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White Water Rafting or Bungee Jumping Tour - Sagana - Full Day
Thomson Falls Day Trip Tour - Nyahururu - Full Day
Crescent Island Game Conservancy Tour - Naivasha - Full Day
Ol Pajeta Conservancy And Chimpanzee Santuary Tour - Full Day
African Heritage House Nairobi Tour -1/2 Day
Mamba Village Crocodile Farm Day Tour -1/2 Day or Full Day
Maasai Ostrich Farm Tour Kitengela - Full Day
Carnivore Restaurant - 2 Hours
Nairobi Safari Walk Day Tour - 2 Hours
Nairobi City Tours 3 Hours
Nairobi Animal Orphanage Tour - 4 Hours
Nairobi National Park Tours - 4 Hours

MAASAI OSRICH FARM DAY TOUR KITENGELA - FULL DAY

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Masai ostrich farm and resort is located some 30 minutes from the city centre.

Just half an hour’s drive from the city centre and 10 minutes from the Kitengela-Namanga highway is the Maasai Ostrich farm. Maasai Ostrich Farm which is around 37 kilometers from Nairobi. Sitting on almost 200 acres, the farm has dozens of ostriches that will leave you and your family amazed.

Boasting two types of ostriches [ Maasai and Somali Ostriches ] you will not only get to tour the farm but you can also let the children ride them too. It is fun, especially for the courageous ones. It also gives a lovely picture opportunity.

The tour of the farm takes almost half an hour depending on how inquisitive you are and what picture opportunities you will get out of your tour. It is very interesting seeing ostriches in different stages of growth and sizes. Ostrich products are available for sale.

An ostrich is slaughtered at 8 months because the quality and taste of its meat is achieved during that period of growth. There is also the opportunity to view and hand-feed the ostriches, and if the weather is good, you can even take an ostrich ride.

Visit Masai ostrich farm day tour can be done in the morning or the afternoon and can include a lunch at their restaurant with their specialty ostrich grilled or fried meats.

The ostrich farm is located some 45 km outside Nairobi to the south in the Athi plains. This is a great place to go and ride an ostrich or have it for lunch. The workers here will help you up on the ostrich back and you will have a controlled ride around the shed.

The workers have to hold on to the bird as there are no saddles to secure you on its back. Ostriches have also been known to have a mind of their own once mounted and you can easily find yourself on the dust if the handlers were to let go.

There is also a weight limit of 75 kgs and below. Sorry if you weigh above that, you won’t be have a ride on the birds. They don’t want to hurt their birds while offering the rides.

The Masai ostrich farm day trip & ostrich lunch resort offers standard, deluxe and royal rooms and they have a fully fledged swimming pool and a play area for kids. It’s a quiet place away from all the noise in town and a great place to hold corporate retreats, workshops, seminars and team building trips.

How To Get There

You will drive on the Mombasa road and take a right turn at the athi river junction underpass onto the Namanga, Drive some 15km on the Namanga road and turn right at the Masai Ostrich farm signage. It’s 4km from the turn off into the ostrich farm resort.

Masai Ostrich Farm tour Charges Include:

• Transport to and from your hotel
• Services of a driver guide
• Entrance charges
• Bottled drinking water

Masai Ostrich Farm tour Charges Exclude:

• Items of a personal nature
• Tips to guides
• Anything extra not mentioned in the Inclusives

Founded in 1991 initially as a ranch house, the resort offers luxury accommodation with five spacious en suite double rooms, tastefully furnished and ten tents with both double and single beds.

Maasai Ostrich Resort is located 45 km's from Nairobi on the Athi River/kitengela plains. One hour drive from the city centre and seven Kilometers off Namanga road.

Beautiful gardens of mixed wild and exotic plants and a green manicured lawn surround the large American style ranch house. Over time, the resort has become a haven of peace for business meetings and a popular ideal spot for family outings.

Sitting on almost 200 acres, the farm has dozens of ostriches that will leave you and your family amazed.

The road from the highway is rough, but you get a lovely panoramic view of the Kitengela Conservation Area, with a wide swathe of plains playing out.

Boasting two types of ostriches, Maasai and Somali, you will not only get to tour the farm but you can also let the children ride them too. It is fun, especially for the courageous ones. It also gives a lovely picture opportunity.

The tour of the farm takes almost half an hour depending on how inquisitive you or the children are, and what picture opportunities you will get out of your tour. It is very interesting seeing the animals in different stages of growth and sizes.

The two types of ostriches are differentiated by the colour of their legs and necks; the Maasai ostrich is red thighs while its Somali counterpart is blue.

Another interesting bit about this farm is that it is one of the few establishments that are allowed to sell ostrich meat (which is a restricted game meat) within its establishment. They also supply it outside the ranch and sell the meat, feathers and skin.

Activities

The ostriches are trained to be ridden and over the weekends, especially on Sundays, there are ostrich races, another must watch activity. There are specially trained jockeys who race these animals.

On a good day, you will be able to spot a few animals like zebras, giraffes, antelopes and even buffaloes at the Kitengela Conservation Area.

The farm also offers accommodation but it is its carefully manicured grounds that stand out. There is a swimming pool and beyond it is a hedge where the ostrich enclosures are.

The farm also serves an ostrich dish but it is pretty expensive. You will part with not less than Sh1,000 for a steak. The menus are interesting and you are certain to find an ostrich dish that suits your taste.

Ostrich Riding

People from all walks of life continue to experience this giant sized bird and believe you me, your friends will never believe that you actually had the courage to do something completely different.

 

 

 
  
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