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Reteti Elephant Orphanage visit

Reteti Elephant Orphanage visit

Reviews: Reteti Elephant Orphanage visit

Below are independent comments from 4 of our travellers who have done this activity and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.

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Ms U.
Toronto

"Reteti Elephant Orphanage visit review"

Based at Elephant Bedroom on 7 Mar 2022
"A truly special place, and we're so glad we had the opportunity to visit the sanctuary. While there were similarities to the facility in Nairobi, here we had the opportunity to talk to the keepers and really learn about the details of their program.

There was a one month old elephant who had arrived recently, and was bonding with his keeper. It was incredible to see the personality of this little guy, and the dedication of the keeper." Read more about this whole safari
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Excellent
Mr & Mrs J
Hanwell

"Elephants and more"

Based at Sarara Treehouses on 20 Feb 2022
"We visited at midday as our guide recommended this was the best time to see the elephants playing as well as eating.

There aren't just elephants here - there are also baby giraffe and rescued antelopes just wandering around - but the elephants are the main attraction. They rush out for their feed and then there is general carnage as they head for the mud wallow.

If you like watching baby elephants rolling around together in mud (and who doesn't), you'll love it." Read more about this whole safari
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Excellent
Mrs Catherine H
UK

"Reteti Elephant Orphanage visit review"

Based at Sarara on 14 Jan 2022
"There is nothing more heartwarming than spending an hour here! Watching during feeding time, you instantly see the elephants' personalities (and the keepers!) personalities shine through. The cheeky ones trying to grab a second bottle, the "best friends" who like to be fed together, the keepers seeking out the shy elephants to make sure they have their bottle. Learning about the impact the orphanage has had and continues to make on the Samburu is fascinating." Read more about this whole safari
Overall
Excellent
H & R
Glasgow

"Fantastic work - a real treat to visit"

Based at Saruni Rhino on 20 Oct 2019
"A long and bumpy trip to reach this very hidden gem but wouldn't have missed it for anything - one of the highlights of the holiday.

Admirable work being undertaken and a joy to see the orphaned elephants running out to be bottle-fed and interacting with their keepers.

Great to see Samburu women involved here." Read more about this whole safari
Overall
Excellent
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