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San Francisco, CA
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We had an unbelievable four days/three nights at Porini Lion Camp. The staff were gracious hosts, the food was excellent, and the accommodation was very comfortable. Most importantly, we saw lots of wildlife including male and female lions, lion cubs, hippos in and out of water, giraffes, elephants, cheetahs, leopards, crocodiles, and much more. Thanks to everyone for giving us...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived just after the new year and it was very quiet - with just my wife and I for the first night. The tented camp was in a perfect location, mostly shaded overlooking a small stream. Our guides (Kiseme and Big John) were wonderful, very knowledgeable, they were able to find animals in the most amazing places. They were...

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Mercer Island, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent Christmas at Porini Lion Camp and it was our greatest gift to each other. We are a family of three (our son is14) and we loved everything about our experience. The Masai made Christmas Eve and Christmas night special with singing and colorful decorations knowing we were spending our holiday with them. As you can see from all the...

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New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As avid safari goers we've been to the Masai Mara several times, and stayed in numerous camps. We particularly like staying in the Olare Orok Motorogi Conservancy because of the high concentration of cats but like to observe them without the crowds of the reserve (although vehicle numbers are low in the reserve Nov anyway). On this recent holiday we...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The tented camp was comfortable but not over the top.Our guides were so knowledgeable and helpful.They really knew the territory and gave us astounding animal viewing opportunities. This was a small camp,and not a massive tour group experience which made it feel more personal.Everyone was friendly and genuinely welcoming. I really appreciate the camp eco conservation and the conservancy mission.

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This was my fourth visit to Porini Lion in 5 years, and the longest stop on the safari I planned for me and my parents this year. Lets get the obvious out of the way, this is an eco camp run on the local communities terms. If you want swimming pools and extravagant luxury, go to one of the mass...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Porini Lion Camp is located in the heart of the conservancy, with a river running just behind it. We were assigned a camp right at the edge of camp, and with no boundary wall or fence separating us from the savannah, we could literally do game watching sitting in the tent itself. Hippos and wild buffalo wandering through the camp...

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Sydney, Canada
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We spent 2 nights at Porini as part of 5 nights in the Mara. The conservancy is a different experience than the reserve and has some unique opportunities such as a morning walk for about 2 hours. Big John and Jacob were great and took us to see many different animals in the short time together. We spent an evening...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Book your trip now - you will love it!! We stayed two nights at Porini Lion camp at the end of October for the first leg of our honeymoon - what a great start to our trip! Patrick and his team made us feel at home immediately with a warm friendly welcome and a bottle of fizz to congratulate us...

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Pinole, California
Reviewed 21 November 2016

My wife and I had a wonderful experience at Porini Lion Camp , the staff was the best ! , the food was good and the animal sightings were fantastic , cant recommend this place enough , I love hearing the lions roar out side the tent at night : )

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Porini Lion Camp is located in the exclusive 20,000 acre Olare Orok Conservancy bordering the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, home to an abundance of animals. With 10 spacious comfortably furnished tents, each with private verandahs and en-suite bathrooms, the camp is small and exclusive giving a real bush experience. Guests enjoy the game drives in open 4x4's, escorted bush walks with Maasai warriors and sundowners. The Camp is the perfect base to experience the annual wildebeest migration. ... more   less 

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Address: Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $1,181 - $1,980 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Porini Lion Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Porini Lion Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Porini Lion Camp Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
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