Nairobi Arboretum

Currently Closed
  • Address: Nairobi, Kenya
    Map
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 06:15 pm Details
  • Phone: 254-202725471
  • Ticket Price: 50 KES
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Park, Play Ground, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature

Nairobi Arboretum - Review

An arboretum is a spot holding living accumulation of plants for the reasons of logical exploration, protection, showcase and instruction. The Nairobi Arboretum is 30 hectares of lush pasture, having a desert spring near the heart of the city, and arranged about3 km from downtown area and the State House. It is one of Nairobi's few remaining green spaces with shaded walkways, cookout yards and running trails and numerous events. The Arboretum was created in 1907 by Mr. Batiscombe, then Deputy Conservator of Forests, to go for presented ranger service trees for Kenya. It was gazetted and designated as an open store. The Arboretum is under the administration of the Forestry Department (FD). The Arboretum has quite a few lasting structures. It holds over 350 types of indigenous and foreign plants. The numerous vegetation is additionally home to over 100 types of winged animals, along with a populace of Sykes and Vervet monkeys, numerous butterflies and other minor natural life. The Arboretum offers an excellent, quiet and safe place to visit. It has extra offices to reasonably accommodate the guests from both Kenya and different nations. It has a satisfactory supplement of staff gifted in an assortment of fields to meet the extensive variety of capacities and chances. It provides viable and natural instructions and consciousness for schools, universities and the overall population. The arboretum has a sound budgetary base, incorporating robust Government benefits and the competence to raise a noteworthy commitment in the running of the system and proper maintenance of the rare plants.

Nairobi Arboretum Ticket Prices

  • Below 18 years: 20 KES

Nairobi Arboretum Hours

  • Office hours : The Tree Centre, open every weekday from 9am to 4pm

How To reach Nairobi Arboretum by Public Transport

  • Westland Stage
  • Waiyaki highway

Restaurants Near Nairobi Arboretum

  • Naked Pizza
  • Furasato
  • Zen Garden Restaurant

Love this? Explore the entire list of things to do in Nairobi before you plan your trip.

Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Nairobi and book an accommodation of your choice.

TripHobo Highlights for Nairobi Arboretum

  • Nairobi Arboretum Address: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Nairobi Arboretum Contact Number: 254-202725471
  • Nairobi Arboretum Timing: 06:00 am - 06:15 pm
  • Nairobi Arboretum Price: 50 KES
  • Best time to visit Nairobi Arboretum(preferred time): 07:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Nairobi Arboretum: 02:00 Hrs
  • Try the best online travel planner to plan your travel itinerary!
  • Plan a Trip to Nairobi Arboretum using our free Nairobi Trip Planner
  • Explore Nairobi itineraries created by fellow travellers
  • Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki?curid=32160938
Are you associated with this business? Get in Touch

Things to Know Before Visiting Nairobi Arboretum

  • 26.41% of people who visit Nairobi include Nairobi Arboretum in their plan

  • 54.17% of people start their Nairobi Arboretum visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Nairobi Arboretum

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Nairobi Arboretum

People normally club together Railway Museum and Paradise Lost while planning their visit to Nairobi Arboretum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Nairobi Arboretum Trips

Nairobi Arboretum, Nairobi Reviews

Google+
  • Easily accessible by either car or foot, has a number of nature trails that some are easy to get lost while at them. The place is clean leave for a few people who end up littering. Good for a picnic, nature walk, family fun day or even a run to keep you fit.

  • Refreshing and pleasant venue in the city. Covered in lush green grass and indigenous trees. This is a pleasant venue for picnics and hanging out or even for a rejuvenating run for those keen to exercise in serene settings.

  • It's a very good place for picnic and have big playground can go with friends family and big groups. And good things it's nearest park 🏞.. and even for wedding photography. It's just awesome place..

  • Cool place to hang out. You can bring your own food and games to play. Its proximity ti the city center makes it easy to access.

  • Unique about it is the rare species of trees and wild fruits. Nice having eco-friendly toilets, however they were fixed and it seems that was the last time the management checked on them. Hygiene is a great challenge in here.

Read all reviews