Masai Mara Safari Camps and Lodges

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Bateleur Camp

Bateleur Camp is situated at the edge of the Maasai Mara, just below the location where the most famous scene of the famous film Out of Africa was made. It is a romantic and totally private camp that reflects the ambience of Kenyan safaris of the 1920's and 30's.

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Cottars 1920's Camp

The Cottar's 1920's Safari Camp is situated in an extensive and exclusive concession between the Maasai Mara, Serengeti and Loliondo reserves where a few Purko Maasai clan roam. This area has been untouched by any kind of tourism or development and offers the discerning client a guarantee of privacy.

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Elephant Pepper

Elephant Pepper is an original bush camp, the emphasis being eco-friendly and it is committed to a way of life that does not harm the environment. This Luxury camp is situated in the 3,600 square kilometers Koiyaki reserve in the northern section of the Maasai Mara eco-system.

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Encounter Mara Camp

Encounter Mara Camp

Encounter Mara is a luxury eco-camp tucked away in a stunning valley in the exclusive game-filled Naiboisho Conservancy, a part of Kenya’s famous Maasai Mara and home to the great wildebeest and zebra migration.

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Entim Mara Camp

Entim Mara Camp

Entim Mara Camp is set within Kenya’s legendary Maasai Mara Game Reserve, surrounded by some of the world’s best game-viewing areas. It has a great location overlooking the Mara River and it is just a short drive away from where the Talek and Mara rivers converge and where the seasonal wildebeest river crossings are spectacular.

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Gamewatchers Adventure Camp

Gamewatchers Adventure Camp

The camp is sited in a shady setting in a grove of Acacia trees within the Ol Kinyei Conservancy, in Masai Mara, an exclusive 17500 acre wilderness set aside as a wildlife sanctuary with a wide variety of species including all the big cats.The area has open plains, forests, rivers and stunning views.

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Governors Main Camp

Once reserved exclusively for Kenya's colonial Governors and their royal visitors, the Governors Main Camp is today popular with both animals and their admirers visiting the Maasai Mara and is currently hosting the BBC film crew for Planet Earth Live. The camp emphasis is on enjoyment of the wildlife heritage of Africa in the highest possible style.

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Il Moran

This is a small and luxurious camp for those who want the extra touch of comfort, consisting of ten luxurious tents hidden under the trees, deep in the forest, lining the banks of a winding river. The Il Moran Camp has been purposely kept small with added touches that make it the top of the range safari.

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Ilkeliani Camp

Ilkeliani Camp has an attractive setting in a glade on the banks of the Talek River in the Maasai Mara National Reserve. The location is popular with the local elephant population who come to the river to drink. Guests enjoy an “under canvas” experience of the African bush but with modern comforts and great levels of service. 

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Keekorok Lodge

Keekorok Lodge is located on an 80 acre site in the southern region of Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve, surrounded by an area of lush grassland and permanent springs. As one of the first properties to open within the Reserve over 40 years ago, Keekorok Lodge was placed in an enviable position in the direct path of the incredible Great Wildebeest Migration.

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Kicheche Bush Camp

This small, classic, intimate, luxury tented bush camp is located in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy and is completely unfenced, accommodating a maximum of twelve guests. Guests to Kicheche Bush Camp are hosted by the inimitable Andy and Sonja Webb. Game drives are conducted in open-sided and open roofed customized 4WD Land Cruiser vehicles, shared with other guests. Exclusive use of a vehicle is available at a supplementary charge on request.

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Kicheche Mara Camp

Kicheche Mara Camp is a classic tented camp hidden in a grove of wild olive and croton trees in a prime wildlife area of the northern Mara plains. The camp is limited to twenty two guests.

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Kicheche Valley Camp

This camp is set on the Eastern side of the vast, game-filled Mara Naboisho conservancy in a beautiful secluded valley with Acacia trees. The tents lie amongst the trees and rocky outcrops and enjoy wonderful views of the game filled plains to the south. The valleys to the west are stunning for game driving and particularly walking.

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Kichwa Tembo

Kichwa Tembo, means 'Head of the Elephant' in Kiswahili. This is an enchanting, luxurious tented camp in the north-western corner of the richest game reserve in Kenya. Renowned as Kenya's best-loved safari lodge, Kichwa Tembo Tented Safari Camp nestles below the Oloololo Escarpment of the Great Rift Valley, affording spectacular views of the Maasai Mara's game-filled plains. Each tent stands at least eight meters away from the next, ensuring absolute seclusion.

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Leleshwa Camp

This property is located on the Siana community conservation area of the Maasai Mara in Kenya. It is an exclusively tented camp that offers privacy and personalized services to guests. Leleshwa Camp perches along a stream valley amongst picturesque hills and rolling plains that give its setting an authentic African experience. Kerosene lanterns light the paths at night and guests are escorted by Maasai warriors.

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Little Governors Camp

Little Governors' is intimate in character, with just 17 luxury en-suite tents tucked around a large watering hole that teems with both birds and wildlife. The camp is approached by a boat ride across the Mara River, then an escorted walk through the riverine forest. Vehicles are left on the far river bank, and the camp is therefore quiet and undisturbed.

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Mara Bush Houses

A private bush house offers a premium safari adventure with exclusive use of a secluded property in Kenya’s most game-rich areas plus the flexibility and freedom of personal game drives and activities.

