David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi

4.7
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Must see · Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
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 have visited here 3 times and each time the experience has been wonderful. The elephants are adorable and the staff very helpful and friendly. We adopted a baby elephant for my neice which turned...  more »
  • What an experience! I had fostered a few elephants from this wonderful place and I was so incredibly grateful to be able to meet them in person. The elephants are absolutely adorable and so well...  more »
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