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Karen Blixen Camp
Karen Blixen Camp
Karen Blixen Camp
Karen Blixen Camp

Reviews of Karen Blixen Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

4 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Karen Blixen Camp and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Nov-2019, 2 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Karen Blixen Camp.
Lion

100% success

Leopard

50% success

Cheetah

50% success

Wild dog

50% success

Buffalo

100% success

Eland

100% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Hippo

100% success

Spotted Hyena

100% success

Wildebeest

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Aardvark

50% success

Striped Hyena

50% success

Black Rhino

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

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Arrival date
Mr & Mrs G
Cambs.

"Such lovely people!"

2 nights Arrived 20 Feb 2020
"From the moment we arrived to the moment we departed we were made to feel very special. Lillian and her team were excellent hosts. A special mention to Solomon for his friendly and attentive waiter service.
The food was truly excellent. We appreciated the individual dining arrangement. This set up allowed us to enjoy leisurely meals in our own time. The inclusive drinks package was very welcome.

The pool area was particularly relaxing between game drives.

Our safari guide, Dominic, was extremely knowledgable. We learnt a lot from him about wildlife and Kenyan life in general. It is a pity that the cheetahs and leopards remained elusive. However, the lion sightings were very good. The landscape in the conservancy was breathtaking.

We would not hesitate to highly recommend this camp!" See all these reviews: 6n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Buffalo

3 sightings

Eland

2 sightings

Elephant

4 sightings

Giraffe

4 sightings

Hippo

3 sightings

Lion

5 sightings

Spotted Hyena

4 sightings

Wildebeest

2 sightings

Zebra

4 sightings

Mrs Jana
Berlin

"This was a disappointment"

4 nights Arrived 12 Nov 2019
"I would give a good but I know the price and it was´nt luxury it was like a three or maximal 4 stars lodge. There were a lot of mistakes and I will give you the statement that I was given the managment there.

I arrived and was called Eva, this is the Name of my Mother and I'm Sure, that Lindsey from expertafrica told you, that my Name is Jana, it was working at the other 3 destinations. There is no showergel and bodylotion in the tents. It is unusually that you take the same cutlery for the starter and the main menue, sometimes you get the Drinks with icecubes and Lemon, sometimes not. You have to subscripe for your Drinks- do you not Trust your Staff? The stones at the pool are partially broken and inside it is very slippery because of not cleaning. It is in this category inacceptable to lie on your knees 4 times a day to open or close your tent. On my last evening diner, the steak should be medium and it was more than well done, the cheese war partially frozen. The salad is every day the same. The Coffee is inedible, thats why most of the guests drinking tea. If I would think more about, I'm sure, I would find more things, they are not good enough for taking so much money from the guests. I hope you all will grow with this critic.

It was not worth the money and Tortilis Camp was much better but cheaper I think.

The owner is a danish person and he make a lot for the community but the first days there were a lot of students for sterilize the dogs in the community but for the other guests it was a feeling like being in a hostel in Berlin. The waiter werent attentively and a lot of other thinks.

I shared a car with a couple from denmark.

I would not recommended this camp." See all these reviews: 9n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Average
Sightings Report

Aardvark

Multiple sightings

Buffalo

Multiple sightings

Cheetah

6 sightings

Eland

Multiple sightings

Elephant

1 sighting

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Hippo

Multiple sightings

Leopard

Multiple sightings

Lion

Multiple sightings

Spotted Hyena

Multiple sightings

Striped Hyena

Multiple sightings

Wild dog

Multiple sightings

Wildebeest

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Family of 4
New York

"Wonderful Experience In Every Way!"

4 nights Arrived 21 Aug 2016
"Our family (2 adults, 2 children) enjoyed everything about Karen Blixen Camp. The location on the Mara River is fantastic. We are somewhat picky eaters (two vegetarians and two committed carnivores), but the chef/kitchen accommodated us with aplomb.

Our guide was excellent and extremely knowledgable. We saw an unbelievable assortment of animals and birds, and at least in the Mara North conservancy we were almost always alone or with 1 or 2 other vehicles even when we were with big cats. We also went to the reserve and saw the crossing which was, of course, incredible (and brutal), but the shear number of vehicles jockeying for position was a bit depressing.

The staff at Karen Blixen really went the extra mile to make our stay wonderful and memorable. We celebrated our 21st wedding anniversary (we were married in Kenya) at Karen Blixen and the staff, without our asking, arranged a private dinner with champagne and even baked us a small anniversary cake which was presented by the entire staff with a song. It was beautiful and genuine and meant a lot to us all.

On our last day and after our last game drive (we had an afternoon flight to Nairobi) the staff at Karen Blixen discovered that a black rhino was nearby, which is a very rare occurrence. They promptly rounded up everyone who was in camp for an impromptu game drive to see the rhino, thus ensuring that we were able to see the "big five."" See all these reviews: 7n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs Q
Berks

"Great safari at karen Blixen"

3 nights Arrived 31 Jul 2015
"this is a great camp, staff excellent particularly charles our waiter and peter the guide." See all these reviews: 10n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
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4 reviews of Karen Blixen Camp by travellers since August 2007
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