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Daily live broadcasts from Kenya's Mara Conservancy and the Kenyan coast using Periscope, Internet users from around the world can experience a bush and beach Kenyan safari live on their mobile phones, tablets and PCs from 7-18 January 2016.

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Monday 18 January 2016

TURTLE CAM Take two !! SEA TURTLE RELEASE with @GoPro camera #KenyaLive


Sunday 17 January 2016

The skydiving minister, Cabinet Secretary Hon. Najib Balala 'drops in' for #KenyaLive @MakeItKenya

SEA TURTLE RELEASE Kenyan Cabinet Secretary Balala releases critically endangered Hawksbill turtle

TURTLE CAM LIVE !! SEA TURTLE RELEASE with @GoPro camera #KenyaLive

All photos by Stuart Price of MakeItKenya.com


Saturday 16 January 2016

Turtle rescue. Watch now!! ‪#‎KenyaLive‬ @WondersofWatamu @MakeItKenya

Turtle Rescue - Part 2: Recovering. ‪#‎KenyaLive‬ @WondersofWatamu @MakeItKenya

1 in 1000 turtles survive. Kenya's turtles need your help ‪#‎KenyaLive

Turtle Rescue. Part 3: Loading into the Turtle van. ‪#‎KenyaLive‬ @WondersofWatamu @MakeItKenya

Turtle Rescue. Part 4: Freedom. ‪#‎KenyaLive‬ @WondersofWatamu @MakeItKenya

Turtle cam testing, meet our Greenturtle that we will release soon

Watamu Beach House. Continued

Watamu beach house: The Beachcomber ‪#‎KenyaLive‬ @MakeItKenya @DiscoverWatamu @WondersofWatamu

Relaxing after a long day


Friday 15 January 2016

Beach time! Arrival at @MedinaPalms #KenyaLive @MakeItKenya

Sunrise in Wayamu #KenyaLive @WondersofWatamu @MakeItKenya

SUP-ing this morning. Hoping to see dolphins. #KenyaLive @WondersofWatamu @MakeItKenya

Dolphins spotted beyond the reef. #KenyaLive @WondersofWatamu @MakeItKenya

SUP-ing with dolphins. #KenyaLive @WondersofWatamu @MakeItKenya

SUP-ing with dolphins. #2 #KenyaLive @WondersofWatamu @MakeItKenya

Underwater scope from Watamu Marine Park. Snorkeling. #KenyaLive @WondersofWatamu @MakeItKenya

Palm trees and white sand. welcome to Watamu beach. #KenyaLive @WondersofWatamu @MakeItKenya

Brunch at stunning @MedinaPalms after morning with dolphins, snorkeling #KenyaLive @WondersofWatamu

Chef Pauls brunch @MedinaPalms #KenyaLive @WondersofWatamu @MakeItKenya

All photos by Stuart Price of MakeItKenya.com


Thursday 14 January 2016

Leopard tug of war. Sir @RichardBranson a privilege to be here Tks #KenyaLive #NightSafari @MakeItKe

Leopard spotting in Virgin territory: Sir @RichardBranson's safari hood #KenyaLive

The return of the Loita herds to Olare Motorogi, wonderful news!!!

Farewell from Mahali Mzuri, Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp # KenyaLive

Chat with AirKenya GM Dino Bisleti at Nairobi Wilson Airport #KenyaLive


Wednesday 13 January 2016

Leopard spotting in Virgin territory: Sir @RichardBranson's safari hood #KenyaLive

Finally we get to Fig on her kill #KenyaLive

Let's see what's on the menu at Sir Richard Branson's Mahali Mzuri safari camp in Kenya


Tuesday 12 January 2016

Jackal vs Lion #KenyaLive #Safari @MakeitKenya

Topi calf born today, wobbling and cute #KenyaLive @MakeitKenya

Mahali Mzuri lion pride with #KenyaLive

More lions joining. Battle royale expected. #KenyaLive

Mahali Mzuri pride with #KenyaLive #2

Romeo 2, looking for his pride after territory duties #KenyaLive

Rome back with his pride, 14 in total #KenyaLive

1 month old lion cubs Mahali Mzuri #KenyaLive


Monday 11 January 2016

We bump into the mating pair of lions again #KenyaLive

Tracking the resident wildebeest on foot #HerdTracker #Naboisho #KenyaLive @AsiliaAfrica

Lions spotted on safari in Naboisho Conservancy, Masai Mara #KenyaLive #Safari #Travel

Large elephant bull approaching our safari vehicle #KenyaLive #MasaiMara #Safari #Naboisho

Watch lions hunting. Live streaming from a night safari - #KenyaLive

All photos by Stuart Price of MakeItKenya.com


Sunday 10 January 2016

Chat with helicopter pilot Marco #KenyaLive (heli-flip over Mara Conservancy Naboisho up next)

