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Porini Mara Camp

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Leirvik, Norway
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We had our first Safari her at Porini Mara Camp. From the moment they picked us up at the air strip until we left them, we had a perfect time. The staff and the camp was amazing and we enjoyed every second of our stay. At the game drive we saw a lot of nice and big animals and wonderful...

Thank ingebuchvold
San Francisco, California
Reviewed October 6, 2016

If you are looking for wildlife, this is your camp! While of course every day is different, when we went we saw two giraffes fighting each other, zebras crossing the Mara River, a group of lions attacking a wildebeest and a leopard! They were incredible things that you would never see in a zoo, and seeing them in-person rather than...

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Wow! Our two nights at Porini Mara might be the best two nights we have experienced on any trip, and might be the most memorable two nights ever! The best part of Porini Mara was the “game drives” led by Geff Ketere and Daniel Tuarari! Geff and Daniel made the entire trip worth it, even after a very long flight...

Thank Craig F
Vancouver, Canada
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...

3Thank clarinetcathy
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...

Thank ChandrimaRoy
Austin, Texas
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....

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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...

1Thank Sue Mutano
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...

1Thank bangaloredee
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...

1Thank Phil M
Dickinson, Texas, United States
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...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Porini Mara Camp

Address: Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $697 - $1,310 (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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“It's tents and they are all similar. No bad tents in this place!”
301jamied, 1 week ago | Read review
“All tents face the river, wild Africa”
SteveSpawls, 1 week ago | Read review
“Al 7 tents are superb; no one tent is better than any other”
Moira43, Feb 26, 2017 | Read review
“All tents are of the same standard and all face the bush”
fionahawkins, Feb 12, 2017 | Read review
“this is not a Hotel but an Eco friendly tent camp better than most hotels”
809Keith, Feb 2, 2017 | Read review
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