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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having done a couple of low key safaris in game reserves in South Africa we were looking for something wilder and larger scale in our third trip to Africa . Porini and the Masai Mara gave us this and more. The camp sits in a conservancy outside of the park, which gave us the freedom for night drives as well...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One word - AMAZING! Wayne Hammond handled all of our trip arrangements. - Overall rating of his service: Excellent/Outstanding - I found Wayne to be very professional right from my first e-mail inquiry into booking the Porini Camps to his ability/willingness to change our travel arrangements during our actual trip. - Wayne provided accurate information and his responses to my...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Faultless!! Superb! I shed a tear leaving the camp - first time ever.... Exciting 50 minute flight out of Nairobi - super views on the way - first sight of giraffes and elephants - so exciting!! We were met by our two guides Wilson and Marema, who were with us the entire stay. They were perfectly charming, hugely knowledgeable and...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Porini Mara Camp is wonderful. Quiet, secluded and a true bush experience. We have been lucky enough to visit a number of African countries and done a number of game drives. However, the 4 nights in October that we stayed at this camp have to be among the best ever. Frederik and his team went out of their way to...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stayed for 3 night in early September and had a wonderful time. The game drives were spectacular, perfectly mixed between the private and secluded Ol Kinyei Conservancy, the neighbouring shared Naboisho Conservancy and the busier public Maasai Mara National Reserve. All camp staff and guides were very attentive and friendly, we did not miss anything. The backup by Gamewatchers...

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Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 24 October 2016

If you are planning a safari, stop, book here. Every thing is incredible. The sightings are so numerous and each more exiting than the last. The guide and spotter, that's right 2 in each truck will spot animals that you can't even find with you're binocs. They explain anything and every things in as much details as you want/need. You...

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Leirvik, Norway
Reviewed 23 October 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...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 October 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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Reviewed 5 October 2016

The camp itself is in a lovely spot, with only six tents it certainly never feels crowded, staff are attentive. The game guides are excellent with access to both the Mara (bit of a hike) and a private reserve (where the camp resides) giving you ample game viewing.

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Reviewed 30 September 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...

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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, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: £647 - £2,181 (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/Masai Mara National Reserve
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“All the tents are good”
 of 5 bubbles traveltimeCanberra, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“6 tents around a central lounge & dining area, all good within the usual tented safari constraints.”
 of 5 bubbles KJ7999, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go in early June when it is less crowded.”
 of 5 bubbles lindagU1000WA, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“'rooms' are luxury tents each with own en suite; the are spaciously distanced from each other offering good privacy”
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“All are perfect.”
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