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This small and intimate tented camp is situated within a forested area of the Masai Mara and is considered one of the area's premier safari camps. Governor's Il Moran offers luxurious tents that are dotted along the Mara River and offer endless opportunities for excellent game viewing. This camp is an ideal safari retreat for honeymooners and romantics. Set out on early morning game drives to search for the Big 5 or perhaps witness the Great Migration - depending on the time of year you are visiting.

For a unique experience of this wilderness, take an early morning, hot-air balloon safari. Visits to the nearby Maasai village will give you the chance to learn more about their culture and ways of life, while a walking safari in the company of the resident naturalist will have you learning all about this intricate and magnificent environment.


  • Forest setting along the Mara River
  • Personal attention & absolute privacy - only 10 safari tents
  • Location - thrilling game drives
  • Highly trained & passionate guides
  • Opportunity to view the migration between July & October
  • Unique activities - balloon rides, cultural visits & walking safaris
  • Romantic candlelit bush dinners - perfect for special occassions
  • Fully inclusive safari experience


  • Day tours
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Local village visits
  • Guided walking safaris
My favourite out of all the Governor's Camps! Ideal for couples seeking romance and a really intimate experience. The tents are quite spectacular!
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The 10 exclusive tents are dotted along the river beneath the shade of the evergreen trees. The tents are particularly spacious and luxurious and offer a comfortable, private stay.

Each tent has a spacious bed that is beautifully constructed from fallen olive trees. In the en suite bathroom, you'll find double basins, a shower with hot and cold running water as well as a classic, Victorian bathtub.


Between game-viewing activities, relax at the bar and dining tent which overlooks the Mara River as you sip a refreshing drink and watch as the wildlife come to the river to drink.


After returning from your morning game drive or hot-air balloon safari, you can look forward to a delicious hot and cold breakfast spread on the banks of the Mara River, naturally accompanied by freshly-brewed Kenyan coffee.Lunches are also served on the river banks and include delicious salads, meat dishes, and a variety of desserts. In the evening, you can either dine in the open dining tent by candlelight, or enjoy an alfresco meal outside.

If you feel like enjoying a particularly romantic evening, you can request for a bush dinner to be set up in one of the scenic spots around camp. Here you can tuck into the same delicious meals, but with a private waiter and without being disturbed by anything except the sounds of the wilderness around you.

General facilities

  • Computer facilities
  • Wi-fi available
  • Bar
  • Laundry service


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Dates Board Price
2022-07-01 — 2022-07-31 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $885
2022-08-01 — 2022-09-30 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $1,155
2022-10-01 — 2022-10-31 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $800
2022-11-01 — 2022-12-15 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $730
2022-12-16 — 2022-12-31 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $1,155
2023-01-01 — 2023-03-31 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $830
2023-04-01 — 2023-05-31 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $605
2023-06-01 — 2023-06-30 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $830
2023-07-01 — 2023-10-31 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $1,300
2023-11-01 — 2023-12-15 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $830
2023-12-16 — 2023-12-31 Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $1,300

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.
  • Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.
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Governors' Il Moran Camp

Ken Williams

"Governors' Il Moran was in a different league! Great camp - wonderfully situated, food & tents. The hot air balloon trip was great plus amazing breakfast. Thousands of wildebeest but no crossing."

Susan Yokoi

As far as Kenya and the Governors camp, again it was a great experience with quality accommodations and service. The only disappointment was the late arrival of the migration of which you have no control. I probably should have planned a two-day st ay in Tanzania to cover it all. Most, if not all the people we met at Il Moran had been or were going to other camps, and I think that is a very good plan to see different wildlife.
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Erich Gautschi

"The accommodation at the lodges was without any exception excellent. Lodge management and staff were just very nice everywhere. The food was the best in the Moran Camp."

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