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Denpasar, Indonesia
Reviewed 1 September 2014

I loved this camp and loved the Masai Mara. So many animals and in such a stunning setting. We were there in July 2014 and it seemed to be feasting month - lions eating, hyenas eating, a cheetah with her kill, and then of course the scavengers waiting for the leftovers. Well, I suppose the great migration of wildebeest and...

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st paul
Reviewed 1 September 2014

After two nights at Porini Mara, it was clear that Porini Lion had a lot to live up to. I have been on safari in the Mara over ten times, and tried Porini for the first time. Their philosophy and approach are wonderful, and it was interesting to see the difference in delivery at the two camps. Porini Lion feels...

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Jake G, Owner at Porini Lion Camp, responded to this review

Dear Travelsafari While we were delighted to see that you loved our first camp at which you stayed, Porini Mara Camp, and that you think our philosophy and approach are wonderful, we are very sorry to note that you were disappointed that there was a large group of 14 guests staying at Porini Lion Camp while you were there and...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Everything that has been written previously about Porini Lion is right on the mark. There is wildlife everywhere, the staff is exceptional, and the accommodations are clean and spacious. Porini Lion is definitely one of the best options in the conservancy. One recommendation I would make (for all safari goers) is to do research on safari guides (since you can't...

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Stayed 2 nights. Wished it was longer. The whole experience was excellent ... tented accommodation, hot showers, early wake up with tea/coffee. Listening to animals outside your tent in the early hours. Game drives with excellent staff. Open jeeps, could hear and smell the animals. Night drives. Walking Safari (which we didn't do. Food and service excellent. Can't wait to...

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Cranford, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We had a blast at Porini Lion camp. The food is excellent and the service is out of this world. Our drinks were never empty. Our guides were fantastic [we had William and Keteri] It was incredibly comfortable and the tents were very clean. Would definitely stay there again!

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 24 August 2014

My wife and I have just returned from a 4 night stay at Porini Lion Camp that completed our Safari in Kenya. First stop was Samburu. Accommodation: The tents are spacious and nicely maintained. They lock down very well so that you are safe and very few bugs can find their way in - day and night. The tents do...

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Charlotte, NC
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Great tent camp. The wildlife at the conservancy was fantastic. We had a great driver named Jackson and our spotter was John Mark. They were able to find the animals we wanted to see and more. The meals were outstanding and the food and drink service was top notch with Philip. Hippos outside our room at night. We would highly...

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Reviewed 18 August 2014

A great camp, great staff, great food. The conservancy has excellent wildlife, and a short drive into the Mara itself. The camp is aptly named. I have been going in and out of Africa for more than 12 years and have never seen as many cats. If you have time and inkling, be sure to do a nature walk. We...

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Reviewed 16 August 2014

Porini Lion facilities are wonderful. The Masai team who took care of me and my best friend were top notched. As two women traveling alone we felt so protected by the team both in the camps and out during our morning and evening game drives. The facilities rival any lodge I've ever visited and labeling it a rustic tent far...

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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 15 August 2014

August 9, 2014 - I just returned from Kenya - for the third time and always with Porini! I took my niece, her husband and their two children. Trust me - if I had ANY worries about their safety I would not have taken them. If you stay in Nairobi at a good hotel ( we always stay at the...

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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: $1,127 - $1,861 (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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“#1 Tembo was just off the river bank and an excellent sport for listening and viewing animals coming into and through the camp.”
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