Main Governors Camp, Masai Mara
Situated in the Masai Mara, a place of natural drama and a kaleidoscope of colour and life. This entire safari camp is under canvas, yet has all the comforts of a five star hotel. The 38 tents are in the classic safari style, spacious and tasteful. Some line the riverbank, others have views across the sweeping plains. Each has its own verandah, en suite bathroom with constant hot water showers, flushing toilets and even bidets. At night candlelight and gas lamps romantically light the camp. Breakfasts and lunches are served on the shady riverbank while cordon bleu dinners are served by candlelight under canvas, a truly unforgettable experience.
The camp offers morning and afternoon game drives, nature walks, bush dining, bush sundowners and traditional Maasai dancing. For a unique experience, enjoy game viewing adventures from the Governors' hot air balloons. The adventure begins just before dawn. There is absolute stillness as you float above the plains. The sounds below drift clearly upwards, a lion's roar or an elephant crashing through the bush. At the finish of a balloon safari enjoy a champagne breakfast in the bush cooked on the balloons burners.
Balloon safaris and fishing excursions can be arranged at an additional cost. After the rains, when the first flush of grass turns the Mara's golden savannahs green, the most mesmerizing wildlife spectacle takes place here: the great migration. This is the time when one-and-a-half million wildebeest accompanied by vast numbers of zebra and gazelles make their long and dangerous trek.
Mara Intrepids, Masai Mara
Situated in the Masai Mara National Reserve. Accommodation consists of 30 individual tents each equipped with en suite shower only facilities, mosquito nets, a ceiling fan and a private verandah. A dining area with tables and a bar is situated between every four tents. The barbecue area can be used for private functions. The fully equipped conference centre is able to cater for up to 20 delegates. Activities include morning and afternoon game drives, bush dining, nature walks, traditional dancing and cultural lectures.
The camp provides good photographic opportunities by having leopard feeding in the evening. The resident naturalist and culturalist offer informative lectures on the local area and people. Children are very welcome at the camp and a specially designed children's program, called the Adventurers Club, is aimed at keeping children entertained. Fishing excursions and balloon safaris can be arranged at an additional cost.