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.
In the Riverine Forest, around a watering hole, close to the Mara River with views across to the Olololo Escarpment.
We offer a range of spa treatments at Little Governors’ Camp, which can be done within the comfort and privacy of your tent. Please view the full treatment list HERE.
During Covid-19, these are taking place at all properties with strict hygiene controls.
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.
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 guest tents at Little Governors’ are all tucked into the edge of the forest overlooking a natural waterhole 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.
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.
We would strongly encourage you to please pack your own water bottle which can be refilled as often as you like – we have Reverse Osmosis filtered water dispensers throughout our camps and lodges, which is perfectly safe to drink. This would help us immensely by reducing the amount of plastic waste in these precious wildlife environments.
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
Musiara Airstrip transfers, accommodation, meals in camp, two game drives daily and laundry.
Flights, drinks, Park entrance fees
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 including hand luggage on all Masai Mara flights.
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Little Governors' Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya
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