Governors’ Private Camp

As the name suggests, this camp is available for the private use of individual groups who want an exclusive taste of the Governors’ experience.

The jewel in the Governors’ Camp crown; for those who want an exclusive taste of the Governors’ experience.

Often referred to as the ‘jewel in the Governor’s Camp crown’, Private Camp can either be booked by one family or group at a time, so it’s yours to enjoy – as the name suggests – in private. The camp can also be booked on a tent-by-tent basis to share with others. We’ve picked a spot where a variety of animals come to drink, hippo laze in the shallows and elephant bring their calves for a playful dip. The forest around the camp is home to many beautiful birds from rare Trogons and Turacos to nesting Hornbills.Personal attention is the hallmark of a stay here. Your manager is also your host and is on hand to see to all your desires and answer all your questions. You benefit from our very best guides and trackers whose knowledge of the Reserve is unsurpassed. Backed by the vast resources of the Governors’ Family of Camps, this is the ultimate safari.Only eight tents ensure total peace and privacy at Governors’ Private Camp: they are positioned on wooden platforms with extended verandahs – designed to offer guests the traditional safari experience of times gone by. There is electric lighting in the tent and charging facilities and a new bar and dining tent overlooking the Mara River with wifi. The food is delicious, our desserts have been called “sinful”, and the drinks all included, except for champagne.

Rates From US$ 605

Quick info:

Location:Nestled in the Riverine forest on a secluded bend of the Mara River in the Masai Mara Game Reserve.Facilities:Bar, mess and dining tent overlooking the Mara River.Spa treatments:We offer a range of spa treatments at Governors’ Private Camp, which can be done within the comfort and privacy of your tent.Meals:Breakfast is a Continental and Full English buffet. Lunch is served as a buffet with fresh salads al fresco and dinner is a la carte in the dining tent. We cater for special diets on request. Bush meals are available to book at an added cost.Game drives:Picnics / packed meals can be provided for those who would like to head out on full or half day game drives. Snacks and drinks are provided in the cars.Tents:Spacious luxurious safari tents under canvas, each with private verandah and en-suite bathroom.Toiletries:Please note that we provide a lovely range of ‘Cinnabar Green’ toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, soap and body lotion) in the tents. These products are refilled into reusable metal canisters so as to reduce on plastic waste. They are also handmade in Kenya with natural ingredients and are therefore in keeping with the sensitive environment in which we operate. We urge you to please use our products rather than your own. These toiletries are supplied for the duration of your stay with us, and if you would like to buy some to take onwards with you, we sell the full range in the camp gift shop.Electricity and wifi:Electric lights in the tents 220/240 Volt UK plugs in tents for charging cameras and phones. Wifi is available in camp.

The Masai Mara

Set in the heart of Africa’s Great Plains in Kenya, the Masai Mara boasts 1,672 sq. kilometers of unspoiled wilderness. It offers the best game and bird-viewing not only in Kenya, but anywhere in Africa.

The views across the rolling golden grasslands studded with acacia trees, rivers and forests are dazzling, the sense of space overwhelming. Throughout the year the Masai Mara is a place of natural drama, a kaleidoscope of colour and life. Most stunning of all are the months between July and October, when the savannah teems with animals during the Great Wildebeest Migration. Millions of wildebeest gather in the Masai Mara in one of the natural wonders of the world. Staying in one of the Governors’ Camp properties puts you right in the heart of the action, closer than anyone else to its incredible sights and sounds.


At each of the Governors’ Camp Collection properties, we have tailored our activities to ensure that our clients are able to make the most of the amazing wildlife destinations in which we are located.

  • Game Viewing
  • Balloon Safari
  • Wildebeest Migration
  • Night and Day Game Drives on Mugie
  • Birding
  • Boat Safari on Lake Naivasha
  • Canoeing on Mugie Dam
  • Lion Tracking on Mugie
  • Walking Safari
  • Masai Cultural Visits
  • Tala the Giraffe

Non Resident Rates Per Person per night

DatesPP SharingSingleChild
1 Jan-31 Mar,June & 1 Nov-15 Dec830830540
April & May605605393
1 July-31 Oct & 16-312 Dec13001625845

Non Resident Masai Mara park Fee: Adult USD 80 Child USD 40 Per Night

Rates include:

full board accommodation, 3 meals per person per night booked, & all soft drinks, beers and house wines, laundry, together with applicable VAT thereon, and transportation of tourists.   Transportation of tourists will be in our custom built 4WD vehicles.  It includes all air strip transfers and two extended excursions daily into the famous Masai Mara National  Reserve and surrounding areas, to local Masai Villages (Manyattas), and to / from the local schools and other community and conservation projects we  support and which guests may wish to visit.  The amounts invoiced for transportation of tourists  are shown separately on each client invoice and the charge for each service is clearly stated on the invoice.

 Rates exclude :-Champagnes, selected fine wines, spirits and liqueurs, personal expenses, Manyatta entrance fees and Park Fees . Only children over 8 years of age will be accommodated in this camp. 

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