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Mara Explorers Camp Campsite

PO Box 896, Masai Mara, Kenya

Mara Explorers is a small camp just 3km from the National Reserve aimed at fun, friendly adventure travelers. We offer camping and tented accommodation, clean facilities, hot showers and a bar/restaurant. Read more

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Facilities

  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bar APM-96
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • DVDs
  • Free Parking
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hot Showers
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils

Important Information

Please follow the directions on how to reach us carefully.

Your booking is on room only, if you would like to self cater your meals you should bring all your food supplies with you, Narok is the last place you will find a supermarket, out here not much is available. There is a self catering kitchen area in the campsite with utensils, gas stove, fridge and sink. Alternatively you can get individual meals from the camp kitchen at a cost of $10 per person for breakfast ($11pp 2020 rate), $10 per person for lunch ($11pp 2020 rate) and $16 per person for dinner ($16pp 2020 rate).

If you are coming via public transport and require a safari vehicle for game drives we have Land Cruisers based at our camp which are converted for game viewing and are inclusive of an experienced driver guide and fuel. Game drives cost US$ 60 per person per full day, minimum of 2 people required. In the event there are no other guests, solo travellers will be required to pay the rate of 2 people. Your personal park entry is payable on top which is US$ 80 per adult per day. Private use of a game drive vehicle for just your own group can also be arranged, contact us in advance for rates and booking.

Kindly note we operate a minimal noise level policy after 10pm to 6am and we do not condone the use of illegal drugs on our property.

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you require and further information before your stay.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Insurance:
We strongly recommend you protect yourself with travel insurance for any trip you make to Kenya to cover lost baggage, theft, personal accident and medical emergencies.

Limitations of Liability:
Guests attend Mara Explorers Camp & Backpackers at their own risk.

Please note:
Late cancellation or no show one night charge
Payment upon arrival by KES or US$ cash or credit card (subject to a 5% fee).
Check in from 12.00
Check out before 10.00
Taxes & community fees included

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 12:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Curfew
  • Pet Friendly"
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Masai Mara?

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Mara Explorers is a small camp just 3km from the National Reserve aimed at fun, friendly adventure travelers. We offer camping and tented accommodation, clean facilities, hot showers and a bar/restaurant. Read more

Private Rooms

Basic 1 Bed Tent Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

About Mara Explorers Camp

If you’re planning a trip to the Maasai Mara check us out!

Aimed at fun friendly adventure travelers, we offer simple and comfortable rustic accommodation including six budget dome tents, five cottages and two safari tents as well as having a large camping area if you come with your own tent.

We provide clean facilities with hot showers, cozy bar and dining area with freshly prepared meals for our full board guests and a self-catering kitchen area for our guests who prefer to prepare their own meals. Our electricity is 100% solar with just a back up generator for bad weather days therefore we ask you to refrain from using hair dryers! We are a pet friendly camp with cats and dogs living onsite.

From our base here you can partake in activities including game drives, nature walks, school and village visits, home stays, bush camping, horse riding and hot air ballooning. Located just 3.8km before the Sekenani gate of the Maasai Mara National Reserve and only 300m from the main road, we are accessible via public transport or we can organise you private transfers from Nairobi if you prefer which cost US$ 135 (1-4pax) or US$ 250 (5-12pax) each way per vehicle and the journey takes around 5 hours.

We have Land Cruisers based at our camp for game drives which are converted for game viewing and are inclusive of an experienced driver guide and fuel.
Game drives cost US$ 60 per person per full day ($65pp 2020 rate), minimum of 2 people required. In the event there are no other guests, solo travellers will be required to pay the rate of 2 people. Your personal park entry is payable on top which is US$ 80 per adult per day. Private use of a game drive vehicle for just your own group can also be arranged, contact us in advance for rates and booking.

Accommodation Information

As well as plenty of space if you come with your own tent we have simple single and double budget dome tents which share communal toilet and shower facilities. We also have two double ensuite safari tents and various cottages which can sleep between 1-5 people in each with private toilet and shower attached.

All our accommodation is complete with comfortable beds which have linens, blankets and towels included and the tents have solar powered lighting inside. Charging of electronics can be done centrally in our bar area.

Our rates are based on self catering and the use of our small self catering kitchen area in the campsite is included in the price. Individual meals are also available from the camp kitchen at a cost of $10 per person for breakfast ($11pp 2020 rate), $10 per person for lunch ($11pp 2020 rate) and $16 per person for dinner ($16pp 2020 rate).

Location Information

We are located just 3.8km before the Sekenani main gate of the Maasai Mara National Reserve and only 300mtrs from the main road.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.