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Address: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

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Not for crossing

The Rains had changed so the Migration that should have been in the Western Corridor had slowed up and retraced their steps grazing some more in the Central Plains before moving... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Rains had changed so the Migration that should have been in the Western Corridor had slowed up and retraced their steps grazing some more in the Central Plains before moving on. We had hoped that is we drove up from the Mbalageti we would be able to cross the Grumeti but not today said our driver - and having... More 

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Enid, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We took a beautiful (if somewhat expensive) balloon trip over the Grumeti River with Serengeti Balloon Safaris. The trip provides a unique perspective on the migration, the wildlife and the paths they follow. A very fun experience.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Having seen pictures of the wildebeest migration actually being at the Grumeti River was an exciting and awesome experience. Having flown in Cessna planes we were treated to views of the migration from the sky as well. Phenomenal! Many other animals to enjoy seeing too. The airport is quite busy and glad to see new facilities are being built (with... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Grumeti River greeted us with 20+ hippos - hiding then lifting their faces - best part was the "dung shower" - which we witnessed several times. Lots of Crocodiles and birds to enrich the experience. We just happened upon it during our visit to Serengeti - it was magic

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Located in Western Serengeti, the Grumeti river is the first hurdle the wildebeest have to cross in their migration to Masai Mara. To catch the migration and crossing of the river, one has to be there at a specific time – we were late having reached there end June and this year due to the prolonged dry spell the migration... More 

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Leicestershire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Good for close up photos of hippos wallowing alongside crocodiles! Quiet and away from other safari vehicles.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We started our safari here. Serengeti wow factor kept soaring from day 1. Tons of animals to see! It is not as busy as the Seronera so you feel you are out all on your own with the animals.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The Grumeti river has so much life flowing around it that it makes it a magical place.. A must especially if you manage to do it during the great migration we witnessed a small migration only but worth the trip for sure..

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We did the balloon safari which essentially flew over the Grumeti river while we were at the Grumeti Lodge. It was wonderful to be up above and watch the wild wake up in the morning. Monkeys on top of the tree canopy, crocs basking on the river banks as hippos returned to the water after all night of grazing. Truly... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Nice backdrop to the crocs and hippos lazing about! Water was flowing fast and river was quite full. So, a great sight.

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Address: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Serengeti National Park

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