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Nairobi Education Centre - Animal Orphanage

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Worth it once, but not amazing

It was really cool to see some of the animals close up (cheetahs, lions, crocodile, monkeys, other big cats). Medium-sized, sometimes small cages. We were told that these... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Chelsea C
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Kigali, Rwanda

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Buxton, England, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

If you love animals and you have an hour or so to kill in Nairobi this is a great place to visit. We were lucky to be guided around by Laurence who knows pretty much everything there is to know about all the animals. All the big cats are here, including a Leopard and all of them have a story... More 

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Thank Terry H
Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Its good. you get to see the animals upclose and also you get to be taught a brief history about them by the guards.If you're lucky you'll get to see the animals being fed.

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Thank Fortune S
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Before visiting the Nairobi Animal Orphanage, located on the outskirts of the National Park, we'd researched the place and seen many photos on google and even here on trip advisor of guests getting close encounters with animals. Putting cheetahs etc and this was our main reason for visiting. We expected to pay at front desk an entry fee plus a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

I enjoy going to this place as it is a good place to see these animals. Fun way of spending time together with families. Although, i find it a little over priced. But it is a fun filled walk.. You can also get to enter a cheetah cage to pet the big cats.. that is a cool experience... Do go... More 

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Thank hjos
kenya
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Nairobi Education centre at the entrance to Nairobi national park less than 20 kilometers from the Nairobi city centre.Gives informations,presentations to organized groups and school parties on wildlife conservation in Kenya and beyond including film shows.Being adjacent to Nairobi national park,Nairobi animal orphanage and Nairobi Safari walk it is an ideal place start before going into these facilities.

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Thank kirui
Kampala, Uganda
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

This is a great place to see different animals, I would recommend it for families that what to show kids the different animals and reptiles. The Lions put on a good show.

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1 Thank KamanziJr
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

being South African, first time in Kenya, I visited the animal orphanage and I was incredibly disappointed, all they have is 2 species of birds, 4 cages of same lions, a cheetah, a leopard, 2 hyenas and a few monkeys - and for that you pay US$25!! Its a rip off!! I would not advice anyone to visit the orphanage... More 

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1 Thank Lesego R
Kigali, Rwanda
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

It was really cool to see some of the animals close up (cheetahs, lions, crocodile, monkeys, other big cats). Medium-sized, sometimes small cages. We were told that these animals were orphans found in the wild and therefore would not have the skills to be reintroduced, so have to live out their days at the orphanage. A worker/guide started walking with... More 

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Thank Chelsea C
Nairobi, Kenya
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28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

the place is great actually. I got to see the game animals so close and some of the big five. Started to visit the place since i was a kid and still is a great place to visit as a family. So that's how big the lions are wow!

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Thank James J
Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Didnt catch any lions... they arent in Nanyuki. Enjoyed a picnic lunch, and a view of Mt. Kenya. Was worried that it was going to rain. But was informed that it doesnt rain in the afternoons. Overall, it was good.

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