General, Masai Mara, Wildlife Update

Posted on 23rd May, 2016

Masai Mara – Early Migration Signs

Weather 18ºc morning 25ºc at midday 23ºc after sunset   The Domestic Migration of the Loita Wildebeest and Zebra to the Mara The Loita wildebeest are between Double Crossing and Ntiakitiak River within easy reach of Mara Intrepids Camp. Some … Continue reading

General, News Updates, Property, Samburu National Reserve, Wildlife Update

Posted on 16th March, 2016

Lions and Leopards of Samburu – Diary of a Driver Guide

During yesterday evening’s game drive we spotted three lions – a male and two females – heading for the Ewaso Nyiro River, which is the life-lung of Samburu National Reserve.       Looking through my binoculars, I recognized the … Continue reading

General, Masai Mara, Wildlife Update

Posted on 29th June, 2015

Strange Lion Behaviour In The Mara

The last few weeks in the Mara can only be described as wet! It’s not been all bad, because that rain is what attracts the migrants – wildebai, zebras and antelopes – back into the Mara ecosystem.       … Continue reading

Annual Wildebeest Migration, General, Masai Mara, Wildlife Update

Posted on 29th June, 2015

The Wildebai Are Coming!

WEATHER Beautiful clear days and clear skies at night – dazzling for star gazing.   Watch the fantastic race of the planets – brilliant Venus and bold Jupiter – as they draw closer together each night. Venus will pass Jupiter … Continue reading

General, Masai Mara, News Updates

Posted on 22nd April, 2015

An Intimate Bush Wedding

  Take your vows in some of the world’s most spectacular wild country within earshot of the elephant’s trumpet or a lion’s roar. You can choose a traditional wedding according to your customs, or dress in the local finery of … Continue reading

General, Masai Mara, News Updates, Wildlife Update

Posted on 17th April, 2015

Mara Explorer Camp Wildlife Sightings – April 2015

Temperature   19c morning   28c at midday   25c after sunset   Weather   Raining.   The rivers and luggas are flooded.   Mara River is rising after the low ebb in the last few months.     The … Continue reading

General, News Updates, Samburu National Reserve, Wildlife Update

Posted on 16th April, 2015

Elephant Sighting in Samburu Reserve – April 2015

It’s 35 degrees centigrade and we are hoping for rain soon.   The hot spell in northern Kenya is a trying time for both people and the wildlife. The Ewaso Nyiro river which is the life-lung of these northern regions … Continue reading

General, News Updates, Samburu National Reserve, Wildlife Update

Posted on 15th April, 2015

Samburu Intrepids Camp Easter Sightings

A young male cheetah near Larsens Camp was seen. He looks new in the area.   At Samburu National Reserve, we have a good number of cheetahs. For the last six months, we have had regular sightings of two females, … Continue reading

General, Masai Mara, News Updates, Wildlife Update

Posted on 10th April, 2015

MARA INTREPIDS CAMP – 30TH MARCH 2015

Weather   The weather has changed.   The rain started around the Mara. It’s the first rain of the year and the land is dry and thirsty. The parched soil will simply soak all the water first. Hopefully, the vegetation … Continue reading

General, News Updates, Samburu National Reserve

Posted on 24th March, 2015

AFRICAN CIVET – SAMBURU INTREPIDS CAMP

We have a very active civet during the night at the camp. One night, a security guard called to report a leopard and l went to check.   It was a quiet night save for the baboons barking like dogs … Continue reading