First of all - follow this organization. Once your follow it, find an elephant or another one of their animals to foster and do whatever you can to visit. It is a beautiful organization around for all the worst reasons - you have a choice...More
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About David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
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We visited the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in late November and thoroughly enjoyed seeing the orphaned elephants. Many of the young elephants have been injured or their mother's slain before being brought to the orphanage. We were able to see them being bottle fed (they...More
I cried again when I went to visit the Daphne Sheldrick elephant orphanage. The baby elephants were just adorable. I brought the three Kenyan ladies which I employ, with me and they enjoyed it as much as I did. I also learned a lot about...More
The elephant orphanage was born in 1977 and is a non-profit organization. It was dedicated to the spouses Sheldrick, David the husband was the guardian who was responsible for hindering the poaching inside the Tsavo National Park. Together with his wife Daphne, they raised all...More
Place open for visitors between 11am 12pm for 1 hour. When it's 11 am, elephants start come from the forest and when they arrive start to drink milk from the careworkers hands. It's a good experience to watch them while they're drinking and playing.
Visited the wildiife trust our first full day in Nairobi. It was a great way to start our adventure. A very good cause! The babies where brought out in two groups and one of the keepers explained about each elephant. Very dedicated employees to help...More
We saw the babies in two groups, younger ones first. It is great to know they will be returned to their original areas when they are old enough. I also enjoyed seeing the school children who had come to watch the orphans being fed.
I encourage every person who visit Nairobi to pass from the "Elephant Orphanage". A good cause to support this nice baby elephant.
Enjoyed our visit to the elephant orphanage. The viewing area works well. We were able to watch two groups (33 elephants) be fed. The staff also lead some elephants close enough to touch. The guide provided an informative talk about each orphan’s name, age, and...More