House in the Wild

Maasai Mara, Kenya

Peaceful & Exclusive

House in the Wild is a private home tucked away on a 1000‐acre private estate within the Enonkishu Conservancy on the edge of the Maasai Mara. The conservancy was once used for farming but a successful rewilding project has seen the rangelands returned to their natural state and Kenya’s iconic wildlife has returned to the area in impressive numbers.

Built originally as a family getaway and still overseen by the owners, the lodge exudes a sense of easy relaxation and homeliness. Up to fourteen guests can be accommodated across four cottages, two of which have two separate bedrooms perfect for families. All enjoy a pretty river outlook, shady verandahs, outside star showers or bathtubs with a view. The main area provides a lounge and dining area, a swimming pool and a bar. A small team of chefs, guides and hosts will ensure your every need is catered for. As well as enjoying excellent wildlife viewing, fishing and guided bush walks, you’ll have the opportunity to witness the way local communities have built their livelihoods in harmony with the nature. Visits to the local villages can be arranged and you’ll be welcomed into the homes of local people and invited to take part in activities such as beekeeping and animal husbandry. Visiting the noisy cattle market is a highlight, as is walking among rhinos in a sanctuary.

A stay at House in the Wild allows guests to share an intimate safari with friends and family whilst having direct access to some of the world’s best wildlife viewing and gaining a valuable insight into real Kenya.

You will love

  • A peaceful ‘home from home’
  • Mara River views
  • Excellent wildlife sightings
  • Authentic community life

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Elizabeth Mackintosh

Julia you did a fantastic job - everything was first class. Well organised, efficient and stress free. We all agreed it was the best holiday we've ever had. Cant wait to travel with CSC again.

Milford family

We are so happy we put our trust in CSC, we had an amazing adventure and would recommend them to anyone.

Kim & Brad Balance

The trip exceeded my expectations and was the best family holiday I have ever had. Our children simply loved it and now I know more about African wildlife than they do about our own farm animals.

Rowntree family

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Melanie McMillan & Iain Jones

We loved it all. Our son wants to go back tomorrow. We would ALL go back again!

Laurence & Remi Cunningham

An amazing experience - the best family holiday we have ever had. We were extremely impressed by the meticulous attention to our itinerary. I can't speak highly enough of all the elements of this exciting journey!

Sheryl & Robert Taylor

Thank you for making our trip to Africa so spectacular. The attention to detail really made it special. It really was the trip of a lifetime.

Paul Cozzi

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Jane & Robert Happell

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Tim Bradley

You can't improve on perfection. I had my best birthday and holiday with my family celebrating my 80th birthday in Africa. Everything that Julia organised was perfect and the whole trip was a highlight!

Buckingham Family

The trip of a lifetime, couldn't have dreamt of a better adventure if I tried.

Emma Jeffcoat

Absolutely everything was first class & so well organised.

Simon & Jackie Adams

Classic Safari Company has done it again! A unique experience that ticked all the boxes - wildlife, culture and dining experience. A dream come true!

Ros Wheeler

Their experience and knowledge of Africa is evident and we couldn't have been happier with the total package. This has given us a taste for Africa - now we are ready for more.

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