Nairobi Half-Day Tour in a Museum, Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center


6 hours (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

Spend a wonderful half day with giraffes and baby elephants and exploring the historical Karen Blixen museum. The tour visits the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Giraffe Center, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust: A Haven for Elephants and Rhinos, and the Karen Blixen museum dedicated to the writer of the book "Out of Africa."

Spend approximately 1 hour at the mamba village resort or equivalent restaurant for lunch and you may also like to visit the crocodile park in the resort ( own expense which is optional).

Inclusions

  • Local taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Karen Blixen Museum, Karen Rd Langata, Nairobi Kenya

Karen Blixen house puts you right in the movie, Out of Africa

The history of the institution dates back in 1910 when a museum was established in Nairobi by the then East Africa and Uganda Natural History Society [currently the East African Natural History Society.

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Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Mbagathi Road Kws Workshop Entrance - Nairobi National Park, Nairobi 00503 Kenya

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) Elephant Nursery in Nairobi National Park provides a safe haven to orphaned baby elephants rescued by the DSWT. The Nursery provides the first stage in the hand-rearing and development of milk dependent baby elephants. Once they graduate from the Nursery, aged 2-3 years, the elephants move to one of the DSWT's Reintegration Centres in Tsavo East National Park, from where they will ultimately return to the wild.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Giraffe Centre, Duma Rd, Nairobi Kenya

The Giraffe Centre is the creation of the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (A.F.E.W. Kenya), a Kenyan non-profit organisation. Our main purpose is to educate Kenyan school children and youth on their country’s wildlife and environment, as well as give local and international visitors an opportunity to come into close contact with the world’s tallest species, the giraffe.

Duration: 1 hour

Meeting point

Traveler pickup is offered
All Hotels

and Residencies within Nairobi city or Nearest Airport.

Airports

  • Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, Nairobi Kenya
  • Wilson Airport, Nairobi Kenya

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant meals not included
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • No restrictions. everybody can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 104 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees .( David sheldrick = 15$.(Only cash) Giraffe center 15 $.(credit card only) Blixen 12$
  • Entry/Admission - Karen Blixen Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
  • Entry/Admission - Giraffe Centre

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
pamelaew
May 2022

I enjoyed the Karen Blixen Museum and the Giraffe Center. But I did not go to the Elephant Orphanage and was not told that there was a limit and that I didn’t make the 100 visitor limit and after my Giraffe Center visit. Douglas the driver lied to me continually: 1) You’ll be able to get into a ...

Burger_Mar
April 2022

Very spontaneously I booked this beautiful Tour. I was so lucky to get a extraordinary Guide, Douglas, who was very knowledgeable about Nairobi in general as well as all the interesting and nice places in and around the city. Since i was travelling alone, he accompanied me in every place up to t...

Nohea G
April 2022

Eric, our driver, was very friendly and knowledgeable, not only of the places we visited but the city as well. He arrived on time to pick us up and went over the schedule for the day. At the Giraffe Center, we were able to focus on feeding the giraffes while Eric took pictures and videos of us....

Stephanie R
April 2022

Our driver was supposed to pick us up at 9 in the morning. At 9.30am we called to confirm we were going to be picked up. We were told the driver was late, but someone would come to drive us to elephant orphanage. At 10.30 a car came to pick us up; up to that point nobody had bothered to contact u...

v0d0nnell
March 2022

WORST TOUR I HAVE EVER BEEN ON - AVOID UNLESS YOU WANT TO RISK GETTING KIDNAPPED. They made me change drivers three times and one of the times they actually asked me to wait on the side of the road in the middle of nowhere while a new car came to get me. CRAZY CHAOS - INCOMPETENT PYSCHO DOUGLAS S...

alijabz88
February 2022

Douglas is a professional who is passionate and knowledgeable about all the facts. We had an amazing time with him and will be using him again for your safari and city tour needs!

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