Giraffe Manor is surrounded by 140 acres of indigenous forest, some 30 minutes drive from Nairobi city centre. The Manor has superb views of Ngong Hills. Built in 1932 by Sir David Duncan, it was not until 1974 when two highly endangered Rothschild giraffe were brought to the estate. Here they thrived and produced several further generations of giraffe.
Guests staying at Giraffe Manor can enjoy a variety of activities including wildlife walking tours, shopping excursions into Nairobi, birding tours, magnificent photography the giraffe, warthog and wander through the adjoining forest to view the bushbuck, dik dik and bird species or visit to the Elephant Orphanage, The Matbronze Art Gallery and Foundry, Kazuri Beads, to purchase beads and pottery, the Karen Blixen Museum, Daphne Sheldrick Animal Orphanage and the Nairobi National Park, the only wildlife reserve in the world located right next to a major city.