Little Governors’ is intimate in character, with just 17 luxury en-suite tents tucked around a large watering hole teeming with both birds and wildlife.
Located on the edge of the Masai Mara National Reserve, the camp is accessed by a very short boat ride across the Mara River, then an escorted walk through the riverine forest. Vehicles are left on the far river bank and the camp is therefore quiet and undisturbed. The guest tents at Little Governors’ have wooden decks with large verandahs for guests to enjoy the constant game activity that takes place around the marsh in front of camp.
Breakfast and lunch are served in the open air, and the resident families of warthogs frequently wander amongst the tables. Since all Governors’ properties are unfenced, all kinds of wildlife visit the camp and guests may need to make way for elephants which often visit during lunch time! In the evening, a warming log fire burns in front of the bar tent, and a candlelit dinner is served in the nearby dining tent.
Little Governors’ runs on 100% solar power and has been awarded a GOLD Eco-Rating from Eco-Tourism Kenya due to our sustainable tourism practices in place in camp.
Little Governors’ is perfectly positioned around a seasonal marsh, close to the Mara River with views across to the Oloololo Escarpment.
We offer up to three game drives per full day, these depart from camp at sunrise, late morning and in the afternoon. Alternatively, guests can go on half-day or full-day extended game drives with picnic meals.
The 17 guest tents at Little Governors’ are all tucked into the edge of the forest overlooking a seasonal marsh that is frequented by many animals. Each tent is spacious and comfortable with polished wooden decks with large verandas to enable guests to relax and enjoy the panorama of animals visiting the watering hole in front. All rooms have ensuite bathrooms with shower basin, flush toilet, hot and cold running water.
Breakfast is a continental and full English buffet, lunch is served on the lawn as an ‘al fresco’ buffet with fresh salads and dinner is a la carte in the dining tent. Picnics / packed meals can be provided for those who would like to head out on full or half day game drives (snacks are also provided in the cars). Bush meals are available to book at an extra cost. We cater for special diets on request.
The nightly rate includes all soft drinks, beers, house wines and ‘non-premium’ spirits. Champagnes, selected fine wines, premium spirits and liqueurs will be charged as extras. For Groups and Incentives, we reserve the right to charge drinks on consumption or to levy a drinks supplement.
Little Governors' 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. Although Governors Camp is better suited to families with very young children. High chairs and baby sitting service available. Special children’s meals and early mealtimes available.
Room service is available on request. Tea and coffee is served in the tents with the morning wake up call.
Arranged daily at no extra cost.
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, gift shop, spa etc.
Preventative Malaria medication is recommended. More information is available on our Health Planning page. Please make sure you have fully comprehensive medical and travel insurance arranged before visiting Little Governors’ Camp.
Musiara Airstrip is the airstrip serving Little Governors’ Camp. Length 1.600 m, all weather gravel airstrip, Coordinates: S 0117.98 E 03503.92
Please note there is a strict 15 kg luggage allowance per person (in soft bags), including hand luggage on all Masai Mara flights.
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Little Governors' Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya
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