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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 yesterday
madamekarkas
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An oasis in the centre of Nairobi

This beautiful, park in the centre of Nairobi KSh per person and 1000 KSh for a camera. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Arthur H
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Reviewed yesterday 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 3 days ago 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 5 days ago

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 5 weeks ago

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

Thank Jose G
Reviewed 10 August 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 7 August 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 2 July 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

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

A beautiful place ideal for picnics with family, friends or even couples. Its not vert big but the serenity offered by the trees all around make it worth a visit. Great place for photo shoots too.

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best place near the city that i have been for picnic.we did a group lunch with packed drinks and lunch boxes..it was real fun being here..and we look forward to do that again

Thank Wasili Kenya S
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Arboretum offers a nice walk, but is a bit small. Before you know you have walked through the park. It is really cheap, but costs alot more if you want to bring your camera which is not fun. You can only pay entrance via M-Pesa,...More

Thank Joontee
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