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

  • 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
David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center Full-Day Tour from Nairobi
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David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center Full-Day Tour from Nairobi
A tour to see the elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and the namesake animals at the Giraffe Centre are included on this tour from Nairobi that showcases Kenyan wildlife within city bounds. Flexible transportation makes this tour extra appealing, though. Choose to be dropped off at other top Nairobi attractions at no extra cost to continue your tour on your own, or go back to your hotel.
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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1 - 5 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Private tour of Nairobi

I had a lovely day being chauffeur driven around Nairobi by Frederick. He took me wherever I wanted to go and got me a good spot to stand for the elephants so I could see them walk in. I didn’t get to touch one due...More

Thank Chloe C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Enlightening ,educational ,heartfelt and is a never to forget visit

We visited this orphanage in July with our 12,10,5 year old kids and I can’t even begin to tell you how wonderful it was for all of us to feel the heartfelt connection with the beautiful giraffes and chubby cute baby elephants. The trust is...More

Thank shirazabdelhai
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile
Excellent private day tour including elephant orphanage and Giraffe center

Lovely day with Fred (driver and guide). Nairobi hotel pickup at 9:30 and off to the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage for an hour (only open 11 to 12pm) with a stop at a Masai center/shop en-route. The afternoon was flexible so we went straight to the...More

2  Thank John4One
Reviewed 20 May 2018
Best day!

Had such a great day with Shaddie at the elephant orphanage, giraffe Center and bead factory. He shared lots of great info with us along the way and took us to enjoy some of the best experiences ever! The elephants are adorable and funny as...More

Thank JimoNZ
Reviewed 9 April 2018
55USD per person for the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center Full-Day Tour from Nairobi not worth it

If you do this yourself it would cost $10USD for Giraffe center and $5-7USD for the elephants sanctuary per person. You could do this with Uber and would cost max $30USD total (Ubers are really easy to find in Nairobi). We paid $55USD for the...More

3  Thank Ong F
GEORGE-MUMBA, Owner at Perfect Wilderness Tours and Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Halo once again Thank you for your honest reply- Nairobi has its fair share of crime and most people book this service because of security- as a viator supplier , we have been vetted to ensure- we are properly registered agents- all drivers have a...More

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