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    Mara Explorer Camp

    C14 Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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    “talek river” (48 reviews)
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    Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

    Staying at the Mara Explorer Camp is like having 2 completely different, but amazing, experiences in 1 trip! We went for our honeymoon and believe it was the best trip we could have ever taken. We didn't stop talking about wanting to return with our...More

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    Response from George O, Unit Manager at Mara Explorer Camp

    Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a nice and comprehensive review on Mara Explorer. We are extremely happy to read that you consider the camp to be the best and that you enjoyed the facilities, we are also glad that you...More

    Reviewed February 9, 2014

    This is our 3rd trip to Mara Explorer and it is still one of the best camps in the Mara. Management has changed and the new manager, George is a delight and can't do enough for his guests. It was fairly quiet during our 4...More

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    Response from George O, Unit Manager at Mara Explorer Camp

    Dear Alaine, Hope all is well, I’m thrilled to hear that your stay with us has been truly magical from your first visit. We’re delighted you chose to celebrate Mara Explorer as your second home and for recommending the camp to your friends. Thank you...More

    Reviewed January 22, 2014

    This place was a highlight on my trip! From the first pickup to the minute I left the Mara, I couldn't have been in better hands! George was a great host - anticipating my every need and Noor made sure I was never hungry with...More

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    Response from George O, Unit Manager at Mara Explorer Camp

    Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your Mara Explorer experience with us. We are delighted to read all your comments about our team. Our aim is always to try and exceed our guests’ expectations and therefore it’s so rewarding to hear we may have achieved...More

    Reviewed January 21, 2014

    This trip was our 14th to the Masai Mara. Six of the last seven times we stayed in the Mara Explorer camp. We recognized many of the staff from our previous visits and they always greet us by name. Small camp with a maximum of...More

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    Response from George O, Unit Manager at Mara Explorer Camp

    Dear Justin Thank you for choosing Mara explorer as your second home and Kenya as your number one preferred destination . We’re glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and we’ll pass on your comments to the entire team who will be...More

    Reviewed January 13, 2014

    I honestly can't say enough great things about the Heritage Mara Explorer Camp. I've stayed there twice in the past few years and both trips were absolutely fantastic. The staff are what really makes this place stand out from the crowd; every single person is...More

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    Dear Guest, We’re absolutely delighted to read your comments about your recent stay at Mara Explorer. We’re thrilled that you enjoyed the entire experience and had such wonderful sightings, . Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, we really appreciate all your...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Restaurant
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    • $731 - $1,684 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    junaidadil
    Can anyone tell me the distance from Mara Explorer to Governor's camp?
    February 8, 2017|
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    Response from Kevin M | Property representative |
    Dear Guest, Be advised that the distance from Mara Explorer to Governors Camp is 28kms. Kind Regards, The Mara Explorer Team.
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    Fredito67
    Dear Betty: I am thinking going with Mara Explorers because of the great reviews found on Tripadvisor. My question is: I would like to witness the great migration of animals crossing the Mara River. How far is the camp from the Mara River? I see that you indeed saw animals crossing the river. I want to see if I have a chance to witness the migration, and this only can be achieved if the camp is closer to the river. Please advise, thank you...
    February 19, 2016|
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    Response from dogluverSanDiego | Reviewed this property |
    Hi you can see the migration from any camp. They will drive you to it. The migration moves so as long as the migration is in the Mara when you are there you will see it. I went 4 years ago in third week of July and the... More
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    GardenCItyTraveler
    We will be staying at the Mara Explorer camp in two weeks. Do they have any facility to recharge batteries for your camera?
    February 6, 2016|
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    Response from cardiak | Reviewed this property |
    All rooms have limited number of plugs (240V). Keep in mind that they olnly run the generator certain hours when the guests are not on game drives and not from about 10pm to 6am.
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    "Tent # 1 is closest to the hippo pod on the river; it can be noisy... if you are a light sleeper ask for # 3..."
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    "great views, and comfortable beds."
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    "We were told that Tent #4 is a great location near the hippo pool."
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    "Talek river view says it all"
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