Giraffe Center, Nairobi

Giraffe Center, Nairobi - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Duma Rd, Nairobi

Phone: +254-208070804

Ticket Price: 1000 KES

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Giraffe Center, Nairobi

The Giraffe Centre is situated at Langata, roughly 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from the central province of Nairobi, Kenya. It was built keeping in mind the main objective to secure the imperiled Rothschild giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi, which is found to roam about in free and protected captivity around the meadows of East Africa. The Giraffe Centre was begun by Jock Leslie-Melville, the Kenyan grandson of a Scottish Earl, when he and his wife Betty caught a child giraffe to begin the programme of reproducing giraffe in protected captivity at their home in Langata - home of the present site. Since then the programme has had tremendous victory, bringing about the presentation of a few reproducing varieties of Rothschild Giraffe into Kenyan national parks. In 1979, Leslie-Melville added an instructive and educative focus to the giraffe asylum, which had been his private breeding zone of giraffes back then. With the later years, he had raised enough cash and brought about the necessary resources and amenities to change over and enhance the premises of the Giraffe Visitor's Centre as a major visitor objective in Nairobi. The primary fascination for guests is watching the vibrant giraffes roam around about the zone of their raising and breeding zone. The core is likewise home to numerous warthogs which unreservedly wander the zone in addition to the giraffes.

Enjoy sights of some of the biggest animals that wander the face of Earth with a visit to Giraffe Center in Nairobi. Tickets for Giraffe Center can be found easily on our ticketing section and you have the option to buy tickets for Giraffe Center tours as well and combine them with basic Giraffe Center tickets. There are usually some excellent discounts and offers available on Giraffe Center ticket prices and make the most of these spectacular deals.

Giraffe Center Information

  • School Groups visiting will be required to make two weeks prior booking for visits. They will be booked in for their preferred days where possible and only between 9.00 am to 12.00 pm.

Giraffe Center Ticket Prices

  • Non – Resident Adult: 1000 KES
  • Non-resident child/student: 500 KES
  • Resident Adult: 250 KES
  • Resident Child: 50 KES

How To reach Giraffe Center by Public Transport

  • None. Please arrange for a taxi.

Restaurants Near Giraffe Center

  • Nairobi Java House
  • Tamambo Karen Blixen Coffee House
  • Brew Bistro 

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Giraffe Center, Nairobi Reviews

  • This place is awesome. I went with a group of friends. The classes are actually really educative and fun, yet short. Like 20 min. The place is not so huge so family time and couple time is guaranteed to be interactive. A nice restaurant around here. The giraffes themselves are actively impressive. In my time of coming here, I met Edd, the largest male here. He is really huge and impressive. There are 3 species of giraffes which is also nice to see. The center does some really great efforts to help kids learn about giraffes and environmental conservation. Kudos to the team at Giraffe center.

  • This is a must visit if you're within Nairobi. The giraffes are super friendly and if you're daring you may actually get a 'kiss' from one of them. This is where you attempt to feed the giraffe from your mouth and it licks the food off you. The giraffes are quite a marvelous site as it doesn't dawn on you how tall they are until they are really close to you. The entry charges are not very expensive both for locals and non residents. I'd highly recommend

  • Absolutely brilliant! You can interact with giraffes up close, they are magnificent. The information presentation is very interesting and informative. This is a great place to take kids. There is a nice gift-shop with clever souvenirs.

  • The staff is super cool and friendly. As are the giraffes. They really like eating pellets. I think they're just meh but the giraffes love them! Anyways if you put a pellet in your mouth and lean toward a giraffe they will eat it from you. Then your friends can take a picture of you "kissing" a giraffe. Neat!

  • Giraffe center is a wonderful place. Your kids can feed and pet the Giraffes, and you can get some pretty awesome pictures. For those of you that love birds or nature walks: Right across from Giraffe Centre is a nature walk that includes nice places to watch and picture birds, take a view on the mountain ranges, and just hike around.

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