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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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Ljubljana, Slovenia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

Mara Explorer camp offers an adventurous, exciting experience that we will always remember. Situated in the heart of wilderness, yet offering the luxury of modern lifestyle, we found the camp as a dream come true. Our spacious and comfortable tent was overlooking the river and we had a wonderful view of a family of hippos and a crocodile, which sometimes... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

We spent 4 days (3 nights) at the Mara Explorer Camp & couldn't fault it in any way. The service was brilliant, the food fantastic and all the staff (headed up by Steve) so friendly and helpful - they just want you to have a great time. The tents are lovely, very comfortable and you can't get a better location... More 

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nantes
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

The staff is great, always available and very efficient, and make you feel you are a very special gest to them... The game drives where wonderful with our dedicated own ranger and land-rover. The meals were very good and tasty. Be aware this camp is not fenced, so you may have some wild life walking around the tents at night... More 

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

Hello Guest, We are glad you came, you enjoyed and left happy people. we are truly honoured that we contributed to your nice stay. Regards, The Mara Explorer Team More 

New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We spent 3 days and 3 nights at Mara Explorer camp. It was a great experience! Our tent was fantastic, the food was delicious, and the staff was very friendly. Stephen did a terrific job organizing our stay and James was an awesome guide. We saw the big five during our stay and the drives were very cool. We truly... More 

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

Dear Guests, We are glad you enjoyed the your stay at the Explorer. We are honored to have contributed to your Honeymoon being special The Mara Explorer Team More 

Durham
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

This was the second stage of our safari - having spent 4 days previous in Samburu. We were greeted at the airstrip by our guide Joseph, who very quickly sorted out the arrangements for our game drives. He was very happy to combine the two morning game drives into one long one - taking breakfast out with us. He was... More 

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

Dear Guest, It is great you had a great experience while staying with us. It is so true that Explorer is in a standard of itself. The Associates are the best one can have in the World and I am so humbled to working with such great persons. The team looks for ward to having you stay with us again... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

What an amazing experience! We just loved every second! The location of the camp on the river, the luxurious tents, the super friendly and professional staff and the incredibly huge diversity of animals were just out of this world. If you ever get the chance to visit this place, go for it! The Masai Mara and the Explorer Camp will... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are grateful you got the time to post your feedback on the Tripadvisor. We do appreciate your kind remarks. These have been posted to the Wall of Fame and our Associates are exhilarated that they were of service. We all look for ward to seeing you again soon. The Mara Explorer Team More 

Surrey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012 via mobile

The camp itself is amazing, it is exciting to know that the animals can come and go and we did hear them right outside at night, yet we felt absolutely safe in the care of the staff, who could not be more welcoming or helpful. From the early morning wake up call with coffee & biscuits, through the outstanding game... More 

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

Dear Guest, We thank you for posting feedback on the Tripadvisor forum. We are glad you had a nice time and you have expressed it quite clearly. We do note the good comments about Vincent, who incidentally was voted the "Best Driver Guide" in Kenya in 2011. He is a moving encyclopaedia and it is such a honour to work... More 

County Durham
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

We chose this as an indulgence on a very special safari with our best friends. It didn't disappoint - the accommodation was comfortable and luxurious, the staff were attentive without being overbearing, the food and drinks were of a high quality and sufficient to satisfy 'safari' appetites. We opted for 'all morning' game drives, with breakfast in the bush, and... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback on your latest stay at Mara Explorer. I have taken note of the many good comments about Joseph and I will ensure he gets a copy of this review. We do run a scheme where staff are rewarded for outstanding mentions in the Tripadvisor and I think he becomes a candidate for an... More 

Corona, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

I can't say enough about this property. As a travel agent, I try to single out properties that will provide the best experience for my traveling guests, most of whom I escort myself but often in just booking clients. My personal experiences with this camp, it's staff and its management gives me the confidence to return and to refer it... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for the special tribute about your stay in Mara Explorer. In Heritage Hotels we have learned to be Hosts and this is what we would like to be our identity in the Market place. I am so glad you rated Steve The Manager highly. I am glad you enjoyed the company of Dixon, one of our longest... More 

Bayou Vista, TX USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

The Mara Explorer Tented Camp offered our group a seven-star experience. We received personalized attention from everyone at camp: adventurous game drives by Dixon and Vincent, exquisite food served by Godfrey & Julius, a personal Masai guard to safely deliver you to your tent (thank you, Mileto), and our thoughtful butler, Duncan, who kept us with fresh laundry each day.... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for this special review. We are Glad you enjoyed your stay. We all cant wait to host you again. Kind and Warm Regards from the Mara Explorer Team 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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