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Giraffe Centre

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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.
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Duma Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 8070804
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Reviewed today

A very nice stop to see the Giraffes on the outskirts of Nairobi - if not going on Safari to see them in the wild that is.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank woody060753
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had an afternoon to myself in Nairobi, so I decided to visit the Giraffe Center. It is very easy to get to (I took an Uber), and luckily, there were no lines and hardly any people around noon. I was able to walk right...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Helyn K
Reviewed yesterday

This rehabilitation center is tops. Not only do you learn about the giraffes in residence, you get to feed them and see them interact. You can also climb a short tower to be on eye level with a giraffe. They have an education component and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LindyLoo57
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must if you want to get up close and personal with these beautiful, gentle giants. A real privilege to have done this.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank juliatoogood
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an excellent pit stop. You get given two handfuls of nibbles to feed the giraffes as well as an informative talk on the three main breeds in Kenya. There are plenty of opportune moments to get the perfect 'Gelfie' and many visitors were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MissCLane
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very cool place, you can see giraffe so close, touch and feed them. If you wanna see Giraffe but you dont wanna go to some safari it a best place to visit

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kristir766
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was so much fun to do! They give you food to give to the giraffes, you hold this in your lips and he will take it with his long, long, long tongue! When you go in go to the left when up stairs to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank katherinec222
Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s fun feeding the giraffes but it’s like going to a zoo when you can see the animals in the wild a few miles away. Entertaining for 15 minutes but I’m not sure it’s worth the admission cost. Just go to the National Park.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank W812ZFjenniferl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to see the giraffes so close - specially for ppl that are not staying at the Giraffe Manor - that I totally recommend :)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank disaoskarsd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the few activities that allow you to have an interactive session with the animals. There is a wide range of things to do and it's very close by to the National park and the elephant sanctuary.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Renitacc
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26 February 2019|
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Response from Fudsgirl | Reviewed this property |
The giraffe center is about 30 minutes from the airport
1 January 2019|
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Response from Giraffe C | Property representative |
Hello. We do accept both, however, as from the 1st of February 2019, We will be taking either debit, credit or MPESA service only.
13 September 2018|
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Response from Giraffe C | Property representative |
Hello. The best time would be in the morning hours between 9 am and 12 midday. Then between 3pm and 5pm.