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Porini Amboseli Camp

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful time we had - the animals were super fantastic to see in their natural habitat - seeing cheetahs, lions, elephants, numerous types of gazelle/antelope, hyena, zebra, warthogs, hippos, giraffes (my favorite now) and so much more - they are all so very beautiful. But the guide, Richard and our driver, Maleta really made it all very special...

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Washington DC
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Porini camps rank with the best safari experiences we’ve had after having been on safari in many African countries. You combine a great experience with the knowledge that you’re supporting the conservancy concept, which increases the area of wildlife reserves and benefits the local Maasai so they have an incentive to protect the wildlife. You also get an experience...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amboseli camp was our first introduction to Africa and certainly did not disappoint. Within 30 mins of landing we saw giraffe, zebra, wildebeest (with calves), gazelle, warthog and then an elusive cheetah! Our experiences continued with lion, elephant & many bird and smaller mammals. The day trip to Amboseli National Park was great and gave us a different safari experience-...

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Newcastle upon Tyne UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Maasai community involvement in Porini Camps means that they have a very special feeling. Many staff have been there for years - it is wonderful to return time after time and see how it has grown in facilities for the animals, rather than the humans! Three water holes in the conservancy now bring elephants and all the other game...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Porini Amboseli Camp was a delight. The Manager and the Masai Staff went the extra mile to ensure that our holiday was extra special. The camp is without fences so animals can be heard nearby during the night. Tents (en suite) are well equipped and comfortable - you are given a whistle and torch and told not to leave it...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our first impression of Amboseli Camp was the people - they were wonderful. So helpful and friendly, and the food was great. We wish we'd had another day and you should certainly aim for at least 3 nights. There is so much to see and the knowledge all the guides/spotters have is exceptional. We saw more that we expected and...

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uk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'd been visiting Kenya on safari between 1979 and 1995 -over 20 times! But then had a gap until December 2016 when I wanted to show my 'new' husband the wonder of wildlife, truly 'in the wild' and celebrate our 7th wedding anniversary. This is a review of Porini generally. I hadn't visited Porini camps before- they hadn't been set...

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Spent 3 days here, 2 in the conservancy and the third in the Amboseli reserve. Amazing place. The wetlands are astounding with hundreds of elephants and hippos wallowing. Abundant bird life abounds. Of course all th other suspects are there, giraffe , buffalo baboon , wildebeest etc etc. Of course the camp was wonderful with great accommodation, superb staff and...

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Reviewed 18 February 2017

From the time Dennis and Katou met us at the airstrip until they waved us goodbye 3 days later, we could not have hoped for a more relaxed and welcoming start to our Kenyan Safari. Porini Amboseli Camp was quiet during our stay so we had the luxury of a vehicle all to ourselves, as well as the undivided attention...

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Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I spent my 60th birthday here and could not have had a better time! The staff are so friendly and go the extra mile to make sure you have a great experience. The camp is in a beautiful tract of bush. Feels miles from anywhere.The tents are beautiful , spacious and very comfortable. The food is excellent. On my birthday,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Selenkay Conservancy lies a few miles north of Amboseli National Park, is an important dispersal area and rangeland for wildlife migrating out of Amboseli. The number of tourist visitors is limited to eighteen per day. Accommodation is at Porini Camp. The facilities include 9 spacious tents, comfortably furnished with en suite bathrooms and solar-powered electric lighting. Game drives in open 4x4s with qualified guides, bush walks, sundowners and night game drives are all included ... more   less 

Additional Information about Porini Amboseli Camp

Address: Selenkay Conservancy, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Amboseli Eco-system
Price Range: $378 - $1,692 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Porini Amboseli Camp 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Amboseli Porini Camp, Selenkay Conservancy Hotel Amboseli Eco-System
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“All tents are well located with privacy yet a feeling of security.”
 of 5 bubbles Moira43, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our tent was No 3 - well situated on the site.”
 of 5 bubbles heatherrichardsnc, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All tents are great and look into the bush”
 of 5 bubbles fionahawkins, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“This camp is much better than a hotel.What hotel can you be woken up at night by the roar of a Lion!”
 of 5 bubbles 809Keith, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All of tents are private and spacious”
 of 5 bubbles Beec_8, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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