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Mara Explorer Camp

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$655*
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Staying at the Mara Explorer Camp is an experience I can never forget. Everything about it is marvelous. The rooms are warm and cozy and the food is just divine. I especially liked how friendly the staff was and the amazing view you get of the river and the animals. The animal noises at night are really relaxing. If you're...

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Kevin M, General Manager at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for giving us feedback on this forum and for choosing to stay at Mara Explorer. The team is delighted that you had an amazing time and every aspect of your stay was exceptional and that the staff ensured your every need was met. Mara Explorer is truly a gem and we all take pride working here....

Reviewed 7 April 2017

Mara Explorer Camp was absolutely amazing. The camp was clean and absolute luxury, the service was excellent and the staff went above and beyond to make you feel welcomed. The food at the camp was great, I could not fault any of it. The game drives were wonderful and we got to see so much, leopards, lions, cheetahs, elephants, etc....

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Florence W, Manager at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to review about your stay with us at Mara Explorer. We are glad that you had an amazing and memorable time while here. It is good noting that you experienced excellent and personalized service during your stay. We pride in a team that is given to excellence and attention to details. Our chef,...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

My stay at Mara Explorer was truly an incredible experience. All of the staff were amazingly friendly and helpful. The accommodations were excellent and the food was amazing, and the location is simply unbearable - we spent our meals looking over the river and watching the hippos and crocs. Our driver was without a doubt the best driver of any...

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Kevin M, General Manager at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the Mara Explorer Team. Thank you for taking your time to post the wonderful review and most of all for choosing to stay at Mara Explorer. I am humbled that we made your stay a memorable experience. I am also grateful that you found the camp luxurious, food excellent and that you found the location outstanding....

Reviewed 23 February 2017

Spent two nights, three days here on a last minute decision solely dependent on travel agent recommendation...turned into a magical 3 day weekend....magical location overlooking a river where 20 hippos are in resident, 3 crocodiles, and about 5-7 wonderful staff who warm and helpful. Food was delicious and plentiful, setting was classy outdoors in the woods overlooking a river, room/tent...

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Kevin M, General Manager at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post the excellent review and for choosing Mara Explorer. I do note it was a last minute booking and that you are glad you made that choice to come and your expectations were surpassed. The team is delighted that you felt safe, had personalized service and that you enjoyed the food. I...

Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This was our fourth time in the Mara, and our second stay at Mara Explorer camp (we first stayed there 3 years ago). We returned after trying other camps, because we soon realized that it is one of the absolute best. Its location close to the Talek, Mara and Olare Orok rivers is right in the centre of the prime...

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Kevin M, General Manager at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We highly appreciate your repeat patronage in our facility and it is evident you have found a home in the Mara Explorer camp. It means a lot to the team that you have decided to always come back after tring out other properties. We take pride in our staff who ensure our guests get personalized service and pay...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 23 February 2017

First off I would like to say this was an amazing experience. Our guide Paul was wonderful. He was very knowledgeable about the animals and where they were located. His love for the animals showed during our visit. He showed great hospitality. Very patient and was already ready to go for game reserves. The staff at Masa Explorer was over...

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Kevin M, General Manager at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post the excellent review and for choosing Mara Explorer. It is evident that you truly enjoyed from being engaged by our ever friendly staff, excellent meals to the game drive experience. I have noted Paul and Maurice went out of their way to ensure you had an amazing stay and special regards...

Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We loved our safari in Kenya. Waaaay more animals than we saw in Kruger National Park (S.A.). The camp, itself, was very comfortable, and the staff including Noor, Simeon and Simon were very attentive. But, it was our guide Ruben who was a standout. He seemed to have a sixth sense about where to find the animals; consequently, we found...

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Kevin M, General Manager at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post the excellent review about your recent stay at Mara Explorer. I have shared the awesome notes with the team and we are all delighted that you had an exceptional game viewing experience during your stay. Maasai Mara Game reserve is indeed a gem with abundance of wildlife. I have taken note...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Maasai Mara means spotted land of the maa which is seen from an eagles view while aboard on a plane as the few rough-leaved shepherd's tree(Balanites aegyptica) are spread on the vast land. Whenever you hear of Maasai Mara, people tend to think of the wildbeast migration but that is just a tip of the iceberg. during the normal season,...

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Kevin M, General Manager at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting the excellent review on this forum. It is evident you were thrilled by the magnificent landscapes while flying into the Mara. Maasai Mara is a gem and is an ideal safari destination all year round with sweeping views over the river banks and plenty of wildlife. This is a sanctuary for photographers and I...

Florida
Reviewed 18 January 2017

First of all, going on a safari is the best possible thing to do. When Paul is your guide you have hit the jackpot. Paul LOVES the animals, he knows them by name and has lived among them so long he knows their habits and preferences. Having Paul as my guide made my trip, please ask for him when you...

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Kevin M, General Manager at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at Mara Explorer and for posting the excellent review on this forum. We certainly value all our guests and importantly your patronage in our camp. My team and I are humbled that we measured up to your expectations during your entire stay and that we exceeded your expectations. I am delighted to...

London
Reviewed 5 January 2017

It is hard to put in to words just how wonderful this place is! We spent 3 days/nights here as part of our Honeymoon and from the second we arrived we were blown away at every aspect! The camp setting is just as we imagined; unassuming in the middle of the wilderness, with 10 private tents a short walk from...

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Kevin M, General Manager at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for choosing to stay at Mara Explorer and are grateful to GG for introducing you to this magnificent place. We certainly value all our guests and most importantly your patronage in our camp. I take this opportunity to thank you for taking time to share your feedback with us on this forum; this is truly...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the world famous Masai Mara, Mara Explorer Camp is set on its own private peninsula, with each of its ten luxurious tents opening to the Talek River and the stunning savanna. The tents, equipped with all mod cons are set on wooden decks opening out to a private verandah where you can enjoy time alone in the wild away from it all. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mara Explorer Camp

Address: C14 Keekorok, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: RM3,175 - RM7,197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Mara Explorer Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Mara Explorer Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Mara Explorer Camp Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
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“Tent # 1 is closest to the hippo pod on the river; it can be noisy... if you are a light sleeper ask for # 3 or # 2....”
463genek, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“great views, and comfortable beds.”
Latisas2003, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were told that Tent #4 is a great location near the hippo pool.”
dvandjay, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Talek river view says it all”
419jeremym, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Tent No.4 on the bend of the river!”
RohitBihani, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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