Nairobi ArboretumCurrently Closed
- Address: Nairobi, Kenya
- 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
- Zen Garden Restaurant
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Things to Know Before Visiting Nairobi Arboretum
26.41% of people who visit Nairobi include Nairobi Arboretum in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
54.17% of people start their Nairobi Arboretum visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
1 Hr 30 Minutes
People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Nairobi Arboretum
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Nairobi Arboretum
Nairobi Arboretum Trips
Nairobi Arboretum, Nairobi Reviews
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.