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Top 10 Places To Visit In Nairobi With Your Family

by John Nyabuto

Nairobi looks more business oriented than a fun packed hub. Well, Nairobi offers more than what you think. It provides a lot of activities for its occupants whether they want fun or business. In Nairobi too, you can treat your family to picnics and all the fun-filled activities you want without necessarily leaving the city.
Here are the top 10 places to visit with your family

1.Rolfs Place
Rolf’s place is unique and it has a fantastic view overlooking the gorge and it can be accessed through a  breathtaking 100metres swing bridge.
You can take your family out here at Rolf’s place and enjoy magnificent views over the swing bridge and bond.

A magnificent suspended walkway at Rolf’s Place

2.Uhuru Park
This expansive park in the heart of the city and provides a plethora of activities from boat rides, merry go round, camel rides and so on.
There are also many trees and some lush fields where you can spread a leso or sit on designated benches with your family and have a good time.

3.Karura Forest
This beautiful forest is in the heart of the bustling Nairobi town. It has a picturesque waterfall, breathtaking caves and picnic sites all to its credit. A family can also go out for cycling in the forest. Karura Forest makes it for a perfect private family outing site during weekends and holidays.

4.Nairobi Arboretum
The arboretum is a great place to bond with mother nature and experience an amazing forest atmosphere within the city. Arboretum provides a great place for picnics, jogging, walking, unwinding, and reflection. It also has many exotic trees, monkeys and lush fields where a family day out will be absolutely memorable.

5.The Giraffe Centre Nairobi
The Giraffe center In Nairobi is an amazing place to pay a visit with your family. Located roughly 20km away from the central business district of Nairobi, it started out started as a rescue center for an endangered Rothschild Giraffe. The center has since become a major tourist attraction and you can go with your family and have a good time

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6.Panari Sky Centre Nairobi
The Solar Ice Rink at Panari is the only one of its kind in East and Central Africa. It provides a staggering 15,000 square feet of skating surface and it can accommodate as much as 250 skaters at one go. You can take your family to this rink and enjoy an ice skating experience at a small fee of Ksh 500/- and 800/-

7.Uhuru Gardens
Located along Lang’ata Road and bordering Carnivore Restaurant, the beautiful Uhuru Gardens are a favorite among lovers on nature, picnic goers and people who just need some quiet time off the hustle and bustle of the day. It’s a perfect family day out a place under the few trees and lush gardens when it’s not a dry season.

8.GP Karting
If you love cars and some speed, then GP Karting has got you. Located in Carnivore road off Langata Road, GP Karting is an exciting and adrenaline rush fun activity. You can go with your family and race against each other and make memories????.That has to be the sweetest thing you can do with your family I bet and with affordable rates, you can treat your family to this breathtaking activity, have a blast with your kids and build unbreakable bonds with them.

9.Nairobi safari walk
It offers one of the closest views one can ever get with the wild, or wild animals in this case.At the walk, you can see a lot of wild animals roaming freely just around and about you in the park.

10.Nairobi National Park
Well, you don’t need to leave Nairobi with your family all the way to Tsavo or Maasai Mara to meet with the wildlife…you can get it right inside your city at Nairobi National park.
With  a variety of wild animals roaming in it, you and your family can get to see them in a much nearer place instead of going for long distances for the same.

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