About Nairobi National Park

Visit the unique Nairobi National Park – the planet’s only protected reserve neighbouring a capital city. Here wildlife can often be seen against an urban backdrop of skyscrapers.

Situated only 7 km from Nairobi city centre, the park is home to black rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, buffaloes, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, elands and diverse birdlife.

Interesting attractions include the Ivory Burning Site Monument, Nairobi Safari Walk, the Orphanage and walking trails at the hippo pools.

Directions to Nairobi National Park

Drive 7 km south from Nairobi city centre along Lang'ata Road. The park is a 30-minute drive from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
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Accommodation near Nairobi National Park

Nairobi Airport Hotel

Sleeps 52 in 16 rooms

Nairobi Airport Hotel is located just 5 minutes away from Nairobi International Airport and is the ideal place to skip the notorious...
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Harlequin Suites Hotel

Sleeps 88 in 44 rooms

Harlequin Suites Hotel is located 4 km from Nairobi City, in a quiet residential area away from the busy city. The small and intimate hotel...
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Gracia Gardens Hotel

Sleeps 48 in 24 rooms

Gracia Gardens Hotel stands amidst lush tropical gardens and well-manicured lawns, overlooking the Kirichwa Kubwa Valley. It is located...
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Forty Winks Home

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Sleeps 4 in 2 rooms

Located in the leafy secure suburb of Gigiri, the Forty Winks Home is a few minutes away from Unep, a number of embassies and the upmarket...
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La Maison Royale Nairobi

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Sleeps 56 in 28 rooms

La Maison Royale Nairobi offers a great accommodation choice when visiting the bustling city of Nairobi. The welcoming atmosphere and...
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Ngong Forest View Apartment

Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Ngong Forest View Apartment is situated in the Ngong area, Nairobi, Kenya.The apartment has three...
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Nairobi National Park Map

Nairobi National Park is 8.5km from the centre of Nairobi , the nearest airport 4.8km (Wilson Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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