South African Lodges

Karen Blixen Camp

Masai Mara
East Africa
Lodge Type
Big Five, Leisure, Game Lodge

The Karen Blixen Camp is along the Mara River in the game-rich Masai Mara of Kenya, East Africa.  Luxurious tents accommodate guests in comfort, and magnificent views over the Mara River and the natural surroundings can be admired from the decks. 

The camp features sizeable luxury canvas tents, each of which has been placed to maximise privacy and the magnificent views along the Mara River.  Each of the tents offers an en-suite bathroom and a large comfortable bed.  The tents can be made up to either accommodate double or twin occupancy.  The family luxury tent consists of two tents which share a verandah.  The water for showers is heated using solar panels and electricity is provided in all tents 24 hours a day by a solar panel system and a battery storing bank.

Luxury tent features:

  • Spacious verandah
  • Daybed
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Flush toilet, twin wash hand basins
  • Outside shower.


On the raised wooden deck, the restaurant, lounge and bar as well as the gift shop can be found.  Furnished with reproductions of Karen Blixen’s furniture create a cosy atmosphere in a romantic African safari style.  The beautiful swimming pool in the garden offers a beautiful place for relaxation and refreshment during the daily wildlife activities.


  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Reception
  • Lounge
  • Gift Shop
  • Outdoor swimming pool and sundeck.


Set in the pristine Mara North Conservancy in the game-rich Masai Mara, guests may embark on adventurous safaris in one of the most densely populated natural wildlife areas worldwide.  Guests are encouraged to explore and learn about the complexity of the ecosystem.  

Game drives are offered within the Mara North Conservancy, and on request as well as during the great migration the professional game rangers embark on safaris within the Masai Mara National Reserve.  The walking safaris allow wildlife enthusiasts to explore the smaller creatures as well as the trees and plants in the savannah on foot.


  • Game drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Swimming
  • Wellness and beauty treatments.

Below detailed information about the Karen Blixen Camp is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Viewing Deck

  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Tours & Transfers on Request

Available Rooms


The camp features large luxury canvas tents, each of which has been placed to maximize privacy and the magnificent views along the Mara River. Each of the tents offers an en-suite bathroom and a large comfortable bed. The tents can be made up to either accommodate double or twin occupancy.

Luxury tent features:

  • Spacious verandah
  • Daybed
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Flush toilet, twin wash hand basins
  • Outside shower.
Single Room US $670
Double Room US $1090

Karen Blixen Camp Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Romantic Safaris with Karen Blixen Camp, Masai Mara - 7 nights.

Day 1: Karen Blixen Camp Mara North Conservancy

Meet & Greet at airstrip by your safari guide (mid-day). Onward game-drive-road transfer to Karen Blixen Camp (-/+ 45 minutes at game drive speed). Camp briefing with welcome drink by camp manager. Time to settle in your tent and to enjoy your Welcome platter and bottle of chilled wine. Dependent on time of arrival a delectable 3 course lunch with fine house wine awaits or afternoon tea after which your guide will cover your safari itinerary and activities again – opportunity to change activities and to add optional activities – see next page. Afternoon game drive in Mara North Conservancy; Romantic turn-down

Day 2: Karen Blixen Camp Mara North Conservancy

Full-day migration exploration safari, Masai Mara National Reserve or Mara Triangle, with picnic hamper and drinks. Lantern-lit surprise private dinner in camp (subject to weather conditions), Romantic turn-down

Day 3: Karen Blixen Camp Mara North Conservancy

Morning game drive to world-renowned ‘Leopard Gorge’, made famous by the BBC Big Cat Diary. Before or after lunch there is time for some swimming, arm-chair game viewing or your complimentary 30 minute spa treatment for 2 in the bush spa (please book this on your first day of arrival). Night Game Drive in Mara North Conservancy. Romantic turn-down with safari keepsake (small gift)

Day 4 - 7: The Sands at Nomad

Early morning game drive then come back to camp for an early lunch. Transfer to the airstrip for flight to Diani. Upon arrival at Diani airstrip transfer to The Sands at Nomad where you will stay for 4 nights on full board basis. After a leisurely breakfast, transfer to the airstrip for your flight to Nairobi where you will connect to your onward flight (or transfer to Nairobi hotel for overnight)

Rates: 7 nights Romantic Package

Low Season 01/04/18 – 30/06/18

  • US$ 3,275.00 pps
  • US$ 443.00 pps for additional night

High Season 03/01/18 – 31/03/18 01/11/18 – 22/12/18

  • US$ 3,698.00 pps
  • US$ 531.00 pps for additional night

Peak Season 01/07/18 – 31/10/18 23/12/18 – 02/01/19

  • US$ 4,397.00 pps
  • US$ 590.00 pps for additional night

Included in the rate:

  • 3 nights luxury accommodation at Karen Blixen Camp on fully inclusive basis
  • 4 nights’ accommodation at The Sands at Nomad on full board basis (drinks not included)
  • Domestic flights Nairobi/Masai Mara/Diani/Nairobi
  • Mara North Conservancy Fee of US$116.00 per person per day
  • Meals: light breakfast, breakfast, 3-course lunch, afternoon tea, 3-course dinner at Karen Blixen Camp
  • Drinks: soft drinks, teas and coffees, water, house wines and local beers at Karen Blixen Camp
  • Activities: 2 game drives/day, 1 night game drive, 1 entry Masai Mara Reserve/Triangle
  • Return airport/airstrip transfers in Nairobi & Masai Mara

Excluded from the rate:

  • Visas
  • International flights
  • Inter-camp air charter
  • Gratuities, Laundry
  • Premium brand drinks
  • Optional activities and private vehicle

Terms and Conditions:

  • Optional activities, Cost per person
  • Additional full-day migration exploration safari into Masai Mara National Reserve: US$ 80.00
  • Balloon Safari with Champagne breakfast ( leave camp at 4.00 hrs, return at approx. 11.00 hrs): US$480.00
  • Dining in the Wild - Bush Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner: US$ 40.00/45.00/50.00
  • Game walk: approx. 2 – 4 hours with guide and ranger: US$ 35.00
  • Private game drive vehicle US$350.00 for Mara North Conservancy and US$500.00 for Masai Mara National Reserve 
  • Wellness treatments – on application, please contact us for list of treatments
  • Excursions in Nairobi (David Sheldrick’s Elephant Orphanage, Giraffe Centre, Karen Blixen Museum & lunch at Karen Blixen Coffee garden: US$ 195 per person (min 2 pax)
  • Accommodation in Nairobi at Boma Hotel: US$ 200 per person sharing
  • Dinner at Carnivore inclusive of transport: US$ 120 per person (min 2 pax)
  • Valid for a 7 night stay
  • Valid 3 January 2018 - 2 January 2019
  • Subject to availability

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