Mara Plains Camp

A burnished copper bathtub with free-fall rain shower is just one of the reasons it'll be hard to leave your suite!Truly, Mara Plains Camp is for the discerning safari goer, looking for exceptional luxury in the heart of Kenya's most famous reserve.The spacious Meru-style tents at Mara Plains Camp are beautifully furnished with such attention to detail.Take time to slow down and appreciate the beauty of the camp, and its location.A ceiling fan cools the room during the warm summer months.Vintage furniture and decor add to the authentic safari experience at Mara Plains.Upon arriving at camp, you'll walk over a river bridge and through a forest, only to be greeted by an endless horizon.The river bridge is also a wonderful spot to take in the loveliness of nature.While the main living area is available to all guests, you might enjoy time in the comfort and privacy of your suite.Each tented suite has a deluxe en-suite bathroom, comfortable queen-size beds, a spacious living area and a private deck.
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Mara Plains Camp is a small and private luxury tented camp in the Olare Motogori Conservancy, on the northern border of the Masai Mara National Reserve. It is an area rich in wildlife, and is particularly good for predators. Accommodating a maximum of 14 guests, the camp offers a private experience and personalised service. It also prides itself on the little touches that make your safari so much more enjoyable, like cameras and binoculars in each room for you to use while out game viewing.

Game drives are conducted in Olare Motogori and will deliver great wildlife sightings: there are only four guests per vehicle and rarely will you come across any other vehicles in this private concession. Your personal guide can also take you into the Masai Mara National Reserve, famed for its sensational wildlife and the wildebeest migration. Other activities include night game drives, hot-air balloon safaris (weather permitting) and visits to traditional Maasai villages.


  • Set in Kenya's private Olare Motogori Conservancy
  • A small and intimate tented camp for just 14 guests
  • Personalised guides and spectacular game viewing
  • Vehicles designed for keen photographers
  • Perfect honeymooners or couples wanting a romantic safari


  • Bird watching
  • Cultural tours
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Local village visits
  • Night drives
  • Photographic safaris
  • Private game-drives
  • Scenic drives
  • Specialist guides
Filled with birdsong, this elegant and private camp situated on an active riverbank overlooks the sweeping migratory plains of the Mara.
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Mara Plains has seven spacious and uniquely designed canvas rooms which are built on a raised platform and have their own private veranda with views of the Mara plains or river. The rooms each have a private dressing area and an en suite bathroom with a double vanity, flush toilet, bathtub and shower.


The main area of the camp consists of two lounges for you to relax during the day. One includes a small library and writing area - the perfect place to write up your journal.

Sit by the open-air fire and sip a nightcap after dinnner as you listen to the local pride of lions begin their nightly rituals.

Photographers will enjoy the in-house photo station where you can download your images each day and receive feedback and tips from the camp's on-site experts.


Brunch and dinner at Mara Plains are enjoyed around a grand wooden table in the canvas dining room or on the outdoor deck overlooking the river.

Meal times are flexible, so you won't find yourself constrained to return to camp, for example, if you are on a game drive and come across a great wildlife sighting.

General facilities

  • Laundry service
  • Library


  • En-suite shower only
  • Mosquito net
  • Outdoor area


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2018-01-11 — 2018-03-31Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $1,315
2018-04-01 — 2018-06-14Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $920
2018-06-15 — 2018-10-31Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $1,800
2018-11-01 — 2018-12-19Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $920
2018-12-20 — 2019-01-10Game Package (Meals, Select Transfers/Activities) $1,800

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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