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Address: Maasai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: 254720650869
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Excellent game-watching location to see lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant,...

Excellent game-watching location to see lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, giraffe.

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Central Location in Masai Mara, The Marsh Pride of Lions

What I like about the Musiara Swamp is the high animal density around it. The famous Musiara Pride of Lions, the Hippos and Elephants that are found in the swamp and the wildlife... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 24, 2015
SamWaweru
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

What I like about the Musiara Swamp is the high animal density around it. The famous Musiara Pride of Lions, the Hippos and Elephants that are found in the swamp and the wildlife migration which takes its time around this area makes it one of my favorite spots in Masai Mara

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Nairobi, Kenya
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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

The Musiara Swamp is home to the 4 Musketeers - otherwise known as the 4 male lions leading the Marsh Pride - Scar, Morani, Hunter and Skio. They are 4 of the most beautiful lions you will ever see. We have made multiple trips to this area of the Mara over the years. During our most recent visit to this... More 

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Thank Claire J
Mombasa, Kenya
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The swamp harbors a family of lions that seem to have a unique fluffy mane. Probably a strong gene. It is a great hunting ground for he lions as it is also a great ounce of water and feeding ground for the animals. A great place to stop by. Thanks

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Thank LetterFromDiani
Philadelphia, PA
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722 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We saw elephants in the elephants in the water and elephants teaching their babies how to take mud baths, what an incredible experience to see how the elephant families take care of each other and stick together.

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Thank Philadelphia_PAMissy
Johannesburg, South Africa
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The Musiara Swamp is the area of the Greater Mara Conservancy which gave the name to the Marsh Pride of Lions led by the infamous Scar! The pride consists of around 25-30 lions and dominates the reserve. The swamps are also home to several other animal and bird species. We especially loved watching the Olive Monkeys playing around that area

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Thank Les P
Hemet
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is a great spot for finding a pride of lions or herd of elephants. It can sometimes be difficult to reach due to mud if it has rained recently.

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1 Thank TravelnVet
London
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is is excellent habitat and home of the Swamp Pride of Big Cat Dairy Fame. Good guides will ensure sightings and our guides from Porini Lion Camp did not disappoint us. I like to stay at this camp in the Olare Motorogi conservancy and take all day game drives into the Reserve. The pride had just killed a buffalo... More 

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Thank Safaribuff
Nairobi, Kenya
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89 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The home of the Marsh Pride of lions -of BBC Big Cat Diary fame- never fails to satisfy. We have the visited the Musiara Marsh four times and found the pride each time. Incredibly, the lions made a hunt as we watched, on two of those occasions.

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2 Thank NirmalyaKE
Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The Musiara gate is the entrance between the Trans Mara region and the Mara National Game Reserve. The reserve has larger numbers of animals particularly lion and other cats. We saw more than 40 lions in two days. We also saw a cheetah lioness with four cubs. Many elephants, giraffe and other species. There are also several river migration points... More 

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3 Thank robert G
New Delhi, India
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I have heard about a lot about Musiara, although i haven't visited the same but still as per my information this is worth a visit.

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