Always wanted to be one with nature, and love animals? Then look no further than Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya. In addition to being able to eat breakfast with giraffes, it features 10 rooms and can accommodate up to 25 guests. Notable visitors in the past include: Mick Jagger, Walter Cronkite, Johnny Carson, Brooke Shields, Richard Branson and Ewan McGregor. Continue reading for more.
Initially built as a family home, Giraffe Manor was acquired by Jock and Betty Leslie-Melville, whose work with the endangered Rothschild Giraffe has become renowned worldwide.
Their efforts of rearing and re-introducing giraffe to the wild have had a considerable impact on the increasing number of the species. The African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (set up by the Leslie-Melvilles) continues to protect and nurture the Rothschild Giraffe.