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“great place to see baby elephants” 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 86 things to do in Nairobi
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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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“great place to see baby elephants”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

good mornings trip easy to get a taxi and pay when you arrive, excellent place to see baby orphan elephants being raised ready to start a new life in one of the many reserves

Visited March 2013
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“Unmissable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Fantastic up close experience with very young elephants, cared for by experts. Very knowledgeable talks by excellent keepers, though the rudeness of some English guests nattering aloud during their talk was more than irritating but no fault of the staff. Another surprise animal can be seen up close here too!
Go, but only if you are polite enough to listen!

Visited May 2012
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Nairobi, Kenya
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“Baby elephants”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

It was really cute to see the little baby elephants up close. Many of us wonder where they actually get these elephants especially because the elephants work in family and take care of each other. The place is helpful in answering questions. It is a very touristy place to visit.

Visited December 2012
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“Baby elephants, come on......”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

A must see in Nairobi. A bit touristy and crowded at times, but seeing these animals is very worth it. And your fee goes to a great cause. Don't miss this.

Visited February 2013
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“Beautiful baby elephants!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

What a wonderful place this is! It's only open for an hour or so during the elephants feeding time so make sure to get there early, but it is so worth it! The baby elephants are so beautiful! Thank goodness there is a place like this that will take care of them. I could have stayed all day!

Visited November 2012
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