We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Pollman's Tours & Safaris

Features Animals
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Website
Book In Advance
More Info
US$70.00*
and up
The Carnivore Restaurant Experience in Nairobi
More Info
US$80.00*
and up
Private Arrival Transfer in Nairobi
More Info
US$80.00*
and up
Private Departure Transfer in Nairobi

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 142 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 93
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
What an experience!

We have just come home from a 7 day safari which was part of the Classic Kenya package through Hayes and Jarvis. This was such an amazing experience, from start to finish we were... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Lovett3581
,
Wokingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

142 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 129: English reviews
Nairobi, Kenya
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an experienced tour company however if you are looking for budget travelling i would not recommend you to try them.

Helpful?
Thank fmalingu2010
Wokingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We have just come home from a 7 day safari which was part of the Classic Kenya package through Hayes and Jarvis. This was such an amazing experience, from start to finish we were looked after and this trip was worth every penny. Having read previous reviews I was a little apprehensive regarding the long journeys between the three national... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Lovett3581
Plymouth, England
Level Contributor
44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this operator. The vehicles we're reliable clean and we were very lucky that in our vehicle was only 5 of us. May we ask that you pass on our thanks to our driver Felix as his driving made you feel very safe and his knowledge of the area and animals was fantastic we were sad when our trip... More 

Helpful?
Thank Chris_n_Jude
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Wow Pollman's were better then we could ever expect from all the staff we met throughout the tour with transfers to the airport etc they were all very professional and couldn't do enough to make sure our trip was a success. Our driver / guide Bernard was absolutely fantastic, i can not say enough good things about this guy! Very... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kolby48
Wainfleet, Canada
Level Contributor
45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We recently used Pollman's Tours and Safaris for three days while in Kenya before we went to Tanzania. A very experienced tour company. From the outset their guide - Johnson, was prompt, courteous and knowledgeable about the area we travelled and marvellous with his knowledge about the wild animals we encountered. The tour included staying at the famous Ol Tukai... More 

Helpful?
Thank David P
Minnesota
Level Contributor
293 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Cannot say enough how great Pollman's tours and safaris are. We were greeted at the airport and taken to our hotel. The next morning we met our driver/guide Benson who took us to Masai Mara SOPA lodge for a two day Safari. The SOPA lodges are very clean and upscale. Benson did his very best in locating the various animals... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mars1964
Level Contributor
25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I cannot recommend Pollmans highly enough. They were fantastic. We were met on arrival at the airport and driven to Masi mara. Our guide Steve was fantastic. He was full of enthusiasm and he was good fun. He was very knowledgeable. When he found out that I like all the baby animals he kept an eye out for all possible... More 

Helpful?
Thank Charlie C
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Pollman's was our Hayes & Jarvis rep whilst at Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa. Their rep visited the hotel the day after we arrived, made sure everything was ok, organised a Wasini Island snorkeling & lunch trip. He checked our return flight details & dealt with all the on-line check-in (WiFi not good in hotel so would've been difficult for... More 

Helpful?
Thank Derek J
London, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We lucked out by getting an excellent driver (Joseph) who was very experienced and knew all the right spots for wildlife viewing. Well spoken, very helpful, especially when we needed some emergency medical care due to one of the kids having an insect bite. Overall, top marks for service and care.

Helpful?
Thank FRA4308
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We took a 2 days trip to safari with Pollmans, from our hotel Papillon Lagoon Diani Beach. Our driver and safari tour guide Salomon went beyond and above to show us as much as we could only see during the safari, his knowledge of the area and the animals was amazing! He gave us so many information and we had... More 

Helpful?
Thank Patrycja_Chrobot

Travellers who viewed Pollman's Tours & Safaris also viewed

Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift Valley Province
Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift Valley Province
 
Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift Valley Province
 

Been to Pollman's Tours & Safaris? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Pollman's Tours & Safaris and other visitors
4 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Pollman's Tours & Safaris staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?