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Nairobi Education Centre - Animal Orphanage

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| 00200, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 6000800
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  • Excellent22%
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“big cats” (9 reviews)
“sad stories” (2 reviews)
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| 00200, Nairobi, Kenya
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+254 20 6000800
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"big cats"
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"orphaned animals"
in 6 reviews
"sad stories"
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"nairobi national park"
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"well worth the visit"
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"game park"
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"rescue"
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"lion"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really not worth the time and money. Very few animals who actually look sad in cages. Prefer experiencing wild animals in the Mara.

Thank Fwawesh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What happens is that about 500 - 600 people shove their way around the compound (a sort of arena), and at 11 AM about a half dozen baby elephants are trotted out, given a large bottle or two of milk, then play with some tree...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

I got unlucky and ended up with an insane cab driver who refused to take me to the Sheldrick elephant orphanage without charging double the agreed price--claimed I said I was going to "the animal orphanage." I didn't. Anyway, I could not stand to be...More

Thank Emm_Dash
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This is not an.orphanage as such but more like a zoo. Why cage animals when you have some of the best game parks in the world? Some park do not have lions, relocate the lions there! Why should a crowned crane be a part of...More

1  Thank Kamran M
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

During my visit which was around noon, the lions/lionesses were yet to be fed, It was great to see them roar waiting to be fed. It was awesome to see them being fed in turns, whereby the males get their meat first before the females....More

Thank vmokaya
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

In the premise there are three areas, the national park, the safari walk and the animal orphanage, all with their unique benefits. As we were with the little kids and didn't fancy a longer walk at the safari walk, we opted for the orphanage. There...More

Thank Alykhan2014
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

a small area alongside Nairobi National Park, animals are in cages but all have been rescued from babies where they have been found abandoned, a great deal of big cats, most of them have a story of where they were found, they cant be released...More

Thank sonyaclairelewis
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

While it was great to see these incredible animals so close and be able to touch and feed some of them, and understanding that they had been rescued, it was sad to see them in such small spaces while the animals in the safari walk...More

1  Thank Helen B
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Small cages with less animals. In 20 minutes you have seen all and this for 22$. Overcharged al lot for EU and US citizens!

Thank Dirk M
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Wow, lions, leopards and Cheetahs being fed, I hadn’t seen any of them being fed before. It was a great scene. Although I must admit the Baboons left roaming around was a little scary. All in all glad I visited the park.

Thank ShekD
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shamilColombo
13 August 2016|
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Response from Lorraine H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, never heard of feeding the cats; over 30 years that I have been to the orphange and since the time Safari Walk was started. You can take a picture with the cats, at least you could 10 years ago at the orphanage. Though I... More
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Sbentil2
3 July 2015|
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Response from Cliffside-Inn | Reviewed this property |
It was $25 US for non residents. I don't know how much for locals. The plus side is they know the non-locals and do special things like let you feed the animals. . . for a tip of course. That part is worth it.
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