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Mahali Mzuri

Masai Mara Safari Camp

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“best hotel in the World”

“Mahali Mzuri” is a Swahili phrase that means “beautiful place” . It is also the name of Sir Richard Branson’s 12-tented luxury safari camp located in the private Olare Motorogi Conservancy Within The Masai Mara Region

Mahali Mzuri Camp-Masai Mara Kenya

Mahali Mzuri Camp is situated in the path of the annual Great Migration and offers spectacular views of tThe Kenyan Plains . Mahali Mzuri is one of only 5 safari camps allowed to operate in the exclusive Pprivate Olare Motorogi Conservancy.

The camp offers a range of activities such as; game drives, visits to nearby Maasai villages, and Spa Treatments. The camp’s Chefs serve delicious dishes using the freshest Ingredients, and the tents are designed to be your home away from home throughout your stay.

Mahali Mzuri is about 300km due West of Nairobi, and the best way to arrive is by plane from the City’s Wilson Airport, which serves domestic destinations within Kenya .Both scheduled and Charter Airlines operate from Wilson Airport, and Flights to the region take about 1 hour.

At Mahali Mzuri, the camp super stylish tented suites make for the perfect retreat during your stay. We can cater for up to 24 guests in the camp at any one time, so you are guaranteed peace and quiet, as well as excellent customer service at all times.

Make yourself at home

Your tent at Mahali Mzuri is your window onto some of the world’s most spectacular scenery. Each of our 12 luxurious tents is designed to be your home away from home throughout your stay, with an ensuite bathroom, private viewing deck and views you won’t want to miss.



Your tent is your window onto some of the world’s more spectacular scenery. Each of our 12 luxurious tents are designed to be your home away from home throughout your stay, with an en suite bathroom, inviting private deck and views you won’t want to miss. You’ve heard of glamping but this isn’t camping as you know it! Our 12 tented suites are super stylish and unlike any tents you’ve ever experienced.

Accommodation in Mahali Mzuri Masai Mara is in Luxury tents

There are six tents on either side of the Main Tent, each accessible by a walkway, the furthest of which is approximately a five minute walk from the Main Tent. Ten of the suites can be configured with either king or twin beds and two of the suites are four poster king size beds designed to accommodate up to two additional children on sofa beds in the living room. We can cater for a maximum of 24 guests in the camp at any one time


Family Fun at Mahali Mzuri

We love children at Mahali Mzuri and our team are experts at keeping your ‘little warriors’ entertained while you enjoy some rest and relaxation during your family vacation in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy. Since we know every ‘little warrior’ is different, we do not operate a set kids’ programme but instead we offer an fun range of activities tailored to each of our younger guests or groups.

Children are allowed at Mahali Mzuri and there are various activities for them

On arriving at Mahali Mzuri, all ‘little warriors; will be given their own pack of goodies to keep them entertained, to educate them about the African Bush and to get them excited for the fun that awaits.

Family Accommodation

At Mahali Mzuri, two tents are configured to accommodate two additional guests who are 15 years and under.

Childrens’ beds (180cm in length) are set up on the sofas in a separate enclosed sitting room. All rooms are equipped with a hairdryer, sunscreen, insect repellent, torches, extra blankets, ponchos, bathrobes, slippers, a complimentary mini-bar (including snacks and soft drinks) and hot water bottles. For younger children we can provide a cot and roll away bed for a nanny if required. Children under the age of 12 are not permitted to sleep in a tent without parental supervision. Children between the ages of 12-15 are allowed to stay in their own tent, however we strongly recommend that any child under the age of 15 shares a tent with their parent


At Mahali Mzuri, two tents are configured to accommodate two additional guests who are 15 years and under.

With our teams able to tailor a range of activities for our younger guests, here are just some examples of what your ‘little warriors’ may get up to during their stay at Mahali Mzuri:

  • Tracking skills are put to the test with a treasure hunt around the camp
  • Walks around the camp to spot birds, insects, lizards and many other creatures
  • Watch The Lion King or Madagascar on DVD, and spot some of the characters’ friends from the game vehicles during the day

Little Warriors is not a fixed kids’ programme. Our staff members are happy to help organise activities, but are unable to watch over children at all times. Parental supervision is therefore required for all suggested activities. Please note that some of these activities are subject to availability.

