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Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi provided by Gracepatt Ecotours Kenya

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20-06-18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-06-18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
By including all transportation and entrance fees, this guided tour of Nairobi wildlife makes it as easy as possible to see Kenya’s famous animals—without leaving the city. A guide takes you directly to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and the Giraffe Centre to learn about elephants and giraffes from trained staff working to conserve and protect these animals in the wild.
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  • 1
    David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Giraffe Centre
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Nairobi wildlife tour: Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre
  • Learn about conservation efforts being made in Nairobi 
  • See elephants and giraffes in real life
  • All entrance fees included so you can walk right in
  • All transportation with hotel pickup and drop-off included
What to Expect
Begin your tour of Nairobi wildlife with pickup from your hotel. Go directly to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to learn about how the center rescues and rehabilitates orphaned elephants. Your guide helps you find the best viewpoint to see them play. Then, continue to the Giraffe Centre, a nonprofit organization that helps educate people about endangered animals and environmental protection. Learn about giraffes from guides and optionally feed them by hand under the supervision of trained staff. Tour concludes with drop-off at your Nairobi hotel.
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Important Information
Duration
6h
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Elephant Orphanage Entrance fee
  • Giraffe Center Entrance fee
  • Transport in a private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
  • Entry/Admission - Giraffe Centre
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Meaghan M wrote a review Feb. 2020
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I had a great time on my trip with Steven today to the Giraffe Center and Elephant Orphanage! Steven picked me up at my hotel right on time, and afterwards we picked up the other individual on the tour for the day. We got to the Giraffe Center right when it opened, avoiding the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Patrick K, Owner at Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
Responded Feb. 20, 2020
This is great Meaghan thank you for reviewing us, yours is a well narrated review of a beautiful day. Keep up the pass Steve, being there and taking care when the visitor needs you will always make a difference.
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SeaSickSarah54 wrote a review Feb. 2020
Kansas City, Missouri35 contributions
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What a wonderful day exploring some of the sites of Nairobi! Tour started right on time with a pickup from my hotel. We first went to the Giraffe Center, which was so much fun getting to learn about and feed the giraffes. We then went to the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage where
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Patrick K, Owner at Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
Responded Feb. 20, 2020
Thank you Seasick Sarah for such a nice review. Its our joy when our visitors are happy. We appreciate your recommendation.
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Amy M wrote a review Feb. 2020
Tucson, Arizona92 contributions27 helpful votes
A great visit to see orphaned elephants and learn about the work of the Sheldrike Foundation. If you don't want to get splashed with mud, avoid standing by the mud hole as the little elephants love to roll in the mud. You, your phone, and anything else you have with you will get
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Patrick K, Owner at Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
Responded Feb. 24, 2020
Its true if you stand near the mud hole you get baptized by the baby elephants using the mud, sometimes its fun for both the elephants and the people. All the same you had a wonderful time at the elephant orphanage. Thank you for reviewing us.
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Chris8831 wrote a review Jan. 2020
Melbourne, Australia8 contributions3 helpful votes
This was a fantastic day out... We loved the opportunity to get up close with the Giraffes, and also the baby Elephants too. Both of these are very worthwhile experiences, and it feels good to spend money on organisations that are doing such fantastic work in education, and
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Patrick K, Owner at Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
Responded Jan. 26, 2020
Thank you Chris for such a nice review, we look forward to serving you again in the future.
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Sarah M wrote a review Jan. 2020
Copenhagen, Denmark2 contributions
The trip was so good. The driver Stephen, was so Nice and on time! And he is the best camera man also.. Can advise everyone to Do trips with This Company.
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Response from Patrick K, Owner at Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
Responded Jan. 20, 2020
This is a nice review Sarah, we thank you for your kind words. Thank you Stephen for being there when the visitor needs your assistance, keep up the good work.
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