Girrafe centre of Nairobi, one of the educators feeding a girrafe 1
A sanctuary for the Rothschild giraffe — an endangered species found only in East Africa.
Here you may find giraffe of all sizes, being cared for until they can be reintegrated into the wild.
It is owned and run by the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (A.F.E.W) Kenya, formed in 1979 by the late Jock and Betty Leslie-Melville
.What to do there?
Learn more about the fund's work in the country and the Rothschild giraffe, with the chance to feed them from an elevated platform.
There are educators/guides at hand for assistance.
Or shop for souvenirs, dine at the tea house, go hiking at the nature trail, and explore the entire compound for other animals.
Animals you may see here include the giraffe, birds, warthogs and dikdik.Best time to visit
Any time of the year
Location of Giraffe Centre
The Giraffe centre is in the Nairobi suburb of Lang'ata, just minutes away from the city centre — depending on traffic conditions.How to get there
By car, passenger buses, cycling, walking etc.
From other regions and countries, there is JKIA airport, as well as a bus and SGR train station, within the city limits.References
1. By Daryona - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10557512