Nairobi ArboretumCurrently Open [Closes at 06:15 pm]
- 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
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.
- Below 18 years: 20 KES
- Office hours : The Tree Centre, open every weekday from 9am to 4pm
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26.27% 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
For a great outdoor experience, visit the great Nairobi Arboretum... For a walk, a jog, a picnic, team building activity, cycling, fun day outs... It's a place for all...
Beauty of Nature is still found in the city. I was so glad to see this 'Bird of the paradise'
So Serene and such a beautiful place. Definitely the place you need to be if you want to unwind and escape the loud and crazy city life.
Looking for a peaceful picnic site, nature walk, feed monkey's and jogging! This is your kind of place, enjoy yourself with family. Cheers
It's beautiful! Nice way to spend an easy breezy afternoon.