Karen, Nairobi, is a haven for family-friendly fun! Kids can get up close and personal with giraffes at the Giraffe Centre, feeding them from a raised platform. For outdoor adventures, the Oloolua Nature Trail provides a scenic hike through lush forests, perfect for spotting monkeys and birds. And to top it off, a visit to the Karen Blixen Museum offers a glimpse into Kenya’s colonial history, with its beautiful gardens and fascinating artifacts. Whether it’s encountering wildlife, exploring nature, or learning about history, Karen has something to enchant every child.

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1. Giraffe Centre

The Giraffe Centre is an awesome place for your kids to be educated on nature and the need for conservation. Your children will not only get this valuable knowledge, but they also get to interact up-close with one of nature’s most humble towering giants -the Rothschild Giraffe. Read more

2. Tag and Play

Tag and Play offers hours of fun for your toddlers! Tucked on the 1st floor of  the Water Front Mall in Karen, this toddlers club has miniature slides, a trampoline, and a ball pit that will engange your toddlers with some fun. Read more…

3. Paintball Fury

If your kids, teens plus mum and dad love adrenaline-packed fun then, Paintball Fury located at the Waterfront Mall in Karen is the place to be! Paintballing is super fun and easy, all you need to do is eliminate your opponent by hitting them with a ball fired from your paintball marker. Read more…

4. Adventure Farm

When was the last time you had an adventure on a farm? Adventure Farm Karen, is an awesome experience of family fun and learning! The farm has both crops and livestock that will keep your kids yearning to learn more. Kids, teens and adults alike will enjoy petting the rabbits, feeding the fish, cows and pigs with organic feed. Read more…

5. Oloolua Nature Trail

Oloolua Nature Trail is a great activity for your kids to get in touch with Nature and appreciate some of the precious indigenous birds, trees, colourful flowers, butterflies, different types of monkeys plus loads more flora and fauna that thrive in this little paradise tucked away in Karen. Read more…

6. Nairobi National Park

Your kids and teens alike will absolutely go wild and call out the names of their favourite Lion Guard characters when they spot the zebras, buffaloes, giraffes, cheetahs, hyenas, gazelles and the vultures in the park. Read more…

7. Stedmak Animal Park

If your kids love wildlife, then Stedmak Animal Park comes highly recommended. Your kids and teens alike will absolutely go wild when they call out and get the Africa grey parrot respond-Kasuku! Read more…

8.  Child Friendly Restaurants in Karen

Karen has many child friendly restaurants with great ambience, perfect for that birthday or weekend family lunch. Most have has a generous sitting areas ideal for medium to large-sized groups, plus a kids play area to entertain your little angels. These restaurants also have plenty of meat options, snacks and a buffet to choose from. Here are a few:

Under The Swahili Tree,  The Matbronze Café, The Talisman, Tin Roof Café and Asmara

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