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Mara River

Address: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Sabro, Denmark
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The Water in the river is Brown from mud, but the amounts of hippos is endless, where we were close to river. We also saw the biggest crocokile I have ever seen enjoying the sun on a small Island in the river.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Unique crossing point for millions of Wilderbeast and Zebra from the Serengeti. You will see the resident massive crocs wIting for the next crossing. A must see.

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Nairobi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Have a saloon Safari and experience the extension of the Mara river. You will be able to be on top of the World most visited national park.

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Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My definition of Paradise, an amazing experience, the game drive is fantastic, you get to see plenty of Crocs and Hippos... totally recommend this trip

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The co-existence of crocodiles and hippos is just out of this world. Very beautiful scenery. The white washed stones make the place even more beautiful. A visit to the Mara river bridge and taking beautiful pictures was a very awesome experience

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Sydney
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100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We went there in the low season and there were 100s of hippos and crocs. A must to visit at ant time

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Voorhees, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Not everyone sees a crossing during the Migration, but we were lucky. It's an amazing sight, noisy, dirty, and crocs eating wildebeest, but be prepared to have thirty to fifty other vehicles around you. If you go with a local camp, your guide will know where to go and how to position for shots. You should allocate three days in... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We were really really lucky that we rocked up here at about 3pm in the afternoon and the zebra and wildebeest decided to cross about 20 minutes after we got there - so many other safari vehicles came racing over then. It really is a natural wonder watching the great migration from one side of the river to the other.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The Mara River is a marvel and a wonder to behold. It is beautiful, meandering, still and the hippos and crocodiles were a sight to behold.

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Rotterdam
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Just at the edge of Massai Mara is the bridge and the crossing of the wildebeests. Impressive to see the bones of the animals who did not make it. Up/downstream are lots of hippos and crocodiles.

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