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Address: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

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The hippos are amazing to watch. A must see when in Masai Mara. Truly beautiful experience that makes you want to always come back

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The hippos are amazing to watch. A must see when in Masai Mara. Truly beautiful experience that makes you want to always come back

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Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful river can be viewed at Mara Siria Bush Camp. Stay there and you get a wonderful view from the escarpment high above.

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Port Gentil, Gabon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A must...what a lovely place to be. Had bush lunch next to this river and it was a wonderful experience. I did miss out on imigration, but could see were the animal do their crossing...if you got a change to visit, then do it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The Mara river is the richest site for hippopotamus, crocodiles and birds including the other animals such as lions, cheetahs, and wild beasts most come to have water. The major event of Wild Beest migration from July to August, sometimes may be a month later, about 1.5 millions come from Serengeti National park Is the largest migration event in the... More 

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had stayed at royal Mara luxury lodge which was over viewing the Mara river ... This river wS full of hippopotamus who would come to graze in the evening... We also saw 3-4 crocodiles in Mara river.... Monster lizards etc....brown Mara river was amazing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It was interesting to watch the crocdiles just waiting on both banks of the Mara River at the migration crossings just waiting for an easy meal. Although the migration was a little late this year, the crocodiles were very patient. We forded the river ourselves a couple of times in our vehicle and the crocs in the water next to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The Mara River & the surroundings are a beautiful animal-filled environment. It is wonderful to see the vegetation & animals. If you time your visit right, you can get to see the wildebeest migrationi! Definitely not to be missed.

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very beautiful, saw alot of hippos and crocodiles. Very nice experience...next time i'll come in time for the migration.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

During the migration, many animals cross this river is various locations. Good chance to see massive numbers of Gnu, zebra, and the lions waiting for an easy meal.

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Ostfold, Norway
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Nothing more than amazing to see this with all the wild animals in the river og on their way crossing the river.

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Address: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Rift Valley Province  >  Maasai Mara National Reserve

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