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Giraffe Centre

85 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
An education centre where children and adults can learn about the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe. It’s home to a number of rescued Rothschild’s, who live on the grounds and who you can feed by stepping up onto a high platform. It’s hours of fun for kids. It’s great to have this interaction and learn about their personalities—they’re very aloof! The Giraffe Centre is about a 10-minute drive away from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, so you can combine the two in one morning. I’d recommend going to see the giraffes before the elephants, as the Giraffe Centre can get busy in the afternoons.
Paula
Paula
March 28, 2017

Tips from locals

Anne
Anne
November 25, 2019
Very interesting journey with these gentle giants where you will discover their gentle nature and behaviors. Highly recommended.
Stellah
Stellah
November 22, 2019
Get up close and really personal with the wonderful & gracious giraffes. Get a kiss if you'd like! Tip: Go early as it gets quite crowded especially during weekends and holidays
Lucy
Lucy
November 20, 2019
Feed the giraffes, my favourite
Trixie
Trixie
November 18, 2019
Up close and personal with giraffes.
Kelvin
Kelvin
November 12, 2019
Feed giraffes and learn more about this beautiful animal at the Giraffe centre. Always a treat seeing these animals face to face.

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Phone+254 20 8070804
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 5:00 PM