David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi

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#1 of 140 in Parks in Kenya
Meet some of Nairobi's most beloved residents at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, a rescue and rehabilitation center for orphaned rhinos and elephants. Established in 1977 in honor of naturalist David Sheldrick, the nonprofit organization lies within the city's national park. Get up close to adolescent and baby elephants during bath time, and watch majestic rhinos playfully romping through their natural habitat. With the animals' welfare at its heart, the center only allows public viewing for a limited morning period, so check the website for visitor times. Discover how to plan a Nairobi trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • I paid the $50 to adopt an elephant and go at the semi private hour of 5 pm. I was told there were less people, approx 20 -- but there were more like 50 people. Elephants parade in and go to their pen...  more »
  • Lovely to see these babies close up and to hear of their needs, feeding and general well being. Thank goodness for all animal sanctuary's......  more »
  • See elephants orphaned in an environment where to enjoy, mud baths are given, they take their bottles together with their carers is an experience not to be missed. The you got there on the side, to the available of your hand for lovers of animals is a unique experience and the possibility to cooperate with this good work
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