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Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains Camp

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Mara Plains offers the most incredible perspective across the Kenyan savannah. Kenya's amazing wildlife is on your doorstep and it was wonderful sitting on our deck reading a book and watching giraffes saunter by on the horizon. The rooms are large and spacious with stylish...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. At Mara Plains we pride ourself on letting out guests set the pace. - No one wants to miss out on that all important sighting to rush back for lunch. We are pleased that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 14 January 2018

We loved Mara Plains Camp. The accomodation was beautiful...classic safari tents with absolutely everything you could possibly need but still with that wonderful proximity to nature. Every meal was eaten with different varieties of animals just strolling by in front of the camp. We were...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so pleased to read that you loved Mara Plains and had a sensational safari experience! We are truly lucky to be located where we are, so close to the action! Exceeding expectations is what we at Mara...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018

First things First! Jojo, Kay, Lion Guards, Staff,.... , THANK YOU ! The Experience... can say it was one of the most enriching, emotional and fullfilling trip of my lifetime! The surprises during the day, the attentions during the evening, the feeling of safeness during...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It was such a pleasure hosting you at Mara Plains and we are so pleased to see that you had the 'trip of a lifetime'! We truly hope there will be a 'next time' with your girls...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

Wonderful quaint camp. Only one of 5 in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy meaning far fewer tourists and vehicles. Camp has 7 large tents on raised floors with en-suite bath, shower, copper tub, comfy bed, sitting area and changing area. Mara Plains Camp sits on a...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you so much for your review. I am pleased read that you enjoyed your stay with us and in particular the meals that we offered. Our Kitchen is particularly passionate about what they serve and are always ready to cater for specific needs. It...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

We went to 4 camps on this trip; 3 in Botswana (Vumbura Plains, Chitabe, Duma Tau) and 1 in Kenya (Mara Plains). Mara Plains Camp was the best. It offered the greatest range of experiences, the most animals, all five of the Big Five, Mara...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 9 November 2017

Dear Ken, It was such a pleasure to host Joyce and yourself at Mara Plains. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review. We a pleased to read that you found Mara Plains the best out of the four camps you...More

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Yes! You need a yellow fever shot and proof of this vaccination, and you should take malaria pills beforehand and during the trip as well. Check out Passport Health online and you can find a local clinic that specializes in... More
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Response from Jennifer C | Reviewed this property |
We flew into a private Mara airstrip on the conservancy. Our travel agent set the flights within Africa for us, which is what I would suggest you do, too! You'll need to first get to Nairobi and go from the Wilson airport... More
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Two more important advantages of Mara Plains Camp: 1. It is located in a private conservancy. Therefore you get the advantage of less vehicle and Jeep traffic and fewer tourists so more privacy in viewing the game. Most of... More
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"All the rooms are wonderful!"
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"All rooms face the park and have total privacy."
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"Tent 3 has a great view of the plains."
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"I would get a room with a view of the plains rather than the river."
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