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Masai Mara National Reserve
Adventure Africa Holidays is a specialist tour operator with
its office headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya but operating
throughout East Africa.
We offer Safaris to Mara Safari
Club, Masai Mara Safari Club, Fairmont Mara Safari Club,
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Safari Club, Masai Mara Safari Club Safari Lodge Kenya, Masai
Mara Mara Safari Club Tented Camp.
Mara Safari Club, Masai Mara, Kenya:
- The Mara Safari Club
is positioned on the Ox Bow of the Mara River,
bordering the world renowned Masai Mara Game Reserve,
at the foot of the Aitong Hills. Surrounded on three
sides by the river, all the tents have their own
private river frontage.
The camp has eight double and 42 twin bedded tents,
each with four poster beds and a veranda overlooking
the hippo filled river. The height of luxury in the
wild, each tent is superbly furnished and has its own
private bathroom with hot and cold water. Some tents
also have sunken baths and minibars.
The main building houses the lounge, bar and
restaurant where a cosmopolitan combination of food is
served, including traditional Kenyan dishes. Buffet
lunches and barbeques are sometimes held by the
poolside. There are game drives, bird walks, balloon,
walking and fishing safaris, Masai dancing and village
visits. Bush dinners and sundowner cocktails are also
offered at the lodge.
The Mara Safari Club is a four-hour drive from
Nairobi, or a forty-five minute flight from Wilson
Airport (Nairobi) with a ten-minute drive from
Mara Safari Club Facilities:
Mara Safari Club has a total of 50 tents, of which 42
are twin-bedded and 8 double-bedded. Of the 45
standard tents, 5 have sunken baths in the bathrooms
and king-size beds. Being located on the oxbow of the
Mara River, all tents at the club have river frontage.
This allows very peaceful game watching from one's
private verandah, as the riverine flora and fauna is
full of life and excitement. It is not uncommon to see
hippos and crocodiles swimming or walking in the
river, monkeys swinging through the trees or any of
the larger mammals stopping at the water's edge for a
Five of the 50 tents are Premium Tents. The Premium
Mara Safari Club Tents comprises of 3 doubles and 2
twins, and 2 have a king-size bed. 3 of the Premium
Tents have sunken baths in the bathrooms. There is a
platform between the Premium Tents and the Standard
Tents, allowing for superb game-viewing and private
dining. All tents, each erected on a concrete plinth
are luxurious ensuite "rooms", spread out along the
bend of the Mara River. The tents have been superbly
furnished to the highest possible standards with
netted four-poster beds and permanent bathrooms. Each
zip up tent has a verandah overlooking the river.
Each Mara Safari Club tent has complimentary water
with glasses, insecticide and air-freshener, electric
lamps, dressing table and hand-woven rugs and
poster-bed drapes, shower stall, flush toilets in
bathroom, washbasin. Each bathroom has Lonrho shampoo,
hand and body lotion, shower and bath gel, and freshly
laundered towels, solar-heated-hot, and cold running
water. The tent windows have mosquito gauze and flaps.
Each tent also has a flashlight and an umbrella.
Mara Safari Club Dining and
The dining room is located in the main building; the
dining room is hewn out of wood beams and glass,
allowing natural light to filter in to the high-ceilinged,
spacious room. Evenings are cozy in the softly lit
area. The menu is a cosmopolitan combination of
European, African and Asian dishes, made from the
abundance of fresh Kenyan produce.
Both breakfast and lunch are served buffet-style,
while dinner is Table D'Hote, with a choice of main
course. The seating capacity is 120 people, and the
dining room is open for breakfast from 7.30 a.m. to
9.30 a.m., for lunch from 12.30 p.m. to 2.15 p.m. and
for dinner from 7.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.. Special early
children's dinners can be arranged. Please notify the
reception on your arrival.
The lounge is also in the main building. Sectioned off
to create "private" seating areas, the decor has a
definitely African flavor, with woven wall hangings,
and Maasai artifacts. An extended veranda adjoins the
lounge to afford superb views of the Mara River. A
fire is lit each evening. This area is the venue for
the Maasai dancers, slide shows and lectures. The
seating capacity is 80 people, though use of the
verandah can increase the numbers.
Room Service only offers morning tea/ coffee/ hot
chocolate with wake-up calls.
free-form swimming pool is manned by an attendant from
6.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Sun-beds and mattresses abound.
Towels are provided. Changing rooms, both the men's
and the ladies', have showers. An adult must accompany
children under 12 at all times. The swimming pool
surrounds are ideal for private cocktail parties.
Every third day, Masai dancers perform in the lounge
from 7.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Slide shows: The
Resident Naturalist conducts a slide show every third
day on the habitat and animals in the Mara, from 07.30
to 08.00 p.m.
Talk on Masai Culture:
A specialist on the Masai culture discusses
traditional, and contemporary lifestyles of the Masai,
every third day, from 07.30 to 08.00 p.m
Table Games: Such
as scrabble, and cards are available from the
Library and Information Center: This contains books on
wildlife, maps and other interesting information, and
is open from: 8.30 p.m. to 12.30 p.m., 2.00 p.m. to
3.30 p.m. and 06.30 to 07.30 p.m. The Resident
Naturalist is always available to answer any
Wildlife videos are played after dinner in the lounge,
on alternate days, from approximately 9.00 p.m. to