Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city
The park is host to number of innovative conservations efforts: Nairobi Safari Walk is Kenya’s new conservation based recreation facility. The combination of skilled and creative landscape design, unique wildlife species and detailed interpretation, renders the facility supreme in tourism and conservation education. With a combination of three simulated, forests, wetlands and Savannahs, you can have an opportunity to learn about their valuable resource and how they can contribute to its conservation.
Adjacent is the Nairobi animal orphanage the oldest animal orphanage in Kenya. Set at the entrance of Nairobi National Park with lush vegetation contrasting against the red dust and clay soil, this educational and training facility is often home to more than 20 different animals and bird species. It is a refuge and rehabilitation center for wild animals found abandoned or injured throughout Kenya.
David Shedrick wildlife trust is located on the southern part of the park. It is a small flexible and environmentally significance charity that helps save the lives of orphaned Elephants and Rhinos who are ultimately released back into the wild. You have an opportunity to see the orphaned and rescued elephants and rhinos everyday from 1100hrs to 1200noon and participate in feeding program.
Further down is giraffe center. Managed by African Fund for Endangered Wildlife, the center’s effort is to conserve the endangered Rothschild giraffe. Take part in feeding the thrilling and beautiful giraffes, learn more about them, take a nature walk in the nearby nature trail and stretch your arm in donating to this noble conservation effort.
Also along this area is where you find privately managed Mamba village – a fantastic experience with reptiles of all kinds such as snakes, monitor lizards and large African crocodiles. A few meters is ‘Bomas of Kenya’ where every evening from 1500hrs, you have an opportunity to experience diverse cultural feats and breathtaking acrobatic performances. You can also tour the cultural villages to feel the real taste of African culture.