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Mara Naboisho Conservancy | P.O. Box 541 Limuru, Kenya 00217, Maasai Mara National Reserve 20500, Kenya
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our stay at Encounter Mara was everything we could have hoped for - great food, excellent accommodations, and soooo many animals! The guides (Dickson and Dickson Jr.) were super and our hosts (Colin and Charla) were outstanding!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the BEST time in our too- short stay here! Each of the four of us adults, and each of the kids age 5-15, felt the same way - we loved it! The eco/sustainability focus was very important to us, as was the social and economic support and inclusion of the Masai people whose land this is. The tents... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the good fortune to visit the Encounter Mara Naboisho Conservancy December 2014. Everything from start to finish was perfect. My game drive guides, Sammy, Joel, and Dickson (elder) were intelligent, delightful and entertaining and thinking of them brings a heartfelt smile. In the first minutes of the first game drive, we parked a few feet away from a... More 

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 4 adults and 3 kids (including one 5-year-old) and we could not have had a more positive experience than Encounter Mara. We live in Nairobi and have done several trips -- but it's different at Encounter. The animals look healthy (chubby lion cubs!), the camp looks as if it could be rolled up and put... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I had such an amazing time at Encounter Mara Safari Camp that I seriously was trying very hard to think of anything I would recommend that they change or anything they could do to improve - never did. It was so amazing, the facilities are so comfortable, the staff is great, the guides are amazing, the animals... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third Mara experience, our first time at Encounter, and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Encounter is a true tented camp; every structure is a tent, unlike some others with 'brick and mortar' restaurants and lounge areas. The tents are very nice with indoor plumbing and a very nice layout. There is no fence at all around the property.... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I visited Encouter Mara for the Christmas period. It was incredible. The place is gorgeous. Luxurious yet completely eco friendly, with wildlife just next to your room (yet, good safety!) The service was the best part, each guest really felt special. We each received personalized attention and in our case they put on a great experience for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Encounter Mara was a first-rate experience with incredible attention to detail, a warm and welcoming atmosphere, and facilities that felt like a luxury hotel. There are easily a couple of hundred safari operators out there, which can be overwhelming. Encounter Mara was recommended by a friend, and I would like to also recommend it to you. You can trust that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Encounter Mara had *so* much to offer and went above and beyond my expectations for any safari trip! We were greeted by our guide, Daniel, at the air strip and did not realize that we were able to get our own mini day-time drive from the strip to the camp. We were able to see so many animals just in... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Encounter Mara's location within the Naibosho Conservancy helps make it special: drives can continue into the night (something we especially appreciated when we saw elephants afar at the end of the day and could pursue them a bit, followed by spotting a leopard in the darkness!); and there are as many opportunities as you like to walk from camp. Great... More 

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Address: Mara Naboisho Conservancy | P.O. Box 541 Limuru, Kenya 00217, Maasai Mara National Reserve 20500, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Encounter Mara Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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