Cruzeiro Safaris
Cruzeiro Safaris
4.5
City Tours • Safaris • Private Tours • Nature & Wildlife Tours • Day Trips
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Cruzeiro Safaris Provides Services For Nairobi Day Tours, Kenya Safari Tours, Masai Mara National Park, Accommodation In Kenya, Safari Nairobi Kenya, Safari Twiga, Nairobi Day Tours And More. Visiting Kenya or Tanzania? Take advantage of our day tours and safaris from Short to long tours ranging from hours to 15 days The trend of travel is changing at a very fast rate. Our tours and safaris educate the clients on wildlife, eating out the African way, entertainment and dinner shows, culture current and ancient in the museums and luxurious prestige that Kenya offers. Other destinations include Gorilla tracking in Rwanda and Zambia Victoria falls. Read our reviews and trust us to make good memories.
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Silvia S
5 contributions
Dec 2020
What a truly life changing experience going to Kenya on a Safari! With the world being shut down with Covid, we delayed our trip for almost a year but once we were there (just after Christmas) we saw the magic that truly is Kenya and felt incredibly safe and sanitized the entire time. We took the 7 day Kenya Safari, starting with arriving at Nairobi where we were greeted by Julius at the airport and arriving to the beautiful Nairobi Serena hotel. We stayed there 2 night to adjust to the time difference and the food and hotel staff were exceptional. Definitely one of the most luxurious hotels I have been to. Then Julius took us to the airport in the morning and off we went on a small plane (it felt so adventurous!) to Amboseli where we stayed at Amboseli Serena (3 days) where everyday there were elephants just outside the compound. We would enjoy our evening wine on the balcony and just watch the elephants roam around, it was truly magical. The hotel and staff were lovely and it was so open and big, we went on game drives everyday and it was truly remarkable how much we saw (elephants, lions, zebra, flamingos, the list goes on and on). On the third day we were then taken back to the airstrip to go to our final destination, the Masai Mara. After a short flight, we landed on the airstrip of Mara Serena and it was unbelievable how vast and beautiful the savannah is. We were immediately taken to a game drive where we saw plenty of lions, and then to our hotel to check in and have lunch. Let me tell you, this hotel is amazing, it is the best view I have ever seen and being on top of the hill you see the Mara river and the Savannah all the way to the horizon. So much wild life just from your window. The game drives were exceptional and we saw the big 5 and plenty of baby lions! Our 11 year old daughter loved it and learned so much about the culture and wildlife. My husband and I were so bonded just being on this amazing adventure together. We had the time of our lives in the Masai Mara. After our last day we left after breakfast and flew back to Nairobi where Julius was there to take us back to the International airport, but first took us shopping, at my request, at the best souvenir spot he knew of. We were greeted there by Claudia who made all of this happen, she was there from when I first started looking into going to Kenya with my family. If I could give her 10 stars I would, she was exceptional and communicated the entire time, answering all my Covid questions, making sure I got everything packed and all paperwork in order (Covid test, visas, shots, etc.). She planned everything for me and rescheduled everything for me like 3 times (thanks to Covid) and never once showed the slightest annoyance about it. Spending the week in Nairobi, Amboseli and Masai Mara felt like a dream and I felt like it was the perfect amount of time to experience it all. I highly recommend this tour, you won’t find any company that will do it for cheaper, trust me, I looked, the value is exceptional and the experience is priceless.
Written January 21, 2021
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CruzeiroSafari
Dear Silvia, Greetings of the day . We are greatly thrilled to have you on safari us and we do look forward to welcoming you once again. Thank you for the review and compliments which we believe will help travelers make a decision to use cruzeiro safaris kenya as the preferred tour operator. once again thank you and welcome next time.
Written September 27, 2021
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Cathrin Carter Jüdell
Paramaribo, Suriname136 contributions
Dec 2020 • Family
Our guide Michael picked us up at 6. We drove to the Nairobi National park. We were very fortunate. We spotted so many animals!!!
After that to Giraffe orphanage were we could feed the giraffes. Buy some souvenirs there. After that a great lunch at Carnivores restaurant.
With our belly’s full the enthousiastic guide drove us to Karen Blixen museum where Free Lance guide Peter showed us around and told the story of this remarkable lady.

I recommend Cruzeiro Safari’s and especially this tour to everyone visiting Nairobi.
Written December 29, 2020
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Bertrand V
2 contributions
Feb 2023
I was very happy with the services provided by Cruzeiro Safari. I had ordered 4 return trips between my apartment and the airport and also the SGR station and everything went very well. They offer a reliable, secure and very flexible service. The staff is very kind. Thanks to them for the good service rendered. To be recommended.
Written March 14, 2023
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Rachel S
3 contributions
Sep 2018 • Couples
It was lovely to see two different groups of Elephants and learn about their experiences. The DSWT really do a fantastic job and it is well worth the visit.

