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“Cute Elephant Babies” 5 of 5 stars
Review of David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Mbagathi Road | Kws Workshop Entrance - Nairobi National Park, Nairobi 00503 , Kenya
+254 733 891996
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Ranked #1 of 42 Attractions in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
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Owner description: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) Elephant Nursery in Nairobi National Park provides a safe haven to orphaned baby elephants rescued by the DSWT. The Nursery provides the first stage in the hand-rearing and development of milk dependent baby elephants. Once they graduate from the Nursery, aged 2-3 years, the elephants move to one of the DSWT's Reintegration Centres in Tsavo East National Park, from where they will ultimately return to the wild.
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“Cute Elephant Babies”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

We had the impression that the elephants are happy and well looked after. They don't seem to mind the tourists that are only allowed to visit them for one hour each day.

Visited December 2012
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“great ideea”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

This orphanage is a fabulous ideea, th babies elephant have a chance and is a nice gesture to adopt one of those sweet elaphants.

Visited November 2012
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“always wanted to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

It's great. Inexpensive unless you want to adopt an elephant which I did - was given a lovely package of info plus a beautiful watercolour print of Napoiki, the elephant that I adopted. Great for kids. Go.

Visited January 2013
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“Cute”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

This place is amazing just for what they do and how much care they show to the elephants. We need places like this to preserve the beautiful animals that make this country a popular destination. I enjoyed learning the history of each of the elephants and learning about elephants in general. This is something everyone must do if you are in Kenya but I think one visit is more than enough. I would recommend it to everyone to go at least once and make a donation.

Visited January 2013
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“Very Surprised”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

I was traveling on Business and had a Saturday free having been up North and seen nothing but cattle and Sheep I wanted to see some indigenous animals this place was good and doing a great job but it is sad that so many baby elephants are orphaned by poacher scum. Loved the Warthogs!

Visited November 2012
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