The camp is set amongst forests on the edge of the Masai Mara, just below the spot where scenes from the motion picture ‘Out of Africa’ was filmed. The camp recreates the authentic feel of being on safari during the early twentieth century, when hordes of porters would carry all that was deemed necessary for sophisticated comfort! All nine tents are luxuriously well decorated. Activities include game drives and walks, accompanied by an extremely knowledgeable guide.
Situated on the banks of the Talek River, Dream Camp has just 15 tents located on the border of the park. The camp is very ecologically friendly with both electricity and hot water generated by solar power. Tents are comfortable, food tasty and service very efficient. They also have a mobile camping operation in the surrounding Masai lands, which is highly recommended for two or three nights.
Governors’ Camp lies on the banks of the Mara River to the west of the famous Masai Mara. The camp is in a spot once reserved for the colonial governors of Kenya and their royal visitors therefore placing particular emphasis on comfort, service and excellent cuisine. Activities are mainly concentrated on game drives and walking safaris, all accompanied by knowledgeable guides.
LITTLE GOVERNORS’ CAMP
Little Governor’s Camp is built around a small lake that teems with birds and wildlife. The seventeen tents are reached by boat, across the Mara River and are exquisitely set, offering a serene and romantic atmosphere. Built for intimacy, entirely from canvas, the tents look out over the busy waterhole, furnishings are luxurious, bar always stocked and a French chef continues to amaze guests with delightful cuisine.
GOVERNORS’ IL MORAN
Il Moran is perfectly suited to those who want that extra sense of luxury. With just ten beautifully furnished tents located along the Mara River, the camp is hidden in the shadow of ancient trees and the surrounding bush. Everything is done to perfection here, from the lodge’s decoration, to the exquisite cuisine.
GOVERNORS’ PRIVATE CAMP
Governors’ Private Camp has all the assets of an individually tailored mobile safari with the advantages of a long established company. There is a traditional safari atmosphere and all the comforts have been maintained throughout the eight tents. The food is also of the highest possible quality. Private Camp is generally hired by clients or small groups who seek exclusivity… where everything is tailored around guests requirements.
One of the oldest lodges in the Mara, Keekorok was opened in early 60’s and lies at the southern end of the Mara. With eighty five rooms spread out in the gardens, the lodge doesn’t feel as large as it sounds. Rooms are spacious though are simple. What the lodge lacks in luxury, it makes up for in excellent game viewing, as it’s right in the migration path!
Adjoining the Masai Mara, the camp is protected by the Koyiaki wilderness area, so away from the other lodges and many of their activities. This is an exclusive seasonal camp with only six tents that are comfortable, very spacious and en suite. All guests are looked after by superb staff and very knowledgeable guides. Activities are focused on day and night drives and particularly the walking safaris.
MARA SAROVA CAMP
Located on the Eastern side of the famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve, close to the Sekenani Gate. The camp is set on an elevation surrounded by two streams. The grounds are beautifully laid out with trees and plants, and electrical fences surround the lodge. Accommodation is in 75 bed rooms (72 twin rooms and 3 triples), each of which is a luxurious tent. Each room has a permanent shower and WC, and permanent roof and zip-up front. Facilities here include Isokon Restaurant (with two sections, one internal and one external with a canopy) where guests are served with meals, Oloip Bar (with a cosy log fire place), and a swimming pool surrounded by comfortable sun-loungers. Guests are welcomed to this cool and clean camp with a glass of chilled fruit juice, and entertained in the evenings by traditional dancers.
MARA EXPLORER CAMP
Mara Explorer is situated on a broad, thickly forested bend of the Talek River in the middle of the Maasai Mara. From here, it enjoys prime viewing of the wildebeest migration. During the remainder of the year, herds of watering elephant, giraffe and other animals can often be seen from guest’s private veranda. This is a ‘five-star’ camp and offers 10 luxurious tents with good river views.
MARA INTREPIDS TENTED CAMP
Set above a sweeping bend in the Talek River at the confluence of the Maasai Mara’s four game main viewing areas, Intrepids enjoys one of the most spectacular locations in the reserve. With thirty luxury tents widely spread across a large riverside site, it ensures guests the optimum privacy and peace. Each tent sits on a shady platform, with sweeping views over the riverbanks where a wide variety of animals come to drink.
MARA SAFARI CLUB
Mara Safari Club is a treasure trove for Adults and children with a thirst for knowledge. The Club’s resident naturalist is the perfect guide when learning about the local wildlife, flora and fauna, our Rhino Conservation project, and much more. Staying in contact is easy now, as internet and e-mail access are available at the Club, and keeping busy is not a problem thanks to our swimming pool, wildlife videos, talks on Maasai dances, visits to Maasai manyattas and ‘Big Five’ game-filled day and night game drives!
MARA SERENA LODGE
A good interpretation of a traditional Masai village, Mara Serena is perched on a hill, with a beautiful pool that looks out over the wide plains below. The seventy two rooms are Masai influenced in style yet extremely spacious and comfortable. Game drives are the main form of activity here, with excellent concentrations of wildlife in the local vicinity of the lodge.
MARA SOPA LODGE
Framed against the glorious backdrop of Africa’s highest mountain, the magnificently beautiful Mount Kilimanjaro, surrounded by miles of rolling grasslands, patrolled by vast herds of elephant, shaded by the lush, feathered-green of an acacia grove and hugging the banks of a gently flowing river, this very traditional yet supremely luxurious lodge is the safari destination of a lifetime. Most rooms have a great view of the Mighty Mountain – Kilimanjaro, and facilities here include a swimming pool.