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African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (Kenya) Ltd. - Giraffe Centre

#2 of 123 things to do in Nairobi Features Animals
Duma Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 8070804
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It is a place that seeks to secure our environment. Our main work is to carry out environment conserving initiatives. The care for giraffes that are endangered is one of the conservation activities that we do.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Duma Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 8070804
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

Drove down to this place, since i had a day's time. If you are an animal lover, then you get to see giraffes up close & personal, else, forget it. Array of street shops, too expensive - but some good souvenirs to take home..

Thank Narenshiva
Reviewed 14 December 2015

You will only need an hour but this is well worth the visit. Very enjoyable and excellent photo opportunities.

Thank Oliver F
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This feels like a tourist oriented giraffe exhibit but it does give you a close up giraffe's eye view of these fascinating animals. They are in a fairly large compound and do come to the viewing platform to get the food that you are given...More

1  Thank Vern_Phyllis
Reviewed 9 December 2015

the place was crowded with tourists so it was a challenge to get good pictures. One could take a selfie and hand feed them. Spending an hour in that place was more than enough. A worthwhile visit and should not be miss while in Nairobi.

Thank Lance_Kerwin
Reviewed 8 December 2015

You are able to get very up close and personal with the giraffe here, feeding them and even getting some giraffe kisses if you are lucky.

Thank LKongkham
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Although this was a bit more expensive than seeing the elephants, you get to really get close to the giraffes. Feeding them and touching them was so incredible and worth doing. Some people even kiss the giraffes, though I feel like that might be a...More

1  Thank lvanclief
Reviewed 7 December 2015

My friend and I loved this visit, because we got to interact up close and personal with several of these awesome creatures. They each have their own personality; some like affection, while others just want the food you get to give them and shy away...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 7 December 2015

This attraction offered opportunities to feed the endangered Rothschild's giraffe by hand or by kissing. The location also offers a fine education on the physiology, behaviors and habitat preferences of these beautiful animals. The organization's purpose is to help restore endangered animals to the wild....More

Thank ilovegrassvalley
Reviewed 7 December 2015

I'm naturally suspicious of places like this. You get to feed the giraffes close up. I am sort of aware of dedicated work behind the scenes to support giraffes in Kenya but this place feels more like a fun park with a quick albeit engaging...More

1  Thank Beijingmichael
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

As great as Sheldrick is, this was my favorite thing to do in Nairobi. The guides give you a ton of attention and are very knowledgeable about giraffes and other African wildlife. This is an absolute must see.

Thank Scott C
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Becky C
24 June 2017|
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Response from Escape-overseas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would expect it to be open, just check with a call before hand. As for elephants in other answers given - there are none. There is however The Sheldrick Trust elephant orphanage a short distance away and the... More
Amy R
2 June 2017|
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Response from Giraffe C | Property representative |
Hello. The roads are in good conditions. However at certain times you might be delayed due to traffic jam.
Amy R
1 June 2017|
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Response from Giraffe C | Property representative |
Yes. We do have a WiFi spot. However, it is only accessible if requested for.