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Reviewed 17 September 2014

This camp is called Porini Lion for a very good reason. You will see lions and lots of them doing amazing things. The highlight of our trip was the hour+ that we spent watching a group of half a dozen lion cubs romp and play (and annoy their mothers). They are unbelievably cute! Lion camp is very well run, tents...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 17 September 2014

I always say this, and I will say it again. Exceptional experiences are defined by exceptional customer service and this is especially true for a safari camp where all the lodges/camps have access to the same natural environment. In this regard, Porini was just superb! Let me explain.. We stayed in Porini for 4 days and 4 nights. We were...

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Thank Raghav H
Dearborn, Michigan
Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

We ended our Porini safari with the Lion Camp. I have to say, they saved the best for last. Big cats everywhere! The camp is on a conservancy adjacent to the Mara, owned by the welcoming Masai people. It's situated by a river and at night we would hear the hippos bellowing, or munching on the grass. Some nights lions...

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3Thank Bobbi48128
Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 8 September 2014

What an amazing time we had . We were told this camp was a 2.5 rating with 5star service. Well we found that this camp was 5stars all the way. The animals , service, people, tents, food were all amazing. Made plenty of new friends and would recommend this camp to every one , thank you all at Porini Lion...

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1Thank robynsomerville
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful honeymoon at Porini Lion Camp, followed by a few days on the beach on the south coast. Because of the media portrayal of terrorist attacks in Kenya our family had been concerned about us going but I am so glad we didn't change our minds - we felt perfectly safe throughout our entire...

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Thank Claire S
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 6 September 2014

My wife and I thought the Porini Lion camp was great. The amount of wildlife we saw in two days was remarkable. It is astounding the amount of animals you can see just around the camp!! We had a group of forty babboons parade right in front of our tent. During our stay we were fortunate to have Jackson as...

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Thank agubbino
Rochester NY
Reviewed 4 September 2014

I spent three nights at Porini Lion in Olare Motorogi Conservancy and also Porini Adventure Camp in Selenkay Conservancy. Both were amazing. Lion is on the high end and worth it. The tents are more like luxury apartments, along the river, and literally looking out an open plain where most of the time a herd of zebras were grazing. You...

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2Thank ayapua
Hanover
Reviewed 4 September 2014

This camp was a winner! I stayed for 6 nights in August. Was supposed to only stay 4 but added on and I am so glad I did! First let me say my tent was so amazing. I was facing a field by the road that came into camp. I sat on the porch one afternoon and right in front...

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3Thank Laura M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 September 2014

We had been on a private safari (our first ever) up in Lakipia and didn't think anything could compare to that. Wrong!! Porini Lion Camp is set along the river. The tents are beautifully appointed, even flushing toilets yet very green philosophy. Our Maassai guides were so informative, friendly, passionate about their land. Food was very good. Can't wait to...

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Virginia
Reviewed 4 September 2014

Our second stop on our safari, after Porini Mara, was Porini Lion. The Porini camps do a fantastic job at all camps: excellent food and drinks, super staff and service, game drives that find the animals, and very comfortable accommodations. Jackson and Big John did a fabulous job finding the animals for us and Phillip ran a top-notch dining room....

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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: $1,203 - $1,979 (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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“All the same”
 of 5 bubbles NBVarteg, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“#1 Tembo was just off the river bank and an excellent sport for listening and viewing animals coming into and through the camp.”
  • Lots of Room and Great Animals
 of 5 bubbles Panda1098, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms here.”
 of 5 bubbles kpotz99, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All Tents are SUPERB — It's the Staff and Setting Who SHINE!”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps ask for tents away from the entrance ( quieter and you will not hear talking or cars)”
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