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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

We spent two nights at Porini Mara in July 2016. We loved it. Our Masaai guide Wilson was very skilled at finding the animals, had a great sense of humor and showed us a very good time on our game drives. Edwin, the training and relief manager bent over backwards to help make our stay delightful. The tents are are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Porini camps are just the best way to see the Mara. Super tents, fantastic guides and they feed you really well! Away from the madding crowds, you can go right up to the animals with no designated paths to keep to. We had sundowner drinks with the lions, and crossed paths with hippos on a Night Safari. And sat for... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

We picked the Porini BUSH camp, There are three different camps on the conservancy. One is a permanent location which is a step below the Bush camp. Then there is an adventure camp that is rustic camping. This one is operational from July thru October. It is a temporary camp, you would never know it was set up each year.... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Following on from 2 nights in Amboseli we flew to Mara... Wow, I was surprised at the difference in the 2 parks both exciting but Mara just had the edge for me. The Porini camp was wonderful, perfect, can't speak too highly of it! Run by Jimmy, the staff are so helpful, happy & obliging, very much part of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 days and nights in the little temporary camp in the middle of the bush. We saw a cheetah our very first afternoon. And lions the last day we were there. We had the great pleasure of seeing cheetah Noosura and her 4 cubs twice. We saw a river crossing in the Mara Reserve and had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We had such a nice weekend down at Porini Mara Camp. The migration was in full flow and Ol Kinyei Conservancy which, is attached to the main reserve has just as good if not better game viewing. And the most important thing is that there are no mini-buses or traffic jams unlike the main reserve! It is a much more... More 

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Dickinson, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We did the Kenya 8 day safari--from Samburu to Kigio to the Masai Mara. It was a fabulous time --spotting the big five along with many other great sightings of animals, like Gerenuk, Klipspringers, Hyenas, Eland, Oryx, hippos, crocodiles, tree hyrax....the food was excellent each night in camp and it was a whirlwind of baboons and monkeys, birds to fill... More 

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Silverado, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Our stay was incredible. The camp is in a conservancy which benefits the local Masai people. The wildlife was abundant and our guides knew exactly where to go. Our tents were spacious and had everything we needed. Jimmy and his staff went above and beyond to ensure our stay was the best. The food was great and we loved the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Had a lovely relaxing stay The tents are super comfortable, the food, delicious and the service brilliant. Its wonderful that we were able to have a game walk as well as a game drive in the conservancy. Will definitely return in the near future.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We stayed in Porini Camp for two nights in June. The staff were so professional and attentive. Walking in the mara with game rangers and guides really was an added bonus. We saw so much and the start of the migration too. White towels, crisp linen and hot water in the tents! Plus good food! What more could you ask... More 

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Porini Mara Camp is located in the exclusive 17,500 acre wildlife conservancy of Ol Kinyei, one of the most beautiful wilderness areas in the Serengeti-Mara eco-system. The camp has 6 spacious guest tents with an en-suite bathroom sited in the shade of Yellow-barked Acacia trees. The camp accommodates a maximum of 12 guests, where guests enjoy game drives in 4x4s, sundowners at scenic viewing points and escorted walks with Maasai guides. Ol Kinyei is noted for its excellent wildlife viewing with a resident pride of lions, cheetahs, leopards and a wide variety of animals. There is a strict limit on the number of tourist vehicles allowed in the conservancy so that visitors from the camp can view the wildlife without other vehicles. ... more   less 

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Address: Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $825 - $1,300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Mara Porini Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Porini Mara Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
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