At House in the Wild we want our guests to enjoy the safari of their dreams, alongside experiencing what life is really like in the Mara.
This is a safari for your senses, and we put alot of care into how you experience every element of your stay, from the sustainably sourced food and drinks, the settings and the activities on offer.
House in the Wild offers incredible game-driving through Enonkishu, Lemek and Ol Chorro Conservancies, in exclusive use vehicles.
Aside from game driving, there are always interesting activities going on, to be done at your own pace in your own time....
Our experienced Maasai guides know every hidden corner of the Mara and will do their best to find what you are looking for
Game drives take place in exclusive-use safari cars, across 45,000 acres of the Northern Mara Conservancies
Have a photography lesson with Adam Bannister
Fresh, wholesome and delicious food; where every mouthful, sip, setting, view and smile matters
Stretch your legs and explore the tracks on foot across the Naretoi sanctuary
Mountain bikes give our guests the opportunity to explore Naretoi at their own pace, exercise and feel the fresh air
A once in a lifetime opportunity, to float over the Mara in a hot air balloon, before landing for a champagne breakfast
Capture special moments on safari with our professional photographer
Leave a tree behind and watch your passion for Africa grow, leave a gift for the Mara
After supper, see what nocturnal creatures come out at night
Get up close and personal to rhinos at the Rhino sanctuary
Get creative and learn the local craft of beading at the Mara Training Centre
Go for a run through the winding tracks of Naretoi, stretch your legs on safari
Play a game of tennis with the family, after a morning game drive
Have some fun at the lodge with croquet / boulles / badminton or ping pong
Learn about what goes on behind the scenes to make your safari so special
Walk with the herders, learn about the livestock, help the team to move the bomas
Hire our cameras for the day, and return home with top quality images taken by you, on safari
Visit the local manyatta and immerse yourself in the Maasai culture
Learn about all of the conservation projects going on, play a game of biodiversity jenga with the team
Enjoy a relaxing massage using locally grown essential oils
Game drives in the Northern Mara Conservancies, in an exclusive use, open sided safari car.
Sundowners on the edge of the hill, watching the sky change colour and the sun set over the plains, with a gin and tonic in hand.
Bush Breakfasts after a morning game drive.
Guided Walks within Naretoi identifying tracks and spoor and of stretching the legs, recommended going out for 1 or 2 hours.
Local School Visits – why not pack a few extra pens, pencils, footballs or things you might be looking to throw away and we can donate these to the local school children of the Emarti Village.
Go fishing in the Mara River – have a go after a morning game drive or over sunset on the edge of the Mara River fishing for catfish. If you catch it, take a picture and release it!
Garden games – croquet, garden boules, rugby balls, board games.
Visit the Mara Training Centre and learn about the inspiring conservation work, do some beading with the women from the area, learn about our soap and candle making.
Visit the Wild Shamba and the indigenous tree nursery and spend a morning planting trees, fly home guilt free about your carbon footprint!
(Extra cost and must be arranged in advance)
Enjoy a relaxing massage, soft, medium or deep tissue using locally grown essential oils.
Visits to the Rhino Sanctuary guests are able to walk with the rhino, while being protected by armed rangers.
Photoshoots on the plains.
Camera hire and photography lessons.
Visit the Mara Elephant Project and learn about the incredible work that is done to reduce human - wildlife conflict and protect the elephants of the Maasai Mara
Have a scenic helicopter flight over the plains and along the Mara River.
Spend an hour or two at the local Maasai Village, learning about how their huts are made, how to make fire with only a couple of twigs, listen to the mammas sing and meet the children. Have a look at some of their handmade beaded items of jewellery or buy something to take home!
Balloon Safari’s - wake up at dawn and float over the wildlife and the Maasai Mara – a once in a life time opportunity.