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Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains Camp

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved Mara Plains Camp. The accomodation was beautiful...classic safari tents with absolutely everything you could possibly need but still with that wonderful proximity to nature. Every meal was eaten with different varieties of animals just strolling by in front of the camp. We were...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded yesterday

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so pleased to read that you loved Mara Plains and had a sensational safari experience! We are truly lucky to be located where we are, so close to the action! Exceeding expectations is what we at Mara...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

First things First! Jojo, Kay, Lion Guards, Staff,.... , THANK YOU ! The Experience... can say it was one of the most enriching, emotional and fullfilling trip of my lifetime! The surprises during the day, the attentions during the evening, the feeling of safeness during...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It was such a pleasure hosting you at Mara Plains and we are so pleased to see that you had the 'trip of a lifetime'! We truly hope there will be a 'next time' with your girls...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

Wonderful quaint camp. Only one of 5 in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy meaning far fewer tourists and vehicles. Camp has 7 large tents on raised floors with en-suite bath, shower, copper tub, comfy bed, sitting area and changing area. Mara Plains Camp sits on a...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you so much for your review. I am pleased read that you enjoyed your stay with us and in particular the meals that we offered. Our Kitchen is particularly passionate about what they serve and are always ready to cater for specific needs. It...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

We went to 4 camps on this trip; 3 in Botswana (Vumbura Plains, Chitabe, Duma Tau) and 1 in Kenya (Mara Plains). Mara Plains Camp was the best. It offered the greatest range of experiences, the most animals, all five of the Big Five, Mara...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 9 November 2017

Dear Ken, It was such a pleasure to host Joyce and yourself at Mara Plains. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review. We a pleased to read that you found Mara Plains the best out of the four camps you...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Everything about this property is fabulous! The hosts, Holly & Ben were delightful - the food is amazing - the decor is gorgeous - and, our guide, Kevin, was the BEST. We decided Kevin should be called the "Lion Wisperer" because he was able to...More

Thank Wendy T
Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 9 November 2017

Dear Wendy, Thank you for your positive review! We are glad to read that you had a fabulous time with us at Mara Plains and enjoyed the food and decor. Kevin's ability to predict animal movements is truly uncanny; - 'Lion Wisperer' is the perfect...More

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Response from Jennifer C | Reviewed this property |
Yes! You need a yellow fever shot and proof of this vaccination, and you should take malaria pills beforehand and during the trip as well. Check out Passport Health online and you can find a local clinic that specializes in... More
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Response from Jennifer C | Reviewed this property |
We flew into a private Mara airstrip on the conservancy. Our travel agent set the flights within Africa for us, which is what I would suggest you do, too! You'll need to first get to Nairobi and go from the Wilson airport... More
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Response from Jeff B | Reviewed this property |
Two more important advantages of Mara Plains Camp: 1. It is located in a private conservancy. Therefore you get the advantage of less vehicle and Jeep traffic and fewer tourists so more privacy in viewing the game. Most of... More
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"All the rooms are wonderful!"
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"All rooms face the park and have total privacy."
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"Tent 3 has a great view of the plains."
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"I would get a room with a view of the plains rather than the river."
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