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Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great place

It is such a wonderful place for little and big animal lovers. Great place for families with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paulina_Bali
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Relic of a bygone era with a crucial modern role

I rarely review for Tripadvisor these days but was asked by the family to write this to rebutt the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mathague
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Nairobi, Kenya
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The Mt Kenya Wildlife Conservancy seeks to prevent the extinction of endangered wildlife species by breeding the animals with a view to returning them to their natural habitat. It was set up by internationally acclaimed movie star the late William...more
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Mount Kenya Safari Club Road | Mount Kenya Safari Club, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is such a wonderful place for little and big animal lovers. Great place for families with children, where you can see, touch and feed animals. The guides are very friendly and knowledgeable. Worth to stop by.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paulina_Bali
Mount Kenya W, PR and Administration Officer at Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Paulina, Thank you so much for taking time to give your review. We are happy to read that you found our facility to be a wonderful place for both little and big animal lovers. Indeed, the animal orphanage is great place for families with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rarely review for Tripadvisor these days but was asked by the family to write this to rebutt the very negative review below, which I suspect is from a Kenyan nationalist upset at the huge wealth of the colonialists compared to the poverty of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mathague
Mount Kenya W, PR & Administration Officer at Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mathague, On behalf of our team at the Animal Orphanage, we would like to thank you for taking the time to visit and post a review of your experience on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you have appreciated the orphanage and our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a nice place, you can get quite close to some animals, but i did not like it, as it seems that they are telling us that they will release some animals as they get mature, but i quite doubt it (the leopard is there...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Mount Kenya W, PR & Administration Officer at Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Radu, We would like to thank you for visiting the MKWC Animal Orphanage in on March 2018 and posting a review this week on the same as we value the feedback you have shared with us. The main vision of the Animal Orphanage is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went all alone in the morning to Mount Kenya’s animal orphanage without any expectations and all the workers there welcomed me kindly!!! I got to see so many different animals and my guide ( Elijah Kamata ) gave me tons of information, had an...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Mount Kenya W, PR & Administration Officer at Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Anna - Lena, Thank you so much for making time to give your review. We are happy to read your very positive comments about Elijah; we will certainly pass on this to him. We are also happy to note that you got an unforgettable...More

Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

Plenty of animals to see at this great facility. They do excellent work here and it's a good opportunity to get close to some animals you might not see anywhere else. We were guided through by a man named Charles who was passionate and knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Mount Kenya W, Public Relations Officer at Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2019

Jambo, Thank you so much for taking time to give your review. We are happy to read that you found our work to be excellent. We are also happy that you noticed how passionate and knowledgeable Charles is. We will certainly pass on you positive...More

Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Don't bother. It's unkempt. The staff share your gate charge amongst themselves. Little or no animals. Evidence of past glory. Don't bother.More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Mount Kenya W, Pr & Administration Officer at Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Dear Gikonyo, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on your visit to the Mount Kenya Animal Orphanage this early January. We have noted your dissatisfaction about the fact that in your opinion, there were not enough animals at the...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

We saw albino zebras and endangered bongos here. We took the horse ride from the Mt. Kenya Safari Club through the Conservancy and up onto the slopes of Mt. Kenya. A great way to tour the area.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mount Kenya W, Pr & Administarion Officer at Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Dear Rob, Thank you so much for taking time to give your review. We really value your review. We are happy to read that you got to see albino zebras and the critically endangered on a horse back. Indeed, this is the only place where...More

Reviewed 6 December 2018

How can I ever forget this fantastic wildlife orphanage within the mount kenya region? You should see those caged tigers back then or the parrots cage or even on your way out of the gate from parrots and monkeys' cage, the beautiful hippo fencing. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Mount Kenya W, PR & Administration Officer at Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Dear Kelvin, Thank you so much for making time to give review. We are indeed located in Mount Kenya region but presume that you are referring to a different place as we have not hosted tigers and parrots. We however have pigmy hippos, different species...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018

With the loss of natural habitats (human encroachment) and other human activities, these conservancies are an important effort to preserve wildlife. It's a good way to spend an hour or so. Getting close enough to a cheetah to hear him purr was a thrill. Like...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mount Kenya W, Pr & Administarion Officer at Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Dear Wagners, Thank you so much for taking time to give review. We really value your review. We are happy read that you found our facility to be worth spending an hour or so. We also thank you for making a contribution as it will...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Situated on the Mount Kenya Safari Club property, this animal orphanage has many types of animals. If you didn't see a cheetah or leopard in the wild, here's your chance. Monkeys, rare bongos, ostriches... a variety of species some of free-roaming and some in enclosures....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mount Kenya W, PR & Administration Officer at Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Dear Gaildez, Thank you so much for taking time to give your review. We thank you for advising on our location - ( slight correction - Mount Kenya Safari Club is within the Conservancy) and the different species that we have in our care. We...More

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Kioge S
20 August 2018|
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Response from Brigitta_N_Travels | Reviewed this property |
My memory fails me, but i think it was between Ksh 800- Ksh 1,200. Get in touch with them (or Mt. Kenya Safari Club) to confirm the rate.
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MandyM2167
6 February 2018|
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Response from chotu6277 | Reviewed this property |
The entry fee for adults is 1500/- kenyan shillings (approx 15$). Kids go in free(12 and below). You can get a guide inside and the charge is upto you
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