Governors Camp is the grand dame of the Masai Mara. As the first camp to be set up in colonial times, it was reserved for the Governor which is how it got its name. With the first pick of where to set up in the Mara, it is in arguably the best spot in the reserve right on the Mara River.
Carefully positioned by the winding banks of the Mara River, Governors Camp is right in the heart of the Masai Mara National Reserve. A large camp by some standards, it can accommodate couples and families and despite its size, maintains the feel and service levels of a small camp.
37 tents are located along the riverbank. With uninterrupted views, game such as elephants and giraffe often wander into camp. Tents are roomy and light in a classic safari style, all are en-suite and have their own veranda. Family tents are available for those who want their children to enjoy the safari experience.
You can enjoy a drink in the bar tent that overlooks the river, whilst the dining tent overlooks the plains. For gifts, there is also a small souvenir shop and a for a relaxing massage a spa tent. There is WiFi available in camp.
Game drives are offered three times daily, at Sunrise, late morning and in the afternoon. You are in the heart of the Mara and the game is on your doorstep. Your experience is all about the opportunity to witness the incredible wildlife in its natural habitat.
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AT A GLANCE
Set up as the first camp in the Masai Mara
37 Tents including family tents
Arguably the best camp location in the Mara, alongside the Mara River
3 daily game drives
Governors have their own aircraft (flying into Musiara airstrip)
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