Nairobi National Park is the World’s only Wildlife Capital” located in the south-central part of Kenya, 8 kilometers south of Nairobi city a short drive out of Nairobi’s central business district. It was established in 1946 in Kenya, the park is covering an area of 45 square miles lying 1500-1800 meters above sea level.

The park has both natural and man-made boundaries (fenced with electricity) on the three sides of the northern, eastern, and western boundaries whereas open to the southern boundary allowing migrating of wildlife between the park and the adjacent conservation areas of Kitengela and the Athi- Kapiti plains. Resident animals are also present, making it an excellent year-round destination during your wilderness holiday

On the southern is Athi River a natural boundary of the park and a riverine forest that is filled with birds and monkeys as well as hippos and crocodiles that are found in river pools and also zebras gathering on the riverside. Enjoy the spectacular scenery in the park at the southwestern boundary with carved steep valleys and hyrax on the rocks, as well as, mountain reedbuck, and occasional klipspringer, and other fauna.

Despite the park’s closeness to the city and its relatively small size, The Park boasts a large number of wildlife species and it is also known as Kenya’s successful rhinoceros sanctuaries. Wildlife species include the endangered black rhino, leopards, lions, cheetahs, hyenas, giraffes, buffaloes, and various bird species with over 400 species recorded species. Visitors can enjoy the park’s picnic sites, campsites, and walking trails for hikers as well as facilities for corporate events, team building sessions, bush dinners, and video production.  No other place in the world can you photograph free-roaming leopard, lion, buffalo, rhino, and other animals in their natural ecology against a city skyline

This urban wilderness is also designated as a prime rhino sanctuary. Should you like to learn about efforts to protect the animals that you may see during your memorable Nairobi National Park safari, Near the Banda Gate is the David & Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage where you may see orphan elephants and rhinos being reared as its human guardians. Both orphanages can be booked as part of your tour in Nairobi.

Nairobi Tented Camp

Emakoko lodge