Family Offers

Kids Go Free Offer 2024

Family time on safari

Additional information

What is:
…an infant? A guest between the ages of 2 and 6 (Infants stay free of charge provided they share with at least one adult)
…a child? A guest between the ages of 6 and 15
…an adult? A guest aged 15 years and over

On Game Drives

  • Children must be two years old to visit Mahali Mzuri and over six years old to accompany their parents on game drive. For children under the age of six to go on game drives a private closed vehicle must be hired (for an additional cost). We provide children’s car seats too.
  • When not on drives at least one parent will need to stay at camp with their child(ren).
  • While out in the bush, children will need to be very quiet as not to startle any wild animals
  • When children aged 6-12 are in a game viewing vehicle, either transiting to and from the airstrip or going on a game drive, they must sit in the back of the vehicle and observe all instructions from the Guide carefully. Continued participation in game drives will be at the sole discretion of the Guide based on his or her professional evaluation of the situation; game drives with children present may also be shorter if the driver feels it to be necessary
  • The roads can be very dusty, so please bring sunglasses to protect little eyes

In Camp

  • For safety reasons children must be accompanied at all times around the camp, both day and night as the camp is located in a wildlife area which is not fenced. Our Askari (security guards) give special attention to tents occupied by children during the night
  • Please remember it is not only the larger animals that can react aggressively; the smaller, less overtly threatening ones are just as likely to respond if they feel threatened, so we ask that children be kept within arm’s reach at all times
  • The camp can provide babysitting for parents who wish to enjoy private game drives in the evenings.
  • We supply complimentary sun cream at camp, so please help yourself
  • For younger children we can supply a cot
  • We can provide a roll away bed for a nanny if needed.
  • Please be aware that the electricity is turned off at night. If your child is afraid of the dark, we can provide a battery operated night light
  • We do not have any lifeguards at Mahali Mzuri, therefore children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times when in and around the swimming pool
  • We have mosquito nets available on request and there is mosquito spray available in each tent.
  • There is an resident nurse and we have a camp clinic fully stocked with children’s medicines, including an Epipen.

Please note

  • Occasionally due to restrictions on the number of guests and vehicles allowed in the conservancy, we may not be able to accommodate extra children or adults in tents.*
Group bookings

Group bookings

Hire Mahali Mzuri exclusively for anniversary celebrations, birthdays or any type of gathering where you might like the place to yourselves! Exclusive use of Mahali Mzuri is quoted per night for use of all 12 tents and facilities. Exclusive use rates usually apply when booking seven or more tents.

Mahali Mzuri Can also be booked for exclusive use


Our chefs have developed numerous pan-African dishes influenced by a variety of cultures, flavours and spices. Whether dining under the African sky in the open bush, on a deck or in the dining tent, our menus and meals promise to be exciting, social and inspirational.

From bush BBQs to champagne picnics to sundowners our team will treat you to a wide selection of African and international menus. All our breads and pastries are baked daily and we also cater for private meals and special occasions.

The hotel use locally-sourced produce, flavours and spices to deliver something truly memorable. All meals and drinks including alcohol and our finest champagne are included in your stay and guests are welcome to help themselves to whatever they want at any time.

If you have any special dietary requirements just let us know before you arrive and we’ll make sure we can cater for these.

Things to do

The thrill of going on a game drive is difficult to top, so our advice is try and soak up the views from all the sharing spaces and sit back and take in the view, keep your binoculars handy as you never know what you’ll spot!

Game drives

Game Drives

Game drives filled to the brim with exciting African wildlife sightings. At Mahali Mzuri we have twice daily game drives which are filled to the brim with exciting wildlife sightings as well as romantic scenery and dramatic views.

If you are looking for something that little be different from your normal game drive experience, how about…

day and night game drives available at Mahali Mzuri

Game drives at night!
Game drives in the evening open up a whole new world with the chance to see predominantly nocturnal game including aardvarks and honey badgers. Full day excursions with a packed lunch give us the flexibility to really explore the conservancies, and for the curious we can also organise day trips to the Maasai Mara National Reserve.

Available on request
Private Vehicles are available and can be pre-booked subject to availability, they are charged at $600 per vehicle per day. Guide accommodation is available at $150 per night, subject to availability.

