Opened in 1961 as a centre for snake study before being transformed into a shelter for resqued reptiles and amphibians.
Showcases lizards, snakes, birds, fish and other amphibians, crocodiles, insects, snails, along with a few mammals.
Also helps with relocation of snakes from homes, along with education about them and other animals you may find here.What to do there?
Learn more about the animals and insects you may find there, wine and dine at restaurants nearby, shop for souvenirs.
Or visit the museum, shops and botanical gardens near by.Best time to visit
Any time of the yearLocation of Nairobi snake park
The snake park sits on Museum hill, right next to Nairobi national museum
and John Michuki memorial park.How to get there
By any transport means available within Nairobi city, including matatus.
JKIA airport and the SGR train station are a bit further out, but reachable within an hour's drive — depending on traffic conditions.