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Mumbai, India
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Porini Lion Camp is located in the heart of the conservancy, with a river running just behind it. We were assigned a camp right at the edge of camp, and with no boundary wall or fence separating us from the savannah, we could literally do game watching sitting in the tent itself. Hippos and wild buffalo wandering through the camp... More 

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Sydney, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights at Porini as part of 5 nights in the Mara. The conservancy is a different experience than the reserve and has some unique opportunities such as a morning walk for about 2 hours. Big John and Jacob were great and took us to see many different animals in the short time together. We spent an evening... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Book your trip now - you will love it!! We stayed two nights at Porini Lion camp at the end of October for the first leg of our honeymoon - what a great start to our trip! Patrick and his team made us feel at home immediately with a warm friendly welcome and a bottle of fizz to congratulate us... More 

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Pinole, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a wonderful experience at Porini Lion Camp , the staff was the best ! , the food was good and the animal sightings were fantastic , cant recommend this place enough , I love hearing the lions roar out side the tent at night : )

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A big thank you to Patrick, Big John, Jackson, Josephat and all the people at Porini Lion camp for making this the trip of a lifetime. We travelled at the end of October with our two daughters aged 12 and 9, and the team at Porini couldn't have been more welcoming, especially for our first trip to Africa. From the... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just come back from 4 nights at Porini Lion camp, it was an amazing experience. I am a travel agent and have been arranging and going on Safari for 30 years , this camp is my favorite. The whole team with Patrick the manager are fabulous- everyone was so friendly and informative and there is a really happy... More 

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Vaxholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was just amazing! As a family with kids 11 and 13 we had very high expectations and Porini Lion Camp fulfilled them all. We´d like to thank them all but especially Patrick with his lovely smile and warming welcome, Daniel who served us all the great food and many laughs and of course Josephat and Gerard, the superb guides!... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Nairobi on business and thought that would be an excellent time to take my first safari. My research led me to Gamewatchers because I wanted an eco-friendly intimate experience. I wasn't disappointed! My journey took me first to Porini Mara camp and the views from the welcome tent just were incredible as we look to the savanna... More 

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Sweden
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am 80 years old and travel with my 76 year old sister. I made my first African safari 1965 and have visited many Game reserves in East Africa and some in the rest of the world since, but The Porini camps have captured my heart. We have visited all except the new one in Nairobi park and this was... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We recently spent 2 nights at the amazing Porini Lion camp in Olare Motorogi Conservancy in a large group of 14 people. The drivers from the camp came out of the Conservancy to meet us and take us back to the camp in the safari vehicles. The driver of our vehicle was  Big John and guide Mishek.   On reaching the... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Porini Lion Camp is located in the exclusive 20,000 acre Olare Orok Conservancy bordering the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, home to an abundance of animals. With 10 spacious comfortably furnished tents, each with private verandahs and en-suite bathrooms, the camp is small and exclusive giving a real bush experience. Guests enjoy the game drives in open 4x4's, escorted bush walks with Maasai warriors and sundowners. The Camp is the perfect base to experience the annual wildebeest migration. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Porini Lion Camp

Address: Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 57,588 - ₹ 94,864 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Porini Lion Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Porini Lion Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
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“All the same”
 of 5 bubbles NBVarteg, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“#1 Tembo was just off the river bank and an excellent sport for listening and viewing animals coming into and through the camp.”
  • Lots of Room and Great Animals
 of 5 bubbles Panda1098, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad rooms here.”
 of 5 bubbles kpotz99, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All Tents are SUPERB — It's the Staff and Setting Who SHINE!”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps ask for tents away from the entrance ( quieter and you will not hear talking or cars)”
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