Game viewing

Anyone who’s been on safari before knows that no two game drives are ever the same! Safaris in Kenya are filled to the brim with exciting wildlife sightings as well as romantic scenery and dramatic views. Wild animals roaming the Kenyan plains include wildebeest, elephants, zebra, lions, leopards, cheetah, giraffe, impala and gazelles, but that’s just for starters.


Relax in our Main Tent that features an open but snuggly lounge area with fireplace, a library of books, iPads, iPod docking stations and speaker systems and a TV/DVD.

We’ve got a 12 metre outdoor heated infinity pool, big enough for a leisurely swim or a refreshing dip.

evening Sundowner at Mahali Mzuri
Maasai Community Tours

During a stay at Mahali Mzuri, visit one of the nearby Maasai villages, just a short drive from camp, to get a flavour for daily life in the Mara, meet the community and learn more about the local Maasai tribe.

The local village is a 10 minute drive from Mahali Mzuri, and your Guide will take you on a tour, introduce you to some of the families, and explain local cultures and traditions. The best time to go is first thing in the morning when you can help milk the cattle, or in the evening when the cattle, goats and sheep are being herded back to their enclosures for the night.

Community visit to the local masai Village

The local school is a further 5 minute drive from the village. This is where the Maasai children aged 3-15 years attend. You are welcome to visit the school, please let your guide know in advanced of your trip. Your Guides at Mahali Mzuri will take you on a tour and introduce you to their families while explaining some of the cultures and traditions.

Charges apply for the Maasai Community Tours.

Spa Treatments

What better way to relax than at Nasaro – which means ‘refuge’ or ‘relaxation’ in Maa – the local language.

Nasaro is located down near the valley floor and provides a private, intimate setting in which to be pampered. We use a range of products from Africology ethical skin care products to capture the rejuvenating and healing essences of Africa.

A whole range of treatments are available, from facials to massages to those essential grooming rituals. Below are just a sample of what we have to offer. Spa treatments are available for an additional charge.

Bush Spa at MahaliMzuri Masai Mara

Mahali Mzuri Camp Rates

All Inclusive Rates in US$

2024 Rates
Per Person Sharing1,1001,9001,800
Exclusive  Use of camp25,10043,30041,000

A minimum two night stay applies over the festive season.

  • Low Season:      7 January – 14 June; 1 November – 19 December
  • Migration/Peak Season:           15 June – 31 October
  • Festive Season: 20 December 2024 – 4 January 2025
What’s included
  • Your accommodation in our luxury tents
  • Twice daily game drives in 13,500 hectares, night time game drives are subject to availability
  • All meals and drinks (including alcoholic beverages)
  • Unlimited access to the exclusive Olare Motorogi Conservancy
  • Transfers from Olare Orok airstrip (25 minutes drive from camp)
  • Visits to the local markets
  • Complimentary wireless internet available throughout the camp
  • Laundry service (dry cleaning not available)
  • All taxes and local levies

During peak season our rates also include one complimentary day pass per adult to the Maasai Mara National Reserve when you book at least 3 nights

Available on request-(Not included in individual or exclusive use rates)

  • Transfers to the domestic and international airports
  • Private vehicles are available and can be pre-booked subject to availability, they are charged at USD 790 per vehicle per day
  • Relaxing spa treatments
  • Cultural day trips to learn more about the Maasai Tribe
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Day trips to the Maasai Mara National Reserve (additional park fees may apply)
  • Medical insurance – AMREF (please ask our reservations team for more information)
  • Lunch on day of departure (additional cost will apply)
  • At Mahali Mzuri children over the age of two years old are very welcome and we have two family tents so that our Little Warriors (as we call them) can stay with their parents.
  • Children between the age of two and five can stay free of charge, whilst children aged between 6-15 years are charged USD 950 per person, per night.
  • Families with children aged 2-6 years old can join game drives but are required to travel in a closed vehicle (available for hire at USD 460 per day with car seats on request).

Enquire Mahali Mzuri exclusively for anniversary celebrations, birthdays or any type of gathering where you might like the place to yourselves! Exclusive use is quoted per night for use of all 12 tents and facilities. Exclusive use rates usually apply when booking seven or more tents

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