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“Good fun but give it 30 min tops” 3 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.
Stockholm, Sweden
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“Good fun but give it 30 min tops”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Nice and clean establishment with a short lecture by excellent guides which complements the giraffe feeding session. Some of the giraffes are even kissing the braver visitors if you can hold the pellet btw your lips. Enjoy and move on after half an hour.

Visited December 2013
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

It was a really lovely experience and not too crowded so you were able to stand on a platform and hand feed the giraffes. Lovely...

Visited September 2013
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Seinajoki, Finland
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“Definitely top 3 choice.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

You should absolutely visit this place if you are in Nairobi. How often you have an opportunity to feed a giraffe? Or even kiss with a giraffe? :) Prices were reasonable but it would be nice if there's a guide who tells something about those gorgeous animals. (Ages, personality etc.) Maybe we just missed him...?

Visited November 2013
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Oakville, Canada
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“Fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Good times feeding the giraffes. Nice 2-hour activity - quick and easy. Having a giraffe lick food from your mouth is a must :-)

Visited July 2013
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Blackwood, New Jersey
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“A feel-good place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Feed the giraffes, appreciate their majesty, take in the ambiance. Loved learning that this is a place where Kenyan children come on a class trip to learn about the animals "in their own backyard." The information center is worth a walk-through. The manor house on the property is gorgeous and reminds you of a time gone by. The Center is worth visiting.

Visited November 2013
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