Kingfisher picnic site

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A riverside area in Nairobi national park that serves as a picnic site, with a lawn that turns green in the rainy season.

It has a few picnic tables, toilets, a water supply, a small roadside car park and two small huts for cooking.

Known for being a good spot for early morning breakfasts, and viewing animals as they come to drink from the nearby river.

What to do there?Picnics, game viewing, bird watching, barbecues and other bush functions.

All visitors need to carry their own cooking equipment and food.

Best time to visitAny time of the year

Location of Kingfisher picnic siteKingfisher picnic site sits in the vast plains of Nairobi national park's southwestern end.

It also is by the road's side and near a small river.

How to get thereBy vehicle, a few minutes drive east of David Sheldrick's elephant and rhino nursery.

The nearest airports are in the city, a few kilometres north of here.

There also is a regional train station with railway lines that go through or near the park,

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