General, Tsavo West, Wildlife Update

Posted on 14th July, 2016

Tsavo West Sightings

The week of 11th July 2016 was interesting and seeing a lot of wildlife coming closer to the camp.This is due to the drought season. Elephants started coming earlier than expected to the river and spend the whole night feeding … Continue reading

General, Great Rift Valley - Naivasha, News Updates, Wildlife Update

Posted on 11th July, 2016

Night Skies Over the Great Rift

From Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort – three planets in splendid view – Saturn, Mars and Jupiter. Mars and Saturn sandwich the head of the constellation, Scorpius.        

Annual Wildebeest Migration, General, Masai Mara, Wildlife Update

Posted on 28th June, 2016

Migration Update

The 2016 annual migration of the wildebeest has begun a lot earlier than normal. The first herds were seen at Sand River early June coming in from the Serengeti in Tanzania and moving north into the Maasai Mara.   Following … Continue reading

Annual Wildebeest Migration, General, Masai Mara, News Updates, Wildlife Update

Posted on 27th June, 2016

The Great Migration

Temperatures 13ºc morning 26ºc at midday 15ºc after sunset WILDLIFE The last two weeks the impala have been breeding close to our football pitch and around the landing strip. Occasionally a big bull elephant comes around Mara Intrepids and Mara … Continue reading

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