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

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Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi

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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.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Giraffe Centre
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
    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 - Giraffe Centre
  • Entry/Admission - David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
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
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • 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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Sylvia wrote a review Jun. 2019
Nairobi, Kenya11 contributions1 helpful vote
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I had an amazing experience today in this tour! The guide, Francis was on time to pick me up at the hotel and was a truly great person! He made sure we arrived at the best times in each park and even put me in the perfect spot at the elephant orphanage so I could see the
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Response from GraceChege, General Manager at Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
Responded Jun. 28, 2019
Thank you so much Sylviacalfat for giving us chance to serve you and taking your time writing a wonderful review. We are grateful you had an amazing experience with our driver guide Francis. We look forward to meeting and serving you again in the near future.
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Rosemary H wrote a review May 2019
10 contributions4 helpful votes
We really enjoyed the girraffe centre visit. Up close enough to get a kiss from them (you have to try it!) The talk about the girraffe breeding program was interesting and informative. You can see Giraffe Manor from there too. I reccomend this if you are in Nairobi.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from GraceChege, General Manager at Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
Responded Jun. 4, 2019
Thank you so much Rosemary for giving us an opportunity to serve you and taking your time writing a wonderful review. We look forward to meeting and serving you again in the near future
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Nikki91 wrote a review May 2019
Alzira, Spain5 contributions1 helpful vote
Steven was a great guide for this trip! He was early collecting us and then took us straight to the giraffe centre, we were the first ones there! He stood back whilst we fed the giraffes, which was amazing and took some great photos on our phones for us! At the giraffe centre
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from GraceChege, General Manager at Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
Responded May 8, 2019
Thank you so much Nikki for giving us chance to serve you and going ahead leaving a wonderful review. We are indeed grateful you enjoyed your day out with our driver guide Steven. We look forward to meeting and serving you again in the near future.
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ktc1239 wrote a review May 2019
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This tour was absolutely fabulous, I travelled to Nairobi alone before a safari and thus booked this solo. I ended up being the only one on the day tour. Steven (my guide - amazing guy!!!) picked me up promptly at 8, so that we could head to the giraffe sanctuary, which opened
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from GraceChege, General Manager at Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
Responded Jun. 4, 2019
Thanks a lot ktc1239 for giving us an opportunity to serve you and going ahead leaving a great review. We are really grateful you enjoyed your day out with our driver guide Steven. We look forward to meeting and serving you again in the near future
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Mim wrote a review Apr. 2019
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Wow!! The elephant sanctuary and the girraffe centre are both must see/do experiences as I got to kiss a girraffe and the elephants were adorable! Steven was on time for pick up, very informative and helpful taking my pic, as I’m a solo traveller and even waited around for me
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Response from GraceChege, General Manager at Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
Responded Apr. 8, 2019
Thank you so much Mimk1610 for giving us an opportunity to serve you and going a head writing a wonderful review. We are happy you enjoyed your day out with our driver guide Steven. We look forward to meeting and serving you again in the near future.
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By: Gracepatt Ecotours Kenya
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Excellent experience. Stephen is super friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and a very good photographer. I plan to boo
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It was a very nice trip and we saw a lot of animals. The animals came close to the car and stayed for some time. St
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My part of exciting is the way your driver Steven helped us in our day trip to Giraffe center ,beads and Nairobi nationa
Nairobi national park, giraffe center but I missed Elephant orpharan visit due to covid 19. We will beck
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The guided tour in Nairobi National Park was amazing. The guide Peter was very knowledgeable of all facts about the
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A must visit experience in Nairobi to the Bomas with the display of 23 African Tribal homes from Kenya learning abo
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Another type of safari
This was a good start of our trip in Kenia. Very convenient with pick up from the airport. Peter made sure that we
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mikeidd
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Amazing day out!
We had a fantastic time on our tour with Stephen who was friendly and professional, nothing was too much trouble, h
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Excellent day tour. Peter was my tour guide and was fantastic. Ask for Peter if you can because he is very knowledg
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Great tour!
I had a great time on my bike tour of Hell’s Gate National Park and Lake Naivasha. Alex was an excellent guide. I h
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Amazing first day in Kenya with awesome driver!
My guide Stephen was not only knowledgeable about the activities that had been planned, he was friendly and accommo
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Hey, My name is Saniya from Pune, India. I had booked from vsnapu when I was on a solo trip to Kenya. I was suggest
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Amazing one day trip, thank you to Stephen
Stephen Mutuku my driver is amazing guy and guide. I was lucky enough to be the only passenger on this tour, and en
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Elephants giraffes and more!
Amazing tour with Peter! So much fun I booked the nights before at 11pm and guy picked up the next morning at 8am!
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Steven was an excellent guide in Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru
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  • Duration: 6h
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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