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Mara Bush Camp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located in the heart of Mara National Park, means seeing the cats right at your doorstep and what more could you ask for. The place is not fenced hence all the Masaai security detail that looks after you and your family through out, fortunately there is a river going all around the place, hence one has to be careful of... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a memorable experience during our four night stay as a family party in the eco-friendly Mara Bush Camp. Its location is excellent, in one of the less congested areas of the Masai Mara, overlooking the Olare Orok river and just a few minutes from the Ol Kiombo airstrip. Relaxing with a glass of wine while watching the local... More

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West Baldwin, ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Mara Bush Camp is very well located essentially in the heart of Masai Mara Reserve between the Olare Orok River and Ol Kiombo Airstrip. Although you are surrounded by the reserve's wildlife I recommend a Land Cruiser rather than a minibus if traveling overland on safari. The area's rugged terrain demands taking a circuitous route by minibus to reach highlights... More

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this beautiful tented camp for 3 nights with my other fellow photographer friends. The service and hospitality we received was second to none. Leslie and her team looked after each and every need of ours. The tent is spacious and neat. Since its totally in the bush,there are masai warriors who safeguard in the night. Once inside... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a few trips to the Mara we were booked at the Mara Bush camp this year. From the minute we alighted from the cruisers till the min we left we were looked after like royalty. Every one in the camp knew the whole group by name. Leslie welcomed us and introduced us to Meja who loooked after all our... More

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Blaustein, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am just back from my 6th stay at Mara Bush Camp, and again i have to say that this is such a beautiful and peaceful place in the heart of the Maasai Mara! After every visit i think this has been my best stay there now, but every time i go back to Mara Bush Camp i experience an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed in Mara Bush Camp several times, the first time back in 2007. This summer I brought a small group of safari tourists from Norway and USA for a photo safari to Maasai Mara. Our base was Mara Bush Camp and just like before we were thrilled by the service, quietness and beauty of this place! Located on... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Stayed at mara Bush camp over the Christmas season. Would have written this review earlier if not having computer problems ! Excellent stay. The staff were exceptionally supportive and helpful. Especially Leslie (camp manager ) kept her finger constantly 'on the pulse' and 'oh boy 'did she know how to make people feel welcome ! The food was wonderfully nutritious... More

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Camp_Manager2013, Manager at Mara Bush Camp, responded to this review

Dear Suebg01, thank you for your lovely review! We hope to see you again! More

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We stayed early in January and had the place to ourselves. Well appointed rooms, great food, and Leslie the camp manager and her staff are fantastic and very accommodating. We left a Kindle in the camp and is was put on a plane and delivered to us in Nairobi the very next day - excellent service! Note that Google maps... More

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Camp_Manager2013, Manager at Mara Bush Camp, responded to this review

Dear John567890123, thank you for your feedback and we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We will try to contact google to adjust our location on the Map! We hope to see you again! More

Watsonville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Leslie, the Camp Manager, is fabulous, and her team works hard to see that everything is done to make your stay very comfortable. The food was very good, and the chef was very accommodating to special needs. Leslie even provided shukas (the Maasai blankets) for us to sleep under because we found the duvets too heavy and warm. The bush... More

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Camp_Manager2013, Owner at Mara Bush Camp, responded to this review

Dear JoAnna R, Thank you very much for your valuable feedback on your trip to Mara Bush Camp. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay overall very much ! I appreciate also the feedback on the radio call during your game drives. It is usually there as a safety measure but also to communicate with other guides... More

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Address: ..., Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Mara Bush Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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Mara Bush Camp is a luxury tended camp and discreetly ‘tucked away’ in a riverine forest on the banks of the seasonal Olare Orok River.The Luxury walk-in tents are equipped with large comfortable beds, mosquito nets, clothes rack, carpet and writing desk. The en-suite bathrooms have a flush toilet and hand washbasin. All tents have been placed far from each other to guarantee complete privacy and have a verandah with sun chairs. ... more   less 
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