Reviews of Offbeat Meru
Wildlife sightings and reviews
18 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Offbeat Meru and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"Offbeat Meru review"
Stanley, is an excellent guide and I spotted the Big Five and then some. You rarely see other vehicles so it feels very private and the game viewing is magical in Meru. It was my first visit to Kenya and Offbeat was my first stop. Needless to say I will definitely return. The tents are comfortable and the bucket showers are warm and convenient.
The staff is very knowledgeable and always had a smile for you. On several occasions we had elephant in the camp. Quite a treat to see. I also highly recommend this camp to solo travelers. You can choose to dine with other guests or have dinner brought to your tent. The pool is a nice touch on hot days." See all these reviews: 9n in Kenya
"Indulgence camping at Offbeat Meru"
The luxury and personal service are indulgent, especially given we're used to roughing it. It's a camp that might be best suited to people who have been on safari before, who can appreciate the atmosphere and individuality of the place." See all these reviews: 7n in Kenya
"Offbeat Meru was delightful"
This park's strength is that it is still off most tourists' paths. All our game drives were good for mammals and even better if you enjoy your birds. Offbeat Meru has just the atmosphere we love on safari - enthusiastic hosts, nice size, good accommodation but not ridiculously luxurious, enjoyable conversation over the dining table, delicious food and great guiding (Dominic)." See all these reviews: 10n in Kenya
he staff and management were superb. Relaxed and friendly and extraordinarily well-organised. Guiding was fantastic. Dominic was great as long as you don't mind Arsenal fans. The park was good and was a great contrast to the Mara due to being so quiet.
I couldn't really recommend is place more as long as you don't mind the heat and the dust." See all these reviews: 7n in Kenya
"An oasis in the park"
Our guide Stanley was freindly, happy, knowledgeable and a good spotter
The pool was a delight." See all these reviews: 7n in Kenya
"Offbeat Meru Camp"
The success of the camp owes a lot to the hosts and managers, Sean and Tanyth, who created and maintained the atmosphere but they were supported by a superb staff who were always enthusiastic and friendly. While the camp lacked some of the facilities of top-market camps, this was more than compensated for by the enthusiasm and friendliness of all the staff. Our driver/guide, Stanley, was ideal. He was an excellent guide and spotter while being good company and anxious to seek out whatever we wanted to see.
We enjoyed our 5 nights there so much and would love to be able to go again." See all these reviews: 8n in Kenya
"Great Safari at Offbeat Meru"
Game drives were very informative and they were flexible to your needs, if you wanted to go out early or late it was not a problem. A dip in the pool was most welcome after a hot game drive." See all these reviews: 10n in Kenya
"safari at Offbeat Meru"
Nothing was too much trouble, the jugs of hot water delivered for washing in the mornings and the accompanying hot drinks ordered the night before were much appreciated touches.
Our guides Dominic and Bernard were really excellent and the quality of our guides was probably the most important single factor in making our safari such a success." See all these reviews: 13n in Kenya
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