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Be a giraffe keeper for a day

Be a giraffe keeper for a day

Duration:8 hours total
Includes:Food and transportation
Languages:Offered in English and French
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About your host

After six months of volunteering in Africa, I totally changed my life and I embarked on this crazy African adventure by offering this experience and another in the country.
Jean Claude
Jean Claude
Jean Claude
Jean Claude

About QOA association

We have several humanitarian or environmental development aid programs in Kenya and Tanzania. We support more than 150 children in their schooling and help to develop a Maasai community of more than 60 families We also preserve an endangered Nubian giraffe breed in the rift valley and protect the elephants of the Signa Conservancy.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to QOA association. .

What we’ll do

We will pick you up at the entrance of the Kigio Wildlife Conservancy. You'll have a welcome coffee while we give a presentation about our association and the work we do on a daily basis. After the coffee you will visit the conservancy in an jeep and see its diverse landscape of 3,000 acres in the rift valley. At 12:30 PM we'll have lunch with the group of on-site volunteers and the ornithologist…

What else you should know

Wear light-colored clothes—but not white. Do not forget to bring your favorite little sweets.

What I’ll provide

Food
Lunch Kenyan and European food. A vegan option is possible.
Transport
Jeep About two hours ride in the park

What to bring

hat, cap, rain suit according to dates of arrival, sunscreen
  • Responsible interactions

    All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.

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Where you'll be

You will visit the Kigio Wildlife Conservancy, see its fauna and flora as well as the Malewa River. We will travel by jeep and on foot.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend. You must be in good health and love nature.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

What to bring

hat, cap, rain suit according to dates of arrival, sunscreen

More tips

Wear light-colored clothes—but not white. Do not forget to bring your favorite little sweets.
Jean Claude
Be a giraffe keeper for a day
New experience
£63/person
New experience
£63/person