Maasai Mara Conservancies

Best 26 lodges and safari camps in Maasai Mara Conservancies

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Naboisho Camp

Naboisho Camp

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Appealing both to safari purists and those seeking a little luxury, Naboisho Camp is the most upmarket of the handful of new, ...More about Naboisho Camp

Excellent  97%
(33 reviews)

Excellent standard of accommodation and food. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Sammy, a top class guide and driver. Day trip to Masai Mara national park ... Naboisho Camp reviews...

Kicheche Bush Camp

Kicheche Bush Camp

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Located in the quiet Olare Motorogi Conservancy and with only six tents dotted through the bush, Kicheche Bush Camp is an intimate ...More about Kicheche Bush Camp

Excellent  99%
(21 reviews)

A different feel to Valley camp but really loved it. The hosts were great, being good fun, friendly and informative. Frank, their Jack Russell was the star of the camp. Our ... Kicheche Bush Camp reviews...

Offbeat Mara

Offbeat Mara

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Located in the quiet Mara North Conservancy, Offbeat Mara sits near the Olare Orok River and is nestled into the bush so discreetly ...More about Offbeat Mara

Excellent  96%
(21 reviews)

Really enjoyed the stay. Lots of game, great staff and an excellent guide. Good to do the two nights under canvas. Offbeat Mara reviews...

Kicheche Mara

Kicheche Mara

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Kicheche Mara is a relatively small, well-designed and very well run bushcamp in Acacia Valley, stretched out above the Olare ...More about Kicheche Mara

Excellent  99%
(16 reviews)

Another excellent camp. Location was fantastic. Felt at home straight away with the host Ray and all of the team. Guiding from Anthony was excellent. Very knowledgeable and ... Kicheche Mara reviews...

Encounter Mara

Encounter Mara

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Encounter Mara is a luxury tented camp, opened in 2011. It is tucked in a shady forest of orange-leaf croton and Euclea trees ...More about Encounter Mara

Excellent  93%
(9 reviews)

Naboisho Conservancy is absolutely beautiful and I would definitely return. It is a cross between driving through Jurassic Park and the Garden of Eden!! Encounter Mara is ... Encounter Mara reviews...

Mara Plains Camp

Mara Plains Camp

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Nestled in the trees on the edge of the Ntiakatek stream in the 120km2 (30,000 acre) private Olare-Motorogi Conservancy (previously ...More about Mara Plains

Excellent  100%
(9 reviews)

Mara Plains Camp is a wonderful and luxury camp that has a great team looking to have all your needs covered before you ask, it is also located in a river rim where you can ... Mara Plains reviews...

Porini Lion Camp

Porini Lion Camp

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In a riverbank location in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Porini Lion Camp is a traditionally styled tented camp in one of the ...More about Porini Lion Camp

Good  83%
(7 reviews)

We stayed at Porini Lion Camp for our last 2 days in the Mara, having been at Ol Kinyei the previous 2 days. I am happy we decided to see another camp and another area as ... Porini Lion Camp reviews...

Serian

Serian

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Perched quite high above the Mara River, where it cuts a broad valley along the western border of the Mara North Conservancy, ...More about Serian

Excellent  97%
(7 reviews)

Serian Maasai Mara Camp has everything imaginable and more. We stayed at this camp in September, 2017 - our third Serian Camp. The guides are the very best - friendly, ... Serian reviews...

Kicheche Valley

Kicheche Valley

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The newest of three Kicheche camps in the Mara region, the upmarket and unfenced Kicheche Valley Camp opened in 2011 in a secluded, ...More about Kicheche Valley

Excellent  96%
(5 reviews)

This camp is set on the side of a valley with wonderful far reaching views and great sunsets. The individual tents are well apportioned and comfortable with electricity available ... Kicheche Valley reviews...

Porini Mara Camp

Porini Mara Camp

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The first tented camp in the Mara region to be run with support from the local community, Porini Mara Camp is a genuine eco-camp ...More about Porini Mara Camp

Excellent  95%
(4 reviews)

Porini Mara was my second of my Porini camps as just amazing and life changing as Porini Aboslelle. Run my mara people, who were and are all just fantastic, knowledgable, ... Porini Mara Camp reviews...

Basecamp Eagle View

Basecamp Eagle View

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Sister camp to Basecamp Maasai Mara near the reserve's Talek Gate, Basecamp Eagle View is located in a stunning spot, with arguably ...More about Basecamp Eagle View

Excellent  100%
(3 reviews)

This is an excellent camp=well run with knowledgeable and charming staff who offer a good service. Good rooms-wonderful views and terrific area to visit both by car and ... Basecamp Eagle View reviews...

