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Ngerende Island Lodge is a unique boutique safari lodge, situated on the Mara River in Kenya's world-renowned Masai Mara National Reserve.

Stylishly designed and luxuriously decorated, Ngerende brings together comfort and outstanding personal service with the beautiful Mara wilderness.

Sleeping just 14 guests, the lodge offers an intimate safari experience in contemporary canvas & wood suites, while the main building opens out onto an extensive deck overlooking the Mara River and a nearby hippo pool.

Enjoy superb day and night game drives in Ngerende's private conservancy, embark on thrilling guided walks and even head out on a trip to the nearby Rhino Sanctuary.

Ngerende offers a truly exclusive safari experience in one of Africa's greatest wildlife destinations.


  • Overlooking the Mara River
  • Only 7 luxurious & private suites
  • Personal butlers & excellent service
  • Day & night drives & walking safaris
  • Alfresco dining & star gazing


  • Bird watching
  • Bush dining
  • Day tours
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Local village visits
  • Star gazing
After a day out on safari, a bubble bath looking out over the river is sheer bliss. Dinner in a 'surprise' location each night and returning to your tent to relax in front of your fireplace - a luxurious safari experience for certain!
Lauren Johansson

Lauren Johansson

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Ngerende Island Lodge has just 7 contemporary safari suites, each constructed from wood and canvas and has a private en-suite bathroom.

The suites are set on raised platforms enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding area and the Mara River. Each elegant tent has a polished mahogany floor, spacious open- plan sleeping and living area, fireplace and open-air deck.

Each suite has a personal butler to look after your needs while on safari.

Other room types:

The exquisite honeymoon suite has its own private plunge pool and Jacuzzi.


The contemporary lounge area with its large fireplace blends into the stylish dining area and leads out onto the extensive deck with views of the river. Sip on a crisp glass of wine in the open air or at the stylish lodge bar.

Treat yourself to a relaxing massage at Ngerende Island Lodge spa, inspired by the ancient energy healing of Africa. Find a gift for those at home at the small gift shop at the lodge.

Escape the African heat in the refreshing lodge swimming pool.


Enjoy sumptuous locally-inspired meals in the open air dining room, which leads out from the main area onto a spacious veranda and overlooks the Mara River.

General facilities

  • Laundry service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Bar

Why travel with us

  • Independent experts since 1998
  • Our best price promise
  • Full service, flights included
  • Complete financial protection
  • 24/7 on-safari support
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