Governors Camp

Masai Mara Kenya

  • Famous Masai Mara tented camp
  • Prime safari destination with 4x4 drives and nature walks
  • Comfy walk-in safari tents
  • Visit a Maasai homestead
  • Try a hot air balloon safari
  • Great kids safari adventures

Open: All year round.

Location: Governors Camp is on the banks of the Mara River, near the Musiara Marsh in the Masai Mara in Kenya. The nearest airstrip is at Musiara, about a 15-minute drive from the camp.

Rooms: There are 37 good-sized canvas tents in the camp, with 24 twins, 12 doubles and 1 suite. Each tent has a private verandah and electric lights. The en-suite bathroom has a shower, basin, flush loo and bidet. There is hot and cold running water.

Activities: This is one of Africa's best wildlife-viewing spots. Game drives are in 4WD Land Rovers with good guides. You will have two game activities daily. You can also take walks, and visit a Maasai village if you are interested. If you come at the time of the migration (July to October) you will be here at the time of one of the world's most spectacular wildlife events. Hot air balloon rides can be arranged, at additional cost.

Facilities: There is a dining tent, open bar with a deck area and a curio shop. Laundry is free.

Dining: Meals are taken at private tables in the dining tent. Bush meals can be requested at extra cost. Room service is offered.

Children: Governors welcomes children of all ages.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: The camp has Wi-Fi connection and mobile signal reception.

Responsible travel: It is possible to visit the nearby Mararianta School, which has been completely rebuilt and developed with funds generated by Governors' Camp and the BBC. This provides education for students who walk up to 10km through the bush each day.

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Client Rating for Kenya 5/5 from 58 reviews

Fabulous as always! Even though it cannot be described as a luxury camp .... we stay there for its location and it's all about the animals and not luxuries.

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