Nairobi National Park

“The World’s only Wildlife Capital”

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.

How to get there

Roads: Distance: 10km South of Nairobi City Center

Airstrips:Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and Wilson Airports

  1. Mammals: 56 different species including white rhinos,waterbuck etc.
  2. Black rhinoceros :which is an endangered species
  3. Major rhino sanctuary for breeding and restocking other parks
  4. Diverse birdlife:Has over 400 bird species. At least 20 of which are seasonal European migrants.
  5. Home to over 100 mammal species, four of the Big Five (lion, Buffalo, leopard and rhino)
  6. Has a spectacular wildebeest and zebra migration
  7. Large predators- lion, leopard, hyena and cheetah.
  8. Aggregations of large herbivores- eland, buffalo, zebra and wildebeest
  9. Ivory Burning Site Monument
  10. Walking trails at hippo pools
  11. Nairobi Safari Walk & the Orphanage.
  12. Spacious accommodating picnic sites

Park Activities