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Nairobi
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent two wonderful nights here, in most comfortable tents , fabulous delicious meals, just brilliant guides and drivers on our fantastic game drives. The usual amazing Gamewatchers Safaris hospitality which is second to none in Kenya. Thank you so much!

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Nairobi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Selengay was absolutely wonderful! The usual fabulous Porini service which is really impressive made the two nights there simply fab! Your manager Tony couldn’t have been more accommodating ( and what a nice chap!!) - he even sent the car to meet us (we would have surely got terribly lost otherwise as driving in from Taveta). Anyhow...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We had a great experience at the camp - living in the tents with the unique shower arrangements, the warm hospitality of the staff, food catered to suit your tastes and of course the local knowledge and expertise of the Masai guides; all made it an extremely interesting and different experience. The game drives in the National Park as well...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 21 November 2016

What I liked: where to begin? Staying on the Selenkay Conservancy was a wonderful experience. Because Porini hires local Masai as guides they knew the animals we saw--they could tell us about their kin. They loved the animals and as we were snapping away taking photos of the animals., the guides often joined in and would share the photos with...

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Pinole, California
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We loved our stay st Porini Amboseli , the staff went out of their way to ensure we were well taken care of , this was our first time in a tented camp and we were not disappointed ,..the feel of being in the bush and staying in a tent was fantastic.. the tents are very nice with private bathroom...

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Wonderful time at this Camp incredible staff great meals best game drives to Amboseli as well as within Selenkay Conservancy our guide Wilson was my favorite of my whole trip in Kenya extremely knowledgeable a bird expert and keen tracker very friendly and definitely added to our incredible experience our driver was great as well Katao and Camp manager Tony...

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Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This was my first visit to the Amboseli area and I was excited to see all the elephants! The camp itself is quite a distance from the park, which I wasn't prepared for, but was a great way to view the landscape. The crew was very friendly and kind as I was the only guest at the camp. The food...

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Vaxholm, Sweden
Reviewed 13 November 2016

After a long drive from Nairobi we were so happy to arrive at Porini Amboseli Camp with Peter welcoming us. As a family with kids 11 and 13 we had really high expectations of our first safaritrip and we really had a great time! Our fantastic guides Nelson and John gave us a lot of knowledge about the animals and...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is our third trip with Gamewatchers and we always book directly. We spent 3 nights here and were not disappointed. The camp is comfortable, the tents are great and the food and service is more than you could hope for. Tony, the camp manager and his team make sure you want for nothing. We are very in favour with...

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Sweden
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I am 80 years old and travel with my 76 years old sister. This was our 8th visit på Porini Amboseli. It has been fantastic to see the conservancy growing so that it is now teeming with wildlife. The camp has kept it's familjar atmosphere and you feel as a very wellcome guest. We are no longer so young and...

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The Selenkay Conservancy lies a few miles north of Amboseli National Park, is an important dispersal area and rangeland for wildlife migrating out of Amboseli. The number of tourist visitors is limited to eighteen per day. Accommodation is at Porini Camp. The facilities include 9 spacious tents, comfortably furnished with en suite bathrooms and solar-powered electric lighting. Game drives in open 4x4s with qualified guides, bush walks, sundowners and night game drives are all included ... more   less 

Additional Information about Porini Amboseli Camp

Address: Selenkay Conservancy, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Amboseli Eco-system
Price Range: £632 - £1,043 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Porini Amboseli Camp 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Amboseli Porini Camp, Selenkay Conservancy Hotel Amboseli Eco-System
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“I think al tents are equally nice but we did not see all of them”
 of 5 bubbles Mzeenini, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the tents are similar in layout and views, and about equidistant from the mess tent.”
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 of 5 bubbles 631shabbars, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“it's a large comfortable tent with a bed and solar lighting--with rugs and wall covering.lovely but not glamping!”
  • view from the jeep at Selenkay
 of 5 bubbles jor172, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great located right around the Camp center”
 of 5 bubbles MauiLocal1, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All are the same”
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