Cottars 1920s Camp

Cottars 1920s Camp

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Located on its own private conservancy of 6,000 acres (24 km2), Cottar’s 1920s Camp is owned and run by Calvin and Louise Cottar ...More about Cottars 1920s Camp

Excellent  93%
(3 reviews)

I am overwhelmed by the prospect of having to adequately review Cottar's Camp. This was, by far, the most exceptional part of our African adventure. From the time we were ... Cottars 1920s Camp reviews...

Ngare Serian

Ngare Serian

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On the west bank of the Mara River, tucked between the river and the escarpment on its own 16-square-kilometre private conservancy, ...More about Ngare Serian

Excellent  93%
(3 reviews)

More rustic than Tortilis or Lewa, Ngare Serian nonetheless offered excellent facilities. Very exciting to show up and have to cross a roaring river on a footbridge... Spent ... Ngare Serian reviews...

Ol Kinyei Adventure Camp

Ol Kinyei Adventure Camp

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Ol Kinyei Adventure Camp is a simple, budget camp of dome tents in the 65km2 Ol Kinyei Conservancy, an exclusive Maasai wildlife ...More about Ol Kinyei Adv. Camp

Excellent  93%
(3 reviews)

Ol Kinyei was our first experience of the Mara: it was great all along. A minute after we landed (the airstrip is already an experience if you never landed on one) we were ... Ol Kinyei Adv. Camp reviews...

Elephant Pepper Camp

Elephant Pepper Camp

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Elephant Pepper is a small, tented camp located in the protected Mara North Conservancy. Originally built in 1984, it was named ...More about Elephant Pepper Camp

Excellent  100%
(2 reviews)

Lovely tents - decorated in Raj colonial style . Lots of brass fittings, paw print ash trays , lamps and a phonogram. One tent had sofas and drinks available from a fridge ... Elephant Pepper Camp reviews...

Karen Blixen Camp

Karen Blixen Camp

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Named after the Danish author of Out of Africa, this beautifully sited, Danish-owned, tented camp is located on the east bank ...More about Karen Blixen Camp

Excellent  100%
(2 reviews)

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 ... Karen Blixen Camp reviews...

Leleshwa

Leleshwa

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Leleshwa, one of the smallest camps in the Greater Mara eco-system, is located on the wooded banks of the little Ropile River, ...More about Leleshwa

Good  90%
(2 reviews)

Unfortunately we were the only people staying in camp on two out of our three nights so we missed chatting to others about their day. All our meals in camp even breakfast ... Leleshwa reviews...

Basecamp Wilderness Camp

Basecamp Wilderness Camp

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Formerly a simple encampment of dome tents, known as Basecamp Dorobo Fly Camp, the new Wilderness Camp is set in a peaceful valley ...More about Basecamp Wilderness

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

Whilst based at Eagles View I stayed two days and nights at Dorobo, as it happened largely on my own. What an experience.!I was treated like a visiting prince, by the ... Basecamp Wilderness reviews...

Mara Toto

Mara Toto

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Mara Toto is due to open in 2019 as a brand new camp in the game rich Naboisho Conservancy. We will update this page as soon ...More about Mara Toto

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

Excellent camp, my kind of perfect bush camp. I am very impressed with how it was so well hidden in the tree line ( surely the best laid out camp in OMC along with Mara Plains ... Mara Toto reviews...

Saruni Wild

Saruni Wild

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Saruni Wild is located in the Lemek Conservancy, on the border of neighbouring Mara North Conservancy, close to the Mara North ...More about Saruni Wild

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

We loved Saruni! From the amazing open skies of Lemek to the incredible food and the fantastic feeling of being right in the middle of the bush...it is an unbeatable experience... Saruni Wild reviews...

Cottars Private House

Cottars Private House

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Located on a wooded hillside in the Olderikesi conservancy, outside the southesast corner of the Maasai Mara National Reserve, ...More about Cottars Private House

Entumoto

Entumoto

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Opened in August 2010, Entumoto is a Swedish-Maasai owned, permanent tented camp in the Siana Group Ranch (Siana Conservancy), ...More about Entumoto

Hemingways Ol Seki Mara

Hemingways Ol Seki Mara

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A designer tented lodge in a stunning location, Ol Seki perches at the end of a ridge in the Naboisho Conservancy, northeast ...More about Hemingways Ol Seki

Mahali Mzuri

Mahali Mzuri

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Mahali Mzuri, which means ‘beautiful place’, is a relatively new and very upmarket property for the Mara, having opened in 2013...More about Mahali Mzuri

Mara Bushtops

Mara Bushtops

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Hugging the brow of a hill in its own private game sanctuary, Mara Bushtops is an exclusive, hotel-style, tented lodge a few ...More about Mara Bushtops

Saruni Mara

Saruni Mara

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On a wooded, south-facing hillside in the far north of the Mara North Conservancy, the Italian-owned Saruni Mara is a stylish ...More about Saruni Mara

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