The Lodge

Hidden on a sleepy bend of the Talek River, in the midst of the Masai Mara’s endless savannah – this exclusive tented camp is the perfect place to start your safari.

Julia’s spectacular location on the river guarantees an abundance of wildlife viewing without even leaving the camp where lions, buffalos, wildebeest, elephants and even leopard regularly come to drink!

All the tents are pitched along the banks of the Talek, only a few feet from the river and sit on their own elevated wooden platform, offering privileged views. With a total of 28 tents, this facility has has 3 separate camps to choose from; Hippo Camp, Buffalo Camp and VIP Camp; each with its own unique characteristics and charm. 

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All guests who stay at the camp can enjoy full board regime with mineral water, tea and coffee at no extra cost.

The camp’s talented chef and camp’s staff are always glad to attend to any special needs. Besides the Continental or English breakfast every morning, daily menus for lunch and dinner are always varied and combine traditional healthy recipes. Don’t miss out on the camp’s homemade desserts and cakes (upon request).

For lunch, the camp offers the option of a packed lunch on safari or seated lunch back at the camp depending on the day’s itinerary. In the evening, guests enjoy a well earned sundowner before dinner after which a splendid three course dinner of African or Mediterranean cuisine accompanied  by  a selection of the finest wines from South Africa is served.


With a total of 28 tents, this venue has 3 separate camps to choose from: Hippo Camp, Buffalo Camp and VIP Camp; each with its own unique characteristics and charm.

Each Classic Tent in the Hippo Camp is pitched on its own wooden platform with private verandah overlooking the Talek River. Each classic tent is comfortably furnished with twin beds dressed in the finest Indian cotton, warm duvet and Masai blanket, carpeted flooring, locally made wooden furniture, solar panel lighting and sewn-in mosquito nets.

The 12 Classic Superior tents are located in the Buffalo Camp.  Each  tent has sewn-in mosquito nets, comfortable beds with fine cotton sheets and duvets, bedside tables, solar powered lighting and private en-suite bathroom with hot running water 24h/day  and regular flushing toilet.  

The VIP camp is located in a secluded wood on the banks of the river Talek and is the ideal setting for honeymooners and private groups. Each spacious tent, measuring 27m2, sits on its own elevated wooden platform offering privileged views of the relaxing surroundings. Twin beds dressed in fine Indian cotton sheets, warm duvet and Masai blankets are standard, with doubles available upon request. 

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