On a riverbank in Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve, Governors’ Private Camp is yours to enjoy in its entirety as it is only available for exclusive use.
Set on a quiet riverbank in the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Governors’ Private Camp is yours to enjoy in its entirety as it is only available for exclusive use. There are 8 spacious safari tents accommodating 16 guests in total, each containing its own bathroom and private veranda. Guests here also enjoy the undivided attention of a dedicated camp manager, and the services of Governors’ very best guides and trackers.
Governors’ Private Camp is located in a forest filled with rare and exotic birds, and close to a waterhole frequented by thirsty wildlife. Activities at camp include twice daily game drives in custom-built 4WD vehicles. From July to October, guests are treated to the breathtaking sight of over one and a half million wildebeest migrating north from Tanzania, flanked by tens of thousands of zebra and gazelle.
Another popular activity is a hot air balloon safari, which provides an amazing bird’s-eye view of the plains. Guests interested in Maasai culture can opt to visit a nearby traditional Maasai community and learn about their everyday lives. It’s also possible to go farther afield: to Mfangano Island Camp – another Governors’ property – on an island in Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake.
How to get to Governors’ Private Camp
Scheduled and charter flights depart daily from Nairobi Wilson Airport to Musiara Airstrip (around 45 minutes). Guests are met on arrival and transferred to camp (15 minutes). It is possible to drive from Nairobi to Governors’ Private Camp, but the journey takes approximately 6 hours and the route utilises roads of varying conditions.
Activities at Governors’ Private Camp
- Private game drives on the wildlife-rich plains of the Masai Mara
- Bush dining and sundowners
- Hot air balloon safaris
- Maasai cultural visits
- Lake Victoria island overnight excursion
*Some activities are available at extra cost.
Governors’ Private Camp Highlights
- An exclusive-use only safari camp in the heart of the Masai Mara
- The ultimate in privacy and seclusion
- A camp manager, rangers and trackers at your disposal
- Unsurpassable views of the wildebeest migration
- Unparalleled gameviewing and bird-watching
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