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“This is what we have always imagined an authentic 1920s/30s safari to be like and it is
a superb experience.”
“The attention to detail, consideration for the environment
and consistent smiling service – you have a gem of a place.”

01May 2017

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development ‘Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people’ is how the International Ecotourism Society defines ecotourism. (TIES, 1990) In the introductory briefing at Sentinel we start by pointing out to our […]

06Apr 2016

For those seeking to invest in property, the old adage “location, location and location” is tried and true. The same can be said when seeking a premium game viewing safari experience. We are privileged in this respect being inside the Masai Mara National Reserve, traditionally referred to as “The Jewel of Africa” when it comes […]

04Feb 2016

We are very conscious of the need for tourism to benefit local communities and impact the environment positively if it is to be sustainable. As a small camp we are limited in the number of people we can employ, but last November Sentinel Mara Camp ventured into new territory by sponsoring a business training for […]

26Oct 2015

Dominic Matai has just chased the topi and zebra off the airstrip in preparation for the landing of the flight from Nairobi. As the engine comes to a halt and the dust settles the imposingly tall man in traditional attire of red shuka and beaded necklace greets his visitors. “Welcome to the Mara. I am […]

20Oct 2015

As guests sip their drinks around the campfire a figure clad in a chef’s uniform emerges from the dark shadows and patiently waits for a lull in the conversation. Suddenly there is silence and anticipating eyes focus on the bearer of good news. “Good evening. My name is Joshua; I am your chef. For your […]

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