Rekero camp dining deck overlooking the Talek River in the Masai MaraRekero camp dining deck overlooking the Talek River in the Masai Mara

Rekero Camp – Masai Mara

From: $645.00

Deep within the Kenya Masai Mara Rekero offers a spectacular location from which to watch the Great Migration as the wildebeest thunder across the river. The elegant tents form a tranquil oasis perched strategically above the mighty Talek River. The sweeping views from camp take in the surrounding plains of the Masai Mara, which support some of the greatest concentrations and diversity of wildlife in Africa. At Rekero you’re assured  of an incomparable Masai Mara Kenya safari experience.

Description

Situated 150 metres away from a crossing point Rekero Camp is the perfect place to view the Great  migration.The camp evokes the charm of African safaris with nine romantic tents and spectacular views of the surrounding game-filled plains.

The surrounding plains are famed for spectacular year-round game viewing. This includes impressive numbers of lion, elephant, giraffe, cheetah, leopard, serval, and buffalo, zebra, and wildebeest. Wildlife activity reaches a peak during the July to October migration.

Communal camp areas include a spacious lounge tent and a mess tent furnished with a large communal dining table and chairs. Outside, there’s an expansive decked area for alfresco eating and a tranquil campfire by the riverbank. Rekero runs on a combination of solar and generator power, with battery charging facilities available in main areas.

Activities include morning and evening game drives, horse riding excursions, and open air bush breakfasts and picnics. Cultural visits provide a great opportunity to meet the inhabitants of local villages and learn about traditional Masai life. Hot air balloon flights can also be arranged, subject to additional cost. Rekero’s location in a prime wildlife area means regular game viewing from the comfort of the camp.

The accommodation comprises nine stylish canvas safari tents flanked by trees along the river bank. Simply and elegantly furnished each tent has a king or twin beds and an ensuite bathroom with washbasin. Outside is a spacious private veranda with lovely river views. A day bed for relaxing and observing the passing wildlife sits on your deck. A complimentary laundry service is provided.

Children aged five years and above are warmly welcome at Rekero. Families with younger children may be accommodated, but this is at the sole discretion of the management. The camp offers two family tents, each sleeping up to five guests in two bedrooms. Families with children under 12 years of age are required to hire a private vehicle and guide during their stay at an additional cost. For families of four or more this charge is relaxed during low season. This is an open camp in a true wilderness environment and wildlife does regularly roam through.

How to Get There

Fly In

Arriving in Nairobi you will be met and assisted to your light aircraft that will fly you to Ol Kiombo airstrip.

From here its a 20 minute game drive to the camp.

For flight bookings and assistance at Nairobi please contact us, we’ll ensure your holiday is smooth and worry free.

Camp Dates

Camp Dates

  • Low season 6 January – 31 March; 1 – 30 June and 1 November – 19 December
  • High season 1 – 5 January; 1 – 31 July; 1 September – 31 October and 20 – 31 December

  • Closed April and May

Camp Rates

Rekero Camp Rates

$645 – $1066 per person, per night season dependant.

Rates include: Full board accommodation, all house drinks (except premium wines and champagne), game drives, transfers to/from Ol Kiombo Airstrip and to/from Rekero Camp, laundry service.

Rates below exclude: Park fees and other fees not specified, cultural visits (US$30 per person), balloon safaris, transfers other than to/from nearest airstrip, flying doctors/medical evacuation insurance, flights & airport taxes, gratuities, items of a personal nature, additional lunch (picnic or in house) $25 per person.

Activities

Activities at Rekero

Game drives
Wildlife viewing and birdwatching game drives – in the expert company of experienced Il Dorobo and Maasai guides – are offered twice daily from Rekero. These can be tailored to specific needs and interests for astounding game viewing at every opportunity. Closed game-viewing vehicles with rooftop hatches that allow you to stand, each equipped with powerpoints so you can recharge your devices.

Bush picnics
Maximise your time on the game-filled plains by enjoying a delicious packed breakfast or lunch provided by camp chefs while you’re on the move.

Cultural & community visits
Sharing the cultural aspect of the traditional Maasai way of life is a priority at Rekero. A visit to one of the neighbouring villages, which are home to most of our guides, is a highly personal experience that the guides conduct with sensitivity to ensure it remains both unobtrusive and intimate.

Balloon safaris
Glide over the rolling plains of the Maasai Mara and the neighbouring conservancies on a romantic and serene hot-air balloon flight, and see the wildlife below from a different perspective, at an additional cost.

Protecting the big cats
Here you’ll find the big cats made famous by BBC and Disney. Learn more from a Kenya Wildlife Trust researcher about how we are trying to protect them. (Bookings essential.)