Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage

The elephant orpanage located on the outskirts of Nairobi provides an invaluable service for orphaned Kenyan elephant calves. The orphanage was established in 1977 to honour the memory of David Sheldrick, the founder warden of Tsavo East National Park. Now run by his loving wife, the orphanage offers visitors a unique and very special opportunity to see baby elephants being cared for by their keepers. Hugely respected in Kenya, all funds raised by the entrance fees go to help rescued orphans from remote locations, care for them and eventually release them back into the wild.