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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

We have just returned from a 3 night stay at Governors camp and it was amazing From arriving at Nairobi Wilson airport we were treated like VIPs. Governors aviation looked after us very we'll and when we landed at the camp the magic started from there. We saw giraffes grazing in the distance and buffalo herds and we hadn't even... More 

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Musiara, Manager at Governor's Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Governors Camp, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the safari so much and we hope to welcome you back again sometime soon. More 

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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 November 2013

I had no clue what to expect and got a wonderful surprise. The location is beautiful, having meals under shade trees by a river with hippos moving about (do not fear, Askaris are there to protect),absolutely delicious food and very good service. And that was only the beginning. Our tent overlooked the river, was comfortable and pleasantly appointed with a... More 

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Musiara, Manager at Governor's Camp, responded to this review

Thanks for posting a review of your safari, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the safari and your game drives with Moses, you comments have been sent to camp and they will be very happy to read them. More 

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 November 2013

Absolutely stunning, fabulous place to stay. I don’t know how anyone could rate Governors as anything other than 5*. Huge thanks to all the staff/rangers/drivers for making our honeymoon a truly unforgettable, magical experience. We would particularly like to thank the chap who stood by the gate to wish us a good day and welcome us on return. You’re brilliant... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 November 2013

We stayed at the Governors Camp during early September. We followed the advice of friends who had stayed last year, and since we've been back we know more people who have booked the same trip! The flight from Nairobi was good although the day we travelled they had enough people to fly 2 small planes together. We were welcomed at... More 

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Reviewed 31 October 2013

My wife and I had part of our honeymoon at Governors Camp. From the moment we got off the plane we were over whelmed with how friendly and welcoming everyone was, everything was set up so during your stay you had the most magical experience and the wildlife to be seen is truly breath taking. The accommodation and camp itself... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 October 2013

Excellent 3 day safari, just the whole experience even after being there 2 years previously. Everything the same just as we wanted. The use of landrovers really makes the difference along with the meals and sitting by camp fire at night. Thanks to every one at camp and Ferdinand from Beach Air Tours for arrangeing the safari

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2013

This was the end of our two week Kenya tour. This place was amazing. Luxury accommodations...coffee and cookies delivered to your "tent" every morning. sitting on your porch overlooking the river with hippo, baboon's, warthogs, elephants. The best safari drives ever! We even spotted a leopard but she got away from us and our cameras. Would recommend and would come... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

My Wife and I have just returned from our Masai Mara/Mombasa trip....our first visit to Kenya, and certainly our best holiday ever!! We enjoyed 5 nights at Governor's Camp, which was a truly V.I.P experience. We saw the "Big Five" and so much more!. People staying for a shorter time may struggle to see a rhino...they are very rare!! The... More 

4 Thank Ian B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2013

We stayed at Governor's camp for 4 nights from the 28th September as a large family group. Cannot fault anything, luxury tents, amazing food, brilliant drivers (Jafit and Mandila) who went out of there way to find us a leopard. Morning tea and biscuits went down a treat and hot water bottles at night are a lovely touch. I would... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

The whole experience was wonderful starting with the flight in from Niriobi on the small Govenors plane.The camp is magical the tents comfy,food tasty & all the staff lovely. This was our 4th safari but 1st time in the Masi Mara & the Mara gave us the the most wonderful game viewing. Our driver guide was Phillip & he made... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Governors' Camp nestles on the banks of the Mara River in the heart of the most prolific game viewing area of the Masai Mara. One of only a handful of camps located within the Masai Mara Game Reserve the setting is magical. Half of the tents overlook the rolling grasslands of Africa, with views of elephant, zebra and gazelle; the rest are tucked away in the forest lining the banks of the Mara River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Governor's Camp

Address: C14, Keekorok, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $732 - $1,670 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Governor's Camp 3.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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