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Mara Explorer Camp

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C14 Keekorok - Talek River in the middle Masai Mara Reserve-, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

An absolute amazing place with first class service........ a big thank you to the entire staff, Pauline, Joseph, Noor, Simon and the entire team you were all great and made our stay at explorer even more enjoyably! An experience we will never forget!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

A Must Visit is what I can start with.. My wife and I joined with our closest friends spent 2 nights at this amazing place and had an amazing time. Small and intimate is the set up. Rooms overlooking the river give you the best sleep. But what sets this camp from the rest is the service. Food outstanding. Staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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 March 23, 2015

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 March 18, 2015

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 March 15, 2015

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 March 14, 2015

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 March 8, 2015 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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London, United Kingdom
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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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Bern, Switzerland
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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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