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Review of David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
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Elephants Orphanage Tour From Nairobi
Ranked #1 of 111 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.
Bedford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Very emotional and an opportunity to be able to see orphan elephants at very close range, even touching them, and seeing the good work done by the trust

Visited February 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
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“Good Work & Knowledgable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Congratulations for the good work in conservation of our endangered Ellies and rhinos. It is a blessing to our sustainable tourism mission. We also appreciate the knowledge the caretakers share whenever we visit, well done:-)

Visited September 2012
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Pet baby elephants”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

This is such an amazing place. The care and dedication the people have for the elephants is fantastic. Plus you can foster a baby elephant. Makes a cool gift - "buying an elephant" is better than a sweater!

Visited January 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Cute Little Nellys!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

A great chance to see and touch (if you're lucky) baby elephants, while they are being fed. Very informative talk - if a little sales heavy. It can be super busy but its worth the trek to get there.

Visited November 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“a must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

The work they are doing is really important and the elephants are darling to watch. Donations go to the care of the Elephants and are necessary!

Visited February 2013
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