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Closest place to have a safe walk in a park

In the middle of town, relatively safe and clean. If you want to recharge after hours in crazy city... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Fresh air in Nairobi

Absolutely lovely big park/small wood to relax or take one of the many labelled walks. During the... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
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State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the middle of town, relatively safe and clean. If you want to recharge after hours in crazy city traffic this is the closest place to escape to.

Thank KaiUWulff
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just a few minutes walk from the city centre, the park offers a sweet escape from the hustle and bustle of the town centre.

Thank Shirley W
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Arboretum is the place to go for relaxation, a peaceful nature walk for prayers or even a picnic, its very affordable 50Ksh adults 20ksh. Kids A smell of bluegum trees welcomes you to the beautiful place and to top it all its always open.

Thank esskagz
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely lovely big park/small wood to relax or take one of the many labelled walks. During the weekends families and groups of young people and children go there for games and picnics. If you are interested in botanics, a lot of the trees are labelled...More

Thank madamekarkas
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This beautiful, park in the centre of Nairobi KSh per person and 1000 KSh for a camera. The minimum whole circuit takes less than an hour but more time can be spent criss crossing the park or sitting watching families at play. The Java house...More

Thank Arthur H
Reviewed September 20, 2018

I just went to the Nairobi Arboretum and quite enjoyed birdwatching and relaxing. I saw 5 new species of birds. I also saw monkeys. This is a fine place to get away from the all the noise,dust and traffic of Nairobi. It isn't very crowded.

Thank africanman_840
Reviewed August 21, 2018

I was interested in going to the arboretum because I love monkeys and can't have enough of them really. As the park goes, it is quite an ordinary place with different types of trees, and full of praying people. It is, however, a quite place...More

1  Thank Jose G
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We went here to get wedding pictures taken for my daughter's special day. It was PERFECT! What an amazing setting.

Thank Bob W
Reviewed August 7, 2018

IF you're looking to get the best of fresh air with beautiful trees and ambience then the Nairobi Arboretum is the place to be.I Once went there for a nice picnic and enjoyed to the fullest.It has the most amazing ambience with birds chirping nicely...More

Thank Fewcha C
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Only 50 shillings to enter and a great place to immerse in nature within the city! Groups and individuals would be happy here - you can bring food but not alcohol. Perfect for running, walking, relaxing, and just leaving the city for an hour or...More

1  Thank Genevieve P
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