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Little Governors' Camp

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent 3 nights in Little Governors and loved every second of the stay.! You fly in and are met with a 10 min drive to the camp. Once you cross the river and settle in your tent your wildlife experience begins. A resident elephant...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t say enough about how great our stay was. The safari trips, food, accommodations, and staff were excellent. Never saw such a variety of wildlife in one place. We relaxed watching elephants, hippos, baboons, zebras, and a plethora of other animals right from the porch...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A truly incredible camp in the Mara. This was our first safari experience and we could not have wished for any more. The tents are fantastic, very private with wonderful verandas, great bathrooms and super comfortable beds. The food was fantastic, every meal really good...More

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Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband wrote a review, 8th Dec, in which we commented on a burst water pipe flooding our tent requiring a nighttime relocation. No apology/comment was made by management hence we submitted our review about 36hrs after the incident. At the next evening meal we...More

1  Thank drkpereira
Response from Musiara, General Manager at Little Governors' CampResponded December 13, 2017

Dear drkpereira and jediian, It was a pleasure to host you, and we're very grateful for your updated review. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience you experienced due to the solar system installations. The burst water pipe was wholly an unfortunate accident and...More

Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

Bear in mind my minor criticisms would not prevent a return trip. The camp location around swampy area is great, the safari experience excellent with close up leopard, rhino and lion almost each drive. Staff are great (specific mention to Bernand guide, Stanley, tent butler...More

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October 28, 2017|
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Response from anupriya_singhal | Reviewed this property |
The staff will carry your stuff and help you throughout - getting on & off. I know people who had to use a stick to walk who were helped with the boat & all. So its gonna be ok
June 20, 2017|
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
My Policy is to tip at end. I tip Driver personally---usually do 1K ksh per day per person. Rest of staff --there is tip box. I do about 2 to 3k per day for rest of staff. for 2 days I did 5k ksh. But I was alone but with... More
May 16, 2017|
Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
Their preference is to park on that side and walk down to river and then cross on boat. However---they can fly you in and out on backside and also drop is back of camp. Walk is probably 200 meters to tents. Which test you... More
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"Tent 17 on end closest to animals--but Tents #1-6 have best views for overall. Not any bad tents though."
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"I stayed in Tent 6 which gives good views across the marsh area and is very close to the reception and..."
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"Tent 12 is the longest walk away but offers arguably the best view of the Mara and marsh"
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"Tent 17 is highly recommended, much more secluded and right next to the plain."
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