Cottar’s 1920s Camp

Cottar’s 1920s Camp

A vintage safari experience bordering the Masai Mara

The explorers tent at Cottar's 1920s Camp
The master bedroom of a private villa at Cottars 1920s Camp.
A Masai craftsperson threading a needle and beads for a necklace.

Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp

Masai Mara, Kenya

Vintage luxury at its best, the award-winning Cottar’s 1920s Camp has its own 7,608 acre private conservancy, offering a private and authentic safari for all visitors. Family owned and managed , it extends an era of luxury and quality and returns to the original spirit and essence of ‘safari’.

The 1920s Camp provides the romance of safari under cream canvas tents, the style of the bygone era of the twenties, while at the same time supplying the amenities required by today’s modern world travelers and professional guides whose qualifications are some of the highest in Africa. Offering an abundance of wildlife, a guarantee of privacy, and the highest standards of professional guiding in a luxurious and authentic safari environment.

Amenities and Activities:


FAMILY FRIENDLY: Oh yes! All ages welcome


  • Great Wildebeest Migration (Seasonal)

  • Big 5 Game Drive

  • Walking Safaris

  • Night Game Drives

  • Birding

  • Hot Air Ballooning

  • Unique Canvas Bath

  • Authentic Cultural Experiences


Winners of numerous accolades, including ‘Best Tented Camp in the World’; Best small to medium enterprise in Africa; Fodor’s Travel Award in the Trip of a Lifetime category; Global Eco-sphere Retreat accredited and recipient of the Green Globe award for environmental practices. Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp offers discerning travelers authentic and unique lifetime safari experiences.

Insider Tip: Between August to October it is possible to be in the path of the Great Wildebeest Migration. View our Great Wildebeest Migration Guide for more details.

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