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Mara Explorers Camp

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

If you are planning a trip to the Maasai Mara check us out!

Our camp is aimed at fun eco friendly adventure travellers, offering a large campsite if you have your own camping equipment as well as having simple and comfortable accommodation comprising of five en suite bandas with private toilet and shower.

We provide clean eco friendly facilities with hot showers, cozy bar and dining area, freshly prepared meals are available for our catered guests and we also provide a self catering kitchen in the campsite for those guests who prefer to self cater. Our electricity is 100% solar powered with just a back up generator for bad weather days, and we are a pet friendly camp with cats and dogs living onsite.

From our base here you can partake in activities including game drives, bush camping, Maasai home stays, traditional Maasai BBQs, sundowners and hot air ballooning. Located just a 5 minute, 3.8km, drive on a tarmac road to the Sekenani gate of the Maasai Mara National Reserve and only 300m from the main road, we are accessible via public transport or we can also organise you private taxi transfers to camp from all over Kenya if you prefer!

What are you waiting for? Migrate to Maasai Mara…….

*Please note unfortunately Mara Explorers Camp will be permanently closing on the 23rd August 2021. We're sorry for any inconvenience.*

Game Drives: Our full day sharing guided game drives are $60 per person per day and they run with a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 camp guests per vehicle, the guided vehicle departs camp at 6.30am and returns around 6pm depending on the day and what’s been seen. Your personal park entry fee of $80pp is payable on top directly to the park gate on entry.

In the event that only one guest is going out on a particular day it is still possible to go but the minimum operating cost of $120 rather than $60pp is payable. We do not guarantee sharing game drive numbers until the evening before when all the days guests have checked in since travellers often change their plans. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 10.0

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 10.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    03 Jan 2021
    Best value for money. Spotless clean, friendly and helpful staff, perfect location, nice and relaxed athmosphere. Cottages are spacious and comfy.
    Italy, Couple, 41+
  • 10.0


    19 Dec 2020
    Super nice clean sheets and comfortable bed. Outside kitchen has anything that you need for your meals. Very nice and welcoming staff. Highly recommend for stay if you are doing Masai Mara Safari.
    Lithuania, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    07 Dec 2020
    Amazing place for all backpackers. The price is the best you can get and you have everything you need in the camp. Comfy beds, hot shower, drinking water, chef who cooks great food or you can use a kitchen for guests. The game drive offered by this camp is also amazing. The price is great the drivers knowledgeable, pattionate and doing what they love. The camp could be a budget option to stay but its well organised, clean and with a beautiful setup, no compromise here.
    Czech Republic, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    18 Aug 2020
    We had the camp to ourselves, first visitors in awhile. It was absolutely lovely and very near the entrance to the Maasai Mara. Good food, great staff and fantastic price. Highly recommend. Be sure to see the Maasai Village close by. They can arrange a visit. Definitely a highlight of our visit.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    02 Mar 2020
    I was very satisfied staying at this camp. I give 5 stars. Thank you for the best camp experience.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    22 Feb 2020
    The camp is really cute and well organized: tents are big, clean, with a bed, bedside table, lamp, earplugs (and bonus: sheets are soft) Toilets and showers are really good with hot water. The team is so friendly, available and helpful. Food is delicious and cocktails as well! Tea and coffee is available all day long. They also have excursions such as traditional bbq. It’s a bit expensive (50$) but it worths. Very well located and wifi works in living room with sofas. Thanks a lot!
    France, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    08 Jan 2020
    I looove that hostel. It is a little bit expensive for normal travellers (Kenya is apparently not the right country for that) but it is really worth it. You can book game drives with other travellers for quite cheap price in comparison to other companies from Nairobi. The outdoor shower in the dark in the morning before a game drive is the best!
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    05 Jan 2020
    We had an awesome stay and safari with Mara Explorers. Tents and beds are clean and comfortable. We just the kitchen to prepare our own food. For the safari we took the lunch package from the camp, which was really nice.
    Germany, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7


    16 Jan 2020
    I had a wonderful stay at Mara Explorers. Staff was very friendly and the safari arrangement was quick and economical. Guide for safari was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Everything was perfect, just the food was a little expensive but I had a wonderful stay at Mara Explorers. As a solo female traveler I felt very safe staying here and would recommend this place to anyone.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    03 Jan 2020
    The staff were superb and extremely helpful. I love the sofas in the lounge area and our game park day was the best I have ever done . Josphat Couldn’t have done better he was amazing. And David took us round to the village next door And I would thoroughly recommend that to as the proceeds go towards the community The showers were good and hot And the tent kept insects out. We found the tent cramped for two people.
    Ireland, Female, 41+
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  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • BBQ
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available