I would just like to add that it is really easy to get an Uber or Taxi in Nairobi so there is no need to pay for this as an "organized trip". We paid £34 each (as trip booked through trip advisor) and then found out that entry is only $7 and a taxi there from our hotel was only $10. Much better to save that money and donate it or use it to foster an Elephant!
Written September 17, 2018
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ingrid2014
Florida16 contributions
Nov 2018 • Solo
This was my first time visiting the Giraffe Center and Sheldrick's Elephant Orphanage. The day started with picking me up on time to get there early. When I arrived to the elephant orphanage it was somehow a little crowded. However the guide, which i don't recall his name, found a perfect spot where he said "this is the best spot to take pictures of the elephants, they come this way, you will see" I was soooo happy to see them coming back running to drink their milk and water. The presentation was amazing! I got tons of different pictures of the elephants playing with each other and even close enough to touch them! Same thing in the Giraffe Center. He knew which giraffe was friendly to take tons of pictures. I watched an amazing presentation done by an employee of the giraffe center. It was very informative. Well done in everything. I highly recommend this company for the best time in these 2 places. I honestly wish I could remember the name of the guide because he was very informative and attentive in everything!
Written December 17, 2018
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Lynn
1 contribution
Mar 2019 • Solo
I was in Nairobi for a business trip and wanted to use my free Saturday to explore Nairobi. A colleague mentioned that I could feed giraffes, and I found Cruzeiro through Trip Advisor. I booked the combined tour of the elephant orphanage and giraffe center just two days in advance. I called Cruzeiro to confirm my appointment, and the coordinator was very helpful. Julius was my tour guide. He arrived 30 minutes before our agreed meeting time to ensure he wouldn't be late. We started with the elephant orphanage, where Julius made sure I was well positioned to be near the baby elephants for great photos and a few petting opportunities. We left the orphanage slightly before the show was over to beat the crowds, which was a wise choice. We reached the giraffe center before it got crowded (and before the giraffes had eaten their fill). Julius showed me how to properly feed the giraffes and took a few photos and videos for me as well. We ended the tour with (an optional) trip to a local curio market. All in all, it was a great experience and well worth the money of paying a tour guide to make sure I got the maximum value from the day.
Written April 10, 2019
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Kevin W
Woodside, CA4 contributions
Oct 2018 • Couples
Sure, you can do both the Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center on your own -- find your own transportation and pay your own entrance fees -- but this all-in-one package made it very easy and stress free. Our guide, Joseph, was fantastic and worked to make the experience more enjoyable. Even (or perhaps especially) after our full-on 3-day safari in Masai Mara, it was fun to see these friendly animals up close and to actually engage with them. A worthwhile 4 hours of your time if you're in Nairobi.
Written October 18, 2018
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Angela C
Simi Valley, CA93 contributions
Jul 2018 • Family
Advise getting to site early. Wonderful experience but tends to be packed. charming presentation and educational as well
Written July 23, 2018
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Dear Angela, We take this opportunity to thank your patronage and we do look forward to your next tour or safari. with warm regards Claudia
Written September 12, 2018
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Ryan M
Boston, MA3 contributions
Jun 2015 • Couples
While planning a trip to both Nairobi and Mombasa, I looked through several safari sites. Cruzeiro had several good-looking day trips detailed, along with prices per person for each (this seems to be a rarity for safari sites, where you have to ask for the price, and they figure out how much they can possibly charge you).

I was initially happy with the communication -- Claudia responded to my emails within 24 hours, and the trips were quickly settled (albeit, with some difficulty working with their only payment provider, Pesapal, which required a photo of my drivers license and credit card front/back to complete the transaction).

However, in the two or three days preceding the Mombasa trip, I couldn't get in contact with anyone, and realized I hadn't been given a pickup time for the first trip. Although they did eventually get back to me, shortly before I was dragging my jetlagged body to bed the evening before the safari, the experience was a little disconcerting. It also repeated itself before the Nairobi trip, when I tried to get some sort of a "see you tomorrow at 6am!" confirmation from them, but received no response.

The difference between the two drivers was stark. The first had a cooler of bottled water, which was nice. And, thinking we'd have the same experience the second time, we didn't pack water for the second trip -- unfortunately, we just ended up extremely dehydrated that day. The two vehicles were also different -- one was a van, the second was a land cruiser, with different company/safari logos on them. As it turns out, Cruzeiro is just the middle man in this operation, and actually pays other drivers to perform the safaris, pocketing the difference.

Although it might be a good option to book through them if you don't have any connections in Kenya, during my time there I was able to find much better deals on much better safaris (after all, tourism is way down, so things are cheap). I probably wouldn't book through them again, although the tours themselves were fun, if a bit oddly-run.
Written June 12, 2015
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Dear Ryan, Jambo and greetings of the day. We are delighted to receive your review and we are so glad that we met your expectations and enjoyed the tours and had fun on both Shimba Hills half day in Mombasa and Full day to Nairobi national Park / Safari walk / Lunch carnivore / Karen blixen and Giraffe centre tours in Nairobi. Our apologies for the time in Mombasa not being communicated to you on time however we did communicate to you finally on email. The delay was caused by us not checking mails as it was a long weekend and holiday preceding, we had given our emergency numbers to call of which we called back but it went to an answering machine and we didn't know what to do do next. We do welcome you back to Kenya next time !! with warm regards Claudia
Written June 15, 2015
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grantEdinburgh
edinburgh2 contributions
Aug 2013 • Friends
Traveled with Cruzeiro Safaris to the Maralal Camel Derby on 30 August - 1September.

The event was amazing and I would recommend it to everyone. There was an amazing mix of local culture with Camel racing. Be warned you need gloves and good shoes if you are going to ride the camel (it hurts!) but great fun.

Cruzeiro Safaris were excellent, they arranged everything and although the journey was very long (approx 10 hour drive from Nairobi) it was worth it. Accommodation was basic in tents (but what we had expected and paid for) and the food was good. I also had to cancel a few people from our group at late notice and they were very understanding.

I would recommend others to use them if planning a trip in Kenya.
Written September 10, 2013
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Dear Grant, Thank you very much for your review and suggestions to future guest on what to do and expect on any derby or carmel safari. Also, as major TV stations are featuring the group on safari a famous travel magazine has also featured the story. Please read the link http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/cruzeiro-safaris-aids-boost-african-tourism/ .. These are positive remarks and we do look forward to hosting you next time. With warm regards, Claudia
Written October 1, 2013
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