Nairobi Animal Orphanage-Refuge for the Wild
The Nairobi Animal Orphanage is located in the Nairobi National Park. It serves a treatments and rehabilitation centre for wild animals. The Orphanage hosts lions, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals, serval cats, rare Sokoke cats, warthogs, leopards, various monkeys, baboons and buffalo. Various birds can also be viewed including parrots, guinea fowls, crowned cranes and ostriches.

Key features

Lion, cheetah, hyena, jackal, serval cat, very rare Sokoke cats, warthog, Leopard, various monkeys, baboons and buffalo.
Parrots,guinea fowls,crowned cranes and ostriches.


January to March is hot and dry, April to June is hot and wet, and July to October is very warm and wet

How to get there

  • Roads: Only about 7km from the city centre,the animal orphanage is easily accessible on tarmac roads,off Langa’ta Road,Kenya Wildlife Service head office.


  • Close-up,views of animals
  • Animal adoption programme

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