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Saruni Mara
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Saruni Mara
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Saruni Mara

Reviews of Saruni Mara

Wildlife sightings and reviews

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

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Mar-2019, 1 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Saruni Mara.
Lion

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Leopard

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Cheetah

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Wild dog

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Buffalo

100% success

Eland

100% success

Giraffe

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Hippo

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Spotted Hyena

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Wildebeest

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Zebra

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Aardvark

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Black Rhino

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Elephant

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Pangolin

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Striped Hyena

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Miss A
Okehampton

"Attractive position, very good guide, Tinka"

3 nights Arrived 4 Mar 2019
"While Saruni Mara is in a lovely position on a hill overlooking a valley, it did not suit us particularly well.

To start with, our allotted cabin room - though very attractive - was located up a slope a long walk from the main house, despite our briefing that Andrew had difficulty in walking.

The staff very kindly did a special supper for us in our room- and the manager, Cecilia, moved us the next day into the owner's very luxurious 'villa'. We were looked after beautifully by the villa team - including meals delivered each day by dedicated cook! Buffalo, impala and giraffe regularly wandered along the track just below us, which was a bonus...

Despite the lovely villa, and being spoilt by the delightful staff, three days here were too many for us. To get to the Northern Mara Conservancy, one must drive down a very rough track and through an over-grazed farming area. (Half an hour plus - then back again of course...) The plains area is oversubsrcibed with tourist 4WD's - though our v good guide, Tinka, managed to avoid the worst over-crowding. The safari drives are the only activity within reasonable driving distance- though one day we visited Saruni Wild Camp for tea, which made a change. (Unfortunately, it was full so we could not move to there from Saruni Mara).

Saruni Mara is trying very hard and has certain advantages (cooler than the plains, for one) - but suffers probably from too much competition from better-placed sites.
We loved the bush lunch by the river on arrival!" See all these reviews: 13n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

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

Buffalo

5 sightings

Eland

3 sightings

Giraffe

8 sightings

Hippo

10 sightings

Lion

1 sighting

Spotted Hyena

5 sightings

Wildebeest

10 sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

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