Nairobi Arboretum

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  • 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, 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.

Entrance Ticket Details For Nairobi Arboretum

  • 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

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  • Waiyaki highway

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  • 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
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  • 21.26% 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

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Nairobi arboretum
  • Hi,are you guys opened on Saturdays and if yes what are the charges and timings and am I allowed to carry my own food stuffs

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  • 1. What are the charges for both kids and adults? 2. Are we allowed to bring food and drink for picnics? Are we likely to attract aggressive monkeys by doing so?

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  • Hi, I am Hellen Nyaga. Are you open on Sunday and if so timing please? What are the charges? I am allowed to come with my own food and drinks?

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