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Giraffe Centre

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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tongue” (182 reviews)
“food pellets” (62 reviews)
“eye level” (37 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Duma Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
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+254 20 8070804
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In the city where I'm from, there's an attraction where you have the opportunity to feed camels and goats, one where you can touch sting rays, another where you can throw food pellets into a lake with giant koi fish -- but nothing quite compares...More

Thank Marilyn L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was okay. I felt like it was just a giraffe petting zoo with a gift shop. It was included on my Gate 1 Travel safari. It was fun to feed the giraffes until one head butted me in the face and I thought my...More

Thank jlfurness
Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved this place, which is around the back of Giraffe Manor. The giraffes can come over to you if they want, so naturally some are in the distance, but a few do come up very close looking for you to feed them their pellets....More

Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 2 days ago

The giraffes will eat right out of your hands. The young giraffes have very soft tongues whereas the mature ones a much rougher tongue. Their tongues felt like a cat licking you. Once you have paid your admission they will give you a handful of...More

Thank CndnGuider
Reviewed 2 days ago

The giraffe center is worth visiting just for the fact that you can see others have giraffes take food out of their mouth with their tongue. There is a nice gift shop there, and a restaurant there so you will be able to grab a...More

Thank Brett A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great visit to get up close to the giraffes. They are stunningly beautiful creatures and enjoyed hand feeding them although never did the mouth kisses. Lovely and reasonabily priced gift shop - bought some great salad tongs and a table cloth. Their products are all...More

Thank Travellinchick
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everyone gets to feed the giraffes and interact with them. The giraffes head butt you if you don't have food - very entertaining to watch. Was very cheap to get in.

Thank Rhiannon C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We often go to the Giraffe Centre as it's a great place for both adults and kids of all ages! The one drawback is it's not wheelchair accessible.

Thank Katanu M
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a wonderful experience to feed the giraffes. Beware of the giraffe's tongue which is powerful enough to knock off your glasses if you are not careful!

Thank Saima I
Reviewed 5 days ago

A quiet place in the beautiful suburb of Karen,Nairobi.Its especially nice for lazy Sunday afternoons if you have kids who love animals. its like having giraffes instead of cows on a farm. The giraffes are friendly and the area is designed in such a way...More

Thank migz01
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Becky C
24 June 2017|
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Response from Giraffe C | Property representative |
Yes, we are open every day.
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Amy R
3 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.
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Amy R
2 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.
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