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African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (Kenya) Ltd. - Giraffe Centre
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Tour to Giraffe Center from Nairobi
Ranked #2 of 115 things to do in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: It is a place that seeks to secure our environment. Our main work is to carry out environment conserving initiatives. The care for giraffes that are endangered is one of the conservation activities that we do.
London, U.K.
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Fabulous experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2012

Private tour driver took us to the Giraffe Centre. Did not directly pay at the Centre but through the driver/guide so it was not transparent how much it really is to enter into the Centre.
Initially we did not see any giraffes but they gradually responded to the noise that some of the staff were making to get giraffes' attention.
Eventually we were feeding food directly into giraffes' mouth. This was just an amazing memorable experience. The staff there were extremely kind.

Visited November 2012
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“Not very exciting”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2012

I did get a kick out of hand feeding and ( gently) touching a giraffe. The education centre is a bit hokey - a few bones and lots of children's drawings. The nature walk is a fairly short walk in the forest with the highlight being looking at a warthogs's den.

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“Great experience and educational”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2012

This was a really fun adventure. You are able to climb the stairs to a treehouse like structure and the giraffes then can come to you. Your head is on the same level as the giraffe and they are very gentle often nuzzling you while you give them treats! Interesting to learn about the three different types of giraffe that live in Kenya and Tanzania.

Visited October 2012
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“gentle giants”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2012

loved being able to touch and feed these fabulous creatures one of the highlights of our visit ti the Karen area

Visited November 2012
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Kiss a Giraffe”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2012

Being able to feed a Giraffe from your mouth.
Seeing these lovely animals so close up and enjoying the experience

Visited July 2012
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