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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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TheTraveller393 wrote a review Feb. 2018
Calgary, Canada96 contributions19 helpful votes
Entry fee is $10 USD. Experience the opportunity of feeding the giraffe's and getting close to nature.
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Date of experience: January 2018
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Response from GraceChege, General Manager at Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
Responded Jun. 21, 2018
Thank you so much Traveller393 for giving us an opportunity serve you and taking your time review us well. We look forward to serving you again in the near future. Regards
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john_duke555 wrote a review Jan. 2018
Newcastle, Australia37 contributions7 helpful votes
Giraffe Manor arranged the excursion and it was well worth. To see the baby orphan elephants running for their morning milk and then playing in the mud and water, so close was wonderful. We adopted an elephant of course and it is a privilege to support this wonderful asset to
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Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from GraceChege, General Manager at Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
Responded Jun. 21, 2018
Thank you so much John for giving us chance to serve you and going ahead writing a wonderful review. We look forward to meeting and serving you again in the near future. Regards
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Shani G wrote a review Dec. 2017
17 contributions6 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed our time with Patrick. We have 2 young girls and an infant. He was wonderful with our children and even our baby loved him and he doesn’t like anyone lol. We really had a great time. Highly recommend this tour and our amazing guide!
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Response from GraceChege, General Manager at Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
Responded Dec. 22, 2017
Thank you Shani for giving us chance to serve you together with your family. We are glad that you had a great day with our guide Patrick. We look forward to serving you again in the near future. Regards Grace
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jennyv797 wrote a review Nov. 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa2 contributions1 helpful vote
I had an amazing day with your guide Stephen at the Giraffe Center and the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. As I was on my own, it was wonderful to have someone to share the day with and someone that became an instant friend. Stephen is a fantastic guide with enthusiasm and
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Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from Patrick K, Owner at Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Centre in Nairobi
Responded Dec. 6, 2017
Thanks alot Jenny for booking this tour with us and taking your time to review us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip with our guide Stephen. We look forward to serving you again . Regards
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Excellent safari day
Excellent experience. Stephen is super friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and a very good photographer. I plan to boo
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Nairobi National Park Tour Drive
Gracepatt Ecotours are just the best! The tour drive was excellent, enjoyable and very educative!! Their package pr
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Nakuru Lake & Masai Mara
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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vantomsonj
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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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Nairobi National Park
The guided tour in Nairobi National Park was amazing. The guide Peter was very knowledgeable of all facts about the
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Cultural Kenya
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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Mr.
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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pablcj1
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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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Friend
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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AnastasijaM
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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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Alyssa B
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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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Voyager00543
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Steven was an excellent guide in Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru
Great experience overall. Steven was awesome and made the whole event excellent. He was attentive, proactive, nic
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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