Stunning cottage overlooking Nairobi National Park

Stunning cottage overlooking Nairobi National Park


Nov 2016

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
2 Bathrooms

About our home

A family cottage bordering Nairobi National Park, Kenya. The cottage is part of Ololo Safari Lodge that was opened in 2015. The lodge is a popular destination for guests from all over the world. It has beautiful leafy gardens and it's own vegetable gardens to supply the restaurant. Access is best through the Nairobi National Park which also offers an array of exotic wildlife including, rhino, buffalo, zebra, lions, impala, ostrich, giraffe.......often seen while eating breakfast from the deck or terrace! Day excursions to the surrounding attractions include Sheldrick's Elephant Orphanage, Blixens Museum, Giraffe Centre, craft markets.
If the family cottage is unavailable we have other options for couples. Check the lodge website:

The opportunity to include a safari to Kenya's famous game parks (Maasai Mara, Tsavo, Amboselli , Kilimanjaro, Lamu island) could make this the holiday of a lifetime... If you would like to combine your stay at Ololo with a personalised, tailor-made safari around Kenya, please reach out to us on our safari website:

Park fees, Excursions & Meals:
• To be transferred through the park or to go on game drives you will have to purchase park tickets. This fee goes directly to Kenya Wildlife Service and is used to support the wildlife and maintenance of the NNP.
• Entry Prices to the Nairobi National Park 24 hour passes from time of entry: Non-resident Adult 43 USD; Non-resident Child 3-18yrs 22 USD; Adult Resident of Kenya 430ksh; Child Resident of Kenya 3-18yrs 200ksh; Citizens of Kenya Adult 400ksh Citizen of Kenya Child 3- 18yrs 215ksh. Complimentary: Under 3 years. Not inclusive of Nairobi National Park entry fees.
• Game drives in NNP: 3 hrs with qualified guide in Ololo’s 4-wheel drive safari vehicles. Minimum 2 people: 15,000KES / 150USD for the vehicle Over2adults:60USD/6,000Kshperperson 5-14yrs3,000Ksh/30USDperchild
• Transfers:
From Wilson to Ololo 6,000Ksh one way per vehicle; From JKIA to Ololo 9,000Ksh one way per vehicle; From NNP Main Gate to Ololo 4,000Ksh one way per vehicle; From NNP East Gate to Ololo 4,000Ksh one way per vehicle.
• Excursions: Half day excursion to Karen to visit 2 to 3 places of interest in our Ololo vehicle will vehicle. These excursions can be booked at the lodge on arrival. (not inclusive of any entry fees)
• Meals: Depending on availability, we are able to offer self-catering facilities in our three- bedroom has a small fridge, sink, tea and coffee making facilities
• Meals are priced as per the below if you choose to have Ololo Safari Lodge cater for your stay. Full Breakfast: 20 USD per person 2-Course Lunch: 25 USD per person
3-Course Dinner: 30 USD per head per person Half Price for Children 5-12 years


More about us

  1. We're an Australian couple with three grown up children

  2. We both work in Kenya at our Safari Lodge called Ololo

  3. We love to travel!

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Where is it?


Ololo is nestled into the hillside opposite Nairobi National Park, with direct access via footbridge where our vehicles are kept for gamedrives and local excursions. We are only 20 minutes from the Baby Elephant Orphanage, and an hour from JKIA international and Wilson airports.

Buzzy restaurants
Carnivore, Mayura, Purdy Arms, Talisman, Darosa, Hemingways
Cozy cafés
Matbronze, art caffe
Retail therapy
Numerous local african markets in Nairobi and surrounds
Day tripping
Day trips can be made to Kenya's well known destinations such as David Sheldrick's elephant orphange, the Giraffe Manor, or the famous Karen Blixens restraunt and museum.

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