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Located in the Lamai Wedge of the famous Serengeti National Park, this intimate tented camp offers front-row seats to Nature's most dramatic spectacle: the Great Migration. From July to October, close to a million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle pass through the area in search of water and fresh pastures. Undeterred by the perilous river crossings and the multitude of predators that lie in wait, blind instinct drives them onward in an age-old dance of life and death.

Witness this event from the comfort and luxury of Olakira Lamai Camp, set within easy reach of the Mara River crossing points and lying within a spectacular region of wildlife and scenery known as the “honeypot” of the Serengeti. The rolling savannah landscape is home to a wide diversity of animals including the Big 5 to ensure an unparalleled game experience at any time of year.

Recent accolades & press

  •  World Travel & Tourism Council 2014 - Tourism For Tomorrow


  • Set in the Serengeti’s game-rich "honeypot"
  • Excellent wildlife viewing of the Big 5
  • Luxurious under-canvas accommodation
  • Attentive service & delightful cuisine
  • Witness the Great Migration & river crossings


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Based on a vintage explorer theme, this charming tented camp takes care to leave a light ecological footprint while ensuring a high level of comfort.

After your game drives, take time to relax and soak up the stunning views from your private verandah. The tastefully furnished central lounge and dining area provides a cozy gathering place to sip a chilled glass of wine as you pass the time during the heat of the day.

General Facilities

    Laundry service
    Safe in room/Villa


Your guide awakens you each morning with a flask of tea or coffee and biscuits before you set off at sunrise for a game drive. Upon your mid-morning return, a selection of delicious and wholesome choices awaits you for a hearty brunch.

Spend a relaxing afternoon in the lounge or on your verandah before high tea is served. The tempting delicacies on offer will fortify you for the afternoon’s excitement, more than enough to keep you going until sunset drinks while out on your game drive.

The early evening is given over to cocktails and discussions of the day’s events before indulging in a sumptuous three-course dinner served in the dining room or under the stars. Enjoy a fireside cognac and the extravagance of the Milky Way before slipping under the covers, lulled to sleep by the sounds of the African night.

Tented Room

With just eight luxury tents in camp, there is a palpable sense of intimacy with your surroundings. Positioned to maximize their views, each custom-built canvas tent is en suite with a queen-sized bed and is tastefully furnished with East African flair, complete with Arabian lanterns adding a touch of exotic elegance.


    En-suite shower only


  • Game drives
  • Birding
  • Picnics
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Jul 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 $795 Game Package
  • 01 Dec 2015 - 19 Dec 2015 $690 Game Package
  • 20 Dec 2015 - 31 Dec 2015 $795 Game Package
  • 01 Jan 2016 - 28 Feb 2016 $835 Game Package
  • 01 Mar 2016 - 14 Mar 2016 $710 Game Package
  • 01 Jul 2016 - 31 Jul 2016 $835 Game Package
  • 01 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2016 $890 Game Package
  • 01 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016 $835 Game Package
  • 01 Dec 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 $710 Game Package
  • 20 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016 $835 Game Package

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

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Maureen Stover

Maureen Stover

Africa Safari Expert

"Just 20 minutes drive from the Mara River. Many regard the Lamai Wedge as having the most beautiful scenery in the whole Serengeti eco-system. Only 9 tents, with all the creature comforts: king-size beds, fine linen and private verandas - ensure you have a very comfortable & unforgettable stay."



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