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Mara Bush Camp - Private Wing

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The Mara Bush Camp - private wing boasts one of the best and most spectacular locations in the famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve. It is located on the banks of the seasonal Olare Orok River, overlooking a large hippo pool with over 40 hippos at any given time. It is only a 05 minutes drive from Ol Kiombo Airstrip. River crossings during the July to October Migration period are only a short drive away from the camp.With only 12 luxury tents on wooden platforms, Mara Bush Camp - private wing offers the desired exclusivity for guests who are looking for maximum privacy. Join us in the Bar / Lounge where you can sample our classic cocktails, fresh juices and mocktails. You will find a charging station for your camera batteries and laptops in the Photo Lounge. All 08 River Tents (2 are family rooms) are designed with great attention to detail and overlooking the river. The remaining 04 tents are set in the shady Croton Bush Forest. The tents are designed to give you ample space, with a bedroom, en-suite bathroom and a wooden, private verandah / deck with lounge chairs, a writing desk, bathrobes & slippers. The camp offers beautiful walk ways with little bridges and a well thought out central fire place to give you that special ' Out of Africa' feel. It is a cozy place to unwind and enjoy a drink while listening to the safari stories of other guests. Mara Bush Camp - Private wing is not fenced and wildlife roams freely. Enjoy nature uninterrupted at this unique intimate luxury camp.
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Mara Lodges Airport25 km
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Mara Bush Camp is a wonderful place to stay. Staff are beyond helpful and welcoming. We were a group of three individuals (one vegan, one vegetarian, and one meat eater). The Chef, Obi did an amazing job accommodating each of us. Each meal served was...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent 5 days in the Masai Mara at the Mara Bush Camp Private reserve. The accommodations were excellent. Spacious and well kept. Great staff. Good food and good bar to relax after a long day photographing the wild and wonderful Masai Mara.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank GlobeTrotting614743
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our time at Mara Bush Camp was nothing short of exceptional. The accommodations are spacious, comfortable and beautiful. Nelson and his staff are so welcoming and are clearly committed to seeing that each guest is well cared for. Beyond my expectations! A piece of my...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank kfisher119
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a weekend at the Mara Bush Camp - Private wing (group of 3 adults + 2 children). It has been a remarkably good experience for all of us. Highlights: 1- Very helpful and professional manager Nelson and staff, so keen to make our...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank RaffandMass
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Set on the banks of a river, where hippos loll in the water and crocodiles bask at the edge, this is a fabulous place. All the staff are superb - the manager, Nelson, is charming, friendly and brilliant at his job. The food is terrific...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Viv G
Response from Camp_Manager2013, Sales and Marketing at Mara Bush Camp - Private WingResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Viv G, Thank you for your wonderful feedback! We are glad that you enjoyed the activities that we offer at the camp! Nelson and the rest of the team are fantastic. We hope that you can visit us again!

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Light warm jackets for eve and morning drives! Sorry was off line!!
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"Hyena tent is very close to the hippo pool if you want to hear them at night."
Sep. 28, 2018
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"choose rooms which are river facing with Hippos a nice surround sound"
Aug. 28, 2018
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"Rooms closer to the front of the camp are quieter."
Aug. 20, 2018
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"Nearly all tented accomodation is along side of river on the Maasai Mara so all of them are in an excellent..."
Jul. 29, 2018
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US$980 - US$1,424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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