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Porini Lion Camp

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 24 October 2014

This was our second visit to Porini Lion Camp and I certainly hope not the last. We, I and my sister are both elderly, 74 and 78 years old and don't move so easily any longer but with the extremely caring and helpful staff from manager to nightwatchman everything was made easy. We saw lots of animals especially big cats,...

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Metuchen, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 October 2014

We had a wonderful time at Porini Lion Camp! The accomodations were lovely, just we wanted! The guides were great and the animals and scenery breathtaking! This was the third Porini camp we booked and all were just fantastic! I completely recommend going with Gamewatchers safari to the Porini camps. You willbe well taken care of and enjoy every moment....

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1Thank Katherine Y
Reviewed 20 October 2014

If a safari is something you have always dreamed about, the Mara is for you. Vast plains, elephants, zebra,wildebeast, cheetahs,and lions so close to the car you can touch them. Porini lion camp,set amongst trees, by a river, is so perfect. The guides are knowledgable and informative, no matter How many questions we asked. The camp is five star accomodation...

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1Thank Pamela W
Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2014

May I first start by thanking all the team at Gamewatchers and the Porini staff for an absolutely incredible holiday. I can only praise the the level of service, organisation, accommodation and information provided from start to finish! I had enquired about safaris with several companies but chose Gamewatchers and Porini specifically for the eco friendly ethos and the fantastic...

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1Thank 123clare123
Albury, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2014

I stayed at Porini Lion camp for two nights at the end of my trip to Kenya and thoroughly enjoyed it. The camp location is beautiful by the river and in the private Conservancy away from the busy Maasai Mara National Reserve. I saw so many animals including lots of lion sitings. One day we saw a pride of lions...

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Thank Rosemary B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 October 2014

We stayed 3 nights at Porini Lion Camp which was the first stop on our trip. We were surrounded by amazing wildlife. The staff were friendly and attentive and made sure there was nothing we needed. The proximity of the camp to all the animals meant we didn't have to go far to see amazing sights. The food was lovely...

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 8 October 2014

We came from little governers camp to porini for a 3 night stay.This was the last leg of our 3 week safari.What a way to end !! Hippo's outside our tent at night,lion family{approx 5 cubs} which we watched play for about an a hour.Funny to watch them annoy their dad.This camp has it all.Some of the best guides and...

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2Thank Peter G
Plattsburgh
Reviewed 6 October 2014

We stayed 2 nights at Lion Camp. Our driver/spotter team was Josephant and Jarod and they did a fantastic job. I expressed my desire to see a LEOPARD and if Jarod didn't find FIG for me! It was thrilling to see this beautiful animal, even if he was in a bush in the middle of the river! HOW he spotted...

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2Thank Lemmonj123
Vaxjo, Sweden
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Very good camp. You could hear the hippos during the night and look att birds and baboons during the day. The food was very good and the crew so nice and helpful. The safariguids was wonderful. I miss the boys.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 September 2014

We stayed 2 nights at the Porini Lion camp as the last stop on our 2 week safari. You can see the animals from the tents and there were hippos feeding right outside the tent at night. The food was excellent and the effort the staff put in was fantastic. Since it was our honeymoon they did a dance for...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Porini Lion Camp is located in the exclusive 20,000 acre Olare Orok Conservancy bordering the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, home to an abundance of animals. With 10 spacious comfortably furnished tents, each with private verandahs and en-suite bathrooms, the camp is small and exclusive giving a real bush experience. Guests enjoy the game drives in open 4x4's, escorted bush walks with Maasai warriors and sundowners. The Camp is the perfect base to experience the annual wildebeest migration. ... more   less 

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Address: Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: RM2,405 - RM6,056 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Porini Lion Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Porini Lion Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Porini Lion Camp Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
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“All tents are amazing!”
LisaL153, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our tent was secluded, and near the river, and comfortable.”
julienZ9657MW, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“didn't give sleep quality a 5 because we were kept awake alot by buffalo, lions, hippo and hyena. What fun!!!”
wjhunt6, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We prefer to be close to the dining tent.”
caltraveler95008, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Most tents have good views. Number 10 looked to have the best views and number 9 was set back a little from the edge of the camp.”
mfhunter, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
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