This tour gives a completely up close and personal interaction with
the endangered Rothschild Giraffe, where guests have the opportunity
to view giraffes as well as feed them. There is an impressive
variety of birds which can be viewed throughout the year.
The Giraffe Centre invites you to explore the unique ecosystem of
the Centre's dry upland forest, which is one of the remaining
segmented natural forests outside Nairobi city. You will have the
option of guiding yourself or taking a guide. This leisurely stroll
begins directly in front of the parking lot at Giraffe Centre.
Adults feeding giraffes at the ramp and children
The white star Robbin
A souvenir worth taking home and singing about!
Sunbird at the Giraffe Centre
Using interpretative brochure and walk way stations, you will
acquaint yourself with the most common vegetation in the forest
sanctuary. The trail gradually descends to the Gogo River then turns
rightwards back to the start point.
head over to the Karen Blixen Museum; The Karen Blixen Museum was
originally the home of Karen Blixen, who came to Kenya from Denmark
in the early part of the 19th century; the present museum site is at
the heart of the larger coffee plantation run by Blixen between 1914
and 1931. The house and surrounding land was donated by the Danish
government to Kenya at independence; the house was restored by the
Danish government and was used during the filming of Out of Africa,
which immortalized Karen Blixen's book by the same name.
The Karen Blixen House
The beautiful gardens of the Karen Blixen Museum
An old tractor at the Karen Blixen museum
Much of the original furniture is on display in the house, and
combined with the beautifully landscaped gardens and encompassing
view of the Ngong Hills, the Museum has continued to be very popular
destination for international and local visitors.
A visit to the Karen Blixen Museum, named after a Danish lady who
came to Kenya in the early part of this century. It was used during
the filming of the famous movie that immortalized Karen Blixen's
book by the same name (Out Of Africa). The Museum has a
beautifully landscaped gardens and an encompassing Ngong Hills View.
A striking feature about the Karen Blixen Museum is the beautiful
grounds. The house built in 1910 has a red tile roof and mellow wood
paneling in the rooms. The museum has become a herb of various
activities including private parties, research and visitation, from
all over the world. The income so generated is used to refurbish and
maintain Karen Blixen and other regional museums.