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“Great experience..” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Giraffe Centre

Giraffe Centre
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00509, Kenya
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Ranked #4 of 43 attractions in Nairobi
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: A short self-guided forest hike followed by an up-close encounter with tame giraffes make this a pleasant excursion to the south of central Nairobi.
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“Great experience..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Great place to get up close to the Giraffes.

We really enjoyed feeding them at head height with there large tongues, great photo opportunity.

A must if you get the chance to visit.

Visited December 2012
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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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“A good initiative but somewhat overrated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

The attraction is to see one of Kenya's giraffe species - the Rothchild - up close and feed them which provides for some good photo opportunities. Nice for families with kids but for the real thing Nakuru National Park still looks more natural to observe these giraffes. Nothing much else to do there but to learn a bit about giraffes.

Visited February 2013
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“Kiss a giraffe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

This is a fun place to visit in Nairobi to get warmed up for more adventurous safaris. You are literally right next to the giraffes feeding them by hand. Really unique experience - make sure to try the giraffe kiss...it is a special moment.

Visited May 2012
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“French kissing giraffes?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

If you're brave - or foolhardy - put some giraffe food in your mouth and allow the giraffes to take it from you using their incredibly long and dextrous (is that the correct word?) tongues. No kissing please!
Kids love it and adults enjoy the visit too.

Visited January 2013
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“Much fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Get up close and personal with the Rothschild giraffes that are housed here...feed em, take photos, learn...a great stop

Visited March 2013
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