Sunset at Lake Nakuru, Kenya, 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
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
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
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
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
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
Mamba Village

Mamba Village

This is the place to visit if you want to see crocodiles and ostriches close up. Spread over 30 acres, Mamba Village has lots to offer. ...more »

  • Location: Langata
  • Type: Family activities
  • Tel: +254 (0) 20 890887

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.

What's On

Kenya International Salsa Festival (Pre-Launch)

Kenya International Salsa Festival (Pre-Launch)

25 Jul
Arts

Kenya International Salsa Festival (Pre-Launch) will have participants from Kenya, Burundi (Buena... more »

To Hell's Gate on a Wheelbarrow

To Hell's Gate on a Wheelbarrow

25 Jul - 27 Jul
Nature

To Hell's Gate on a Wheelbarrow is a fun event for the whole family and friends. You get to visit... more »

The Great Migration

The Great Migration

25 Jul - 27 Jul
Holiday

The great migration is a sight you want to see. This July for 3 days and 2 nights you will have a... more »

The Cherry Orchard

The Cherry Orchard

25 Jul - 27 Jul
Theatre

This play from Russia has been adapted to the Kenyan setting to address the issues the country is... more »

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