The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Address: P.O. Box 15555 Nairobi Kenya
Phone: +254 (0) 20 891 996
Located just outside Nairobi in Nairobi Game Park is the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust’s elephant orphanage.
The elephant orphanage in Nairobi takes in baby orphan elephants from all over Kenya and raises them together until they are old enough to survive on their own.
Visitors to Nairobi can visit the elephant orphanage to see the young elephants play ball, eat, take mud baths, and interact with their keepers.
Note: The Nairobi elephant orphanage opening hours are from 11am-12pm daily, so plan accordingly.
Giraffe Manor, Nairobi
Giraffe Manor in Nairobi
Address: PO Box 15565, 00503, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: +254 (20) 251 3166
Giraffe Manor in Nairobi is a hotel where guests can stay in a historic manor house where giraffes roam freely on the premises. It is one of the best hotels in Nairobi, and offers a truly unique accommodation experience in the Kenyan capital.
The six rooms in the beautiful 1930’s manor house are furnished to a high standard, and the hotel has a very intimate atmosphere. Guests can enjoy fine dining while giraffes poke their heads through the windows to say hello.
Room rates at Giraffe Manor are $360 per person per night for full board, which includes wine with lunch and dinner, alcoholic beverages (excluding Champagne), laundry, and sightseeing.
Giraffe Manor is adjacent to the AFEW Giraffe Centre in Nairobi.
Guests at the Giraffe Centre are allowed to feed a group of giraffes, offering a rare opportunity to see three kinds of giraffes up close. Entry is free for guests of Giraffe Manor.