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Porini Amboseli Camp

Selenkay Conservancy, Kenya
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at 3 Porini Camps over 6 nights, Amboseli was our first stop. Had a great first day in Amboseli National Park, saw many elephant, which our main reason for visiting Amboseli. After that we headed to our camp, it was quite a long drive to the camp. The staff were great and Tony, the manager was very attentive,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Porini Amboseli was our first of 4 camps (3 Porinis and one non-Porini) visited on our 2 week safari in Kenya. This was our first trip ever to Kenya and first time on safari so we had no idea what to expect. My husband and I originally wanted to do the Porini Adventure Camps, hoping to avoid too fancy of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When we drove to the camp through rather arid terrain we were apprehensive initially but these were put to rest quickly by the sheer variety of wild life we encountered and the exclusivity we had to the conservancy as Porini Amboseli guests. The camps were spacious with all amenities. Quality of service was high class. The walking trip in the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steve from Gamewatchers was very good at responding quickly to any requests and assuring us regarding personal safety and at no time did we feel insecure. Wilson and Julius were great guide and driver. We saw a very cute elephant calf playing in the mud, the conservancy was great, heaps of animals and the visit to the Masai village very... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here in January 2014. What a great time! We were pretty much the only people there, but the safari experience was fantastic. Wilson, our guide, was great - very knowledgeable. The long day going to the base of Kilimanjaro was great - we got the iconic photos of the elephants crossing in front of the mountain. My daughter... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Our whole experience with Porini was brilliant. Well thought out with excellent viewings, freedom to do what we wanted under the expert guidance with the wonderful staff. The food and accommodation were excellent. The fact the camps cater for small numbers ensured personalised service, nothing was ever a trouble and the staff were so friendly and knowledgeable. We are planning... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I was fortunate to enjoy another special safari experience thanks to Tony and his Porini team. The sight of elephants marching with the backdrop of Mt Kilimanjaro is truly special, and the conservancy was also rich with varied wildlife to enjoy. Tents and food - as always with Porini - was excellent. Maasai guide Jonah and driver Shadrack were excellent... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Quiet, comfortable, good food, excellent guide and driver (Jonah and Julius). Range of activities, superb opportunities for wildlife sightings. Several hours up close to the elephants of Amboseli National Park - outstanding!!! Probably a good time of year to go to this National Park as other tourists were few and far between. Only slight downside, this camp is particularly tucked... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Porini Amboseli Camp (PAC), our first stop in a whirlwind 7-day safari, delivered the best service I’ve ever experienced. In fact, I hesitate to call it ‘service’ as it felt more like camaraderie. Immediately after our visit to a very welcoming Maasai village, it rained for a solid 6 hours. We didn't really mind as it gave us an opportunity... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My wife and I traveled to Africa for the first time this last January, and this was the first camp we visited in Kenya. Julie from Gamewatchers organized our entire 3 week trip and we could not have been happier. At Porini Amboseli we had an outstanding camp Manager (Chloe) and game drive guides (Jonah and Julius). We visited a... More

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Address: Selenkay Conservancy, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Amboseli Eco-system
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