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Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great camp, great staff, great food. The conservancy has excellent wildlife, and a short drive into the Mara proper. If you have time and inkling, be sure to do the nature walk. We did this trip with our young children (6 and 9) and I highly recommend it. The camp staff were exceedingly nice to our little guys.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Porini Mara facilities are excellent. The Masai team who took care of me and my best friend were top notched. As two women traveling alone we felt so protected by the team both in the camps and out during our morning and evening game drives. The facilities rival any lodge I've ever visited and labeling it a rustic tent far... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second Porini Camp we stayed in and we just loved the setting in amongst the trees and close to the pretty water hole. The game drives with Wilson were a highlight through pretty bush, stony fields and hilltop settings. The experience in a private conservancy was just amazing it felt like you were the only people in... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my fifth time visiting Mara and I have always stayed with Porini camps because they offer a unique combination of things that no other camp in Mara offers. They have an excellent company called game watchers that plans your trip from the minute you land in Nairobi to your flight back home. Hildy was extremely helpful.Their arrangements are... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second stay via Game Watchers itinerary and well worthwhile because we immediately understood the difference when we came across a cheetah mother with five cubs. If this had been in the national park within 5 minutes 20 or so trucks would have descended on the team and totally interrupted her hunt which resulted with a kill to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This was our third Porini camp, had been to Amboseli and Rhino Camps and finished off here at Porini Mara. Originally Gamewatchers put us into Porini Lion, but hearing that we were interested in as quiet a camp experience as possible, they put us in Porini Mara as it only has 6 tents. The location is amazing, nestled in a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Booked our 6 night safari through Gamewatchers, Steve was very helpful and patient with us. Porini Mara Camp was the second part of Porini experience, loved this camp! Very small and quiet, staff were excellent. Sat around the fire in the evening before dinner, the food was great. Tents were spacious and had a nice sitting out area where we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We booked our holiday through Gamewatchers. The level of service we received throughout was excellent and as two female travellers felt very safe from the moment we landed in Nairobi. Having stayed at Porini Lion, Amboseli and Rhino camps three years ago we knew how very special a safari at a Porini Camp would be. Porini Mara was fabulous, we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

A return trip within a month of my last - speaks for itself. Could not believe the amount of game that was everywhere. Don't know why March is the low season. Plains game with calves all over the place and it seems that the Wildebeest from the Loita Plains have taken up residence here. This is the most intimate of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

It's really hard to choose from all the different companies that arrange safaris in mara. "What do you want?" is the first question you have to ask yourself... Our answer was this: Safety and comfort. Nature experience that doesn't affect, in a negative way, the people that are living there. Safari in a open car. Good guides. Porini Mara camp... More

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Address: Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Also Known As:
Mara Porini Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Porini Mara Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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