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Serengeti Hippo Pool

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Address: Mageso Chember, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Phone Number: 254720650869
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We visited the Serengeti as part of an amazing 7 day camping and lodge safari with Paradies Safaris. Our guide Michael, told us that the best thing was to have an early morning... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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County Londonderry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We visited the Serengeti as part of an amazing 7 day camping and lodge safari with Paradies Safaris. Our guide Michael, told us that the best thing was to have an early morning cup of coffee and leave the campsite at the break of dawn. We were lucky and had some great photo opportunities as many other guests have said... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Superb National Park to visit, amazing wildlife game viewings ,you can be able to see all of the Big five animals,lots of accommodations from camping , Standard Lodges as well as Luxury Lodges, Best time June ,July ,August, you can be able to visit with family and friends

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Ontario, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

It was great! Highly recommended. Serengeti park was gorgeous and it was fun. I am really glad I did it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

If we are referring to the Hippo Pool in the Grumeti River. Best for photographers in the early morning and usually you will have the whole place for yourself at that time. Early in the AM for the light and watching the hippos returning from the night foraging.

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The wildlife is the reason to visit and the hippo's don't disappoint. Make sure to take video to share with the people back home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We always love the Hippo pool and this year the water in March was very, very low. .so glad to hear the rains came at the end of the month to fill the pool. The restroom is kept very clean by the attendant and there are picnic tables to enjoy lunch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

After coming from Lake Manyara NP, Arusha NP this was closer to Hippos than anywhere else. We could walk up to a point very close, it had 100s of Hippos we also saw huge monitor lizards and crocs sunning on the rocks nearby

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

It may have been because there was so little rain but this place was absolutely thick with Hippos. There were so many you could almost walk across it. There were several rolling completely over. I managed to get some amazing photographs

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Weatherford, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The many Hippos we saw were enjoying their time in the pools. We saw several different pools. Our guide from Asilia, Africa was excellent in being sure we were able to capture many wonderful photos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Having been in the safari vehicle for several days, it was a welcome break to be able to get out and stretch our legs for a bit while viewing the hundreds of hippos basking in the hippo pool. To see so many hippos all in the one place (literally hundreds) was amazing. I particularly loved seeing them yawn and roll... More 

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