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Mara Plains Camp

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Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve 0000, Kenya
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Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I hardly know where to begin. This was my husband's and my third safari to Africa, so we have been to many different camps in several different countries. From the moment we crossed the swing bridge into camp and were met by our incredible hosts, Henry and Hattie, until the sad moment we said good-bye, our stay was out-of-this world.... More 

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Calabasas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great host, gourmet food, and the most knowledgable guides on the Mara Plains. Can't wait to go back! We had such an incredible experience there with hosts Hattie and Henry. You can tell the entire staff takes great pride in working in such a fantastic camp. You will not be disappointed!

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I bring people on safari to Kenya every year and try and experience a different camp/lodge in the Mara and I have to say Mara Plains takes the cake! Everything about this place is spectacular; from the exquisite rooms, the food, the views, the excellent guides and last, but not least, the wonderful Managers, Henry and Hattie. Nothing was too... More 

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Tenafly
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff were the most knowledgeable friendly group. They even gave us a camera after ours broke! The food was delicious & we were pleasantly surprised with a beautiful breakfast set up during our safari ride as well as a private dinner on our balcony. The animal experience was everything we hoped. all was a perfect 10!!

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New York City, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mara Plains was one of several lodges we visited on a recent excursion through Africa. Though one of many it stood out among the rest. We cannot thank Hatti and Henry enough for their attentiveness to every detail.

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GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Mara Plains Camp, responded to this review

Dear Paul & Annette, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Mara Plains. We are so happy to hear that your visit with us was a memorable one but also that your entire trip to Africa was a "trip of a lifetime". We, of course, very much hope that the 'pull'... More 

Corona del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had the most wonderful time visiting Mara Plains!!! Upon arrival you are swept into another time, the walk over the river on the suspended bridge brings you into the beautiful, natural setting , the open air lounge looking out to the Masi Mara is nothing less than Magical!!!!We were greeted by Henry and Hettie and some of the other... More 

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GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Mara Plains Camp, responded to this review

Dear Ralph & Linda, Thank you so much for your review. Your enthusiasm for Mara Plains is clear for us all to read and can transport any reader into our magical little world! Thank you. We are thrilled to hear you mention the bath tubs as we love them so much too! There is nothing quite like lying in those... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the most amazing time at Mara Plains. Quite simply the best safari experience that I have had. First rate food, accommodation and staff. Game viewing was also incredible - I would love to go back.

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GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Mara Plains Camp, responded to this review

Dear Eve, Thank you so much for your review of Mara Plains. We all really appreciate hearing feedback. Of course it is great to hear that you enjoyed Mara Plains and the game viewing this conservancy has to offer. You must come back and see us! The cheetahs are still doing great and the mum you saw still has 3... More 

Newport Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Of all our travels around the world Mara Plains Camp will forever hold our hearts. Beyond expectations and the staff was unbelievably accommodating. Henry and Hattie went out of their way to make my surprise engagement such a special event, from the candles to the cocktail reception in the middle of the Mara Plains to ordering the most beautiful sunset... More 

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GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Mara Plains Camp, responded to this review

Dear Roni & Brian, Thank you so much for your review. In the time we have been managing this camp, your surprise engagement was truly the most magical moment. It was a pleasure to witness and a joy to help organise with Brian! We loved all of your company and especially Brian's storytelling! We cannot wait to welcome you back... More 

Front Royal, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is my second time at Mara Plains. The camp is beautiful, comfortable, and in balance with nature. After being at other camps in East Africa - I would only return to Mara Plains. The guides are superb and willing to start early in the morning and stay out until it is too dark to see. Other camps have fixed,... More 

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GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Mara Plains Camp, responded to this review

Dear Sharon, Thank you so much for taking the time to put your thoughts to 'paper'. It is very much appreciated! We love the fact that we can offer all our guests this level of flexibility that you mention. It is after all your safari, not ours! We look forward to welcoming you back for a third time soon and... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I chose Mara Plains after a long protracted research process for a lifetime trip. We were at Mara Plains in December, considered "off peak" so there was no "migration" that was on at that time. We chose this time as it offered a combination of lower prices, fewer crowds and intimate camp experience. And boy did our... More 

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GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Mara Plains Camp, responded to this review

Dear Swati & Anupam, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your lovely review of Mara Plains! It is fantastic to hear your enthusiasm not only for the camp but Great Plains Conservation's dream & vision of responsible, eco and conservation focused tourism. You picked a fantastic time to come to the Mara as you say. The... More 

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