Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park is a must-see destination for any visitor to Kenya. Home to a variety of wildlife. Close to the city and other top tourist sights. Conservationist Mervyn Cowie pioneered the national park system in Kenya in 1946. Hence, making this iconic park the world wildlife capital and the first National park in Kenya. Nairobi National Park offers a complete safari experience with various wildlife species and scenery.

Location and Size of Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park is about five miles away from the city center. It will take you about fifteen to thirty minutes to get there, depending on the traffic. The park is at 5200 –5900 feet (1,650–1,700 meters) above sea level. The reserve takes up about 117 square kilometers of landmass, making it one of Africa’s smallest national parks. Kenya’s Nairobi National Park neighbors some of the country’s most popular tourist attractions.. The Bomas of Kenya, David Sheldrick Trust; a famous animal sanctuary. The Giraffe Centre Karen Blixen and Galleria mall all exist within close proximity to one another. While Wilson Airport straddles on the other side. This is where lots of local flights take place. The fact is Nairobi National Park location offers visitors such diverse experiences. If you want something more than just sightseeing when visiting Nairobi National Park.

Nairobi national park map

Things to do in Nairobi National Park

Half-day Tour