Sand River masai mara

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Situated along the banks of a river from which it has taken its name, Sand River Masai Mara is located within the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya on a secluded and picturesque site. The camp enjoys stunning views over the Sand River and out to the neighbouring grassy hills and plains of Tanzania.

The camp sits on the migration route for the millions of wildebeest, zebra and Thompson's gazelle that move between Serengeti and Maasai Mara every year. Guests enjoy the privilege of exclusive views of the plains and hills dotted with thousands of animals as well as being in the thick of the excitement of frenetic and famed river crossings, all from the comfort of camp. 

Comprising of 16 tented accommodations, Sand River Masai Mara replicates the heyday of exclusive permanent tented camps of the late 1920’s.

Divided into two separate but adjoining campsites of 10 and 6 tents, each area possessing its own designated dining and public areas, Sand River Masai Mara provides an atmosphere of exclusivity and class.



Tented Suites

Sand River Masai Mara has 15-tented accommodations divided into two separate but adjoining campsites of 10 and 6 tents. Each "camp" possesses its own designated dining and public areas, thereby creating an increased sense of exclusivity and privacy.

The interior fixtures and furnishings mirror this period perfectly, reminding all who visit of those countless Hollywood movies that have paid homage to a classic era of African adventure.

There are 4 twin and 11 double tents.

Activities & features:

Game drives

The Masai Mara is renowned for its spectacular game viewing and wildlife interactions. Why not enjoy it with the most traditional of safari activities - a game drive! With a knowledgeable guide, a custom-designed car and a car fridge full of cold drinks, enjoy a morning, afternoon or full day out in the grassy plains, and riverine forest of the Masai Mara.

Game drives are included in Game Package


A sunset over the Masai Mara plains enjoyed with a drink in hand is an age-old safari tradition. Sit back in comfy camp chairs, with the waiter to bring you your tipple of choice, and some delicious bitings.

Sundowners are included in Game Package.

Bush Meals

Enjoy a delicious breakfast or lunch surrounded by the sights and sounds of the African bush. Under the shade of the custom-designed awning on the safari vehicle sit at a fully-laid table with home-cooked gourmet food.

Bush meals are included in Game Package.


Take a refreshing dip in Sand River Masai Mara's enticing pool.

Billiards in the Bush

With the backdrop of the Masai Mara behind you, enjoy a game of billiards on the gaming room. A selection of boardgames is also available.

Cultural Village or School Visit

The Masai Mara is famed for is red-adorned Maasai tribe, who have lived in this area for centuries. While at Sand River Masai Mara guests can visit a local village or school and witness the traditions of the Maasai people that still hold strong today.

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Amazing place to stay - exceeded all our expectations!
— Traveller 2018