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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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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon. This was our first safari and we spent a LONG time looking for a place to stay. Mara Explorer more than lived up to expectations. As we were on our honeymoon we asked to be put in their best tent and were duly given tent 4, right on the... More 

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BeutifulKenya64, GOM at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We consider ourselves very honored to have hosted you. We are grateful you enjoyed your stay. We all look forward to seeing you again soon. Good day The Mara Explorer Team More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

From the staff, food and wildlife this has got to be one of my favourite place in the world. What I am most impressed with is the knowledge all the guides have and more importantly the respect they have for the animals and the park. The food is exquisite ...the eggs benedict are to die for! A friendly atmosphere for... More 

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BeutifulKenya64, GOM at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad you came, you saw and you enjoyed. Good day The Mara Explorer Team More 

Eindhoven
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This was our first visit to Mara Explorer Camp and probably not our last because we really loved every second of our 4 night stay. We visit Kenya regularly and of all the places we stayed in the Masai Mara this is our favorite now. The luxurious tents along the Talek river, the quit laid back atmosphere, the awesome food,... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

If you ever have the luck to visit the Mara Explorer, which by the way has excellent service from very friendly staff, you must stay at tent No. 4. In this tent you will have very unexpexted neighbours in the pool next door. The occupants are one or two families of hippos who spend most of the day cooling off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

The Mara Explorer was really the highlight of our trip to Kenya, the staff were perfectly friendly and attentive and the camp itself was to die for! The tents were very luxurious (we had tent 4), with a bath outside, walkie talkies to call for escorts and a novel 'do not disturb' sign (Masai spear). Comfy beds, great service and... More 

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BeutifulKenya64, Group Operations Manager at Mara Explorer Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are exhilarated you enjoyed. A honey moon is a special time and we are glad you made an impact in your life. The Doors to Mara Explorer are open for you always. We are now Family with you. God Bless The Mara Team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

the service is outstanding from all the staff from the minute you land on the airstrip to when you depart. high-level of personal attention and devotion to making sure you enjoy yourself, regardless of the length of your stay. Absolutely divine. Food was so scrumptious (and lots of it) the tents were beautiful - each with warm indoor showers and... More 

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Management response:

Dear Guest, We are so glad you had such an awesome time in the Unit. Mara Explorer is committed to excellence and we are glad we appealed to all your senses. We look for ward to more visits from you and those you will send our way. We are excited you came The Mara Explorer Team More 

Launceston, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Explorer Camp. The tents are comfortable, clean & well appointed with en-suite facilities. They are well spaced & very private, with the novelty of a bath on the balcony overlooking the river (that was great fun). There are tea/coffee making facilities in the tent & the use of a ‘butler’ should you... More 

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Hello, We are glad you had such a special time in the Explorer. You are always invited to come again with friends. Kind Regards, The Mara Explorer Team. More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

This resort and the Mara in general it the most amazing place in the world. The staff were 1st class, wicked sense of humour. Food out of this world Tent no. 4 truly amazing. We were on honeymoon but that paled into nsignificance. We desperately want to go back but are worried it will ruin our first experience, the balloon... More 

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Management response:

Hello Guest, All our tents are very good but we agree with you Number 4 has some Magic around it. Glad you liked it. Regards, The Mara Explorer Team More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Of all our places to stay in Africa this was our favourite. The staff go out of their way to accommodate you, are friendly and so helpful. They took my mum under their wing and made sure she was so taken care of. The hippos are amazing and we had elephants opposite us on the back grazing. The security team... More 

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Dear Guest, we are glad you found the team at the Mara Explorer to have been great. It is always our pleasure to be of service and I am glad we satisfied you. We look forward to having you here again soon. Good Evening, The Mara Explorer Team More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

we live in most busy city in Nairobi and a getaway really helps.. so my husband decided to take me to Explorer for my 30th birthday..., we flew by Airkenya( 18seater). my hubby preferred it over safarilink as airkenya has two engines( he is an engineer).. very smooth ride of 45 minutes. Joseph was our guide through the three days.... More 

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Management response:

Dear Guest, We do appreciate the time taken to post this review. It is long and helps us to do a good self analysis. We welcome you to make Mara Explorer your second Home. the experience is always different. Regards, The Mara Explorer Tea More 

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