Exploring the Nairobi Safari Walk: An Affordable Adventure

Some of the perks of living in Nairobi is convenient access to wildlife via the national park and the Nairobi Safari Walk. It’s been a long and grim Nairobi winter and naturally, I thought it would be a good time to leave the comfort of my sheets and go gallivanting. I hit up my creator friends Mercy and Sharon and we decided to spend a day at the Nairobi Safari Walk.

If you’ve been here for a while, you may remember that the very first blog post here was a review of my experience at the Park. It’s been seven glorious years since then and I can’t help but marvel at the growth. Thank YOU so much for being here!

The Safari Walk is an incredible way to get a taste of what to expect on a safari in Kenya. It is an affordable way to see wildlife and spend time in nature. I highly recommend it for a chill day out solo, with your person, family, and friends.

Here is what to expect.


Getting there

Nairobi Safari Walk Location

The Safari Walk is located inside KWS Headquarters on Lang’ata Road. It is conveniently located about thirty minutes away from Nairobi CBD, near major malls, hospitals and airports.

It is easily accessible by both public and private means. If using public means, board a matatu going to Lang’ata (number 15) from Bus Station or board a matatu going to Ongata Rongai (number 125/126) from Railways Bus Station. Alternatively, you can hail a taxi to and from your home or accommodation.

Nairobi Safari Walk Entry Fees

Please note that payment is cashless, so load your MPesa or cards.

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Nairobi Safari Walk Visual Diary

Nairobi Safari Walk

There are no accommodation options inside the Safari Walk but you can stay at Ololo Safari Lodge or The Emakoko, which are both located inside the national park. Alternatively, you can check out these other options located near the Park:

Ole Sereni Hotel and its sister property Emara Ole Sereni

Eka Hotel

Tamarind Tree Hotel


Overall, the safari walk is a chill way to spend your day. It is a good option enjoyed by people of all ages not to mention, quite affordable. If you are looking for other activities to do in Nairobi, check these posts (here and here) for some fun budget-friendly ideas.

Find more information about the place here.

Let me know in the comments if you have been to the Nairobi Safari Walk and what your experience was.

Until next time, Bye!


  1. zidane

    12 September 2023 at 6:48 pm

    beautiful place, thank you for creating this article

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