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Aruba Mara Camp

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Postbox 727 Narok Talek Massai Mara, Narok 20500 Kenya See on map
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Hello I have just returned from a fantastic 3 nights in a comfort tent at Aruba Mara. I am trying not to gush as they were so helpful. It is fantastic value, the tent was as described on their website and the rate included two...More

Thank Ian R
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Very nice alternative for travellers who want to enjoy the wild in a nice atmosphere at a decent rate. They have a range of different accommodations from luxury tents to camp site depending on your budget and your appetite for adventure. Dinner is great, breakfast...More

Thank Michaelloose
Reviewed August 31, 2018

A nice camp with dedicated management (German). Excellent food, very nice big tents. We can fully recommend this place as it offers excellent value for money. If you arrive with your own car you need to pass through the Mara most likely, hence, entrance fees...More

Thank Whitesailor
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Arrived late after afternoon safari. The guides had already set up our tents while we were on safari. While waiting for dinner the rains came and our tent was completely flooded as it had been set up just where all the water gathers. We nearly...More

Thank Mike5466
Reviewed February 13, 2018

we went on self camping break , the camp site was ok but the food in restaurant food was bad lack of imagination imagine serving tomato ketchup on every plate , we were over charged on over bill having stayed there three days . the...More

Thank _hardevkalsi
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Aruba Mara Camp is a tented Camp boardering the Talek River, next to Talek Gate in north Massai Mara. From Nairobi 260 Km driving through Narok. Just outside the gate, so no parkfee if you not do game-drive. We have from budget tents ( comfortable beds with mosquitonet an public bathroom ) to Big-tent ( spacious with privat bathroom ) and Luxury ( ask us for new pictures please ) category for every budget for everyone. We also have a spacious campsite with facilitys like kitchen/dining, toilets and hot water shower, security, carwash, firewood and laundry service. our buffalo bar and restaurant serving highly recomended food and a fine selection of wine, spirits and cold sodas. Naturewalks,visit of cultural village, birdwatching and hotair-balloon is available.Bushbreakfast, sundowner and fullday-drives with Lunch on request.Shutteltransfer from Nairobi can be arranged. Transfer from our airstrip is free.

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US$67 - US$272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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aruba mara camp hotel narok
KenyaRift Valley ProvinceNarok
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Kriti G
May 1, 2017|
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Yes, we do have packages with game drives included and can also organise pick/drop from Nairobi. Please find us on the internet for further information/contact.
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"the comfort tent was good for me, the luxury tents do have a really nice outside bath so would go for that..."
Sep. 10, 2018
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"Stay away from the tents near the Car Park! You will hear the Generator and cars going for early drives as..."
Sep. 20, 2016
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"A good place for relaxation, honeymoon and adventuring."
Jun. 24, 2016
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"Choose room depending on your budget as all the rooms are facing the river."
Sep. 1, 2015
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