Keekorok Lodge is located within Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve. This is at an Altitude of 1,617 meters above sea level. Keekorok is a Masai word meaning motley abundance in the local Masai language. This Masai Mara safari lodge was constructed in 1962. This is on a choice eighty acre site in an area of permanent springs and lush grassland.
The Keekorok Lodge lies over 700 square miles of lush, sun-drenched plains. Keekorok Lodge was the first safari lodge in Masai Mara Game Reserve. The Masai Mara National Reserve is habitually teaming with wildlife. It is home to literally millions of plains game and their attendant predators. This is particularly during the months from July to October. This is when the migration of wildebeest and zebra reaches its northern apogee.
Keekorok Lodge is ideally situated in the direct path of the spectacular animal migration. The great wildebeest migration occurs every year from July to October. Guests at this safari lodge in Masai Mara can experience unparalleled safari adventures. They include morning and evening game drives that are a must for anyone visiting the reserve.
Masai Mara Accommodation
Keekorok lodge has four types of rooms to fit your needs. There are a total of 99 accommodation units at this Masai mara safari lodge. They include:-
- 85 Standard rooms
- 12 Chalets
- 1 Executive Suite
- 1 Presidential Suite
Dining Experience at this Masai Mara Safari Lodge
The Discovery Bar
This is a reflection of Keekorok lodges’s vast history. The discovery bar features a photo gallery of its illustrious clientele. This bar at the Masai Mara safari lodge serves a fine collection of whiskies and cigars. This comes along with exquisite freshly ground Kenyan coffee.
The Swimming Pool and Bar
The swimming pool and bar at Keekorok Lodge serve drinks and refreshments throughout the day.
The Hippo Pool Bar
The Hippo Pool Bar at this Masai mara safari lodge is connected to the main lodge. This is by a 1km long wooden walkway which meanders through the Keekorok forest. The bar overlooks a permanent watering hole. The hole is home to over 20 hippos and is visited regularly by elephants and lions.
The restaurant at Keekorok overlooks the well manicured lawns on one side. On the other side is a spectacular internal rock garden. This restaurant serves a variety of traditional African, Asian and Western food. Guests have the option to dine al fresco on the veranda on the Elephant Deck. This overlooks the rolling savannah or in the wilderness in complete privacy.