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Porini Amboseli Camp

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our first night drive here we were 10 feet away from a male lion roaring. It shook the Range Rover and our bodies. Our jaws were in our laps in awe and it was the most incredible experience ever! The staff, our guides, the food were all incredible and way beyond our best expectations. The way the Maasai guides...

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Kilcoole, Wicklow Ireland
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Flying into the Amboseli area seeing Kilimanjaro above the clouds what a feeling... Gamewatcher guides meeting us and bringing us to camp with a fantastic game drive through the conservancy.. Elephants galore... the right way to see ivory... such a great place... the driver and guides with the most amazing eyesight were fantastic looking after us so well... On our...

1Thank Moscan
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 March 2017

What a wonderful time we had - the animals were super fantastic to see in their natural habitat - seeing cheetahs, lions, elephants, numerous types of gazelle/antelope, hyena, zebra, warthogs, hippos, giraffes (my favorite now) and so much more - they are all so very beautiful. But the guide, Richard and our driver, Maleta really made it all very special...

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Washington DC
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The Porini camps rank with the best safari experiences we’ve had after having been on safari in many African countries. You combine a great experience with the knowledge that you’re supporting the conservancy concept, which increases the area of wildlife reserves and benefits the local Maasai so they have an incentive to protect the wildlife. You also get an experience...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Amboseli camp was our first introduction to Africa and certainly did not disappoint. Within 30 mins of landing we saw giraffe, zebra, wildebeest (with calves), gazelle, warthog and then an elusive cheetah! Our experiences continued with lion, elephant & many bird and smaller mammals. The day trip to Amboseli National Park was great and gave us a different safari experience-...

Thank Jess N
Newcastle upon Tyne UK
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The Maasai community involvement in Porini Camps means that they have a very special feeling. Many staff have been there for years - it is wonderful to return time after time and see how it has grown in facilities for the animals, rather than the humans! Three water holes in the conservancy now bring elephants and all the other game...

Thank Moira43
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Porini Amboseli Camp was a delight. The Manager and the Masai Staff went the extra mile to ensure that our holiday was extra special. The camp is without fences so animals can be heard nearby during the night. Tents (en suite) are well equipped and comfortable - you are given a whistle and torch and told not to leave it...

Thank heatherrichardsnc
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Our first impression of Amboseli Camp was the people - they were wonderful. So helpful and friendly, and the food was great. We wish we'd had another day and you should certainly aim for at least 3 nights. There is so much to see and the knowledge all the guides/spotters have is exceptional. We saw more that we expected and...

Thank annier90
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I'd been visiting Kenya on safari between 1979 and 1995 -over 20 times! But then had a gap until December 2016 when I wanted to show my 'new' husband the wonder of wildlife, truly 'in the wild' and celebrate our 7th wedding anniversary. This is a review of Porini generally. I hadn't visited Porini camps before- they hadn't been set...

1Thank lynnII
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Spent 3 days here, 2 in the conservancy and the third in the Amboseli reserve. Amazing place. The wetlands are astounding with hundreds of elephants and hippos wallowing. Abundant bird life abounds. Of course all th other suspects are there, giraffe , buffalo baboon , wildebeest etc etc. Of course the camp was wonderful with great accommodation, superb staff and...

Thank Bruce L

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Selenkay Conservancy lies a few miles north of Amboseli National Park, is an important dispersal area and rangeland for wildlife migrating out of Amboseli. The number of tourist visitors is limited to eighteen per day. Accommodation is at Porini Camp. The facilities include 9 spacious tents, comfortably furnished with en suite bathrooms and solar-powered electric lighting. Game drives in open 4x4s with qualified guides, bush walks, sundowners and night game drives are all included ... more   less 

Additional Information about Porini Amboseli Camp

Address: Selenkay Conservancy, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Amboseli Eco-system
Price Range: €473 - €1,151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Porini Amboseli Camp 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Amboseli Porini Camp, Selenkay Conservancy Hotel Amboseli Eco-System
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“All tents are well located with privacy yet a feeling of security.”
Moira43, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our tent was No 3 - well situated on the site.”
heatherrichardsnc, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All tents are great and look into the bush”
fionahawkins, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“This camp is much better than a hotel.What hotel can you be woken up at night by the roar of a Lion!”
809Keith, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All of tents are private and spacious”
Beec_8, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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