Two Zebras on the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya
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The Giraffe Centre AFEW

The Giraffe Centre AFEW

If you have a day or two to sightsee in Nairobi, this is an absolute must! This educational centre allows tourists and school groups to see these lovely long legged creatures up close and personal ...more »

  • Location: Langata
  • Type: Places of Interest (Nairobi)
  • Tel: +254 (0) 20 891658
The Elephant Orphanage

The Elephant Orphanage

Watching baby elephants feeding and playing at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust's Elephant Orphanage is something not to be missed. The baby elephants trot along with floppy trunks and flappy ears ...more »

  • Location: Langata
  • Type: Places of Interest (Nairobi)
  • Tel: ++254 20 2301 396
The Center of Creativity

The Center of Creativity

The Center of Creativity Services offers training, mentoring, coaching and other forms of personal management to enrich people's lives today and tomorrow. ...more »

  • Location: Parklands
  • Type: Family activities
Poa Place Resort

Poa Place Resort

The Poa Place Resort is located in Eldoret in western Kenya and offers a host of entertainments, eateries and accommodation to local people and visitors to the area. ...more »

  • Location: Eldoret
  • Type: Conference Restaurants
  • Tel: +254 703 129990
Nairobi City Tours

Nairobi City Tours

Choose a half day or a full day Nairobi City Tour as follows: ...more »

  • Location: Langata
  • Type: Activities with Animals
Animal Orphanage (Mt Kenya Safari Club)

Animal Orphanage (Mt Kenya Safari Club)

Have you ever fed a crested crane, had a monkey sit on your shoulder or seen a horse crossed with a zebra? Well if you haven't - you need to visit the extraordinary Animal Orphanage, ...more »

  • Location: Mount Kenya
  • Type: Activities with Animals
  • Tel: +254 (0) 62 203-2406
Thigiri Riding School

Thigiri Riding School

Located in the leafy residential area of Thigiri Ridge, the stables are home to about 10 horses and ponies; many being rescue ponies or ex-polo horses. ...more »

  • Location: Westlands
  • Type: Sports
  • Tel: +254 (0)721 266970
Karen Riding School

Karen Riding School

Karen Riding School is a well resourced and professionally managed riding school based in Marula Lane in Karen. It welcomes complete beginners (1year upwards!) to more experienced competition riders. ...more »

  • Location: Karen
  • Type: Sports
  • Tel: + 254 (0) 732 452713
Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater Rafting

This is a fun day out for anyone over the age of about 9 years. The tour departs from Nairobi at around 8am where you drive to a campsite at Sagana (this takes just over 2 hours). ...more »

  • Location: Tana River
  • Type: Adventure
  • Tel: +254 (0)733 835963
Pat-a-Pet (K.S.P.C.A.)

Pat-a-Pet (K.S.P.C.A.)

A great place to rescue an abandoned puppy or kitten. The KSPCA also offer children a chance to safely "pat" or stroke a pet including kittens, puppies, guinea pigs, rabbits or whatever is currently ...more »

  • Location: Langata
  • Type: Family activities
  • Tel: +254 (0)20 882500

All Kenya Things to do

Our Local Experts say:

Kenya has lots to offer families, so if you’re not sure what’s available, there’s plenty to choose from. This section provides information on a range of family-friendly activities - so all you need to do is decide what your kids would like to do.

From feeding giraffes to go-karting, rescuing turtles and more, Kenya offers a great range of activities for families of all ages. There are so many great things to do in this tropical paradise, which will keep the whole family entertained. From watersports to cultural visits, take a look at what’s on offer for a family fun holiday here in Kenya.

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Latin Nite

Latin Nite

2 Aug
Music

Latin Nite is a night of entertaining music by Danger & Friends featuring Victor Muli. Of course,... more »

Kids Festival

Kids Festival

2 Aug
Kids

Kids Festival is a fun place for kids with all sorts of activities to keep them busy and engaged.... more »

Rift Valley Festival Launch Party

Rift Valley Festival Launch Party

2 Aug
Festivals

This Launch party will feature Sarabi, Yellow light Machine, House music from Fambula and Kenya... more »

The Moipei Quartet Concert

The Moipei Quartet Concert

2 Aug
Music

This concert will feature the young and talented Moipei Quartet. The quartet has toured all over... more »

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