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Kenya Sights

David Sheldrick Orphanage for Rhinos and Elephants

  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Updated 10/19/2012

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Take a morning excursion, which you can book through your tour guide or hotel concierge, to this amazing rescue center that was set up by Dame Daphne Sheldrick after the death of her husband, David, who was famous for his anti-poaching activities in Tsavo National Park. You'll be able to watch baby elephants at play or having a bath, knowing that one day when they're old enough they will be successfully reintroduced into the wild. It's an absolutely unmissable and heartwarming

experience. Make a donation, however small, or go for gold and adopt your own baby elephant.

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Sight Information

Address:

Entrance is at Maintenance Gate on Magadi Rd., Nairobi, 00503, Kenya

Phone:

020-230–1396; 0733-891–996

Sight Details:

  • Ksh500
  • Daily 11 am–noon

Updated 10/19/2012

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Apr 6, 2013

A haven for rhina orphans and other animals. Visitors can Adopt an Elephant Orphan or Rhino Orphan. African Servalcat Safaris Ltd. P.O Box 4628 00100 GPO Nairobi-Kenya. Tel:+254 (0)20 2587644 Mobile: +254 722 691988,+254 733 904294 Email:tours@africanservalcatsafaris.com Website: http://www.africanservalcatsafaris.com

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