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Governors camps

Location: Governors’ Camp ***** nestles in the forest along the winding banks of the Mara River, it’s waters teeming with bird-life, hippo and crocodile, in the heart of Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve.

Accommodation: The entire camp is under canvas with all of the comforts of a luxury hotel. Some of the 30 tents line the riverbank, tucked into the forest they enjoy uninterrupted views over the Mara River, others have views across the sweeping plains of the Masai Mara. The tents are big, bright and allow in lots of natural light. All tents are classic safari style each with en-suite bathrooms and a private verandah.  

Tent amenities: The camp provides a lovely range of ‘Cinnabar Green’ toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, soap and body lotion) in the tents. These products are refilled into reusable metal canisters so as to reduce on plastic waste. They are also handmade in Kenya with natural ingredients and are therefore in keeping with the sensitive environment in which they operate. They urge you to please use these products rather than your own. These toiletries are supplied for the duration of your stay , and if you would like to buy some to take onwards with you, they can be purchased in the camp gift shop.

Electric lights in the tents with 220 Volt UK plugs for charging cameras and phones. Wifi available in camp.

Restaurant: breakfast is a continental and full English buffet. Lunch is served as a buffet with fresh salads al fresco and dinner is a la carte in the dining tent. Picnics / packed meals can be provided for those who would like to head out on full or half day game drives. Bush meals are available to book at an extra cost. They cater for special diets on request.

Little Governors Camp:  In the Riverine Forest, around a watering hole, close to the Mara River with views across to the Olololo Escarpment. On the edge of the Masai Mara National Reserve, the camp is accessed by a very short boat ride across the Mara River, then an escorted walk through the riverine forest. Vehicles are left on the far river bank and the camp is therefore quiet and undisturbed.

Accommodation: The guest tents at Little Governors’ have wooden decks with large verandahs for guests to enjoy the constant game activity that takes place around the marsh in front of camp.

Tent aminities: each with private verandah, ensuite bathrooms with shower basin, flush toilet, hot and cold running water. The camp provides a lovely range of ‘Cinnabar Green’ toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, soap and body lotion) in the tents.

Electric lights in the tents. 220/240 Volt UK plugs in tents for charging cameras and phones. All power to camp is supplied by solar energy. Wifi available in camp.

Restaurant: breakfast and lunch are served in the open air, and the resident family of warthogs frequently wander amongst the tables. Breakfast is a continental and full English buffet, lunch is served as a buffet with fresh salads al fresco and dinner is a la carte in the dining tent.