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Last 5 reviews
This was our fourth stay at the Porini Lion Camp. We've always found it to be a great place to wrap up a safari. This was our first visit during the 'low' season. The grass was tall, and of course there was no migration. Bill and John, our guides, did great job. We saw lions, cheetahs, and leopards -- all the same day. The camp followed covid protocols. Because it was the low season and covid, my wife and I were the only guests in camp(!). The staff treated so well. The food was awesome and the chef was a sweetheart. Albert and George in the mess tent set up a candle light dinner under the stars on our last night. What a fantastic time! Oh, the Lion Camp has a media tent with internet access and charging capability.
Amazing Big Cat Adventure
My husband, a friend and I spent 3 nights at Porini Lion Camp and wished we had spent several more nights there. The overall wildlife viewing there was extraordinary. The big cats—lions, cheetah and leopard or downright amazing. We were there just as Kenya was beginning to open up from the pandemic. We were actually the only guest in the camp and the staff was outstanding. Since this was the last camp of our trip we had gotten used to the bush showers. The tents were well outfitted. If you are looking for luxury, this may not be for you, but if you are looking for wildlife and guides who will do anything to find the animals as well as position you for spectacular photos Porini Lion Camp is perfect.
Like coming home!
I've lived in Kenya for 31 years and have no idea why this was only my first visit to Porini Lion Camp! I've stayed in many different types of lodges and camps over the years but have never been made to feel more at home than at PLC. My daughter surprised us by expressing a desire to get married here in Kenya over the Christmas holidays. After a bit of investigating we settled on Porini Lion Camp and it could not have been a better choice! Everything about our stay was wonderful but it was the staff who really made the difference! From our initial contact right through to our final kwaheri, the staff made us feel like we were at home. The food was wonderful, the bush BBQ was terrific, our interactions with the guides and drivers was great and I feel like we saw all of the game that the conservancy had to offer. The difficult question now is which Porini Camp to try next!
We just spent 4 nights at Porini Lion Camp. We can't fault the place - everything they do is excellent. The game drives were great and we saw so many animals, including multiple cheetah and lion sightings, as well as many elephants, giraffes, zebras and even hyenas. We didn't see a leopard during our stay, but they're notoriously hard to spot. The food at the camp was delicious - fresh and healthy. Victor and his team do a great job looking after their guests. We highly recommend Porini Lion Camp!
Porini Lion Lives up to it’s Name!!!
Porini Lion Camp is an incredible camp within Olare Motorogi Conservancy and my go to for safari each year; 3 safaris with family/friends and twice as a solo woman. Of course there are lions, lions, and more lions; along with a vast abundance of varied wildlife on every game drive as well as right outside your tent. The guides are some of the best in the Mara and expertly know the animals, their behaviors, and the terrain. This year I was so blessed to have Sayialel Jackson as my guide and along with Nkaate John, they provided so many experiences over my 8 days that I had to take notes to remember everything we saw. The rest of the staff is also wonderful and treat everyone like special family. As a solo woman in my 60’s during Covid-19 they made me feel incredibly safe. An extra thank you to Daniel Nginai for making sure that my special food requests were well taken care of and the food is always delicious. Please note, I love photography and Lion Camp provides more opportunities than I can click. I recommend Lion Camp for everyone; once you go it is addictive and you will likely return again and again. A big thank you to Julie Roggow for her expert planning on my 5th GameWatchers Safari and also to Wycliffe and Mohanjeet! I have already contacted Julie to book another safari at Porini Lion Camp in February, 2021.
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