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David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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Address: Mbagathi Road | Kws Workshop Entrance - Nairobi National Park, Nairobi 00503, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 733 891996
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The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) Elephant Nursery in Nairobi...

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) Elephant Nursery in Nairobi National Park provides a safe haven to orphaned baby elephants rescued by the DSWT.

The Nursery provides the first stage in the hand-rearing and development of milk dependent baby elephants. Once they graduate from the Nursery, aged 2-3 years, the elephants move to one of the DSWT's Reintegration Centres in Tsavo East National Park, from where they will ultimately return to the wild.

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It is located in nairobi very easy to access and a place to visit elephant babies and the best time is the feeding time around 11 to 12 pm.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is located in nairobi very easy to access and a place to visit elephant babies and the best time is the feeding time around 11 to 12 pm.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I read the book written by Daphne and was so excited to finally visit. Wasn't happy that one of the staff members that took the entrance fee (500KSH) was so rushy to take your money and be hostile to any questions. Overal, the organisation is amazing. The animals have so much room and it's so wild. The keepers are gentle... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful job with the animal orphans . We need more places like the sheldrick fund for our endangered wildlife . It's a trip worth it !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is doing a great service to keep elephants alive and not being extinct. Orphan elephants, due to poachers killing parents, are found in the wild and brought to the reserve to be nurtured and trained to go back to the wild. The process can take over five years. If we want to prevent poaching, we need... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited during the visiting hour to see the parade of orphan baby elephants come running in for their morning bottle from their keepers and then playtime in a mud Bath! We returned in the evening for a closer look, dinner parade and tucking into their stalls with their keepers for the night! Adopted one and receive monthly updates on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our Nairobi highlight - wonderful to see such happy and cared for baby/young elephants! Amazing to hear of the care and time that goes into reintegrating the elephants back into the wild, and also hear/ create awareness of the terrible impact some humans have on these amazing animals! They are adorable to watch feed and play, for such... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Research the opening times and turn up 15 minutes early for a good place in the queue. The baby elephants are adorable! There are plenty of great photo opportunities and the staff work well to get the elephants close to you. This is a fantastic opportunity to see such amazing animals up close. I visited when passing through Nairobi, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful experience to see elephants having their bottle of milk and mud bath. You get close up to the babies elephants and the keeper tell you their history. It is in the national park and when we visited a warthog decided to have a mud bath too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited without clearly knowing what I was going to experience. You need to ensure that you arrive 10 or 20 minutes before 11, as the experience is only from 11 to 12 noon. It is amazing. Baby elephants drinking milk and playing with each other is a humbling, heart warming adventure. I had an amazing time, and at times... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Got to see all of the orphans and I adopted a one year old, Sana Sana. Very exciting. Plan to return at 5 if you adopt as you can see her fed and bathed/

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