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Aruba Mara Camp

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Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aruba bush camp is well located just outside the Talek gate 8easy access to wildlife). The road to Talek is a bit rough so good vehicle is needed. There is a possibility to get there by public means but I wouldn’t recommend unless you have a lot of time and patience. The Aruba bush camp offers different kinds of accommodation;... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Maasai Mara Aruba camp is a very good camp in the Maasai Mara Game reserve. The camp offers very good customer service. Its locations is very suitable and is one of the best place for wildlife viewing. The tents are very spacious and value for your money.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

Ok, let me start by saying that my boyfriend and I hate organised tours. Hate them. We tried to avoid joining a group for safari but the idea seemed crazy, as we are travelling around kenya on a budget and didn't want to spend a fortune just to have several pictures of wild animals inside a (really trully overpriced) national... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed Aruba camp. The views are beautiful and there are constantly animals and birds to see right from the patio. The staff are really wonderful. The food was really good! We camped in the tents that do not have bathrooms inside. The tent had a funky smell and the bed was uncomfortable after our 4th night. I would... More 

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This was my 3rd stay here - this time for 6 nights alongwith my safari group. Managing an offshore safari operation is not easy and a lot depends on the strength of suppliers' services. Having corressponded with Gerdi, the owner, early enough, everything from start to finish was a breeze. As simple as that. The camp is small and uncomplicated.... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This camp has spectacular tent accommodations and great food. The staff is very friendly and they will try to meet every request. If you are on your own, there are camping spots available. Daily game drives are done each morning and evening and the guides know all the places to go. Full day game drives are also available. The camp... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We were 4 people visiting the camp from 7. April - 9. April 2015 and choose to go for two days full day game drives. First of all the staff and Gerdi was very welcoming and hospitable. We were there in low season and we were the only ones except for another couple. Tents: We choosed the big tents, not... More 

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Lincoln
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I visited the camp in late October 2014 with my 5 boys (aged 7-16y). I had previously travelled as a solo traveller to the camp in April 2012, and I knew then that I had to return with my children. We had two 'big' tents, next to each other; these were perfect, as were the little touches like the hot... More 

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Horgen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I stayed 3 nights in the Aruba Mara camp on my recent trip to Kenya. The whole trip was organzied by Gerdi the owner of the camp. I stayed in Kakamega and in Kisumu. The whole trip was perfectly arranged and with Peter (Aruba Camp Manager) I had a good driver. When I arrived @ the Aruba Mara camp I... More 

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Bedfordshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

An excellent place to stay to take morning and afternoon safaris. Although there is a short drive to get to the park we still managed to arrive to see the wildlife in great light. I would have liked to have done a whole day safari but this was not my main safari...it was a last minute decision to be able... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aruba Mara Camp is a tented Camp boardering the Talek River, next to Talek Gate in north Massai Mara. From Nairobi 260 Km driving through Narok. Just outside the gate, so no parkfee if you not do game-drive. We have from budget tents ( comfortable beds with mosquitonet an public bathroom ) to Big-tent ( spacious with privat bathroom ) and Luxury ( ask us for new pictures please ) category for every budget for everyone. We also have a spacious campsite with facilitys like kitchen/dining, toilets and hot water shower, security, carwash, firewood and laundry service. our buffalo bar and restaurant serving highly recomended food and a fine selection of wine, spirits and cold sodas. Naturewalks,visit of cultural village, birdwatching and hotair-balloon is available.Bushbreakfast, sundowner and fullday-drives with Lunch on request.Shutteltransfer from Nairobi can be arranged. Transfer from our airstrip is free. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aruba Mara Camp

Address: Postbox 727 Narok | Talek Massai Mara, Narok 20500, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Narok
Price Range: $68 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Aruba Mara Camp Hotel Narok
Aruba Mara Camp Kenya/Narok
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