Olarro Lodge
Olarro Lodge

Olarro Lodge

Olarro Lodge is founded on the principles of conservation, sustainability and community empowerment. The lodge not only provides accommodation, but also aims to create a self-sustaining tourist operation with a goal of improving the standard of living for the local Maasai community. Olarro Lodge strives to create a sustainable ecosystem, working with its community and CSA (Conservation Science Africa), the conservation company specialising in REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation).

USD 900+ per person sharing per night
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Olarro Lodge Highlights

The Masai Mara Reserve is famous for its Big Cats. The Masai Mara boasts astonishing amount of game within the area. Game to be spotted are gazelle, wildebeest and zebra, who graze in large numbers, and where prey is found so are predators. The famous black-maned Mara lions are residents to the area, and can only be seen here. The reserve is also home to cheetah, elephant, kongoni, topi, Thompson's gazelle, waterbuck, hyena, and primates. Every year the Masai Mara hosts the world's greatest event, the Great Migration, where wildebeest and zebra from the Serengeti mirgrate. From July to October the Mara plains attracts more than 1.3 million wildebeest together in a single massive herd.

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Useful Information
  • Olarro Lodge is located within the Masai Mara of Kenya, known for the annual wildebeest and zebra migration.
  • The lodge comprises of two accommodations: Main Olarro and Little Olarro
  • Little Olarro is ideal for guests who prefer privacy and exclusivity.
  • The lodge is ideal for birdwatchers as the lodge is located in an area home to over 150 bird species.
  • Olarro Lodge has a spa on its premises which is designed for luxurious pampering.

Olarro Lodge Game Viewing and Activities

Olarro offers a wide range of activities including night game drives with special infrared night vision goggles. Guests can enjoy activities such as mountain biking, nature walks and specialised bird-watching with licensed guides. Game drives are scheduled in the morning and late afternoons, which are the best times for game viewing. Guests can also experience a full day to the Maasai Mara, including a luxury picnic lunch. Night game drives are unique as nocturnal game can be spotted within their natural habitat. These include the white tailed mongoose, bush babies, African kangaroo or spring hare, Feraux owl and the Montane night jar. Night vision binoculars are given to guests especially to spot the game at night. These binoculars offer guests the opportunity to spot nocturnal predators such as leopard and lion. Guided nature walks are offered to guests to observe and explore the traditional uses of shrubs and trees for medicine, identifying the spoor of different animals and analysing geology in the area. Olarro Lodge is known to be a paradise for birdwatchers. The area is home to over 150 species of birds. Other activities at Olarro Lodge include mountain biking, a balloon safari where guests float over the million wildebeest and zebra migration in a hot air balloon, a cultural safari where guests are taken on a tour to gain firsthand experience and knowledge of the Maasai Life, visit the Olarro Eco Gardens and the Olarro Shop which is stocked by Lisa Christoffersen of Sanza Company. The shop stocks authentic and unique African handicrafts, jewellery and accessories handpicked by Lisa.

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