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Elephants Orphanage Tour From Nairobi with Optional Giraffe Centre provided by Cruzeiro Safaris

Elephants Orphanage Tour From Nairobi with Optional Giraffe Centre

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2 adults
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In Nairobi National Park, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is an ethical conservation facility that supports orphaned elephants and returns them to the wild. Ensure you arrive in time for feeding, the day’s main event, with pickup (and drop-off) direct from your hotel. Your driver stops at the Utamaduni Craft Centre after your tour. Upgrade to learn about the highly endangered Rothschild’s giraffe at the Giraffe Centre nearby.
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    David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    learn more about elephant conservation
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  • Watch baby elephants bottle-feeding at Nairobi’s only elephant orphanage
  • Shop beautifully made arts and crafts at the Utamaduni Craft Centre
  • Upgrade to visit the Giraffe Centre, a renowned conservation facility
  • No navigation worries: Driver picks up and drops off at your hotel
Important Information
3–5 hours
  • Waiting time
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Feeding takes place from 11am to 12pm everyday.
  • Pickup from hotel is between between 9:30am and 10am (depends on your location)
  • If you don't want to visit the Utamanduni Craft center, kindly advice the driver to take you back to the hotel.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Familyman wrote a review Jan 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Julius, our driver, arrived early to ensure we were able to get to the site early and get good positioning for my young children. Our kids were in the front row and were able to touch the elephants. Julius ensured we had a great experience and even stayed late and arranged our
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Date of experience: December 2019
Patrice P wrote a review Dec 2019
Muscat, Oman2 contributions
Julius was excellent. He explained everything well and ensured that we were always comfortable. I would recommend him if going to the elephant orphanage or giraffe center.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from CruzeiroSafari, Director of Sales at Elephants Orphanage Tour From Nairobi with Optional Giraffe Centre
Responded 30 Dec 2019
Greetings thank you for the review on your wonderful visit and we do look forward to serving you next time. Best regards - Sales Team
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PetrSF wrote a review Oct 2019
London, United Kingdom39 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked this trip only one night before it happened. All was perfect from the beginning until the end. Pickup from our hotel on time, transport to the elephants orphanage, seeing baby elephants, learn lots of new fact, visiting souvenir shops,... Definitely thinking about
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Curious623391, Director of Sales at Elephants Orphanage Tour From Nairobi with Optional Giraffe Centre
Responded 29 Oct 2019
Dear Guest, We are indeed very glad that you enjoyed the tour and we hope that indeed next time you will adopt an elephant. Thank you for choosing to travel with Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya
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Jill I wrote a review Oct 2019
Kaneohe, Hawaii77 contributions31 helpful votes
This is the second time I have visited this elephant orphanage. These beautiful babies are so adorable !! The focus is on educating the public on how we can protect and support the elephants. They look like gargantuan puppies feeding and playing. The tourist experience
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Curious623391, Director of Sales at Elephants Orphanage Tour From Nairobi with Optional Giraffe Centre
Responded 17 Oct 2019
Thank you very much for taking time to write a very detailed review and we are glad you did enjoy. Welcome, next time to Nairobi.
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RC4 wrote a review Jul 2019
Highlands Ranch, Colorado12 contributions5 helpful votes
They are only open for 1 hour per day, but well worth fighting the crowd to see these amazing creatures!
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3–5 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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