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Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking at Matira, you know you're not looking at a 5 star grand hotel. You're looking at a bush camp that facilitates the point of your trip: seeing the wildlife. Matira provides an excellent option for this - just make sure you know what you're booking (we did and were happy): Location: Amazing. In a wooded area with...

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Oakville, Canada
Reviewed August 3, 2016

This is a wonderful camp. Excellent location, comfortable, great food, knowledgeable staff, superb guides. We saw a lot, including leopards, cheetahs, lions, a bat-eared fox, and a crossing of wildebeest and zebra. Saw 3 zebra get taken down by crocs. I've been to the Mara 6 or 7 times, and I highly recommend this camp.

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San Francisco
Reviewed July 22, 2016

Just returned from a great stay at Matira. Location of the camp can't be beat, we were lucky that the migration started early this season and had huge herds right outside the camp. Super-friendly staff, great food.

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed June 12, 2016

When you visit Masai Mara as a serious wildlife enthusiast, its all about location. You need to choose a property well located to enable you to find the wildlife of your interest when the light is best- early mornings. For that purpose alone, its hard to beat Matira. The lodge also has good staff who make sure you are well...

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1Thank Bhargava123
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed January 26, 2016

The matira camp is a ideal safari camp to be if you are interested in being in the heart of the maasai mara national reserve. it is the home of the famous notch pride and you are guaranteed to see these lions. i am hosting several groups this year especially photographers and i plan to book them in the matira...

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Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Everything was fine eating sleeping safari was great the two drivers know very well the place where they have born . Even if you are with friends wife or alone it s a great place where you will live in the heart of the bush .

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Michigan
Reviewed November 3, 2015

When traveling here, you'd better be with someone who knows the location as there are no signs. We were coming from Mara Serena which means you have to cross the river. This can be a little challenging when it has rained. As people have commented, it is in a good location for spotting wildlife. There were a number of big...

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Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Great place to spend time in the Mara bush . The girls and guys there are so nice and accommodating . We were a tough crowd to please for meals but they did an excellent job . You are in tents that have there own toilets and showers . Very comfortable . Our first day there was zebras , buffalo...

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Jersey, Channel Islands
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Being among the wildebeest migration was incredible and the wildlife we encountered will stay in my memory forever. But why stay at this camp rather than any of the others? I think it beautifully combines simplicity, comfort and value. We knew we were in tents but were pleasantly surprised by the level of comfort we encountered. The previous reviews have...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed September 11, 2015

The actual camp - the camp was fantastic. this has got a lot to do with the location, you are in the middle of masaai mara and the game drive begins literally outside the perimeter of the camp. you fall asleep to the sounds of hippos and hyenas, and if you're lucky you'll have lions relaxing up in the trees....

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Additional Information about Matira Bush Camp

Address: Talek River | Maasai Mara, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
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Matira Bush Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
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“the front tents are the best”
 of 5 bubbles idealsafaris, Jan 26, 2016 | Read review
“Main camp tents are larger and closer to the main area.”
 of 5 bubbles cantay, Apr 30, 2015 | Read review
“There are tents and cabins available. Obviously the cabins cost a little more, personally I thought the tents were great.”
 of 5 bubbles 529tima, Sep 27, 2014 | Read review
“Tents in the main camp have constant hot water and are beautifully furnished!”
 of 5 bubbles NLMar, Sep 16, 2014 | Read review
“If you want more of the real bush experience ask for an Adventure Camp tent.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahcK3256IF, Mar 7, 2014 | Read review
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