David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi

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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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  • Elephant & Rhino Nursery is open only for an hour every day and it is very close to all other places to go (Giraffes Centre, Karen Blixon House) At this nursery, they present the elephants and tell th...  more »
  • Good day out for the kids but not much to do once you’ve see the elephants. It does get busy so visibility becomes an issue specially if your going with the little ones. Best be early to get a good sp...  more »
  • I believe this sanctuary was billed as a walk with the Elephants. That was not so. The Elephants walk down the path from the sanctuary to their small pens where they are given food in the form of bran...  more »
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