The Giraffe Centre is one of the conservation parks in Nairobi. It is also one of the top sights to visit while in this city even if it is only for a short stay.
✦ Where is it Located?
This center is in the outcast of the city. It on the Duma Road in the Langata Constituency. In this area, it is also where the Nairobi National Park and the Elephant Orphanage are found.
✦ How to Get Here
✦ 1. Public Transport
Use bus number 24 which you can get at the Bus stop at the Kenya Polytechnic College. This will take you to the Hardy Shopping Centre. From here, you can get a bodaboda to the Giraffe Centre. You can also choose to walk.
✦ 2. Tour Companies
There are several tour companies that offer services to this center at a fee. The best thing about this is that you can combine this visit together with the other wildlife conservations in this area.
✦ 3. Taxis
✦ 4. Rental cars
✦ Why Visit the Giraffe Centre, Nairobi?
As you have a close interaction with the giraffes in the center, you will be supporting a major course in wild conservation. This is because this park protects the endangered giraffes in Kenya.
Another added advantage is that even if you are in this city for only one day, it is possible not to miss out in this park. This is due to its proximity to the city and its cheap entrance fee.
Lastly, you just need not more than an hour to interact with the giraffes.
✦ A Stay at the Giraffe Manor
Giraffe Manor is a hotel that is part of the Giraffe Centre. It is one of the most fascinating hotels to stay in, in the world.
The herds of giraffes are allowed in the compound of the hotel at certain hours of the day.
And with this hotel’s long windows that are designed to allow them to poke their long necks into the room. This way, the visitors interact with them during their stay.
NB: You need to make reservations for a stay in Giraffe Manor
✦ The Experience From the Centre
Giraffe Centre offers a chance to feed, or even kiss and learn more about giraffes. And the best thing is that there is no limit on the amount of time that you can spend here.
In addition, there is no prior booking required to visit the Giraffe Centre.
✦ The Services Provide at Giraffe Centre
The staff provides pellets to the visitors to feed the giraffe. Also, they give information on how to feed or even how to kiss them.
✦ How Are The Giraffes?
The giraffes are friendly and you can sense that they are used to interact with people.
✦ Some Tips
- There is a gifts shop
- The Giraffe Centre is open from 9 AM to 5 PM, seven days a week
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