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Mara Explorer

Opened in early 2001, Mara Explorer has elevated the art of the African safari to spectacular new heights. This exclusive five-star camp, situated on a thickly forested river in the middle of the Maasai Mara reserve, offers guests the ultimate wilderness retreat, where you can watch elephants or giraffes drinking from the privacy of your verandah or from your own outdoor Victorian bathtub!

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Mara Intrepids

Mara Intrepids is located in a special Leopard spotting zone of the Maasai Mara. This camp is just a short drive from the Mara River, where over a million wildebeest and zebra make their perilous migration crossing every year. Outside of the migration, period, the camp still offers some of the world's finest game viewing, with large local populations of plains game including, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and all the Big Cats. In 2004 for example, some 75% of the footage for the BBC's famous Big Cat Diary was shot in the vicinity of the camp.

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Mara Leisure Camp

Mara Leisure Camp

Mara Leisure Camp is set in Kenya's prime wildlife area – the Masai Mara. It is located along the Talek River, at the confluence of four wildlife viewing areas, on the northern boundary of the Masai Mara Game Reserve. The camp gives a unique safari adventure, including daily safari drives with experienced local Masai guides.

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Mara Plains Camp

Mara Plains Camp is located within a private and secure forty thousand acre piece of land on the route of Kenya's annual wildebeest migration. This area is a vital dry season resource area for a diversity of wildlife and as such promises great game viewing throughout the year. Tucked away in a grove of natural forest, the camp is set on the bends of the Ntiakitiak River that cuts through the Olare Motorogi Conservancy. This is an exclusive Maasai owned conservation area on the northern boundary of the Maasai Mara National Reserve.

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Mara Safari Club

With an attractive setting surrounded on three sides by the Mara River and on the edge of one of the “New Wonders of the World” – the Masai Mara – the Fairmont Mara Safari Club provides a perfect base for visiting this rich wildlife reserve.

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Mara Serena Lodge

Mara Serena Lodge is an interpretation of a traditional Maasai Manyatta village architecture consisting of connected domed huts grouped in a circular manner. It is located on the saddle of a hill, overlooking the vast plains, forests and rivers that make up the Maasai Mara.

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Mara Toto Camp

Mara Toto Camp

Mara Toto Camp is located within the greater Masai Mara ecosystem and is ideal for guests who are looking for a safari adventure away from the crowds with the comfort and intimacy of a small luxury camp. Meaning “baby” in Swahili, the name Toto refers to the camp’s status as the smaller sister property of the established and highly acclaimed Mara Plains Camp.

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Naibor Camp

Naibor camp is located in the Maasai Mara near the confluence where the Talek River meets the Mara River. The camp nestles beneath the boughs of acacia and guests can relax and enjoy the vastness of Africa in complete privacy. This property is a seasonal camp that has the incomparable benefit of being in an exclusive area for walking and game drives during the day and night.

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Olare Camp

Olare Mara Kempinski

Formerly known as Olare Ntiakitiak, this high quality camp is located on the banks of the Ntiakitiak River inside the exclusive Olare Motorogi Conservancy in the Masai Mara eco-system.

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Olarro Lodge

Olarro Lodge

Located in the Loita Hills, perched on a 2,000m high vantage point and designed by renowned architect and artist Anthony Russell, Olarro Lodge is a stylish and exclusive property surrounded by a private wilderness with rolling hills of bush-land, savannah valleys and spreading acacias trees.

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Ol Seki Hemingways

Ol Seki Hemingways

Hemingway's Old Seki Mara Camp is a luxurious tented camp with a wonderful setting within one of Kenya’s most beautiful landscapes. With panoramic views from its unique position on an escarpment overlooking the Mara plains, Ol Seki is surrounded by the Naboisho Conservancy and its 200 square kilometres of pristine wilderness.

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Rekero Camp

This property is located in the midst of the Mara-Serengeti Ecosystem, home to the greatest concentration and diversity of wildlife in the world. At Rekero camp you will receive old time hospitality and a unique insight into the Maasai Mara's wealth of cultures, flora and fauna.

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Siana Springs Tented Camp

Situated at the base of the Ngama Hills, on the eastern edge of the Maasai Mara Reserve, Siana Springs occupies a lush indigenous forest watered by the largest natural springs in the Mara ecosystem - Siana or the "plentiful" springs in Maa. The camp's location in the heart of the Siana Group Ranch offers guests unique opportunities for thrilling walking safaris, night drives and fly-camping along the seasonal streams beneath the Ngama Hills, while our hosts will also treat you to uniquely uncontrived interpretive tours of their manyattas, cattle bomas, cultural and community facilities.

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Saruni Mara

Saruni Mara Camp

Saruni Mara Camp invites its guests to a warm and friendly camp that houses 6 fantastic cottages where a maximum of 12 guests can be catered for each time.

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Tipilikwani Mara Safari Camp

With an attractive setting on the banks of the Maasai Mara’s River Talek, Tipilikwani Mara Safari Camp offers a high standard of accommodation for a Kenya safari. The camp overlooks the plains of the Mara region and has an exclusive feel with just 20 luxurious riverfront safari tents. High quality game drives are taken in 4x4 vehicles in the Maasai Mara National Reserve.

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