David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Mbagathi Road, Nairobi


David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is the biggest and most successful park in the world that rescues and preserves orphan elephants. It is an important organization protecting the wildlife in East Africa. It offers safe haven for baby elephants that have been orphaned from various parks and reserves in Kenya. After the elephants grow and become old enough they are freed back to the wild.

A visit to the park is a really fun activity in Nairobi that you shouldn't miss. You can watch how people feed the baby elephants or how they play around. You can even adopt one of the elephants!

The entrance fee is $ 5 per person, both adults and children. The visiting hours are 11 am to 12pm daily. As the orphanage lies out of Nairobi city. The park suggests transfer services from your location at 9:30 am to get to the park at its opening time at 11 am. You are allowed to stay there an hour and get back at 12 pm.

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Open Hours:

  • Mon

    11:00 - 12:00

  • Tue

    11:00 - 12:00

  • Wed

    11:00 - 12:00

  • Thu

    11:00 - 12:00

  • Fri

    11:00 - 12:00

  • Sat

    11:00 - 12:00

  • Sun

    11:00 - 12:00

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  • Bridget Sakwa

    - 27 August 2018 -

    It was a great experience, especially if you catch the whole feeding program from the beginning.

  • Ricardo Lima

    - 23 August 2018 -

    Interesting place. The explanation about the origin of the baby elephants is good.

  • Chiara Rdn

    - 20 August 2018 -

    Beautiful place, the caretakers will let you get very close to the baby elephants.

  • Lisa Marshall

    - 07 August 2018 -

    This place is amazing and you get so close to the baby elephants you can even touch them. The information the keepers share is so important and we adopted a baby elephant. The package they give and the email updates make it worth the cost of $50--you really feel your money is making a difference. Definitely visit this place!

  • George Mutega

    - 22 July 2018 -

    You to see the baby elephants and to listen to their stories.each has a sad story on how it was rescued.i love the place.gone there several times n wish to visit again

  • Peter Mogyoros

    - 22 July 2018 -

    It was somewhat smaller then expected. But is is for a good cause so definitely worth a visit.

  • Eutychus Mbuthia

    - 07 July 2018 -

    Nice place to visit. A product that promotes Sustainable tourism practice in Kenya.

  • kween Nana

    - 19 May 2018 -

    If you have love for elephants and want to support by adopting this is the place to be ,it's open to public and is 500kenya shillings.its a very exciting experience you even get to feed the baby elephants­čśŹlots of information about elephants.highly recommended.

  • Josiah Ngige

    - 01 May 2018 -

    Close encounter with orphaned baby elephants.... They look gentle and well taken off... We did t see any rhino's though.... Visit time is strictly 11am to 12pm everyday.... Fun experience seeing the young jumbos at close range

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