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Governor's Camp

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C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Returning to Governor's for the fourth time, we were rewared by a warm welcome from manager Harrison Nampaso, who greeted us like old friends. It was as if we were coming home. Phillip stood in as our guide again and as ever found us a wide selection of game. We the big five and more. Our game drives included an... More 

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What an incredible experience it was to visit Governor's Camp! Since I was a little girl living in close proximity to the northern-most section of the Kruger National Park, I have dreamt of visiting the Maasai Mara. Governor's Camp ticked all my boxes. The tents are clean, comfortable and spacious, staff welcoming, extremely hospitable and friendly, the meals were scrumptious... More 

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Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My mother, sister and I visited Governor's Camp in July this year and man! what an experience. I have been to the Mara before and stayed at another hotel but this was far superior. Let me start: The Tent: Luxurious, large, warm and very personal. At night they leave lovely notes wishing us Lala Salama and hot water bottles. The... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband had never camped before, but was willing to go here because there is just nothing like it. You fall asleep to hippos outside your tent, wake up to a sunrise with elephants or lions parading on the horizon, and the staff bring you hot drinks and lemon cookies to wake you up. Though they are tents, you have... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the best experiences my husband and I have ever had. I would highly recommend safari to anyone after this experience but in particular Governors camp. The setting is amazing....sitting at breakfast onlooking a herd of elephants of giraffes.... well you can't get much better than that. The tents were immaculate set on the side of the... More 

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Nairobi Area, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have just sent a review mentioning the bush breakfast as absolutely superb - which it was, but what we really wanted to comment upon was the bush dinner which was more than superb, it was unique and fantastic and definitely deserves a mention.

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Mombasa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service from every single member of staff. An amazing experience. Well planned safari drives. Takes a bit getting used to sleeping in the bush. Easy to see hippos wandering through the camp.great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Governor's Camp provided a unique and wonderful Kenya experience. The tents were fabulous, bordering on a river of hippos! We traveled as a family of 4 grown children and 2 parents. All agree this is a not to miss lodging opportunity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before coming I had read rave reviews about the camp & most of the reviews are correct. We spent 4 nights here. It has got great location bang on mara river in the midst of mara reserve. Most of the camps are river facing which is full of hippos & crocs. Hippos make a lot of noise which make you... More 

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Broome, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a terrible booking process, the flight to the camp was amazing. Prior to our first game drive we were told to pay the park entry fees however one of our itinerary said it was included and the other itinerary said they weren't. After contacting the reservation department they said they made a mistake but that's our problem, $560 USD!... More 

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