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Emboo River has been featured on news channels, in magazines and other media outlets. Click on the below to see the features in more detail.




Written Media



Curbing “frenzies around animals” is also important with travelers on safari. Emboo River Camp, the first safari lodge in Kenya to have its entire fleet of safari vehicles powered by solar energy, is helping lead the setup of a Safari Etiquette guide for the Maasai Mara. .

Sept 2023

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Emboo River Camp is the first camp nationally to convert all its vehicles into electric-models charged using solar power.

"This is the first Maasai Mara camp with an all-electric fleet of safari vehicles: upcycled 1990s Land Rovers, charged using solar power.

May 2023


"Our opening act stars Emboo River, tucked away in a forest of trees on the edge of the plains in the south of the Masai Mara. It's the Mara's first carbon neutral safari camp, being 100% solar powered, recycling all of its water...”

January 2023

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"... your trip (can have) a net-positive impact in terms of environmental and economic impact.

That could be via visiting Emboo River Camp"

December 2022

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"(Emboo River) joined a global selection of 30 tourism establishments under the Regenerative Travel brand that adhere to the highest standards in social and environmental impact."

September 2022



"As if to suit their surroundings, most of those jeeps have their own growls, petrol coughing, diesel clearing its throat.
But among them are a pair that stalk off silently to Emboo River camp. These two are solar-powered — no noise, no fuel, no fumes "

August 2022

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"Für die kenianische Emboo River Lodge ist das eine Investition in die Zukunft. Die Unterkunft liegt im Naturschutzgebiet Maasai Mara.

Für Mitbesitzerin Valery Super steht fest: „Wenn der Tourismussektor nicht auf nachhaltige“

August 2022

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"Emboo River offers guests a unique safari experience which is luxurious, relaxing, educational as well as fully eco friendly, sustainable and community focused.

The camp uses 100 per cent solar power and prevents single use plastic by the use of bricknic dishes and beeswax clothes."
July 2022

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"Emboo River was the first East African operator to have a full fleet of electric vehicles available to guests. The silent 4x4s are fully solar powered and are equipped to take guests on full-day drives throughout the pristine surroundings."

July 2022

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Women Trailblazing in the Maasai Mara
March 2022

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"Das Emboo River Camp ist als die erste vollständig energieautarke Öko-Lodge in der Maasai Mara in Bezug auf Nachhaltigkeit ohnehin schon exzellent aufgestellt."

December 2021

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"see how the Maasai Mara National Reserve copes with carbon emissions."

October 2021

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"We've been using these to tow stuck diesel vehicles out of the water"

September 2021

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"A new breed of safari vehicle"

August 2021

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Financial Fortune

"Most Transparent Tourism Destination"

April 2021

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Live To Travel

"Eco-Glamping in the wilderness"

March 2020

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Gazet van Antwerpen

"The success of Emboo River is not going unnoticed"

January 2020


The EastAfrican

"A Mara lodge has gone green"

October 2019

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Timbuktu Travel

Behind the scenes at Emboo River.

July 2019

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Os safáris veganos crescem em países africanos e atraem cada vez mais adeptos da observação da fauna, da preservação dos recursos naturais e, claro, da dieta que dá nome ao serviço. 

August 2023

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“Regeneration is something you don’t finish, it’s continual evolution,” says Amanda Ho, cofounder of Regenerative Travel. This consortium of independent boutiques are rooted in community to enable people, nature, and culture to thrive.

May 2023

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"Eight spacious tents sit by the river of the same name and on arrival, one of the co-founders, Valery, proudly shows me around. ‘Hopefully what we’re doing here will become the norm,’ she says. Emboo is entirely solar-powered, while the kitchen cooks with gas made...”

March 2023

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"Emboo is the first company in east Africa to have a full fleet of electric safari vehicles that are charged with solar power. At the lodge, which also runs on solar power, water and trash are recycled and a garden provides ingredients for meals..”

January 2023



"Regenerative Travel, a benefit corporation and a collection of independent hotels and lodges committed to regenerative hospitality, (announces new) additions to the Regenerative Hotels community"

September 2022


"After a day out on Safari, eating dinner under the stars and spending time afterwards by a roaring camp fire is an experience not to be missed. The stars gleamed brightly"

August 2022

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"Die breiten Reifen hieven das Geländeauto über Felsen. Durch

einen Bach rollt der SUV auf eine Herde Zebras zu. Das alles geschieht völlig lautlos. Wie Raubkatzen auf der Jagd pirschen sich die Safaritouristen mit ihren Kameras an. Möglich macht dies der Elektroantrieb, auf den nun immer"

August 2022


"The carbon-neutral Emboo Camp is one of the pioneers. Situated in a forest on the Talek River, it uses a closed loop system where biogas is created from food waste, man-made lagoons filter water and electricity
is generated from solar panels."


July 2022

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"Proudly carbon-negative, this is the first Maasai Mara camp with al all-electric fleet of safari vehicles"

June 2022

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“Situated within the National Reserve, Emboo River Camp is one sustainable safari lodge that’s ahead of the game."

June 2022

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Every aspect of the carbon-negative safari – right down to your meals – honours the ecosystem.

February 2022

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"partnership with Kenya’s Minister of Tourism ... to make the Maasai Mara carbon neutral"

October 2021

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Nomad Magazine

"the Mara's first Electric Safari vehicles"

September 2021

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"vehicles are running on sunshine"

August 2021

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The Star

"what the future of the safari industry must inevitably look like "

March 2021

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Travel Noire

"Their dedication to environmental conservation is unrivaled in the Maasai Mara."
January 2020

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Nomad's Hot List

"rethinking every aspect of the safari experience"

December 2019


See Africa Today

"Emboo River, Maasai Mara's Eco Lodge"

October 2019