numbers tend to swell up between March and May when a host of European migrants make the park their home.

Picnic and event sites that include Impala observation point, Ivory burning site, Kingfisher picnic site, the club house and Mokoyiet picnic site offer perfect grounds for weddings, bush dinners, team building, corporate events and picnic outings.

Endless activity options that visitors can indulge in include: Scenic and game viewing, picnicking, bird watching, team building. The three options of taking up a game drive are; Self-drive, hire of VIP tour vans, Bus Shuttles (over Easter and Christmas holidays).

NB: For more information on hire of VIP tour van services contact the park warden.

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There are no KWS bandas and guest houses nor campsites in Nairobi National Park.

What to take with you
Whether visiting for a day trip or otherwise, visitors are advised to carry with them the following; personal effects and clean drinking water. Also important are; Camera, binoculars, sunscreen, insect repellant and sunglasses.

Special Services

Security/Guided tour per guide
• KES 1,720 – up to 4 hours
• KES 3,015 – Over 4 hours

Hire of VIP Van:
• KES 7,000 – For two and a half hours.

Vehicle Charges per day
• Less than 6 seats - KES 300
• 6-12 seats - KES 1,030
• 13-24 seats - KES 2,585
• 25-44 seats - KES 4,050
• 45 seats and above - KES 5,000

How to get there

By Road: Located along Lang’ata Road about 8km from the Nairobi Central Business District and easily accessible from Nyayo National Stadium through to Lang’ata Road slightly past the Langata Army Barracks.

By Air: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and Wilson Airport.

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