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    Great Plains Conservation Mara Plains Camp

    Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve 0000, Kenya
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    1 - 5 of 163 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    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 3 weeks ago

    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 30 October 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 9 November 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 10 October 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 9 November 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

    Reviewed 8 September 2017

    This is one of the most wonderful lodges with a soul. All the staff from Holly and Ben to the F&B, Housekeeping staff and Guide K made us feel so special. K's exhaustive knowledge of the wildlife and his anticipation resulted in some amazing action...More

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

    Dear JJ, Thank you for taking the time to submit such a positive review. It was a pleasure to host the two families at Mara Plains and we are all very excited to see you all back again next year! Ben & Holly

    Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

    Tents located in the river, you will sleep hearing all the nature sounds including the breathing and walking of the Hippos. The staff is well trained, amazing food and choices. They organize breakfast in open field. The guides are expert you will have the chance...More

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

    Thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure to read that you enjoyed all the services provided at Mara Plains and we look forward to hosting you again in the future. Warm regards, Ben & Holly

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    • Rift Valley Province >
    • Masai Mara National Reserve
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    jodi2j
    31 July 2017|
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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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    28 July 2017|
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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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    7 October 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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