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Serengeti Hippo Pool

Mageso Chember, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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225 reviews 225 reviews
77 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 NEW

This is a must to see how the hippos habitat. We got some very good pictures here. The hippos like to stay in the water the whole day, so this is home to them

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

Just got back from safari in Tanzania. The trip was awesome and not my first safari. I have to say that this safari far surpassed my previous safari's. I base that in the fact that u will see more animals in Tanzania then on any other east African country. This is just my opinion or just the quality of the... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

I have been here several times and it was nice to see so many hippos out of the water this time. There seemed to be only 1 croc, there are usually 2 but the other may have been some where sleeping. It was the only croc we saw this trip,

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Woodstock, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

After your first visit to the hippo pools you will always know when you'll be coming upon hippos again, your nose will give you a clue

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The Serengeti Hippo Pool is the best place to see hippos. There are tons of them gathered in a small area and the nice thing is that the road takes you nearly all around the pool so you can see them from every angle. We saw several babies.

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The pool was near our balloon landing site and the large number of hippos, as well as their interaction, was very interesting.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Pool was cram packed with these huge animals .One of rhe males was trying to keep the population going. It was very smelly as the pool was full of their crap. But this is nature at it's best.

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Hjoerring, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

you have seen hippos in zoo - but you can´t compare with hippos in nature - they are so huge like a minibus and loog very dangerous. I don´t want to meet them in town.

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North Pole, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Definitely smelly and dirty, but the hippos are great fun to watch. There is an overlook that allows visitors to get fairly close to the action, of which there is a lot!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is one of the best places to photograph hippos. Way better than Lake Manyara. You will find both adult and babies here.

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