Lodges & safari camps in Maasai Mara Conservancies
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
Very enjoyable experience indeed. "Tent" was excellent (really a tent erected under a permanent thatched canopy) and the food was outstanding for such a remote ... reviews...
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
We had a wonderful time at Offbeat - staying in this tented camp was a great contrast to the lodge accommodation we'd enjoyed at Borana. It's a fabulous little camp ... reviews...
Kicheche Bush Camp
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
Loved Kicheche's remoteness. Darren and Emma and their great staff made our days there very memorable. They organised a dawn balloon safari for me, and we had a very good ... reviews...
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
The approach to the camp, and its setting, are really beautiful. Just thinking about it while I'm writing this feedback is so uplifting! But this camp is not just ... reviews...
Encounter Mara is a luxury tented camp, opened in 2011, tucked in a shady forest of orange-leaf croton and Euclea trees on the ...More about Encounter Mara
I enjoyed my stay at the Encounter Mara once I got used to what I initially experienced as a slightly "girl scout camp" ambiance. (It was my first experience of ... reviews...
Mara Plains Camp
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
Brilliant camp. We had a huge room/tent accessed across an interesting wooden bridge suspended above a pool.The room had a great deck overlooking the pool complete with crocodile ... reviews...
Porini Lion Camp
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
Food excellent particularly the soups and service by all staff excellent. William and Josephat our driver/guides very knowledgeable about all game and very enthusiastic ... reviews...
Porini Mara Camp
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
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, ... reviews...
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
The camp is very beautifully situated next to the river. The area directly next to the camp is a bit bushy/rocky and was usually not the area were we found our best sightings ... reviews...
Basecamp Eagle View
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
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 ... reviews...
Cottars 1920s Camp
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
Cotters is good, but just something missing, guides and staff are very nice, but the management wasn't as hands on as at other camps. Great wildlife once you drive ... reviews...
Elephant Pepper Camp
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
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 ... reviews...
Karen Blixen Camp
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
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 ... reviews...
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
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 ... reviews...
On the west bank of the Mara River, tucked between the river and the escarpment on its own 16km2 private conservancy, Ngare Serian ...More about Ngare Serian
Ngare is across the river from the main Serian camp but it is run separately and there is no guest interaction between the two camps. It is approached by a narrow suspension ... reviews...
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
The location in a valley has its detractions as although very peaceful it is a bit of a drag to get to the river beds where most of the animal activity occurs. The waterhole ... reviews...
Ol Kinyei Adventure Camp
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
Staying at Ol Kinyei Adventure Camp was a great adventure. We slept comfortably in sleeping bags with high density foam pads on the floor of our tent. Our tent had a toilet/... reviews...
Basecamp Wilderness Camp
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 Wilderness Camp
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 ... reviews...
Cottars Private House
Located on a wooded hillside in the Olderikesi conservancy, outside the southesast corner of the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Cottar's Private House, also known as Cottar's Private Homestead, is a handsome, modern property on two floors. Only recently built, the house sweeps around the contours ...More about Cottars Private House
Opened in August 2010, Entumoto is a Swedish-Maasai owned, permanent tented camp in the Siana Group Ranch (Siana Conservancy), on the north-east border of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. The camp is located on the Megwarra escarpment, in a tranquil dell swathed in bush, at a point where three ...More about Entumoto
Hemingways Ol Seki Mara
A designer tented lodge in a stunning location, Ol Seki perches at the end of a ridge in the Naboisho Conservancy, northeast of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. Built in 2005, it was bought in 2011 by the Hemingways hotel group. On an arrow-shaped bluff pointing south, with a 270-degree panorama, ...More about Hemingways Ol Seki
Mahali Mzuri, which means ‘beautiful place’, is a relatively new and very upmarket property for the Mara, having opened in 2013. It is part of the Virgin Limited Edition range – built and owned by Richard Branson and located in the 133km2 Olare Motorogi Conservancy. Before visiting, we were a ...More about Mahali Mzuri
Hugging the brow of a hill in its own private game sanctuary, Mara Bushtops is an exclusive, hotel-style, tented lodge a few kilometres outside the Maasai Mara National Reserve’s busiest gate. Based around the former home of Mara hunting and safari legend Glen Cottar, it features personal butlers ...More about Mara Bushtops
On a wooded, south-facing hillside in the far north of the Mara North Conservancy, the Italian-owned Saruni Mara is a stylish and unfenced bush lodge with six individual cottage-villas. Unlike most other properties in the Mara’s conservancies, it is built with a degree of permanence, setting it ...More about Saruni Mara
Located 10 kms away from the main Saruni Mara, Saruni Wild is down in a valley within the Mara North Conservancy. With only three tents and no electricity it is a simple bushcamp which works perfectly in conjunction with a stay at the much more permanent Saruni Mara. In July 2015, Saruni Wild ...More about Saruni Wild