Offbeat Mara Camp

Offbeat Mara is an intimate tented camp nestled into a bend in the Olare Orok River in southern section of the Mara North Conservancy

Offbeat Mara is a small and personal camp which has a lovely, atmospheric location offering immediate access to excellent game viewing along the Olare Orok River and across the nearby plains. The accommodation tents and central mess tents are all very comfortable, but the camp retains a slightly quirky, old school feel where the emphasis is on the safari experience and camp ambience, rather than on slick furnishings. Guiding is excellent and guests receive an extremely warm welcome from the management and staff. Evenings are relaxed and usually fairly social as everyone meets around the camp fire and eats together. Offbeat also offers decent value for money and is very suitable for travellers seeking a genuine bush adventure.


Guests at Offbeat Mara Camp are accommodated in seven spacious tents, two of which are suitable for families with two separate en suite bedrooms internally connected. All tents are comfortably furnished with large cedar beds…


The Masai Mara ecosystem is one of the best game viewing areas in Africa and is especially good for viewing the big cats. Elephants, buffalo, hippo, crocodiles, giraffe, zebra, lion, leopard, cheetah, spotted hyaena, impala, gazelles, eland, waterbuck…


There is no age restriction at Offbeat Mara, though we would suggest that the camp is quite adventurous for extremely young children. Having said this, the camp has two super family accommodation tents that can cater for…

Conservation & community

Offbeat Mara contribute towards conservation by contributing to the Greater Mara Management which oversees the management of their Mara North Conservancy. The funds assist the local community through ways such as land management…

Location Mara North Conservancy
Access Scheduled or Charter flight into Mara North (1h 15mins)
Open All year
Pricing £££££
Camp Style Tented camp
Focus Big game
Children No age restriction
Activities Game drives (day and night) / Guided walks / Line fishing for catfish / Village visit
Vehicles Open sided with roof hatches
Maximum Guests on Vehicle 4
Private Vehicle Options Yes
Off-road Driving Yes
Number of Rooms 7 tents (including 2 family tents)
Family Accommodation 2 two bedroomed family tents
Bathroom Flush toilet / Bucket shower / Jug for basin
Power for charging Communal / On vehicle
Lighting Solar
Hairdryer Not possible
Heating/Cooling No
Room Safe No (may use management safe)
Laundry Service Complimentary
Communication in room No
Wi-Fi Central area
Mobile Reception Very limited
Swimming No
Wellness No
Dining Style Communal & Private
Drinks Included All drinks (excluding French Champagne)
Credit Cards Not accepted