Nairobi safari walk

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A compound in Nairobi national park that harbours several animals, housed in enclosures that resemble their natural habitats.

It offers visitors the chance of viewing animals, behaving as they would in the wild.

Some areas have raised boardwalks for that uninterrupted, view from above.

What to do there?Get closer to and learn about wild animals without the need for a safari — a glimpse of what to expect from parks in the country, and more.

Animals to see include rhinos, hyenas, lions, bongos, cheetah, leopards, hippos, the rare bongo and other ungulates. It is also home to some 150 species of local trees.

Best time to visitAny time of the year

Location of Nairobi safari walkThe safari walk is just off Lang'ata road, in Nairobi national park's northwestern end.

Its entrance is just outside the park's main gate.

How to get thereBy vehicle, walking or cycling — there is a matatu bus station nearby.

Jomo Kenyatta International airport, as well as the regional train and bus station are all less than half an hour's drive from here.

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