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Mara Explorer Camp

C14 Keekorok - Talek River in the middle Masai Mara Reserve-, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having never travelled solo before, I was extremely anxious arriving in Masai Mara! After Andrew, the camp manager, and James, my guide, picked me up at the air strip, their infectious laughter and warm welcome made me feel at ease. The property was stunning, with the hippo pool just steps away from my tent. Okay so I might have been... More 

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to the Maasai Mara with Micato Safaris. Two years ago we spent two nights in another venue, and this time around we were fortunate to be guests at the Mara Explorer Camp. We truly enjoyed this all too brief visit to this remarkably well run, but still laid-back property. The staff truly grasps the concept... More 

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have returned to Mara Explorer for the third time this February. This place is absolutely amazing…not because of its great location, spectacular game viewing in Masai Mara, its charming setting, it's privacy /just 10 tents/...but what truly makes the whole safari experience so memorable and so enjoyable is truly level of service provided…highly professional, outstanding in every way, beyond... More 

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San Rafael de Escazu, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the most awesome experience in this beautiful place. Staff is extremely nice, very helpful and knowledgable, the food is excellent with very good wine included and the tents are very confortable. Its location next to the Talek River makes it even more enjoyable. I plan to go back with my children because this is an experience that I... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my wife have been to MIC seven times with different visitors to us as we are Kenyan residents. Tents, location, staff (including Game Drive guides) and food are excellent. MIC has always met our and our visitors expectations!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most beautiful African experience ever. We saw a lot of animals thanks to James our fantastic guide. Amazing service, exclusive place, gourmet meals, big Thank to the chef, tente high standard luxe, we will be back next year for sure. Hasna & Mouna from Abu Dhabi - UAE

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The service at this camp is impeccable. Host Pauline and all the staff are warm, friendly and ever helpful. Our guide Sakut, was a real pleasure to be with. Not only knowledgeable and a great spotter but simply nice. The food was good with nice wines included in the package. A breakfast and lunch in the bush were nicely organised... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We have been to the Explorer Camp for the first half of our honeymoon and I can't recommend it enough, if you are into wildlife and nature. The tents are perfectly set on side of a river and seeing hippos, giraffes and elephants feeding under your terrace is more a regular happening than an exception. Lying in bed listening to... More 

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Steve_Nzuki, Manager at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the Mara Explorer Family. Thank you for the wonderful review; this encourages us to do even more. Our staffs are our true pride and the service they offer is unraveled. I have shared this with the entire team and they are humbled to have made you stay memorable. We have noted of the staff mentioned and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Incredible location for our 2nd honeymoon. Us and 20 hippos. Spacious and private tents. Sundowners out on the plains a must. Right time of the year. Quiet. Still easy to find game. Do go. Mara is still the best.

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Steve_Nzuki, Manager at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to give us a review, indeed we are humbled to have made your safari memorable. thanks for the feedback We look forward to host you again More 

Melbourne Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I can't imagine my stay in the masa Mara to have been any better. Pauline is a gracious consummate host who always had a handle on everything going on. The accommodations and food we're both excellent. We took advantage of the prolonged game drives and although all the drivers are good, Reuben stood out amongst them all as his love... More 

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Steve_Nzuki, Manager at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for the wonderful review you have posted for Mara Explorer. It is this kind of reviews that keep us going. I have shared this review with Pauline and Reuben and they appreciate your comments and are elated you had a nice time. We are much delighted to note that you are planning for your... More 

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