Best parks in Nairobi

Check out the top parks in Nairobi, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Nairobi National Park
1. Nairobi National Park
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38 local reviews
Nairobi National Park, Nairobi
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Geo
A safari tour in Nairobi National Park is a must when staying at Nairobi. Enjoy a breathtaking view of lions, …
Waithĩra
Be at one with nature. It's always a day well spent when you visit the Nairobi National Park. Lions, giraffe, …
Cynthia
The Nairobi National Park has wide open grass plains in the backdrop of the city scrappers with a view of the …
1. Nairobi National Park
1. Nairobi National Park
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38 local reviews
Nairobi National Park, Nairobi
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
Geo
Geo
A safari tour in Nairobi National Park is a must when staying at Nairobi. Enjoy a breathtaking view of lions, giraffes, zebras, rhino, cheet…
Waithĩra
Waithĩra
Be at one with nature. It's always a day well spent when you visit the Nairobi National Park. Lions, giraffe, hippo, countless bird species …
Cynthia
Cynthia
The Nairobi National Park has wide open grass plains in the backdrop of the city scrappers with a view of the wildlife such as giraffes, lio…
2. Giraffe Centre
2. Giraffe Centre
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35 local reviews
Duma Rd, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+254 20 8070804
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Yvonne
Rothschild giraffe conservation centre, you observe, learn about them, hand feed and even kiss them :-) Ther…
Geo
Located on the edge of the Nairobi National Park. The Giraffe Centre is a sanctuary for the rare Rothschild’s …
Kate
Have you ever fed a giraffe? This conservancy's mission is to increase the number of the endangered Rothschild…
2. Giraffe Centre
2. Giraffe Centre
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35 local reviews
Duma Rd, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+254 20 8070804
Yvonne
Yvonne
Rothschild giraffe conservation centre, you observe, learn about them, hand feed and even kiss them :-) There is a nature trail at the par…
Geo
Geo
Located on the edge of the Nairobi National Park. The Giraffe Centre is a sanctuary for the rare Rothschild’s giraffe. Here you can observe,…
Kate
Kate
Have you ever fed a giraffe? This conservancy's mission is to increase the number of the endangered Rothschild giraffe. This is as close as …
3. National Park
3. National Park
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28 local reviews
National Park, Nairobi
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Njoki
Our National park is not only for Nature and sight-seeing but also has special gift shops and high-class resta…
Alexa
The only city in the world with a natural park just a few km away. Filled with wildlife from Antelopes, Zebras…
Alvin
A short drive out of Nairobi’s central business district is the Nairobi National Park. Wide open grass plains …
3. National Park
3. National Park
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28 local reviews
National Park, Nairobi
Njoki
Njoki
Our National park is not only for Nature and sight-seeing but also has special gift shops and high-class restaurants for those willing to sp…
Alexa
Alexa
The only city in the world with a natural park just a few km away. Filled with wildlife from Antelopes, Zebras, Giraffes to Hippos and Lions…
Alvin
Alvin
A short drive out of Nairobi’s central business district is the Nairobi National Park. Wide open grass plains and backdrop of the city scrap…
4. Yaya Centre
4. Yaya Centre
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32 local reviews
Argwings Khodek Road, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
020 2713360
Establishment
Gladys
Different stalls to choose from, ample parking, food court and multiple restaurants.
Stellah
Weekly Maasai market on Sundays at the rooftop parking. There are also crafts shops within the mall. Cafes i…
EasyStay
Its a walking distance mall due to its central location, also very secure, affordable and has variety in shops…
4. Yaya Centre
4. Yaya Centre
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32 local reviews
Argwings Khodek Road, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
020 2713360
Gladys
Gladys
Different stalls to choose from, ample parking, food court and multiple restaurants.
Stellah
Stellah
Weekly Maasai market on Sundays at the rooftop parking. There are also crafts shops within the mall. Cafes include Art Caffe, Sierra micro…
EasyStay
EasyStay
Its a walking distance mall due to its central location, also very secure, affordable and has variety in shops!
5. Nairobi Animal Orphanage
5. Nairobi Animal Orphanage
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3 local reviews
Nairobi Animal Orphanage, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
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Loise
Wild Animals nice park
Betty B. M.
The Animal Orphanage is where orphaned, injured or abandoned animals are cared for with the hopes of being rel…
Loise
Wild Animals nice park
5. Nairobi Animal Orphanage
5. Nairobi Animal Orphanage
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3 local reviews
Nairobi Animal Orphanage, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
Loise
Loise
Wild Animals nice park
Betty B. M.
Betty B. M.
The Animal Orphanage is where orphaned, injured or abandoned animals are cared for with the hopes of being released back into the wild. It i…
Loise
Loise
Wild Animals nice park
6. Nairobi Safari Walk
6. Nairobi Safari Walk
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7 local reviews
Nairobi Safari Walk, Nairobi City
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
Establishment
Wambui
The unique design of this new conservation based recreation facility offers an introduction of what you expect…
Victor
Also next to entrance to Nairobi National Park
Victor
Also next to entrance to Nairobi National Park
6. Nairobi Safari Walk
6. Nairobi Safari Walk
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7 local reviews
Nairobi Safari Walk, Nairobi City
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
Wambui
Wambui
The unique design of this new conservation based recreation facility offers an introduction of what you expect to see across Kenya's Parks a…
Victor
Victor
Also next to entrance to Nairobi National Park
Victor
Victor
Also next to entrance to Nairobi National Park
7. National Museums of Kenya
7. National Museums of Kenya
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5 local reviews
Uhuru Highway/Kenyatta Avenue Junction, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
020 2216566
MuseumEstablishment
Florence
It teaches alot on the history of our country with many different artefacts. There is a snake park within it.
