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Olakira Mara River Camp, Asilia Africa

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Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Olakira Mara River Camp, Asilia Africa
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    5 of 5 stars
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Kendall, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic experience, the Olakira Camp was amazing, Anna and her staff did everything possible to ensure that our stay there was unforgettable. Anna and her staff would greet us upon arrival and see us off everyday as we went on game drives, their cheerfulness and attention to detail was outstanding. We stayed 3 days of our 9 day... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous! For an experience you will never forget, you need to visit Olakira. The location is perfect for viewing the migration, the staff is outstanding, our guide Ebenezer was terrific and the accommodations were just what we wanted. The tents are very spacious with a sitting area separate Meals were taken at a common table with all of the quests... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Olakira Camp is an amazing experience. It is camping at it's best. Because it is a mobile camp it was perfectly situated to see the Wildebeest Migration along the Mara River. The tents were very comfortable with a full bathroom with shower, etc. Water is limited for showers and hot water is brought for your shower at the time you... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent five nights at Olakira Mara River Camp and it was fabulous. We had three generations of our family in our group ranging in age from 14 to 75 and we all found the experience to be beyond our expectations. The tents were spacious and very comfortable. The food was excellent and the staff so incredibly attentive and nice... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My college age daughters and I opened the season at the Mara River location and had a wonderful 3 nights with the terrific staff at Olakira Camp. Asilia does a marvelous job with their camps and guides. We booked thru jako@sunsafaris.com as Asilia does not do direct bookings. We had wonderful accomodations, a private guide (sometimes 2) to take us... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Olakira was an incredible place for the entire family. We were guests for four nights and left feeling like family. Wonderful staff, experienced and knowledgeable guide along with great food! The tents were nice, big, and very clean. Anna was a wonderful hostess and greeted after each game drive with the rest of the staff.

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Gloucester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights here and all were excellent. The location was superb, having breakfast on the Mara and watching the sun rise was spectacular. A short drive away and you were on the plains and in among the animals. The guides we all excellent at not only finding and spotting animals and birds, but at answering all questions...ours was... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The first thing you need to know before booking a mobile tented camp is that the lodgings are true tents, not the multi-room luxury "tents" you might get at a permanent tented camp. That said, Okakira was wonderful. And the staff is what makes it so wonderful. Kenneth, the camp manager is so friendly and welcoming, and will do pretty... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Outstanding service and great game drive viewing. Tented accommodation very comfortable. Was dusty and windy at end of long dry season but staff stood out with nothing too much trouble despite difficult conditions. ecommended.

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We spent two nights here- ideally placed for game viewing in the Serengeti. Very comfortable accommodation, and attentive staff. I was ill during our stay, and the staff were all caring and considerate. The tent was spacious and well equipped, and all in all it was a great experience.

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