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Mara Explorer Camp

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We had the most exciting trip with our family here. The Mara Explorer Camp is excellent in every way. From the wonderful location right on the river (with all the fabulous hippos right outside your tent!) to the great food and amazing service. Nothing could...More

Thank willowlas
Response from Florence W, Manager at Mara Explorer CampResponded 22 August 2017

Dear guest, Thank you so much for taking time to review about your stay at Mara Explorer, we are delighted to read the same from you. We were glad to host your family for that period, and i note you had nothing but the best...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The Mara Explorer Camp was an amazing place to visit for adult travelers. The tent are right non the river where you see game during the day and hear them at night. The staff caters to Your every whim and could not be more accommodating....More

Thank bobblackney
Response from Kevin M, General Manager at Mara Explorer CampResponded 20 August 2017

Dear Guest, Receive greetings from the Mara Explorer team and thank you for taking time to post the excellent review. I have shared the awesome notes with the team who are already looking forward to hosting you during your next visit and the many friends...More

Reviewed 1 August 2017

IT'S NOW OFFICIAL, GOOD MEMORIES ARE MADE IN MAASAI MARA! It's true, if you haven't Visited Maasai Mara then you haven't toured Kenya! I spent two nights at Mara Explorer camp end o May 2017 and i had the best exciting moments. I enjoyed every...More

Thank George M
Response from Florence W, Manager at Mara Explorer CampResponded 2 August 2017

Dear guest, Thank you for finding time and writing your review concerning your stay with us at Mara Explorer, we are grateful. We are glad that you had nothing but the best of moments while with us, and like you said, good memories are made...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Mara Explorer Camp was spectacular. The luxurious tent is right on the river and you can hear the hippos playing. The staff were so eager to please and I could not say enough about how wonderful they all were. We spent 5 nights there and...More

Thank gosharongo
Response from Florence W, Manager at Mara Explorer CampResponded 31 July 2017

Dear guest, Thank you so much for taking time to write your review about your stay with us at Mara Explorer, we are grateful. This most definitely was a holiday to remember for you with so much to behold during your 5 nights. You are...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

We spent 3 nights and 4 days at the Mara Explorer in June '17. It was an amazing place to stay. The camp is made up of ten canvas backed structures that are very far from being tents. Hardwood floors, running water, electricity (albeit only...More

Thank Brian B
Response from Florence W, Manager at Mara Explorer CampResponded 17 July 2017

Dear guest, Thank you so much for taking time to review about your stay at Mara Explorer, we were glad to have hosted you here. We are elated to see such sentiments about a place, which is a clear indication that you had nothing but...More

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Response from Ronnie H | Reviewed this property |
You can make reservations for Mara Explorer thought their head office on their website. Heritage East Africa
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21 July 2017|
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Dear Guest, We would be grateful to host you at Mara Explorer. Kindly advise on the arrival details and we will get back to you with availability and any other details. Kind Regards, The Mara Explorer Team.
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"All rooms have views of the river. They are all amazing!"
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"tent 4 is situated at the bend of the river with the best views on the hippos"
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"Tent no. 4 is placed with view of the river and hippos!"
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