Nairobi National Park

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About Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park, located just outside Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, is a unique wildlife sanctuary. Despite its proximity to the city, the park offers an authentic safari experience with a variety of wildlife, including lions, giraffes, and rhinos. The iconic backdrop of Nairobi’s skyline enhances the experience. Visitors can enjoy game drives, photography, and educational programs, making it a convenient and popular destination for both locals and tourists.


  • Animal Orphanage
  • Ivory Burning Site Monument
  • Educational Programs
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Ranger-led Activities
  • Special Events

Nairobi National Park, situated at an elevation of around 1,600 meters (5,249 feet) above sea level, experiences a highland climate.

Nairobi National Park’s climate allows for year-round visits, with wildlife sightings influenced by seasonal variations.

Climate and Weather

Nairobi National Park experiences a typical Nairobi highland climate. The dry season, from June to September, brings cooler temperatures with clear skies, ideal for wildlife viewing. The wet season, from October to May, sees occasional rainfall, transforming the landscape into lush greenery. Daytime temperatures range from 19°C to 26°C (66°F to 79°F). Understanding these seasonal variations enhances the safari experience in this unique wildlife sanctuary near Kenya’s capital.

Dry Season (June to September)

  • Cooler temperatures with daytime averages ranging from 19°C to 26°C (66°F to 79°F).
  • Clear skies and minimal rainfall, making it an ideal time for wildlife viewing.

Wet Season (October to May)

  • Occasional rainfall, peaking from March to May.
  • Warmer temperatures, with daytime averages ranging from 20°C to 28°C (68°F to 82°F).


Generally moderate throughout the year due to the highland setting.