David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi

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Meet some of Nairobi's most beloved residents at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, a rescue and rehabilitation center for orphaned rhinos and elephants. Established in 1977 in honor of naturalist David Sheldrick, the nonprofit organization lies within the city's national park. Get up close to adolescent and baby elephants during bath time, and watch majestic rhinos playfully romping through their natural habitat. With the animals' welfare at its heart, the center only allows public viewing for a limited morning period, so check the website for visitor times. Discover how to plan a Nairobi trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • I really enjoyed my time at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust! I went on a Tuesday during a public holiday and I was able to get a good spot right in front. Others suggest coming early to ensure you...  more »
  • As part of a tour from Nairobi, I visited the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. It was interesting to hear the different stories behind each orphan elephant and how they had arrived at the Trust. It...  more »

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