Restaurant at Mara Safari Club:
Activities at Safari Club Mara Kenya:
Guests can choose from a wide range of activities at Fairmont Mara Safari Club, including game drives and balloon safaris over the Mara plains capped with a champagne breakfast on the savannah or a stroll in the footprints of the hippo-trodden path escorted by a Masai Moran. The location provides a perfect base for visiting the Masai Mara, one of the world’s richest wildlife reserves, and home to an astounding array of animals including zebras, cheetahs, wildebeests, gazelles and of course the “Big Five”.
The main lodge at the center of camp hosts an indoor restaurant and library with Internet access to keep the relatives up to date with safari adventures. A spacious outside deck overhangs the river and leads to a heated pool, complete with private massage tents.
Short Game Drives
On regular schedule are:
Early morning Game Drives from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m.
Mid-morning game drives from 10:30 to approximately 12:30 p.m.
Afternoon game drives from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Full Day Game Drives
After breakfast, one sets out to explore the Mara Plains, viewing the natural habitat of various species of birds and the abundant wildlife. Lunch boxes are provided for a picnic in the wild. The excursion lasts from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. An extension to this option is a visit to the Masai Cultural Centre - a wonderful experience where one can learn at first hand all about the culture and lifestyle of the famed Masai people.
Walking Safaris (2-hour Excursion)
Participants on a walking safari become part of the environment. Guided by a knowledgeable naturalist, an armed guide and two Masai warriors in full regalia (to frighten off the lion!). A full safari breakfast/ brunch is served on the river bank with the delightful hippo for company. Guests have to fill out liability forms. Children under 12 are not permitted to join this excursion.
A specialist guides walkers through the camp pointing out various species of birds (70 have been sighted so far). Walks last for approximately one and a half hours.
Depart at 5:45 a.m. for a balloon ride over the Mara plains, to float majestically over the teeming herds of wildlife. You will land on the Mara plains and have a sparkling wine breakfast to celebrate this unusual experience. This safari lasts for approximately 1.5 hours. Guests have to fill out liability forms.
Fishing Safari (Half-Day Excursion)
A 40-minute flight brings one to the second largest fresh water lake in the world and the source of the River Nile - Lake Victoria. Fish for Nile Perch, some of which weigh over 200 lbs, look-out for the myriad of bird-life, or just spend time watching the spectacular scenery from your boat. The rare spotted-necked otter is also to be found here.
MEETING & CONFERENCE FACILITY AT MARA SAFARI CLUB:
The Manyatta Room, also used as a Library and Information Centre, transforms into the perfect conference room able to accommodate up to 35 delegates. Situated between the Reception and Lounge, the light airy room is perfect for theatre-style conferences, boardroom meetings or small receptions. While delegates are occupied with their conference, spouses and families can enjoy the multitude of activities available from the Club.