MARA INTREPIDS CLUB- Kenya

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The Mara Intrepids Club is located in the center of the Maasai Mara National Reserve, on the banks of the Talek River near one of the major annual wildlife migration crossings. It lies on latitude 1 49"S and longitude 35 20E and at an altitude of 5,300 ft above sea level. Mara Intrepids club is at a distance of 298 Km from Nairobi.

 The Intrepids club is a luxurious tented camp, with 30 modern tents of a capacity of 60 persons. Tents are either twin or double bedded and are arranged in groups of two, three or four units to make individual mini-camps. All tents are self-contained with own bathrooms with shower flush, wash hand basin, hot and cold water and electricity. 

 The public areas are under a makuti and gum pole construction. The dining room has a seating capacity of 70. Breakfasts and lunches are served on champagne terrace overlooking the Talek River. Afternoon tea is available. There is a well stocked main bar. 

The camp has private lounge/dining tent for each two, three or four tent units, private bar equipped with refrigerators in each of the 'mini-camps', comfortable four wheel-drive vehicles for game drives, swimming pool, residents' reference library, video room with wildlife video library, Gift Shop, elevated viewing tower for cocktails, suspension bridge over the Talek River, safe deposit facility for valuables, baited tree for leopard, and indoor games are available from reception. 

  SERVICES OFFERED AT INTREPIDS.

  •  Welcome drinks on check-in, transfer arrangements to and within the Mara, Laundry and valet service.

  • Early morning calls with either tea or coffee, Transfers for game viewing in hot air balloon.

  • Organizing private BBQ's in individual tent units, Telephone service from reception.

  • Arranging of special excursions e.g. Nature walk in the Maasailand, Game drives with highly experienced driver/guides.

  • Fishing on the Olare Orok and Talek rivers outside the reserve, Private parties on the champagne terrace, supervised children activities under the Adventurers Club.

 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.

  • Credit cards: - American Express, Senator, Visa MasterCard and JCB.

  • Airstrip: The Club airstrip is only 400m away.

  • Medical: There is a private dispensary for minor ailments and injuries

  • Foreign currency exchange

  • Checkout time: - 10.00 a.m. but arrangements can be made for luggage storage for later departures.

  • Electric current: 240 volts, 50-cycle a/c (UK plugs and sockets) supplied by diesel generator.

 EA-ECOCONSULT will arrange for your game drives into the Mara at dawn as the animals wake up and try to get their first meals. At midday, you will be able to encounter a herd of elephants heading for the swamp, cheetah cubs playing in the shade, lion stalking an antelope, hyenas scavenging over a dead Zebra. Our professional drivers will astonish you with varying tell-tales on wildlife biology ecology, cultural setups of Maasai, and all have a talent of where and when to find animals. 

You may also view the Maasai Mara and its amazing wildlife and scenery from the Hot Air Balloons. You will be suspended in the basket beneath the balloon, where game observation will be superb. From the air, you will be able to recognize some of the funny animal noises below, and infact see all the activity beneath, just a few metres from the animals.

Make a reservation on Tel +254 733 735863-

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