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Governors’ Private Camp

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


Governors’ Private Camp can be booked by one family or group at a time, so it’s yours to enjoy, privately as the name suggests. We’ve picked a spot where 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 Trogans 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 peace and privacy at Governors’ Private Camp. Large comfortable tents are designed to offer guests the traditional safari experience of times gone by. The tents are luxurious with handmade furniture.

Private Camp bathrooms have hot and cold running water shower and basins and flush-toilets. The tents at the Private Camp are positioned on wooden platforms with extended verandahs. 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.

In order to book the camp you must book and pay for 6 tents for a minimum of two nights or if your group will occupy more than 6 tents, you must book and pay for every tent occupied.


Quick info:

Masai Mara Activities:

Masai Mara

Game Drives

Masai Mara

Hot Air Ballooning

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Walking Safaris

Masai Mara

Visit Manyatta


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 that we cannot accept US dollar bills older than the year 2000.


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

Musiara Airstrip transfers, accommodation, meals in camp, selected wines, beers and soft drinks, three game drives daily and laundry.

Rate excludes

Flights, fine wines, spirits and champagne and park entrance fees.

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 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