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“Fun afternoon outing.” 4 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.
Gainesville, Florida
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“Fun afternoon outing.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We had an extra day in Nairobi and wanted to fill our time with some kind of outing. We went to the elephant orphanage first and then here. We really enjoyed getting up close and feeding the giraffes. There isn't really anything else to do here, so I wouldn't go out of my way to go, but if you have free time, it is a fun and brief activity.

Visited August 2013
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“Fun but crowded”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

It was interesting to feed the giraffe so close to us. They sure were beautiful but so many people were there that it felt like being in a zoo.

Visited July 2013
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“A Wonderful and Heartwarming Experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

My husband and I stopped by to visit while in Nairobi and I loved it. It is a wonderful place to get up close and personal with these gentle giants. When we arrived, it was quite busy with students who were there for a visit, but after a while, it thinned out and I was able to do what I had dreamed of doing....pet and kiss a giraffe!!! I can't believe how beautiful these animals are. Their faces are so sweet and they were so friendly. I have only ever seen them at zoos in the US, and they are so much bigger and beautiful here in Africa. It was a very memorable visit and I hope to bring my children next time to experience this wonderful place.

Visited August 2013
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“Kiss a giraffe!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Nice place with close contact with giraffes.friendly And welcoming people. Seen it, been there, done it.

Visited August 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
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“Giraffes up close”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We visit Giraffe centre every so often to help our kids experience and enjoy wildlife. The love it! It's good for Sunday outings after lunch. You get to feed the giraffes which is mind blowing for the kids.

Visited July 2013
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