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Offbeat Mara Camp

An authentic safari camp in the Mara North Conservancy

Offbeat Mara Camp
Offbeat Mara Camp

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This intimate tented camp is located in the Mara North Conservancy in an area of fantastic resident game including the Offbeat lion pride. The conservancy is much more exclusive than the reserve as only the camps inside the conservancy are permitted to game drive. Over 90 percent of the staff are local Masai who helped build the camp in 2005, which gives a cosy and family-feel atmosphere.


Offbeat Mara Camp sits in the Mara North Conservancy of the greater Masai Mara. The wildlife in the Mara North Conservancy is blooming, with plenty of resident lion prides (including the Offbeat Pride located near the camp), good elephant numbers and much more. Additionally, the conservancy is only available to those camps that are situated inside, meaning it is quieter and more exclusive.


The main tent comprises of a safari bar, a dining area, a cosy lounge area for an evening drink, a fireplace and a forest deck. Offbeat Mara is conscious that it operates in a fragile ecosystem so it is not a permanent structure and instead, purely canvas, with some local rock and soil to level the base for the tents.


Offbeat Mara Camp is a small tented camp that offers a rustic safari experience, perfect for those looking for comfort and adventure. The camp is made of only seven tents – five double or twin tents and then two-family tents. The en suites are well-appointed and the showers are traditional bucket showers.


There is a wealth of activities offered at Offbeat Mara Camp. Day and evening game drives (until around 10pm) are done in open-sided vehicles with a driver/guide from the camp. You can also do guided bush walks, cultural visits (to a village, a market and a local school during term time), hot air balloon safaris and of course, the safari essentials sundowners and bush meals.

In the exclusive Mara North Conservancy, good resident game year round

Small camp - so availability

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