Overview of Governors’ Private Camp

Situated on a quiet bend of the Mara River that is home to a resident pod of hippos, Governor’s Private Camp is surrounded by forests teeming with birdlife. Slightly smaller than its sister camp Il Moran, Governor’s is ideal for families or a group of friends as the entire camp can be booked for exclusive use for up to 16 people, offering a completely private safari experience.

You’ll enjoy thrilling game drives in search of Africa’s Big 5, and between July and October, you’ll have the chance to witness thousands upon thousands of wildebeest and zebra migrate across the savannah and make perilous crossings over the area’s crocodile-infested rivers. Early morning hot-air balloon rides will provide you with magnificent aerial views while guided nature walks will introduce you to the details of this incredible ecosystem. You could also visit a nearby Maasai village to meet the locals and learn about their way of life or take a day trip to beautiful Lake Victoria.

 

Make a Positive Impact Through Travel

Governors’ Camp Collection has been working hand in hand with its community neighbours and local conservation organisations to protect the unique wilderness areas and the species that flourish within them in the diverse areas of operation. Together with guests and partners, they make life-changing differences for the better.

Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • Personalised - small, intimate & authentic bush camp
  • Fantastic location & setting
  • Fully inclusive safari experience
  • Daily game drives with very knowledgeable & passionate guides
  • Unique activities - balloon rides, cultural visits & walking safaris
  • Opportunity to view the migration between July & October
Bird watching

Bird watching

Bush dining

Bush dining

Cultural visits

Cultural visits

Day tours

Day tours

Game drives

Game drives

Guided walking safaris

Guided walking safaris

Hot air ballooning

Hot air ballooning

Rooms at Governors' Private Camp

Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
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    Superior Tent

    Governor’s Private Camp’s eight tents are positioned to create a comfortable homely ambience for your family or friends.

    Tents are large and luxurious but retain an authentic safari feel and feature hand-made furniture. Each tent is built on a raised wooden platform and opens up onto an extensive private deck. Rooms are fitted with either double beds or two twin beds, and the private bathrooms have flush toilets as well as hot and cold running water.

    General Facilities

    The camp’s bar is located in the same tent as the dining area and offers a social and relaxed setting in which to get together with friends or fellow guests to enjoy a drink and a few stories while looking out over the Mara River.

    Bar

    Bar

    Computer facilities

    Computer facilities

    Laundry service

    Laundry service

    Dining

    The airy, open-sided dining tent at Governor’s Private Camp offers beautiful river views and elegant, tailored dining. The food is of the highest standard and the executive chef will take your personal preferences and dietary requirements into account when preparing your meals.

    For a truly special meal, you can also request breakfast, lunch or dinner to be served in a scenic spot away from the camp – an unbeatable romantic experience.

    Expert Opinion

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    Lauren Johansson

    Lauren Johansson

    Africa Safari Expert

    The location of Governors Private camp is one of the prettiest in the Mara with its views over the river and enclosed by lush forest. The tents are comfortable but possibly what you will remember best after leaving will be the friendly staff and excellent guides.

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