We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Nairobi National Park

Features Animals
Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 602121
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Nairobi National Park Half-Day Tour
More Info
and up
Africa Fund for Endangered Wildlife’s Giraffe Centre and David Sheldrick’s...
More Info
and up
Nairobi National Park, David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Giraffe Center and...
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Noble black rhinos are the highlight of this amazing park, Kenya’s first national park and a local treasure.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“city skyline” (41 reviews)
“wild animals” (128 reviews)
“safari walk” (51 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 602121
Write a Review
Reviews (2 365)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 2 099 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Giraffes, Lions, White Rhinos, Black Rhinoceros, baby elephants, Zebras....all within a few yards of your vehicle...all 30 minutes from Nairobi.

Thank UPbruce
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nairobi National Park is among the smallest of the parks in Kenya, at around 11,000 hectares, but considering that it's just 10 kilometers from the center of Nairobi, it is huge! And, it houses an amazing array of animals, including giraffes, buffalo, zebras, hippos, lions,...More

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can drive round yourself if you have a car. Best with a 4x4 as it can get muddy but I saw several 2wd cars. Good views of giraffe, zebra, antelope, gazelles. I also saw a warthog. No view of lions on two visits. There...More

1  Thank Muzza-X
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went on a tour with Big Foot (see separate review) and we totally lucked in with the animal sightings. Lots of lions, including 4 lionesses stages hunt, and a family of white rhinos. Also, all the usual herding animals. Our guide was very knowledgeable...More

Thank Pennie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nairobi National park is a great wildlife experience very close to Kenya's capital city. The wildlife spotting ranges from Zebras, hippos, birds, giraffes, to Lions, Leopard, rhinos and many more! Do not go to the park in a rush. Take your time(about 3-4hrs) and you...More

Thank Shiruz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had some amazing safari experiences in Kenya, but for some reason we always assumed NNP wasn't that great (comparing it to places like Mara, Tsavo, Ol Pejeta). We couldn't have been more off! NNP is such a unique gem in the heart of...More

Thank WhitneyKoonce
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attractions. The only Wildlife park in the world that is so close to the city. Black rhinoceros :which is an endangered species. Attractions. The only Wildlife park in the world that is so close to the city. Black rhinoceros :which is an endangered species.

Thank Supreme_Destinations
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tall Giraffes blocked our way as we started driving in Nairobi National Park.. what a great welcome that was.. they let us take their photos and then moved away.. overall a great experience

1  Thank Vijay J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed it.you must go to the park in the morning .we hired a car.We saw alotof animals. And also we saw 6 liones ...incredible

Thank behdadranjbar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you don't have time to go to the Maasi Mara for an extended safari, you will NOT be disappointed with Nairobi National Park! You will be surprised at how many animals you see anbd how close you gert to them! A "must do" when...More

Thank Katherine J. B
Nearby Restaurants
The Carnivore Restaurant
3 288 reviews
2.53 km away
126 reviews
4.06 km away
Aero Club of East Africa Restaurant
130 reviews
3.64 km away
Planet Yogurt Galleria
57 reviews
1.77 km away
Nearby Attractions
Nairobi Education Centre - Animal Orphanage
170 reviews
.20 km away
Nairobi Mosques
11 reviews
1.58 km away
Sadili Oval Sports Academy
9 reviews
1.60 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Brooke W
7 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from domenicbaumli | Reviewed this property |
i would not walk around in the park as its a wildlife park and without a ranger this can be dangerous
Arturs A
19 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from alfahmatours | Reviewed this property |
Working hours are from 0600hrs to 1800hrs Mon-sunday and from Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport its takes less than 30 minutes drive.
betty k
4 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Anton B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Betty They do request to see some form of ID at the Park entrance. From a safety and security (ie anti-poaching) perspective, I think that this is quite a good idea. Regards Anton