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Address: State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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+254 720 650869

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Nairobi Arboretum the next Paradise

It pleasure and fascinating to walk in the forest where monkeys and various species of trees both indigenous and exotic. The place is cool and probably good for one to reconcile... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Mombasa, Kenya
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Mombasa, Kenya
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It pleasure and fascinating to walk in the forest where monkeys and various species of trees both indigenous and exotic. The place is cool and probably good for one to reconcile his mind in the weekends. It is a restoration center in fact it enhance psychotherapy principles of stress release and health restoration , good to take someone for counselling... More 

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Multan, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nairobi Arboretum is a beautiful forest reserve of about 75 acres with stretched green lawns, dense trees and wonderful nature trails. It is home to about 100 species of birds, more than 350 species of indigenous and exotic plants, a large number of monkeys and love spot for romantic couples. Lovebirds enjoy spending romantic moments in its secluded spots. The... More 

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good place to visit if you need peace and calm environment outside town. It is located in state house area of Nairobi. Good for family and group bonding

Thank Leonard G
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to go as a group to someplace quiet in the serene parts of Nairobi, this is up there. It's free entry, with vendors selling ice cream,sweets and the rest closer to the gate. Just come with a plan on what to eat if you are spending the whole day there.

Thank Ian M
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

held a farewell picnic on sunday, brought food and drinks...free entry. DO NOT LITTER PLEASE :) limited no. of restrooms but haha u know what 2 do :)

Thank Lynn A
Arusha Region, Tanzania
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for team building and picnic with friends.. Was good to just run around and relax and take walks on the stairs and down the paths . Beautiful place after the rains as the garden are a bit run down during dry seasons especially with all the activities that take place there.

Thank Vecky M
Nairobi, Kenya
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

The Arboretum is where I do my bootcamp workout every Saturday. The air is fresh and great environment in the city.

Thank frantz05
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

A natural setting, peaceful, allows private time for lovers. Its safe and good for nature walk too. Group events like recreation, team building activities..! Its a cool place to be.

Thank Mathew M
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were wandering around thinking what a gorgeous nature spot this was until we noticed that every other person there (except the park rangers) seemed to be talking to themselves. We have come to the conclusion that all those people were in fact, praying. A strange sight indeed and well, a bit unnerving.

Thank Kezban H
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We visited the arboretum as a family last weekend to just get out of the house and enjoy a little bit of nature. It is definitely a peaceful and quite haven in the middle of the city, but could really use some updating. Lot of litter lying around and many of the walkways and trails were overgrown.

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