Location: Olderkesi Conservancy, Narok County, Kenya
The award-winning Cottar’s 1920’s Camp is situated in the 7608-acre private Olderkesi Conservancy bordering the famous ‘seventh’ natural wonder of the world, the Maasai Mara in Kenya and the Tanzania Serengeti game reserve. Owned and managed by the oldest established and continuing safari family in Africa it extends an era of luxury and quality and returns to the original spirit and essence of ‘safari’. Open all year round with a minimum 2 night bookings at Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp and Minimum 3 night bookings at Cottar’s Bush Villa.
The camp has nine tents in total (two unique honeymoon tents, four double tents and three family tents), all with en suite bathrooms. The family tents are open-plan living rooms with fireplaces. The entire camp is situated to ensure that tents are private and quiet whether for
honeymooners or families with young children.
Uniqueness of this Camp
The Cottar family have been providing safaris for more than 100 years and focuses on providing an authentic and individualized safari experience and supporting an ongoing legacy of wilderness, wildlife, comfort and security and honoring a balance between conservation, prosperous commerce, community and culture. Launch of the first E-bike Bush Rides in the Olderkesi Conservancy.
The camp has nine tents in total (two unique honeymoon tents, four double tents and three family tents), all with en suite bathrooms.
The family tents are open-plan living rooms with fireplaces, Balcony / Deck, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Lounge Area, Mosquito Nets, Safe and Verandah.
Camp Amenities: 24-hour Security, Bar, Battery Charging Facilities, Communal Dining, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Kiddies Club, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Library, Malaria Free, Meal on Request, Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Private Vehicle Available, Restaurant, Secure Parking, Spa, Babysitting Service, Chauffer Service and Credit Card
Day and Night game viewing drives, Bush Walks, Impact Activities, Swimming, Running with a Maasai Warrior, Visit Local School, Swimming at the Waterfall (seasonal), Maasai Warrior School (all ages), Traditional canvas bush bath and Maasai Singing and Dancing.
New Experiences: One hour learning with female conservation rangers, Pangolin talk, Conservancy talk, Medicinal plant walk and talk, Mara predator project experience, Carbon footprint, recycle and upcycle talk and experience, Foraging with Letilet or Mzee Kinyaika and foraged dining experience, Vulture Rehabilitation and Raptor talk/experience, Wild dog talk, Transect/identification of wildlife early morning walk, Talk on the culture and community of the Maasai people, Half day with Mara Elephant Project learning, The Explorers Tent / 4C Centre visit, History of safari talk, Stargazing, Reforestation seed dispersal activity, Professional photography experience.