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    Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains Camp

    Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve 0000, Kenya
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We loved Mara Plains Camp. The accomodation was beautiful...classic safari tents with absolutely everything you could possibly need but still with that wonderful proximity to nature. Every meal was eaten with different varieties of animals just strolling by in front of the camp. We were...More

    Thank Dom T
    Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 6 days ago

    Thank you for your wonderful review! We are so pleased to read that you loved Mara Plains and had a sensational safari experience! We are truly lucky to be located where we are, so close to the action! Exceeding expectations is what we at Mara...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    First things First! Jojo, Kay, Lion Guards, Staff,.... , THANK YOU ! The Experience... can say it was one of the most enriching, emotional and fullfilling trip of my lifetime! The surprises during the day, the attentions during the evening, the feeling of safeness during...More

    Thank Pedroparracho7
    Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It was such a pleasure hosting you at Mara Plains and we are so pleased to see that you had the 'trip of a lifetime'! We truly hope there will be a 'next time' with your girls...More

    Reviewed November 16, 2017

    Wonderful quaint camp. Only one of 5 in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy meaning far fewer tourists and vehicles. Camp has 7 large tents on raised floors with en-suite bath, shower, copper tub, comfy bed, sitting area and changing area. Mara Plains Camp sits on a...More

    Thank GloriaDelores
    Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded November 21, 2017

    Thank you so much for your review. I am pleased read that you enjoyed your stay with us and in particular the meals that we offered. Our Kitchen is particularly passionate about what they serve and are always ready to cater for specific needs. It...More

    Reviewed October 30, 2017

    We went to 4 camps on this trip; 3 in Botswana (Vumbura Plains, Chitabe, Duma Tau) and 1 in Kenya (Mara Plains). Mara Plains Camp was the best. It offered the greatest range of experiences, the most animals, all five of the Big Five, Mara...More

    Thank Ken07960
    Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded November 9, 2017

    Dear Ken, It was such a pleasure to host Joyce and yourself at Mara Plains. Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review. We a pleased to read that you found Mara Plains the best out of the four camps you...More

    Reviewed October 10, 2017

    Everything about this property is fabulous! The hosts, Holly & Ben were delightful - the food is amazing - the decor is gorgeous - and, our guide, Kevin, was the BEST. We decided Kevin should be called the "Lion Wisperer" because he was able to...More

    Thank Wendy T
    Response from GreatPlainsConserve, Manager at Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains CampResponded November 9, 2017

    Dear Wendy, Thank you for your positive review! We are glad to read that you had a fabulous time with us at Mara Plains and enjoyed the food and decor. Kevin's ability to predict animal movements is truly uncanny; - 'Lion Wisperer' is the perfect...More

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    August 1, 2017|
    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
    July 28, 2017|
    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
    October 7, 2016|
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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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