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Mara River

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We had the amazing opportunity to watch the Wildebeest migration which was incredible. Wonderful wildlife.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The Mara River is a breathtaking part of the Masai Mara and thanks to JT Safaris, I have now seen it 3 times and am planning my fourth trip with JT Safaris for this November. I am totally addicted to the Mara and thanks to JT Safaris' extremely reasonable prices, I am able to continue my visits every year.

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Felsted, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We had a brilliant experience from Nairobi with JT safaris (Julius Nzumbi). We would recommend it to everyone visiting kenya. We saw the wildebeeste crossing the river on three separate occasions which was a totally magical experience. Had a fantstic visit

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

After four hours drive from Nairobi which i am used to for the last last 7 years, we finally arrived at the Maasai Mara with my family, we checked in at our Tented camp where we stayed for 4days/3nights. We had unlimited game drives which enabled us to see all the BIG FIVE as well as many more game including... More

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Southampton, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Safari drivers BLOCKED the Great Migration - literally PARKED in the path of the wildebeast and zebra - frightening them to the point of TURNING THE ANIMALS BACK

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Had breakfast two days running in the gentle sunshine, watching hippos playing and crocodiles snoozing. It was a perfect stop before going to watch an aborted river crossing on day 1 and then a massive river crossing on day 2 by thousands of zebra and wildebeest. It was a perfect two days

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Saw lots of hippos and some huge crocs. Got an amazing video of the whole tribe of hippos waking up and moving to the water.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stopped here for lunch while working at Enkereri school because it was a nice quiet spot to get away from the children who smother you with affection! It's interesting to see the channels that the Hippos make in the bank as they enter and exit the river and a good place to get up close to termite mounds and... More

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Geelong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Our camp was located on the mara river we had hippos come into the camp along with buffalo & elephants. Perfect.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Amazing! - a must do when in the Masa Mara. It's an all day activity so save time to include this in your itinerary.

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