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Nairobi Tented Camp
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Nairobi Tented Camp
Nairobi Tented Camp
Nairobi Tented Camp
Nairobi Tented Camp

Reviews of Nairobi Tented Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

5 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Nairobi Tented Camp and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Aug-2018, 2 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Nairobi Tented Camp.
Lion

50% success

Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

0% success

Wild dog

0% success

Black Rhino

100% success

Buffalo

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Zebra

50% success

Aardvark

0% success

Eland

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

Striped Hyena

0% success

White Rhino

0% success

Wildebeest

0% success

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Matt
Warrington

"Nairobi Tented Camp review"

1 night Arrived 17 Feb 2019
"Great camp and pleasant staff.

Safari vehicles well maintained and guide very knowledgeable.

Camp food was excellent, we were well looked after." See all these reviews: 7n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Black Rhino

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Lion

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Mr D
Ilfracombe

"Nairobi Tented Camp - a work in progress"

1 night Arrived 6 Aug 2018
"We stayed here 1 night in order to visit the Sheldrick Elephant Sanctuary, where we had sponsored an orphaned elephant. The camp is perfectly situated for this as you can drive through the park to get to the sanctuary rather than use the main road, which was very busy at 5.00 pm when we were visiting. The camp itself is very well situated with the tents being very comfortable with a bush shower and a hot water bottle at night.

However the staff were clearly very willing and pleasant but didn’t really know how to run the camp in a polished way. For example I asked for another glass of water and they realised that they had run out. There was a look of panic and one of them then ran to the kitchen to find some.

Our driver who took us to the Sanctuary was clearly new to that route because he took a wrong turning and had to stop and phone for help. On the way back to camp we saw 3 rhinos running in the distance, but instead of slowing for us to try and engage with this encounter he drove at pace and left them behind. I said to him that “you are the driver that is given to people in a hurry”.

This camp has potential and the chance of seeing the endangered black rhino is an obvious attraction but at the moment I wouldn’t recommend that you included it in your itinerary unless, like us, the main reason is to visit the Sheldricks" See all these reviews: 9n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Activities:
Poor
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Average
Sightings Report

Black Rhino

1 sighting

Buffalo

1 sighting

Giraffe

1 sighting

Mr & Mrs A
LA

"Back to Nature!"

1 night Arrived 21 Jan 2016
"AMAZING!!!!!!!

I cannot recommend this experience highly enough. Warm welcome, fabulous surroundings and awe inspiring animal sightings. All this coupled with flush toilets, electricity and freshly cooked delicious food - now THIS is camping!

I would return in a heartbeat." See all these reviews: 2n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs M
Kansas

"Good place to start or end your safari"

2 nights Arrived 11 Jan 2016
"We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of game and wildness of the Nairobi National Park as it is so close to the city.

The tented camp was comfortable with large tents with in suite bathrooms and large beds. The food was also very good there.

Probably the highlight was the excellent guide that we had. His name was Andrew and he was as good as any guide we had in Kenya.

The location of the park is convenient to come from the international airport and then even closer to Wilson airport to fly out to our next camp.

We arrived late at night so paid only half board for the first night stay and then spent another night at full board to take advantage of the ,morning and evening safari." See all these reviews: 14n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Ms H
QLD. Australia

"Nairobi Tented Camp"

1 night Arrived 12 Dec 2014
"Again I was the only person in camp, until the late afternoon when a couple arrived but I had the game drives to myself again.

The location so close to the city is amazing with rhinos, lots of lions and plentiful hartebeest. The tents are comfortable however they are in a wooded area so there are no views.

The visit to the baby elephant orphanage and the giraffe centre when I was leaving were also good fun" See all these reviews: 5n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
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5 reviews of Nairobi Tented Camp by travellers since August 2007
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