A warm welcome and old-world luxury await you at Mara Intrepids, a beautiful tented camp, run by Heritage Hotels, on the banks of the Talek River in the middle of Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve. Perfectly set up for families with children, couples and small groups, who want the security of a fenced camp together with excellent game-viewing in the vicinity, the camp has a peaceful and secluded atmosphere. A curvy swimming pool is perfect for relaxing between the three daily game drives and a conference room with business facilities allows you to stay in touch if you need to.
The 30 luxury tents are widely spaced along the river bank and in the riverine forest for privacy. The large family suites have two ensuite bedrooms and a shared living area between them. All the rooms are handsomely furnished with wooden four poster beds, plenty of storage space and ensuite bathrooms with showers and ample hot water.
The excellent Adventurers Club for kids and Young Rangers Club for teens provide a host of exciting activities to keep youngsters happy and to teach them some of the wonders of Kenya’s natural world. There are also nightly slide-shows for all the guests who want to learn more about the eco-system and the Great Migration, plus would-be astronomers can learn about the night skies from the resident expert.
The game-viewing is superb from the moment you leave camp, with all the Big Five to be seen and plenty of big cat drama. Experience guides are friendly and informative tracking down all the best sightings. The three drives a day can also be transformed into one all-day safari taking picnic breakfast and lunch along for a fabulous immersion into the life of the Mara plains.
Excellent food is all part of the service, whether it is the lavish five course dinners, a private barbecue or a romantic bush breakfast, everything is freshly prepared and tasty.
Altogether guests are extremely well looked after for an outstanding African safari experience and a memorable introduction to the wonders of the Masai Mara.
- Child Friendly Activities
- Game Drives