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Giraffe Manor in Kenya

Don’t call it a dream, call it a plan!

Price 550 $
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550 $

Why we included this experience:

  • Imagine giraffes joining you for breakfast
  • Visit one of Nairobi’s most iconic destinations
  • Sublime afternoon tea on the terrace

Experience description

Meals can be slightly unpredictable at Giraffe Manor, a boutique hotel set within 12 private acres in the suburbs of Nairobi. There you’ll be, just sitting down for breakfast, when through the window comes a long neck, at the end of which is a peckish giraffe looking for a treat. And he’s probably not leaving until he gets one. Your stay in this stately mansion will evoke the romance of safaris in the 1930s, when guests would stroll the elegant terraces and courtyards in the sunset after dinner and cocktails.

Highlights of this memorable Nairobi gift experience include a guided walk through the AFEW Giraffe Centre where you can learn about the endangered Rothchild Giraffes, and a visit to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust where you can meet some cute baby elephants. Frankly, though, what most guests here look forward to above all is their afternoon tea, taken on the terrace as the sun slips behind the Ngong Hills, with long-legged shadows moving gently across the lawns.


  • Feed giraffes through the windows at breakfast time
  • Meet some baby elephants and help give them their lunch
  • Romantic afternoon tea on the terrace

What's Included:

  • Return airport transfers
  • Transportation around the Karen and Langata area
  • All meals
  • Wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Laundry
  • WiFi
  • Entrance to the AFEW Giraffe Centre

Good to know:

  • Please dress for the weather - it tends to be warm during the day and cooler in the evenings
  • From June to August temperature can fall to 35˚F
  • Rainy seasons tend to be March to May and mid-October to mid-December
  • Giraffe Manor is unavailable in May
  • Bookings must be made at least two months in advance
  • Check-in 11am, check-out 10am
  • Please advise organisers beforehand of any dietary requirements

Experience details

For 1 person
All year
Land & Nature



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