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Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains Camp

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Reviewed 1 June 2016

After a few years living in Kenya and hearing nothing but wonderful things about the Mara, and specifically Mara Plains Camp, we finally had the chance to visit. The tented camp was perfectly placed in amongst big trees full of beautiful birds and along a...More

Thank Nikki B
Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 6 June 2016

Dear Nikki, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review for Mara Plains. We are incredibly happy to see that you and your family all enjoyed your experience here in the Mara. We very much hope that you can all come back...More

Reviewed 30 May 2016

My second trip to the Mara, this time for my honeymoon and we did not regret it one bit! We Were welcomed by Hattie and Henry and her wonderful team who gave us a quick update on the place and let us rest the afternoon...More

1  Thank ak027
Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 5 June 2016

Hey guys, Thanks so much for the review of Mara Plains. It is very kind of you to take the time to share your thoughts here. We were so thrilled to have you guys celebrating your honeymoon with us here and to hear that it...More

Reviewed 8 April 2016

We have been planning a year for our once in a lifetime trip to Africa and the Mara Plains camp did not disappoint. From the moment you walk across the foot bridge you know this is a special place. It never cease to amaze us...More

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Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 10 April 2016

Dear Priscilla & Al, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us here on TripAdvisor; it is hugely appreciated by us all at Mara Plains. We loved having you to stay and we are thrilled that your trip-of-a-lifetime was exactly that. We...More

Reviewed 19 March 2016

Mara Plains is such a magical place. There IS something about it ~ something intangible. Of course, the property is fabulous. The hippos and the view across the plains and the beautiful tents and public areas. The food was delicious and I do believe there...More

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Thank Jean P
Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 8 April 2016

Dear Jean, Thank you for those very kind words. It is so pleasing to hear that you thought this place was magical! It really was such a pleasure having you all here. Your bush dinner experience with the hyenas feeding not so far away still...More

Reviewed 5 March 2016

An outstanding visit and lodging while visiting Kenya in February 2016. Stella, the manager "hit the ball over the fence" and her outstanding customer service was unforgettable. The entire staff is to be applauded and the food was delicious and plentiful. My luxurious tent was...More

Thank Karen K
Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 6 March 2016

Dear Karen, Thank you so much for finding the time to share your views on Mara Plains camp and its staff. It is fantastic to read such praise. Hattie and I are sad to have missed you but very pleased to see that Stella did...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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