Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park


Nairobi National Park is not only an exceptional biological community but it is also one of the most secure places to visit, being extremely close to the capital; the park is just 7 km from central Nairobi. Consisting largely of open grasslands interspersed with acacia shrubs, the park supports a wide biodiversity. The western side consists of dry woodland and a permanent river with associated riverine backwoods. Toward the south are the Athi-Kapiti Plains as well as the Mbagathi River. This boundary is not fenced and connects with the Kitengela Conservation Area which is imperative for wildlife to traverse amid the rainy season. Man made dams inside the park have created further living spaces that now support a wide range of birds and animals. The dams hold water supporting many herbivores especially during the dry season. Significant wildlife attractions include the Black rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, bison, Giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, elands and various birdlife with more than 400 species so far recorded.

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Nairobi National Park

Getting There

Nairobi is the most accessible national park in Kenya because of its closeness to the capital.

Roadways: Nairobi National Park is only 7 km

Nairobi National Park


Kenya attracts plenty of repeat visitors. The main reason for this is the unpredictability of its game reserves (no two days on safari are ever alike) and its immense variety

Nairobi National Park


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Nairobi National Park

When To Go

The Dry season is best for viewing wildlife (when a range of animals can be found around water sources), between June and September. However it is possible to visit Nairobi NP

Nairobi National Park

What To See (Wildlife)

The annual wildebeest and zebra migration takes place from July to October when 1.5+ million animals move in search of water and new vegetation. The best time to see this amazing

Nairobi National Park

Activities / What To Do

At Nairobi National Park you can do an array of activities such as:

  • Game Drives
  • Corporate Events
  • Camping
Nairobi National Park

Weather & Climate

In general, the warmest period in Kenya is from February to March, while the coolest is from July to August, although the seasonal variations in temperature are small. Both temperature

Nairobi National Park

Health & Safety

Health in Kenya. ... The leading cause of mortality in kenya in the year 2016 included diarrhoea diseases 18.5%, HIV/AIDs 15.56%, lower respiratory infections 8.62%, tuberculosis 3.69%,

Nairobi National Park

Travel Tips

Endless plains of grass, ancient tribal warriors, and teeming with wildlife. It’s the Africa of your dreams. If you have been considering traveling to Africa for the first time Kenya

Nairobi National Park


The Kenyan Shillings is the currency in Kenya and is currently valued at 100:1 with the US Dollar. USD newer than 2006 is widely accepted at many establishments around the country. We also

Nairobi National Park

Foods & Guides

Kenya might not be a big name on the global culinary map but it certainly has its fair share of dishes worth trying. The main staple in the Kenyan diet is ugali, a grainy paste made

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