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David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center Full-Day Tour from Nairobi

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Overview
Spend the day visiting the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphaned Trust and the Giraffe Center, home to the Rothschild giraffe. You will also be taken to the Kazuri Beads Women's Factory
Highlights
  • Nairobi wildlife tour: David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Giraffe Centre
  • Plus, visit the Kazuri Beads Factory
  • Choose where to end your tour: at your hotel or other top sites
  • Driver handles Nairobi traffic so you can relax
  • All transportation included with hotel pickup and drop-off
What to Expect
After pickup from your Nairobi lodging, head to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, a special organization that rehabilitates young orphaned elephants. Learn the stories behind how the elephants got there and how they will be cared for and released. Then, continue to the Giraffe Centre, a nonprofit organization focused on environmental education. Learn about giraffes and see them in real life. Finally, visit the Kazuri Beads Factory to learn how the popular beads are made from start to finish and how the organization supports single mothers in the community. If you want to, you can ask your driver to drop you off at lunch or the Karen Blixen Museum at no extra cost, or ask to go to go to the Bomas of Kenya for an additional fee. Or, just get dropped off back at your Nairobi hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
While booking please write the hotel you want to be picked at

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Note: Airport pick up you will be charged an extra USD 20 (Upon arrival)
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Pickup and drop-off to your hotel or residency within Nairobi CBD
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • entry tickets to the elephant orphanage and the girrafe center
  • Entry/Admission - David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
  • Entry/Admission - Giraffe Centre
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Pickup and drop off to the airport at 20 USD
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A busy place, but a great opportunity to learn about giraffe and get up and personal! I even managed to fed a giraffe from my mouth. You can see these animals are well cared for and this is why I recommend this place.More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Helena M
Perfect Wildern... T, Guest Relations Manager at Perfect Wilderness Tours and Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the bubble rating and writing us this wonderful review. We are happy to read that you had an amazing tour with us. Indeed, the experience at the Giraffe Center is magical! Here you see the magnificent creatures and learn why they...More

Reviewed 19 July 2019

We had a wonderful day with our tour guide Simba(Shadra) Very knowledgable, friendly and polite. We loved visiting the elephant orphanage and giraffes!! A perfect day before we fly to the Masai Mara tomorrow. Definitely a must do!!More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Thefin71
Perfect Wildern... T, Guest Relations Manager at Perfect Wilderness Tours and Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2019

Hello, Thank you for leaving us this wonderful review. We are delighted to read that you had an amazing tour with us and Shadrack, our driver guide contributed to this. The experience at Giraffe Center is simply magical! Here you see the magnificent creatures and...More

Reviewed 19 July 2019

Nos recogieron puntuales en el hotel, nos llevaron a ver el orfanato de elefantes, una hora de visita a bebés elefantes que nos impresionó. Después fuimos al centro de jirafas donde nos impresionamos aún más. Después fuimos a ver la fábrica de cuentas de madres...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Rita m
Perfect Wildern... T, Guest Relations Manager at Perfect Wilderness Tours and Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2019

Hello, Thank you for leaving us this wonderful review. We are thrilled to read that you had an amazing tour with us. Our driver guides are the bomb! They love their job and go out of their way to give the very best of service....More

Reviewed 12 July 2019

Lovely to see but better seeing them in the wild. Too many people and hard to get a picture and hard to feed them.More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Rosemary B
Perfect Wildern... T, Guest Relations Manager at Perfect Wilderness Tours and Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2019

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are thrilled to read that you had an amazing tour with us. This tour is one of the famous tours in Nairobi. Unfortunately, it is a high season and normally opens for one hour many people...More

Reviewed 11 July 2019 via mobile

The tour was very nice and we got a really good spot to see the elephant orphans. We also got a tour inside the giraffe center with a kiss from the giraffes! Highly recomended!More

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Perfect Wildern... T, Guest Relations Manager at Perfect Wilderness Tours and Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2019

Hello, Thank you for leaving us this wonderful review and recommending us to the TripAdvisor readers. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your visit to these popular tourist attractions. This tour lends one magical experiences getting closer to the animals and an opportunity...More

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JeremyNice
24 August 2019|
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I believe the tour is from about 9:30 or 10:00 till around 4:30, if you sign up for all the options. We went to the Elephant Orphanage which was fascinating, the bead factory, also very good, and the giraffe Center. We did... More
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no place to store your luggage
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