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Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Just awesome

We were staying in neighboring Mt. Kenya safari club and decided to check out the Conservancy. Tix... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
kst1
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Merced, CA
The Cheetah!

You get to interact with so many animals. Different kinds of monkeys, a baby ostrich, a baby Oryx... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
peter f
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Bayport, New York
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Mount Kenya Safari Club Road | Mount Kenya Safari Club, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400, Kenya
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+254 701 856942
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

We were staying in neighboring Mt. Kenya safari club and decided to check out the Conservancy. Tix are a reasonable $15/person and are for a good cause. Quick 5-7 minute walk over to the conservancy. You pass through the gift shop and the various vegetable...More

Thank kst1
Management response:Responded 15 August 2018

Dear Kst 1, Thank you so much for taking time to give your review. We really value your review of our facility. We are happy at how you shared your experience from the start to the end of your Animal Orphanage tour. We are also...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018

You get to interact with so many animals. Different kinds of monkeys, a baby ostrich, a baby Oryx that didnt leave our side, and a cheetah!More

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Management response:Responded 19 June 2018

Dear Ferez, Thank you so much for taking time to give your review. We really value your review of our facility. Indeed, at the Animal Orphanage, one gets a unique opportunity to come close to the animals. Here, one gets to encounter the different animal...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I had heard great thing about this conservancy and wanted to take time to see all ithas to offer myself. I was so fortunate to have Elijah as a guide. He is very knowledgeable and took a lot of time with showing myself and my...More

Thank Julie J
Management response:Responded 29 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to give your review. We really value your review of our facility. We are thrilled to note that you found our facility to be a must see. We are also very pleased to read your comment about our...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018

I love animals! I got to feed cheetahs, ostriches, mountain bongo and different species of monkeys. Its such a unique place with lots of things to learn about the animals around us. The guides are super friendly and they give you a lot of information...More

Thank Shelmith M
Management response:Responded 21 May 2018

Dear Shelmith, Thank you so much for taking time to give your review. We really value your review of our facility. We are thrilled to note that you found our facility to be unique and with a lot to learn. We are also very pleased...More

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped here as part of a self-organized tour around Mount Kenya. Had a guided walking tour through the orphanage. Enjoyed seeing and interacting with all the animals. My highlights were the cheetahs, tortoise and all the monkeys. Highly recommended.More

Thank Sandy T
Management response:Responded 24 April 2018

Dear Sandy T Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our facility, your comments are very much valued. The Animal Orphanage is a good place to be. Thank you so much once again and we look forward to hosting you on...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018

They look after sick and abandoned animals here, which is nice to see. It's still sad to see animals caged when there mates are literally running wild just 100m away. It's good to visit as most of the animals have been hand reared due to...More

Thank benw341
Reviewed 18 April 2018

It was a well managed animal orphanage. Once we were inside we were led by a guide who gave us information about the various animals inside the orphanage. There were llama,bongo,cheetah,leopard,hippopotamus,wild boar to name a few including some birds like ostrich. We had upclose experiences...More

Thank vyaguta
Management response:Responded 19 April 2018

Dear Vyaguta, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our facility, your comments are very much valued. We are happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience at our Animal Orphanage. We very much thank you for appreciating our effort...More

Reviewed 17 April 2018

A home for animals who've been injured and unable to survive in the wild or for orphans. The plan is to return them to the wild, but reality must be faced, and these animals have a wonderful educating us about their needs and uniqueness. An...More

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Management response:Responded 19 April 2018

Dear Gurgi, Thank you so much for taking time to give your review. We very very much value your comment. You are right, our plan is to release the animals back to the wild whenever possible. We are happy that you found our facility to...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Here is a amazing place, they do a lot of work for animals, all the animals looks healthy and happy 😊. The bongo program is very important, it's the last chance for such special pretty animals, really touched me ...We stayed in safari club three...More

Thank stormywang
Management response:Responded 11 April 2018

Dear Wang, We remember fondly. Thank you so much for taking time to give your review. We are really encouraged by your review and indeed the Bongo program is very important. We all need to come together to save this beautiful species from extinction. Thank...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

The animals are well taken care of. The endangered bongo might just survive extinction for a little while longer. All the animals are happy and well cared for by the caregivers they know so well.

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Kioge S
20 August 2018|
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Response from vyaguta | Reviewed this property |
Probably a different rate for Kenyans. We paid i think around Ksh 1500 as non Kenyans.
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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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