Masai Ostrich Farm & Masai Village
Visit Day Tour
Eat Ostrich Steak, Buy Ostrich Products, Learn more
about Ostriches and
also Visit a Masai Tribal Village on This Nairobi Day
Tour - Kenya
Ostrich Resort & Masai Cultural Village Visit
Ostrich Resort & Masai Cultural Village Visit
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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.
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.
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.
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!
the tour you will have lunch and later visit a Masai
Cultural Village located next to the Nairobi National
Park by the gorge and the Athi River. Return back to
Ostrich Resort & Masai Cultural Village Visit Prices
Items of the Tour
Tour of Ostrich Farm
Lunch : Ostrich Platter
Round Trip Transportation is included
Ride an Ostrich (Must be 70 Kilograms or less)
Entrance fee to visit an authentic Masai Cultural Homestead
not Included on the Tour
* Any extras not mentioned above
Tips & gratuities for the driver guide/ resort staff
Mode of Payment
Ostrich Resort/ Park
Ostrich Resort/Park in Kitengela Nairobi currently has
a total of 700 ostriches being reared in the area. A
good number of items produced or used in Masai Ostrich
Resort are made from ostrich feathers or skin.
meat, which is said to have the lowest cholesterol level
amongst other red meat and to also cure respiratory
illnesses, is a delicacy at the resort along with its
are two types of ostriches in the farm — the blue
neck ostrich, a breed mostly found in the Northern Kenya
across the equator and the Masai ostrich, which is found
in the southern Kenya hemisphere.
difference between the two is that the blue neck ostrich
has a darker, smoother skin with tender feathers, while
the Masai ostrich has a pink skin with tough feathers.
birds, though, have tougher skin than a cow.
mating season begins on the first of June where one
male ostrich is closeted with five female ostriches
in one dock for the purpose of mating. If you want to
know whether a female ostrich is ready for mating, the
secret is in the feathers — they hang low on the
side as they walk.
in this farm is planned according to seasons. The slaughtering
of the animals is no exception. At eight months, their
skin is soft enough for slaughtering and human consumption.
A specific torch is used to check the fertility of an
egg. If it is unfertilized, then it is used.
egg, which is often big enough to serve a whole family
of more than five, is said to help increase intimacy
egg takes 42 days to hatch — twice the time the
chicken takes to hatch — producing a chick as
heavy as 0.5 kg-1.3 kg. For those who cannot take ostrich
meat, there is plenty of the usual meals found in hotels
in the menu.
Ostrich Park Nairobi
Ostriches are very strong birds, one ostrich has to
be held by two attendants before anyone can mount them.
The attendants then control the bird during the ride.
experience is more frightening than it is enjoyable.
Sometimes the ostrich moves so fast making even a confident
man terrified in case it throws him off and starts kicking.
have the reputation of strong heavy kicks that can kill
a Lion. Wild predators have died after falling victim
to their infamous kicks.
mortality rate of ostriches is heightened by the fact
they tend to eat anything, including picking on each
other’s feathers. When they eat indigestible materials,
their stomachs hurt and start rotting, this prevents
them from eating again.
they die. I guess that is why they are referred to as
daft, what with the proverb; ‘don’t sink
your head in the sand like an ostrich’.
Ostrich Resort/ Park in Kitengela Nairobi Accommodation
Booking & Reservations
Ostrich Resort/ Park in Kitengela Nairobi,
Office Tel: +
: 0721242711 - Kenya