Guided tour

Nairobi National Park, Elephant Sanctuary and Giraffe Center

4.4 / 5

59 reviews

Nairobi National Park, Elephant Sanctuary and Giraffe Center

From £43.60 per person

Get up close to magnificent wildlife on a group tour of Nairobi National Park. Visit the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and learn about endangered animals at the Giraffe Center.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup possible from the airport or any hotel in Nairobi.


4 hours
  • Nairobi

  • 30 minutes
  • Nairobi National Park (visit)

  • 30 minutes
  • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (visit)

  • 1 hour
  • Giraffe Centre (visit)

  • Nairobi

Pickup included
Main stop
  • Look for wild animals on an early morning game drive in Nairobi National Park
  • Hear about the conservation work of the Giraffe Center and David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
  • See all of the Big Five animals of Africa on this day tour
Full description
Be collected from your accommodation early in the morning to take a tour of Nairobi National Park when the animals are at their most active after a night of hunting. Continue to the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage to meet baby elephants that have mostly lost their mothers to poaching, death, or another tragedy. Next, meet the majestic Rothschild giraffes of the Giraffe Center, opened to protect and breed the endangered animals. Hand feed the giraffes in safety from a raised observation platform that allows for eye-to-eye interaction. Learn all about giraffe conservation and the various activities of the center. You can be returned to your accommodation or to the airport to catch your flight home.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Game drive by open safari vehicle
  • Local safari guide/driver
  • Bottle of water
  • Nairobi National Park entry fees (USD $35 per adult and USD $22 per child)
  • David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage entry fees (USD $15per adult)
  • Giraffe Center entry fees (USD $15 per adult and USD $8 per child)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Valuables

Know before you go

  • This is a group tour and not a private service
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 59 reviews

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I really enjoyed the trip. Alex is a very experienced driver and guide and managed to get us through Nairobi National Park without getting stuck unlike many other vehicles. We were also very lucky to have some amazing sightings. Unfortunately we arrived a little late at the Elephants but it was still a great experience non the less. I was a little disappointed by the Giraffe Sanctuary as I expected it to be a bit more organized and guided. It was a little overcrowded.

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8 December 2019

We were picked up at our hotel as agreed. The drive through the national park was great. With a little luck you can see all the animals. Visiting the elephants and giraffes was great! You had the opportunity to experience these animals up close. The animals seem to be doing really well in these facilities. They seemed very pleased. Absolute recommendation!

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2 November 2019

Very complete tour and worth seeing. Just be aware that different tours are mixed together so make sure when you meet your driver that you are with the right group. My driver had no idea that in addition the National Park I was also supposed to do the Elephant Orphanage and the Giraffes Center. I finally visited them but because I had to complain and asked to be driven in there. If you avoid that situation, totally worth it.

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9 October 2019

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