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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.


Enhancing and completing the Governors’ Camp Collection of properties in the Masai Mara, Private Camp is located on a picturesque bend of the Mara River 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.

Private Camp can be booked by individual clients, or by one family or small party, who want the exclusivity of a private safari camp without the daunting costs normally associated with this degree of luxury. Backed by the vast resources of the Governors’ family of camps and with all the assets of an individually tailored mobile safari, this is the ultimate safari.

We cater for up to 16 people in just eight tents, ensuring total peace and privacy at Governors’ Private Camp. Each tent is positioned on wooden platforms with extended verandahs – designed to offer guests the traditional safari experience of times gone by. We have gone to great lengths to maintain the traditional safari atmosphere and the comforts that have been incorporated do not in any way detract from this concept.

Personal attention is the hallmark of a stay here; your manager is on hand to see to all your desires and answer all your questions. You will benefit from our very best guides and trackers whose knowledge of the Reserve is unsurpassed.

In order to book this camp you must book and pay for at least six tents for a minimum of two nights


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General info:

Getting to camp

Daily flights from Nairobi to the Masai Mara are available with Governors’ Aviation and other select airlines.


We welcome children of all ages to camp. Governors’ Private Camp is particularly suited to large family groups taking over the whole camp.

Room service

Room service on request. Tea and coffee is served in the tents with the morning wake up call.


Arranged daily at no extra cost.

Credit cards and cash

Visa and Mastercard are accepted. Please note we cannot accept US dollar bills below the year 2004.


Open throughout the year. Peak season months August and September and 15th – 31st December. High season months January – March inclusive and June, July, October, November and 1st – 14th December. Green season – April and May


Rate includes: Local airstrip transfers, accommodation, meals, all soft drinks, beers, house wines and ‘non-premium’ spirits, up to three game drives daily and laundry.

Rate excludes: Flights, champagnes, selected fine wines, premium spirits and liqueurs, park fees (which are subject to change), bush meals and anything of a personal nature e.g. gratuities.

Health and insurance

Preventative Malaria medication is recommended. More information is available on our Health Planning page. Please make sure you have comprehensive medical and travel insurance arranged before visiting Governors’ Private Camp.

Musiara Airstrip

Musiara Airstrip is the airstrip serving Governors’ Private Camp. Length 1.600 m, all weather gravel airstrip, Coordinates: S 0117.98 E 03503.92

Luggage restriction

Please note that there is a strict 15 kg luggage allowance per person (in soft bags), including hand luggage  on all Masai Mara flights.



Have a look at what our guest have to say about staying at Governors’ Private Camp

We were very well looked after and all the families got everything they hoped for




Governors' Private Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya