Nairobi Safari Walk
A refuge for the Wild
Only 7 km south of Nairobi lies the Nairobi Safari Walk, Kenya´s conservation based recreation facility. The combination of skilled and creative landscape design, unique wildlife species and detailed interpretation, renders the facility supremacy on tourism an conversation education.
With a combination of three simulated, forests, wetlands and savannahs, visitors have an opportunity to learn about these valuable resources and how they can controbute to its conservation. Some unique plants and animals that are localy extinct or threatened are also displayed. This is the place to learn how to take part in wildlife conservation quest.
The Nairobi Safari Walk is an eye opener to Kenya´s Parks and Reserves. It offers an opportunity to learn what to expect to see across the country. Eypierence a taste of Kenya´s rich animal collection including the rare bongo, white rhino, albino Zebra, a collection of cats, antelopes and primates. Nairobi Safari Walk is also home to a collection of about 150 species of tocal trees. Get to learn their varied traditional uses too.
The unique design of the Safari walk includes the interst of all visitors, families, students, tourists, and all others are caterd for.
Location: Nairobi Province
Distance from Nairobi: 7 Km
Size: 117 square Km
Climatic conditions: January-March is hot and dry, April-June is hot and wet, July-October is very warm and wet
Major Attraction: Three major ecosystems namely wetlands, savannah and forest ecosysems, variety of mammals, reptiles, insects and birds, The boardwalk, children museum
Wildlife: Lion, Cheetah, Leopard, Crocodile, Pygmy hippo, Zebra and albino Zebra, Buffalo, Colobus monkey, Ostrich, Bongo, Oryx, Tortoises, Turtle, Rhino
Birds: Wide variety of birds and insects
Road: located only about 7 km from the city centre, the Nairobi Safari Walk is easily accessible on tarmac roads, off lnagata Road, Kenya Wildlife Service headquaters
Accomodation: There are various Lodges and Hotels located in Nairobi City Center
Best time to visit: All year round
Activities: Walking Safari, wildlife viewing, Children´s Museum, guided walk, talks and lectures, tree identification nursery techniques