Bateleur Camp

Owned by andBeyond, Bateleur Camp is situated on a private concession on the western border of the Masai Mara, in the location where Out of Africa's famous final scene was filmed. This romantic and totally private camp reflects the atmosphere of Kenyan Colonial safaris. The excellent positioning of Bateleur affords guests wonderful vistas across the surrounding plains, with zebra, wildebeest and warthog making regular appearances.

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Nestled in a lush riverine forest are 2 intimate camps each with 9 spacious suites which epitomise classic elegance. Each has a shingle roof, wooden doors and a private deck overlooking the vast game-filled plains of the Masai Mara, whilst luxuriously furnished with gleaming wooden floors and wood-framed beds, overhead fan, twin hand basins, shower, cupboards, leather chairs and a writing table.

The camp also features a deep lap pool looking out across the Mara Plains. Your private butler will serve you delicious Pan-African cuisine in the dining area, on the veranda or in a romantic setting under the African stars. Bush breakfasts, balloon safaris and candlelit dinners offer an unforgettable experience of the African bush, adding the perfect touches to a romantic trip.

Getting There

Fly into the Kichwa Tembo airstrip, roughly 1 hour's flight from Nairobi and then transfer 30 minutes to reach the camp. To road transfer from Nairobi takes about 6 - 7 hours.


Two game drives per day, night game drives, bush walks, bush banquets, sundowners, hot air ballooning and cultural visits.

Read what our previous clients thought of Bateleur Camp

Review of Bateleur Camp

Nico Castillo & Michelle Gomez

10/5. Unreal. I spoke above on our experience and could go on for ages. I am certainly hoping to return in several years to show our future children the amazing place where we spent our honeymoon. Esther and Richard, the camp managers, were great with us, always asking if they could go the extra mile to help improve our stay, which was already amazing. On the last night they organized…

04/04/2019 Read full trip review

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Robert Birman & Jennifer Forman

The lodge itself, and the staff were spot on. Luxurious accommodations, lovely & friendly staff, yummy food. We saw the largest variety of animals here which made every outing different. My only complaint, and this is not about the camp but about the Masai Mara itself, is that we weren't able to get as close to the animals as we were in the Serengeti. We had to stay on the…

13/11/2018 Read full trip review

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