Strap yourself in for a helicopter flight over the Masai Mara #KenyaLive #Naboisho #Safari

Join our walking safari #KenyaLive #Naboisho

Elephant 40m away while on a walking safari #KenyaLive #Naboisho #AsiliaAfrica

Lions resting under a tree after a big meal #KenyaLive

All photos by Stuart Price of MakeItKenya.com


Saturday 9 January 2016

Behind the scenes filming wildlife at night. #Africa #Wildlife #Safari #KenyaLive

Leopard on the prowl #KenyaLive #Nightsafari

Lions in Naboisho #KenyaLive

Tranquil and wild, Naboisho Camp welcomes HerdTracker #KenyaLive

All photos by Stuart Price of MakeItKenya.com


Friday 8 January 2016

The team started with a breakfast this morning at 05:00 at Mara Kempinski and moved on to the morning game drive where they spotted some cheetahs, lions and a curiosity of mongoose. After lunch they will be heading on their afternoon game drive at about 15:30 with an evening lion intercation broadcast using the night-vision cameras at approximately 20:30. All live on Periscope.

A curiosity of mongoose playing in the sun #KenyaLive

Found the lions we've been looking for on our Kenya Safari! #KenyaLive

Tracking Lions at night with night vision goggles #KenyaLive #NightSafari

Lions walking by our safari vehicle #KenyaLive

Pride of lions waking up. Ready to hunt. #KenyaLive

Three cheetah hunting in Kenya #KenyaLive

Lodge manager Fairman shows us around Olare Mara Kempinski #KenyaLive

DAY 2 of #KenyaLive - Cheetah Hunting

All photos by Stuart Price of MakeItKenya.com


Thursday 7 January 2016

The group arrived in Nairobi and with partner Air Kenya flew through to the Mara Conservancy where they will be staying tonight at the Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Lodge. Once settled in will start with testing the equipment for final checks before the big broadcast.

#KenyaLive is ready for take off!

Lodge manager Fairman shows us around Olare Mara Kempinski #KenyaLive

Cheetah spotted on safari #KenyaLive happening now!!!

All photos by Stuart Price of MakeItKenya.com


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#KenyaLive Safari Partners

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Mara Kempinski

Mara Kempinski

Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara is a luxury tented camp offering an authentic African experience. Showcasing elegant style and comfort, Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara is hidden in a grove of riverine woodland on the banks of the Ntiakitiak River. The atmosphere of the camp blends a rustic African ambience and the elegance of the Kempinski legacy.

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Naboisho Camp

Naboisho Camp

Set on a private conservancy, Naboisho Camp offers a rare opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the majestic Serengeti-Mara ecosystem. Expert guides lead guests on bush walks, night drives and wilderness excursions, offering exclusive and unparalleled access to one of the most remarkable natural areas on the planet. Naboisho Camp lies at the heart of it all. The camp offers a stylish safari haven that touches the earth lightly.

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Encounter Mara Camp

Encounter Mara Camp

Encounter Mara is a safari experience that is never rushed or superficial. The rhythm of each day allows guests to encounter the culture and wildlife of the Masai Mara in a genuine way. Warm, personal and “down to earth” service is their style, whilst operating to high standards with attention to detail. The camp operates on principles of integrity and honesty, playing a crucial role in the conservation and regeneration of the Masai Mara ecosystem.

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Mahali Mzuri

Mahali Mzuri

Mahali Mzuri is Sir Richard Branson’s 12-tented luxury safari camp in the Kenyan Bush. At Mahali Mzuri you’ll have a front row seat, not just to the migration, but also to the abundant game you can see all year round. The camp is situated in the private Olare Motorogi Conservancy in the wider Masai Mara ecosystem. The name means ‘beautiful place’ in Swahili. The tented suites are super stylish and unlike any tents you’ve ever experienced.

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Wonders of Watamu

Wonders of Watamu

Watamu is a beautiful and peaceful village on the Kenya Coast, nestled between pristine beaches and lush tropical forest. Since it was first settled as a remote Swahili outpost at Gedi, this area has remained a haven of peace and tranquility and is still one of the coast's most undeveloped and natural areas.  Known for its unique, relaxed and laid back way of life, Watamu welcomes visitors seeking to chill out, explore and enjoy the wonders that it has to offer.

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Air Kenya

Air Kenya

Air Kenya is a regional Kenyan airline providing a network of scheduled flights throughout Kenya and East African. Air Kenya flies daily to the Masai Mara, the greater Mara Conservancy region, the Kenyan Coast and many other destinations across Kenya.

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Villa Rosa Kempinski

Villa Rosa Kempinski

Offering the perfect fusion of European Luxury and Kenyan hospitality, Villa Rosa Kempinski is uniquely positioned between city and country – a unique destination of iconic architecture where guests can spend part of the day climbing corporate ladders and the rest of the time are free to luxuriate in relaxing surroundings.

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