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Giraffe Centre

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Duma Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 8070804
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the center on Wednesday at noon, and there was no crowd. Multiple giraffes came right over, both at ground level and to the elevated platform. We were pleased to not pay for the food, being unsure of the feeding situation prior to arrival....More

Thank Pam B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well it is what it is. You pay to feed and see the long necked animals real close. You can even get them to "kiss" you if you hold the food between your teeth (I didn't). It was quite crowded when we were there and...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Get up close and take a pic. You'll have to fight the crowds a bit to get a pic with just you and a giraffe but it is a fun time

Thank Leanette C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to the giraffe centre on the first day and we did get to feed a giraffe but in our opinion it was nothing spectacular. There was just one giraffe at that time and only one platform and only spent 30 mins there. There...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a place for kids and families. If you're an adult traveler, I recommend you skip. There are zoos in the U.S. I've gone to that provide a similar experience. You're handed dry pellets to feed the giraffes, which come up to you behind...More

Thank LillyTree78
Reviewed 4 days ago

Up close and personal to the giraffes! Enjoyed the time spent here. Feeding the giraffes by hand and being able to touch them is special!

Thank Eaterouta
Reviewed 4 days ago

Get up close and personal with giraffes from a giant "tree house" where you meet giraffes at eye level. SO FUN. I had to remember let the kids have their turn! It is so wonderful to see these gentle, beautiful animals up close. You can...More

Thank AKomaACJ
Reviewed 4 days ago

There were 11 in our group and everyone enjoyed it completely. You could put the giraffe food between your lips and the giraffes would carefully take it from you. It's a great visit for young people.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I think it is a good idea with the giraffe centre, but a lot of tourist. It was interesting to feed the giraffes, but 1-2 hours is enough here. - Simon

Thank Simpsonsk
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went mid/late afternoon - it was nicer later on when it was quieter. It’s lovely to see the giraffes so close and they appear to have a fairly decent area to live in. We heard a talk by one of the staff members which...More

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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.
Jackie E
11 June 2018|
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Response from Emanpee | Reviewed this property |
One hour should be sufficient
Bernard A
13 March 2018|
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Response from JoanneLocke | Reviewed this property |
Not really. There’s the Center and adjoining Giraffe Manor for a special overnight stay