Visiting the Nairobi Elephant Orphanage Tours and Tickets

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2 hour 0 minutes (approx.) Mobile ticket Offered in: English
Overview

Enjoy a guided tour to David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, one of the best places to visit while in Nairobi. The orphanage cares for rescued baby elephants. Watch them enjoy their formula milk up close and personal.

What's Included
  1. Pick up and drop off within Nairobi
  2. Small Group Tour
  3. Elephant Orphanage Entry Ticket
  1. Lunch own expense (available for purchase)
  2. Pay extra $45 per person for Nairobi National park which is mandatory to access elephant orphanage
Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

Start time

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7/16/2020 - 6/21/2024
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

End Point

Queen Victoria Statue
30/A, Nrupathunga Rd, Ambedkar Veedhi, Sampangi Rama Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India
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What To Expect

Our driver guide will come to pick you from your Nairobi Hotel around 9:30AM and be driven to David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to walk through the center from 11am - 12pm in an open space, with a rope fence around it. The youngest elephants come trotting out of the bush to greet their keepers who stand at the ready with giant bottles of milk. For the next 10-15 minutes you can watch each little one slurp and gargle their milk. Then, you'll have time to watch the elephants play. You find out how old they were when they arrived at the orphanage, where they were rescued from, and what got them into trouble. The most common reasons for getting orphaned being: mother's poached, falling into wells, and human/wildlife conflict. Once the youngest are all fed, they are led back into the bush, and it's the turn of the 2-3 year olds. Some of them can feed themselves, and some are still fed by their keepers. Watch them interact with their keepers, munch on some branches of their favorite acacias trees. Then be taken to Kobe Tough Beads Factory . The tours cover bead making by hand. Guests experience the making of ceramic beads jewellery using clay from clay preparation to final product

Additional Info
  1. Service animals allowed
  2. Public transportation options are available nearby
  3. Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  4. Suitable for all physical fitness levels
Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  1. For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time
  2. Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  3. If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  4. Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
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