Our Rooms

(Julia's River Camp)

Located on the banks of the Talek River, inside the Masai Mara Nature Reserve, Julia's River Camp is the perfect place to start your safari. With 28 tents distributed in 3 separate camps: Hippo Camp, Buffalo Camp and VIP Camp; each offers its own unique characteristics and charm. Choose your room category and your accommodation plan: full board or game package (which includes 2 daily game drives in our specially adapted 4x4 land cruisers)  and enjoy the best safari experience in Kenya!



Julia’s River Camp is situated 8kms from Talek Gate, within the Masai Mara Nature Reserve. You can follow signposts from Talek Gate. The nearest airstrip to Julia’s River Camp is Ol Kiombo at 8 km distance.

GPS coordinates: 1°25’42.53″S – 35°10’14.68″E

Hotel Amenities

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Service
  • Excursions
  • Transfers to/from nearest airstrip
  • Solar Power Light
  • Common area with electric plugs
  • Mess tent with meals service
  • Lounge with bar service
  • Double beds and family room available
  • Game drives

Room Facilities

  • Wooden furniture
  • Twin Bed
  • Towels
  • Solar panel reading lights
  • Safety Box
  • Regular flushing toilets
  • Private Veranda
  • Mosquito Net
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Clothes rack
  • Carpeted Flooring
  • 24h/7 hot water shower
  • Indian cotton duvet

Child Policies

  • Children 0-16 years old must share a tent with an adult
  • Children under 5 years old: free of charge (sharing bed with adult)
  • Children 5-16 years: 50% discount on adult rate

    Family rooms are available upon request in Buffalo and VIP camps, subject to availability.
    Maximum 4 guests (or 4 plus 1 infant) with at least one child of 5-16 years in the party. Online booking is not possible for Family Room so please contact us at [email protected] to request this type of room.

Payment Terms

A deposit of 50% of the total balance must be paid in order to secure the booking.

The remaining 50% should be paid 30 days before the arrival date.

Reservations made 30 days or less before arrival date  should be paid in full at the time of booking.


Pricing policy

  • Prices shown are inclusive of VAT (16%) and Tourism Levy (2%) and are subject to change should the government increase taxes or introduce new taxes.
  • Masai Mara National Reserve entry fees are NOT included in our rates and will be charged by the Park Authorities upon entry at the gate (subject to change at short notice)

Masai Mara Nature Reserve Entry Fees


Children (3-18 yrs)

International Guests

 70 USD/day

40 USD/day


Please note that these rates are for guests sleeping INSIDE the Masai Mara National Reserve. For international guests sleeping OUTSIDE the Masai Mara the adult entry fee is 80 USD/day and the child entry fee is 45 USD/day.


Seasons and Check in/Check out time:

High Season: 1st July to 31st October  /  20th December to 6th January.
Low Season: 7th January to 30th June  /  1st November to 19th December.
Check-In time: is flexible but only available up until 18h due to the park gate closing times and circulation prohibitions after dark.


Meal Plan

Full Board: Includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, mineral water, tea and coffee.
VIP Full Board: Includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, mineral water, tea, coffee, wine, beer and sodas.



Game Drive enhancements are available to all guests and includes 2 daily game drives within the Masai Mara (or 1 full game drive with packed lunch) in our exclusive specially adapted 4x4 Toyota Land Cruisers or similar (subject to availability).

Cancellation Policy

  • 31 days and over: no cancellation fee.
  • From 30 to 15 days: 50% cancellation fee.
  • From 14 days and no show: 100% cancellation fee.
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