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Mara Explorer Camp

5.0 of 5 C14 Keekorok - Talek River in the middle Masai Mara Reserve-, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Bern, Switzerland
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Nairobi
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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 

Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This was our second safari stop and while not as memorable as our first, is was certainly far above average. The accommodations were excellent (amazing what they can do with a tent!), the food was spectacular and memorable and the drives with Paul were fun and highly productive. We saw the big five (LOTS of cats) and even got a... More 

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

Dear Guest, Greeting from the Mara Explorer family, the Chef and Paul are elated by your comments, I note we did not meet your expectation in personalized service, kindly feel free to contact me through my mail to share more; such comment help us better ourselves and serve you better. The team looks forward to hosting you again soon "Ashe... More 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My husband and I have been visiting Explorer since 2001. In fact we have lost count of our trips. We are very lucky that we live and work in Africa at the moment. Every Safari to the Masai Mara is different. That's why we keep coming back for more. This trip, I was privileged to see a Martial Eagle, the... More 

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

Dear Guest, Let me take this opportunity to thank you for the continued support you have given us since 2001, Indeed you are part of the Family. its always a pleasure to host you and your guests. Am glad to note that your stay this time was more special; you were able to see the Martial eagle. takes the greet... More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We just spend the most amazing 4 nights at the Mara Explorers Camp. The service, food and hospitality was first class and unrivaled in our travel experiences. Pauline the Camp Manager is open, friendly and professional. The Askaris Daniel and Maleto are fearless and friendly. James from house keeping kept the tent spotless and surprised us with a hot water... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the wonderful review. Our staffs are our true pride and the service they offer is unraveled. Starting with Pauline, Maleto and Daniel James, Shadrack, Jeremy and above all Samson, are just wonderful and this will not pass unrewarded. have also shared this with the entire team and they are humbled to have made you stay... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is a STUNNING camp in the Masai Mara only an electric fence keeps you and the wildlife apart. Lion and Hyena calls wake you at night, cheetah and leopard greet you in the morning. You are fed as well as they feed themselves. Everyone, just everyone is charming and out to make this your best safari holiday ever!

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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 stay memorable. We all look forward to host you for yet another stay of a life time More 

Melbourne Beach, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Yes, yes I know the first thing your going to say is "Honey it's a little pricey".. but it is so worth it!!! Pauline and crew do a wonderful job of making everyone feel welcome. This is a spectacular location on the Talek River with hippos and crocodiles viewable at most times from the lodge/dining area or from the deck... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for the great review, it was a great honor hosting you and we are glad you had a good time. I have noted the issues you have raised of power and hot water. Although we are an eco camp and we try to conserve as much of energy as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I could not have asked for a better first time experience to the Mara. Morning game drives are a must experience. The camp site is so beautiful and the perfect place to get away from the city life, enjoy nature and get some REAL fresh air. The meals were amazing. I would like to thank Pauline and entire team of... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are humbled as the Explorer family to have made your stay memorable, indeed our staffs are our gem, I have shared this review with the entire team. I have given special thanks to the mentioned staff and this will not pass unrewarded. Once again thanks and we are all looking forward to seeing you again soon More 

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Address: C14 Keekorok - Talek River in the middle Masai Mara Reserve-, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Mara Explorer Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Mara Explorer Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
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