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Karen Blixen Mara Camp

Karen Blixen Mara Camp is located within the Mara North Conservancy, North of Maasai Mara national Reserve. The camp is well set to overlook the Mara River and the green open plains of Masai Mara; it is well designed to provide comfort and relaxation while watching wildlife. The rooms are spacious, well furnished with beautiful colonial style furniture and modern bathrooms. The evenings at Karen Blixen are full of entertainments and joyful tiles at the camp fire area.

Karen Blixen picture gallery

Karen Blixen Mara camp
This is a distance view of Karen Blixen Mara Camp, the camp overlooks Mara River at Mara North Conservancy.

Mara Camp, Karen Blixen overview
Mara Camp, Karen Blixen view

This are overview pictures of Karen Blixen and its wonderful surrounding.

Mara Camp, Karen Blixen front view
This is a front view of Karen blixen common lounge area, bar and the bonfire area facing the River.

Mara Camp, Karen Blixen bonfire
Mara Camp, Karen Blixen dinning

This the dinning area and the bonfire area.

Mara Camp, Karen Blixen pool
Karen Blixen Mara Camp Swimming pool .

Mara Camp, Karen Blixen spa
Mara Camp, Karen Blixen health room

The Spa treatment room and the directions.

Mara Camp, Karen Blixen verandah view
The stunning views from the the tents verandah.

Safari Hotels in Masai Mara,Karen Blixen

About Karen Blixen Mara Camp

Karen Blixen Mara Camp is a nice styled camp located on the east banks of Mara River; it is well surrounded by beautiful landscapes, wildlife and natural forest that blend nicely with the camp to give a nice feeling of nature.

The Camp comprises of 22 large spacious tents fitted with nice wooden floors and canvas roofs, a private veranda facing the river, well-furnished rooms, modern bathrooms, outdoor shower to enjoy on sunny days and a private mini bar.

Meals at Karen Blixen Mara camp are cooked from locally fresh organic product and the menu combines African and western dishes. The meals are served at the ‘a la carte restaurant or on a well setup bush garden with outstanding view of the Mara River.

Facilities at Karen Blixen Mara Camp

In between the game drives or on your free time, the camp has a nice swimming pool to cool you down; a relaxing deck to relax during the day, a health Spa, a camp bar and lounge area, a restaurant, a library, a gift shop with internet as well and a camp fire area.

Activities at Karen Blixen Mara Camp

No guest will be bored at Karen Blixen Mara Camp; as you can enjoy exciting game drives, guided nature and safari walks, bird watching trips, night game drives to see some of the nocturnal species, hot air ballooning and intercultural trips to the local Masaai villages or just relax at the camp to enjoy the various facilities they offer.

Getting there

The best way to get to the Karen Blixen Mara Camp is to fly from Nairobi to the Mara North Conservancy Airstrip and then have a 40 minute drive through the beautiful plains to Karen Blixen Mara Camp. And by road from Nairobi is about4 ½ hours’ drive.

Nearby Attractions

Other attractions near Karen Blixen Mara Camp would include visiting other private conservancies such us Mara Olare Orok, Mara Naboisho and the Mara Confluence or the public Masai Mara national park.

Nearby Shopping Places

Karen Blixen Mara Camp is located in the middle of a very remote area; there are no modern shops or market places nearby; so it’s advisable to buy all your essential items in the major towns before traveling to Karen Blixen.

Other Equal Camps in Kenya

Camps and lodges with similar settings and standard to Karen Blixen Mara Camp include Mara Base camp, Saruni Mara camp, Kichwa tembo, Governors private camp, Ashnil mara camp,  Mara Intrepids and Keekorok lodge.