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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 26 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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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A big thank you to Patrick, Big John, Jackson, Josephat and all the people at Porini Lion camp for making this the trip of a lifetime. We travelled at the end of October with our two daughters aged 12 and 9, and the team at Porini couldn't have been more welcoming, especially for our first trip to Africa. From the...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We have just come back from 4 nights at Porini Lion camp, it was an amazing experience. I am a travel agent and have been arranging and going on Safari for 30 years , this camp is my favorite. The whole team with Patrick the manager are fabulous- everyone was so friendly and informative and there is a really happy...

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Vaxholm, Sweden
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This was just amazing! As a family with kids 11 and 13 we had very high expectations and Porini Lion Camp fulfilled them all. We´d like to thank them all but especially Patrick with his lovely smile and warming welcome, Daniel who served us all the great food and many laughs and of course Josephat and Gerard, the superb guides!...

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

I was in Nairobi on business and thought that would be an excellent time to take my first safari. My research led me to Gamewatchers because I wanted an eco-friendly intimate experience. I wasn't disappointed! My journey took me first to Porini Mara camp and the views from the welcome tent just were incredible as we look to the savanna...

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Sweden
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I am 80 years old and travel with my 76 year old sister. I made my first African safari 1965 and have visited many Game reserves in East Africa and some in the rest of the world since, but The Porini camps have captured my heart. We have visited all except the new one in Nairobi park and this was...

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  • Breakfast included
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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: $732 - $1,822 (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 tents are amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles LisaL153, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our tent was secluded, and near the river, and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles julienZ9657MW, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“didn't give sleep quality a 5 because we were kept awake alot by buffalo, lions, hippo and hyena. What fun!!!”
 of 5 bubbles wjhunt6, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We prefer to be close to the dining tent.”
 of 5 bubbles caltraveler95008, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Most tents have good views. Number 10 looked to have the best views and number 9 was set back a little from the edge of the camp.”
 of 5 bubbles mfhunter, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
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