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My 8th visit to this camp. Flew down from Wilson and landed on the dirt strip in the Conservancy to be met by my good friends Wilson and Melita welcoming us 'back home'. After a game drive - where we saw lions and elephants in...More
We were in the circumstance to have three spare days in our Kenia holiday and decided to book three nights into Porini Amboseli Camp on short notice. Gamewatchers organized the stay and transfers efficiently within a few hours and off we went.
Despite being the...More
Amboseli was our first Porini Camp and our first chance to meet the magnificent Maasai people. The Camps' General Manager, Frederick,who is not Maasai, was an incredible host. Frederick has great affection for all his staff particularly for the Maasai. On our last day at...More
We were the only 2 people on the 12 seated planes and arrived about 07.30 and the guide/tracker picked us up soon after. Ketre and Muli were wonderful to be with and it wasn't long before we were seeing various game and birds. After our...More
Granted this was our first Safari and 1st of 4 Porini camps we were to stay in so we had nothing to compare it to, but this camp exceeded any of our expectations. From the initial Jambo greeting we were made to feel like we...More
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Most instances, the animals were incredibly close, at all the Porini Camps (Lion, Ambosolli and Mara) we visited. That was definitely one (of many) great positives of visiting the conservancies, vs the parks. In the... More
Most instances, the animals were incredibly close, at all the Porini Camps (Lion, Ambosolli and Mara) we visited. That was definitely one (of many) great positives of visiting the conservancies, vs the parks. In the conservancies we could drive off road in the jeep, and actually intermingle with the animals. Whereas, in the parks we were confined to staying only on the designated roads and gazing out across the terrain at the animals in a distant. Sorry, not a photo expert so can't help with what zoom to bring. I brought a point and shoot super zoom camera and (for my needs) took really amazing pics. All I can say is we were mere yards from elephants, lions, rhinos, monkeys, baboons, leopard and even had cheetah rub against our vehicle bumper.