Jacqui
Learn about Kenyan history, varieties of animals found here and if you like, visit the snake park and aquarium…
Sally Wambui
Close proximity to Khweza Bed and Breakfast
7. National Museums of Kenya
7. National Museums of Kenya
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5 local reviews
Uhuru Highway/Kenyatta Avenue Junction, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
020 2216566
Florence
Florence
It teaches alot on the history of our country with many different artefacts. There is a snake park within it.
Jacqui
Jacqui
Learn about Kenyan history, varieties of animals found here and if you like, visit the snake park and aquarium
Sally Wambui
Sally Wambui
Close proximity to Khweza Bed and Breakfast
8. Aboretum Walk
8. Aboretum Walk
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3 local reviews
Aboretum Walk, Nairobi
Route
Anita
The Arboretum is a park with over 350 species of indigenous and exotic plants, most of which are labeled. It’s…
Mailu
Aboretum nature park is a quiet serene park where you can do anything from quietly reading a book to having a …
Anita
The Arboretum is a park with over 350 species of indigenous and exotic plants, most of which are labeled. It’s…
8. Aboretum Walk
8. Aboretum Walk
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3 local reviews
Aboretum Walk, Nairobi
Anita
Anita
The Arboretum is a park with over 350 species of indigenous and exotic plants, most of which are labeled. It’s also home to over 100 species…
Mailu
Mailu
Aboretum nature park is a quiet serene park where you can do anything from quietly reading a book to having a small shindig with friends. It…
Anita
Anita
The Arboretum is a park with over 350 species of indigenous and exotic plants, most of which are labeled. It’s also home to over 100 species…
9. The Junction Shopping Center
9. The Junction Shopping Center
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22 local reviews
Ngong Rd, Nairobi
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
020 3872881
Shopping mallEstablishment
Eunice
Along Ngong road,5 mins by car from my house,has all necessities,ample parking and cafes .
Gladys
Different stalls to choose from, ample parking, food court and multiple restaurants as well as a movie theatre…
Joe
Shopping and Entertainment centre
9. The Junction Shopping Center
9. The Junction Shopping Center
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22 local reviews
Ngong Rd, Nairobi
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
020 3872881
Eunice
Eunice
Along Ngong road,5 mins by car from my house,has all necessities,ample parking and cafes .
Gladys
Gladys
Different stalls to choose from, ample parking, food court and multiple restaurants as well as a movie theatre.
Joe
Joe
Shopping and Entertainment centre
10. Uhuru Park
10. Uhuru Park
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3 local reviews
Uhuru Highway, Nairobi
ParkEstablishment
Wambui
A large recreational park with a lake and several national monuments and a popular skateboarding area
Samira
In Town, Uhuru/ Central Park sometimes hold family events, with horse rides etc.
Juliet
A park of interest as it was fought for by Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai who sought to protect it from land g…
10. Uhuru Park
10. Uhuru Park
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3 local reviews
Uhuru Highway, Nairobi
Wambui
Wambui
A large recreational park with a lake and several national monuments and a popular skateboarding area
Samira
Samira
In Town, Uhuru/ Central Park sometimes hold family events, with horse rides etc.
Juliet
Juliet
A park of interest as it was fought for by Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai who sought to protect it from land grabbers. It is a 12.9 hectar…
11. Nairobi National Museum
11. Nairobi National Museum
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21 local reviews
Museum Hill Road, off Thika Highway, Central Business District, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+254 20 8164136
Museum
Raul
National Museum​, and also a Snake Park
Caroline
Everything about Kenya! Make sure to check out the snake park too!
Evalyne
Get to know about Kenya's history
11. Nairobi National Museum
11. Nairobi National Museum
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21 local reviews
Museum Hill Road, off Thika Highway, Central Business District, Nairobi
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+254 20 8164136
Raul
Raul
National Museum​, and also a Snake Park
Caroline
Caroline
Everything about Kenya! Make sure to check out the snake park too!
Evalyne
Evalyne
Get to know about Kenya's history
12. Karura Forest
12. Karura Forest
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39 local reviews
Karura Forest, Nairobi
PremiseParkPoint of interest
Caroline
If you like to run, jog or walk, Karura is the place to go. Tracks are marked for 5km, 10km and 15km. Safe par…
Salim
I've been told it's the largest forest within a city on the continent of Africa. Regardless, its a beautiful p…
Duncan
Ideal for walking, Jogging, cycling and general relaxing & meditation... Made famous by Wangari Mathaai of Nob…
12. Karura Forest
12. Karura Forest
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39 local reviews
Karura Forest, Nairobi
Caroline
Caroline
If you like to run, jog or walk, Karura is the place to go. Tracks are marked for 5km, 10km and 15km. Safe parking for your car and guards g…
Salim
Salim
I've been told it's the largest forest within a city on the continent of Africa. Regardless, its a beautiful place to take a walk, play a co…
Duncan
Duncan
Ideal for walking, Jogging, cycling and general relaxing & meditation... Made famous by Wangari Mathaai of Nobel Peace who fought tooth and …