Set in a bend in the Mara River, David Livingstone Safari Resort looks out on pools ﬁlled with hippos. The resort, which was formerly known as Mara Shikar, is located in Lemek Conservancy. The resort is painted Maasai red, and adorned with Nlaasai fabrics and artefacts.
There are 80 en-suite rooms, made up of doubles and twins. Some rooms are interconnecting, suitable for families. There are also 2 suites, each with 2 bedrooms and a living room equipped with TV and DVD. The restaurant has a long terrace that overlooks the hippo pools, and serves table d’hote lunch and dinner. The Susi Bar and Chuma Bar both overlook the river, and are stocked with soft drinks, beers, wines and spirits.
The resort otters day and night game drives. The David Livingstone Safari Walk introduces visitors to the medicinal and cosmetic uses of indigenous plants. Specialist bird safaris are available with advance reservation.
Teambuilding activities include obstacle runs, treasure hunts and cookery classes. Maasai moran entertain visitors with traditional dances and songs some evenings. Bush breakfasts, dinners and sundowners are also on offer. David Livingstone Safari Resort is committed to ensuring the local community beneﬁts in terms of employment and welfare.
David Livingstone Safari Resort – Facilities
- 24-hour hot running water
- Children welcome
- Medical clinic
- Game drives
- Night drives
- Visit to local villages
- Bush meals
- 4WD vehicles
- Full board
- Credit card