Airstrip

Mara Serena Airstrip (MRE)

Scenic airstrip in the heart of Maasai Mara's wilderness.

Kenya
Location
Year-round
Best Time to Visit
1,617 m
Altitude

About Mara Serena Airstrip (MRE)

Mara Serena Airstrip (MRE) is strategically located within the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, offering unparalleled access to one of Africa's most spectacular wildlife habitats. This airstrip serves as a vital link for tourists coming to witness the reserve's abundant wildlife, including the Big Five, and the annual Great Migration of wildebe...

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Safety & Vaccinations
Safety within the Maasai Mara National Reserve is a priority, with measures in place to ensure the security of visitors. Recommended vaccinations for travel to Kenya include hepatitis A, typhoid, and yellow fever, in addition to malaria prophylaxis. Travellers should consult with a healthcare provider for the most up-to-date travel health advice.
For more information regarding vaccinations and health notices, view the CDC’s page :
CDC Travelers' Health
CDC Travel health notices and vaccination recommendations
Getting There
Mara Serena Airstrip is primarily accessed by air, with daily flights from Nairobi offering a scenic and expedient route into the Maasai Mara. This mode of travel maximizes time spent in the reserve, providing more opportunities for wildlife viewing.
Getting Around
Transport within the Maasai Mara is typically arranged by safari lodges, with expert guides conducting game drives in custom 4x4 vehicles designed for wildlife viewing and navigating the reserve's terrain.
Visas
Kenya requires most foreign visitors to obtain an Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) before arrival, starting from 1 January 2024. This streamlined process requires proof of accommodation and, for visitors from yellow fever endemic countries, a vaccination certificate. The eTA system simplifies entry, making Kenya's iconic destinations, such as ...
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