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We had a day to spend in Nairobi before heading off on Safari. We decided to go to Sheldricks, a place well worth a visit. We were showed 14 baby elephants and told their story. It is open btw 11-12. The easiest way is to...More
Everybody that comes or lives in Kenya should atleast make a point of visiting this amazing sanctuary. And adopt an elephant while at it at a very affordable fee annually. These proceeds go into buying Milk and medication for the baby elephants as well as...More
We had a nice visit here. It took around an hour for all of the elephants to come out and have their milk with a talk about the conservation work and why each elephant was in the orphanage. Some of the elephants were very mischevious!...More
This was very disappointing. You stand in a circle with a LOT of other people. Elephants are led in and given baby bottles of milk. There is a LONG talk about the elephants. People in front get to pet the elephants. Only problem is, there...More
There was way too much irrelevant talking to get conservation message across. The audience got bored and were lost along the way. They were here to see the animals and not watch a monologue. Elllies were cute.
If you like elephants, or animals overall, you'll love this place. The DSWT does an excellent job and visiting the nursery in Nairobi is a great experience for all the family. We went with my wife at 5pm as foster parents to Ziwadi and were...More
Our hotel, Fairmont Norfolk, arranged a driver to take us to these two places plus the Karen Blixen home. This was at the end of a month long trip, after 11 safaris, and I think it might have been better for us to visit earlier...More
A wondergulf opportunity to view the elephants being bottle fed. Also hopefully people will then sponsor an elephant which helps pay for he operation.
Those that sponsor can return in an afternoon to see the second feed, so less of a crowd.